The Collaborative

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Thriving on a creative culture, The Collaborative supports a dynamic work environment. Our team is a highly motivated group with a productive - and fun - outlook.

We are always looking for talented designers and technicians at all levels - including co-op students. We offer competitive salaries, benefits and the opportunity to grow. Check out our current job openings below.

Project Designer

Project Design­er

5 to 10 Years’ Experience

Respon­si­bil­i­ties:
The Col­lab­o­ra­tive is look­ing for tal­ent­ed, moti­vat­ed and curi­ous design­ers to join our grow­ing prac­tice in our Ann Arbor and Tole­do offices. The can­di­date should be able to work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with our Senior Design staff and Project Archi­tects to help cre­ate inno­v­a­tive and thought­ful solu­tions for our broad client base. Strong visu­al and ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills are required. Pro­fi­cien­cy in BIM, var­i­ous ren­der­ing plat­forms and Adobe Cre­ative Suite a plus.

Loca­tions:
Ann Arbor, Michi­gan or Tole­do, Ohio offices

Con­tact:
Send resume and port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

Technical Architect

Tech­ni­cal Architect

5 to 7 Years’ Experience

Respon­si­bil­i­ties:
The Col­lab­o­ra­tive is active­ly recruit­ing tech­ni­cal archi­tects for our Ann Arbor and Tole­do offices. The can­di­date will be respon­si­ble for a pro­jec­t’s tech­ni­cal design effort, sub­se­quent detailed design devel­op­ment, project coor­di­na­tion and qual­i­ty con­trol efforts dur­ing all phas­es of project work, all while in close col­lab­o­ra­tion with the design team. Atten­tion to detail, a basic knowl­edge of build­ing codes and abil­i­ty to work in a team envi­ron­ment is very impor­tant. Pro­fi­cien­cy in BIM is required. Pro­fes­sion­al licen­sure encouraged.

Loca­tions:
Ann Arbor, Michi­gan or Tole­do, Ohio offices

Con­tact:
Send resume and port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

Entry Level Architect

Archi­tect

Entry Lev­el

Respon­si­bil­i­ties:
The Col­lab­o­ra­tive has an oppor­tu­ni­ty for a tal­ent­ed entry lev­el archi­tect to join our Ann Arbor or Tole­do offices. The can­di­date will be a mem­ber of project teams involved with high­er edu­ca­tion, cor­po­rate and com­mer­cial projects through­out the mid-west and east coast. Req­ui­site skills are strong design, plan­ning, and prob­lem-solv­ing capa­bil­i­ties. Pro­fi­cien­cy in BIM, var­i­ous ren­der­ing plat­forms and Adobe Cre­ative Suite prod­ucts a plus. Can­di­dates should pos­sess a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Archi­tec­ture or relat­ed field. A suc­cess­ful can­di­date will be self-start­ing, flex­i­ble, and quick to con­tribute to our range of projects for nation­al­ly known clients.

Loca­tions:
Ann Arbor, Michi­gan or Tole­do, Ohio offices

Con­tact:
Send resume and port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

Project Manager

Project Man­ag­er

10+ Years’ Experience

Respon­si­bil­i­ties:

The Col­lab­o­ra­tive is active­ly seek­ing a cre­ative and high­ly moti­vat­ed Project Man­ag­er in our Ann Arbor and Tole­do offices. The can­di­date will be respon­si­ble for over­sight of inter­nal and exter­nal teams, client inter­face and over­all suc­cess­ful project deliv­ery. The abil­i­ty to lead the devel­op­ment of mul­ti­ple projects simul­ta­ne­ous­ly while main­tain­ing a high lev­el of qual­i­ty, is a must. Client rela­tion­ship man­age­ment, excep­tion­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and over­all orga­ni­za­tion are the key aspects for this position. 

Loca­tions:
Ann Arbor, Michi­gan or Tole­do, Ohio offices

Con­tact:
Send resume and port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

Experienced Interior Designer

Inte­ri­or Designer

5 to 10 Years’ Experience

Respon­si­bil­i­ties:

The Col­lab­o­ra­tive is look­ing for an expe­ri­enced Inte­ri­or Design­er, in both our Ann Arbor and Tole­do offices, inter­est­ed in the oppor­tu­ni­ty to work along­side Archi­tects and Design­ers to cre­ate unique and inspir­ing envi­ron­ments. The can­di­date should pos­sess a pas­sion for design, expe­ri­ence in guid­ing the devel­op­ment of both the 2‑dimensional and 3‑dimensional fit and fin­ish of spaces and strong ver­bal and graph­ic com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. The posi­tion will include the inde­pen­dent devel­op­ment and man­age­ment of small­er inte­ri­ors projects as well con­tri­bu­tions to larg­er mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary projects dur­ing all phas­es from con­cept devel­op­ment through con­struc­tion admin­is­tra­tion. Pri­or busi­ness devel­op­ment, client man­age­ment and BIM expe­ri­ence a plus.

Loca­tions:
Ann Arbor, Michi­gan or Tole­do, Ohio offices

Con­tact:
Send resume and port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

Senior Level Landscape Architect

Senior Lev­el Land­scape Architect

10+ Years’ Experience

Respon­si­bil­i­ties:

The Col­lab­o­ra­tive is look­ing for an expe­ri­enced Land­scape Archi­tect, in both our Ann Arbor and Tole­do offices, inter­est­ed in the oppor­tu­ni­ty to work along­side Archi­tects and Inte­ri­or Design­ers to cre­ate unique and inspir­ing envi­ron­ments. The can­di­date should pos­sess a pas­sion for design, a breadth of knowl­edge on var­i­ous plant and tree species, an inter­est in sus­tain­able site prac­tices and strong ver­bal and graph­ic com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. The posi­tion will include the inde­pen­dent devel­op­ment and man­age­ment of small­er land­scape projects as well con­tri­bu­tions to larg­er mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary projects dur­ing all phas­es from con­cept devel­op­ment through con­struc­tion admin­is­tra­tion. Pri­or busi­ness devel­op­ment, client man­age­ment and BIM expe­ri­ence a plus.

Loca­tions:
Ann Arbor, Michi­gan or Tole­do, Ohio offices

Con­tact:
Send resume and port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

Entry Level Landscape Architect

Entry Lev­el Land­scape Architect


Respon­si­bil­i­ties:

The Col­lab­o­ra­tive, a high­ly moti­vat­ed design firm, seeks to hire an entry lev­el Land­scape Archi­tect.
Although office expe­ri­ence is not required, pref­er­ence will be giv­en to can­di­dates who demon­strate a his­to­ry of suc­cess in an office or class­work and/​or a com­plet­ed intern­ship in a Land­scape Archi­tec­ture office set­ting.
As part of our Land­scape Archi­tec­ture and plan­ning team, this indi­vid­ual will work on com­plex assign­ments requir­ing design, plan­ning, crit­i­cal think­ing and inno­v­a­tive solu­tions. The can­di­date must be able to devel­op site plans, land­scape plans and project details; devel­op illus­tra­tive graph­ics; and col­lect, orga­nize, inter­pret and present data in cre­ative ways.

Loca­tions:
Ann Arbor, Michi­gan or Tole­do, Ohio offices

Con­tact:
Send resume and port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

Architectural Co-Op

Archi­tec­tur­al Co-Op

The Col­lab­o­ra­tive embraces co-op stu­dents as part of our team. We strive to pro­vide our stu­dents with mean­ing­ful work and a snap­shot of all phas­es of the design process.

We are always look­ing for the next best co-op stu­dent, and invite you to sub­mit your resume and design port­fo­lio to careers@tc.design

It’s no coin­ci­dence that some of our top archi­tects and design­ers began their career at The Col­lab­o­ra­tive as co-ops. 

Our team is made up of a collective group of partners. You could be one of them.