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WDM Architects

Zoological Design Architect

WDM Architects is seeking applicants for open positions in our firm. The people of WDM represent an array of skills, disciplines, deep experience and interesting personalities. We aren’t lukewarm about anything. We are passionate believers in delivering great design and exceptional service to our clients.

We are a close-knit group too. A family of friends who respect each other and the unique talents each of us brings to the Firm. We offer competitive salaries and a complete health/dental program. The addition of life insurance, 401(k), paid time off and professional association / development reimbursements place our benefits package at the top of the class in the A/E industry.

Our zoological design studio is committed to advancing the conservation missions of our clients in creating authentic animal habitats and guest experiences that promote positive emotional connections and inspire zoo visitors in caring for wildlife and wild places.

Responsibilities Include

  • Working as part of a zoological design team in developing design schemes through a collaborative and iterative process.
  • Working under the supervision of zoological design staff in accurately producing and editing construction documents for all phases of projects.
  • Working under the supervision of senior staff in meeting with clients, consultants and contractors.
  • Supporting zoological design staff in administration of construction phase tasks.
  • Generating 3D Revit models
  • Preparing renderings and other graphic design collateral materials.

Qualifications Include:

  • Professional degree from an accredited program
  • Proficiency in Revit, 3D modeling
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Bluebeam Revu a plus
  • Rendering, visualization, illustration experience a plus
  • Familiarity with sustainable design principles and the LEED rating system
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a collaborative team
  • Flexibility to work on a variety of project sizes and types

WDM Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The terms, conditions, and privileges of employment with WDM will apply without regard to factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.  All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Experience Required

2+ years professional work experience in the architecture field

Further Comments

Full-time, in-office position

How to Apply

Please apply online at:

WDM Architects
105 N Washington
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 3162624700

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