We are continually looking for people who have a passion for architecture, engineering and design and have the potential to become leaders in our company and community. We have a history of promoting from within, investing in our staff and offer a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits package. Think you’ve got what it takes?  We’d love to get to know you.  To apply for any of the open positions below, please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio in PDF format to


Senior Interior Designer – Columbus
Construction Project Manager – Columbus
BIM/Virtual Construction Designer – Cincinnati/Columbus
 Project Architect – Columbus


Each semester we also employ co-op students for positions in the following disciplines:


Architectural Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering


Interior Design


To apply please reference your desired co-op discipline and send your resume to


Senior Interior Designer – Columbus

Our Columbus office has an immediate opening for a Senior Interior Designer with a solid background in K-12 and Higher Education projects. We are seeking a talented individual who is committed to design excellence, who thrives in a collaborative environment, and who demonstrates a high degree of creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. The candidate we seek will have proven success in designing & managing projects in the K-12 and Higher Education market, with additional experience in other types of institutional and commercial work.

Minimum 5 years interior design/interior architecture experience, LEED AP preferred. Strong communication and presentation skills. Thorough knowledge of FF&E materials, products sustainability, and industry trends. Knowledge of Revit, Sketch-Up, Photoshop a plus.

Construction Project Manager – Columbus

SHP Leading Design is actively searching for a Construction Project Manager to provide on-site representation for our Architecture & Engineering firm on construction activity.  Will be responsible for documenting and processing submittals, pay applications, RFIs, change orders, interpreting documents and assisting in interpreting and enforcing plans and specifications.   Will successfully maintain owner and construction team relations.  Manage and chair construction progress meetings on site, prepare agendas and minutes.  Will prepare budget and financial reporting and keep management informed on progress and budget.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with commercial projects (Higher Education, K-12, Healthcare a plus)
  • Excellent organizational, communication, leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering Technology or Architectural Engineering Technology.


BIM/Virtual Construction Designer – Cincinnati/Columbus

SHP Leading Design is searching for a full-time BIM/Virtual Construction Designer to join our team in our Cincinnati and Columbus offices.  The BIM/Virtual Construction Designer will perform the functions of creating project deliverable drawings and models using the current versions of 3D software.

Responsibilities include:

  • Modeling Electric, Plumbing and HVAC systems using Revit for use in pre-construction coordination on a variety of project types, including labs, hospitals, dormitories, parks, and parking garages.
  • Coordinate Mechanical, Plumbing, Electric models with other building design team disciplines including Architectural, Structural, Fire Protection, Civil, and Landscape.
  • Prepare complete and accurate installation drawings including checking and coordinating details and dimensions.
  • Provide support for any tasks required for successful completion of projects.

Required qualifications include:

  • 4+ years experience in BIM/Revit Modeling
  • Good written and verbal communication.
  • Solid experience in Revit, Navisworks, BIM 360 Glue.
  • Bachelor or Associates Degree in Architectural Engineering, Technical Drafting & Design, Engineering or closely related field.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of MEP design.


Project Architect – Columbus

SHP Leading Design is seeking an experienced Project Architect to join our firm’s Columbus office. This individual will have the opportunity to work in a flexible and collaborative environment supporting multiple local and regional high profile clients, both public and private. We are looking for a highly creative and talented individual who is passionate about architecture and design. A successful candidate should have the ability to actively participate in all phases of a project, from programming and conceptual design through technical documentation and construction.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • 8+ years architectural experience
  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Licensed Architect
  • LEED AP preferred
  • Must have experience in Higher Education and K-12 design and planning
  • Detail-oriented, articulate, motivated self-starter
  • Energetic with positive attitude
  • Experience in business development, marketing & client presentations
  • Ability to oversee production, direct, inspire and mentor more junior staff
  • Excellent working knowledge of architectural design documentation, detailing, building materials and
  • codes, construction techniques, as well as building material compatibility and characteristics
  • Practical knowledge of general architecture practice including programming, site planning, and structural
  • concepts
  • Knowledge of industry standards, current product development, and architectural practices
  • Experience with contract language and liability
  • Proficiency in Revit software a plus



SHP Leading Design is an equal opportunity employer.