Come join our talented team!

Join Our Creative Team!

Exciting new projects on the horizon are calling for additional talent to join our creative team! Whether you’re a licensed architect, experienced designer, or construction administrator, we’d love to hear from you. ALW is a studio that nurtures talent, grows expertise, and cultivates collaborative relationships. ALW has created a legacy of impactful, award-winning architecture for over two decades, and we’ve proven to develop leaders who advance in the profession. Be a part of our energetic, creative studio! Send portfolios with resumes to

We offer an extensive collection of benefits, including:

Competitive Salary. We offer salaries that are competitive in the industry and our region. Employees are rewarded for their initiative and contributions to the firm.

Healthcare Insurance. Our insurance package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage. 

401k. We offer a 401k company match.

Paid Time Off. Taking time off is essential for your personal well-being, as well as the health of our studio. We offer a generous amount of vacation and sick days to help you recharge.

Registration Testing. Simply put, if you pass an ARE exam, we pay for it. 

Other Company Perks. We have weekly ping pong battles and keep a fridge stocked full of beverages, regularly enjoy company parties on the lawn, volunteer together in the community, get together for knowledge-building seminars, and encourage staff involvement in public leadership organizations.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please apply! If your ideal position is not currently listed, please reach out anyway. We love meeting creative and talented difference-makers, and we will hold onto your resume until we have another opening.

Career Opportunities

  • Architectural Staff Level I

    Location: Onsite in Tallahassee, FL

    Schedule: Monday - Friday, day shift

    Compensation: Annual salary of $50,000 - $70,000 + comprehensive benefits package

    Summary of Qualifications:

    • Some architectural education completed or industry experience (degree not required)
    • Experience and basic proficiency with at least one 3D modeling or drafting program (Archicad, Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD)
    • Ability to commute to our Tallahassee-based office during the week.
    • Strive for excellence in your work.
    • Values collaboration with others on shared goals.

    About Us:

    Architects Lewis + Whitlock (ALW) is a regional award-winning architectural, planning, and interior design studio based in Tallahassee, Florida. In our practice, we find opportunities for architecture and design to connect people, culture, and the environment. We are a collaborative studio where each team member contributes to various projects - whether led by themselves or others. Our firm has fewer than 20 employees, allowing us to be nimble and quickly adjust in a constantly evolving industry. We are excited to have a position open to join our team in Tallahassee.

    About Architectural Staff Level I:

    You will support a highly motivated group of designers and architects on various architectural projects, including higher education, office & commercial building projects, community and campus planning, multi-family housing, and custom-designed residences. Your role is to understand and develop project goals and contribute to the project team – and our client's success.

    We think you'll be a good fit for our team if you are someone who:

    • Can think visually and be a creative voice in the office.
    • Is a good listener and sees each conversation as a learning opportunity.
    • Enjoys collaborating as a team but can complete tasks independently as needed.
    • Has a high level of drive and initiative.
    • Is highly organized, detail-oriented, and excels at analytical tasks and research.
    • Has experience in 3D modeling or drafting programs.
    • Is looking for career growth and training with an innovative company.
    • If this sounds like you, please read on!
    • Essential Functions of the Architectural Staff Level I
    • Prepare design drawings, diagrams, digital sketches, renderings, and other visual tools to help communicate project ideas.
    • Develop the skills to complete and present code, material, or context research and analyses.
    • Assist with construction documents, check shop drawings, and complete field inspections and reports.
    • Take notes, file, and support digital organizational systems.
    • Possess and develop a basic knowledge of construction, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering systems.
    • Make meaningful contributions to the team to achieve project goals.


    We think you'll succeed in this position if you:

    • Have completed some college-level architecture courses (degree not required)
    • Are comfortable with at least one 3D modeling or drafting program (Archicad, Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, etc.)
    • Possess strong time management and project organizational skills.
    • Can participate in and lead group discussions with team members, co-workers, clients, and consultants from various backgrounds.
    • Have experience in Adobe Creative Suite (preferred, not required).
    • Can commute to our Tallahassee-based office during the week.


    We understand that highly satisfied employees are key to a thriving business. That is why we offer:

    • A team environment of passionate designers who care about the effects of their work in the communities we serve.
    • A supportive culture of professional growth in the office and within the community.
    • An annual salary of $50,000 - $70,000 commensurate with experience
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • Individual health insurance 100% sponsored by the employer
    • Dental insurance offered at a group rate
    • Ten (10) vacation days per year (after three years of employment, this increases to 15 per year)
    • Separate sick leave accruing at 4 hours per month (up to 48 hours annually)
    • Six (6) paid federal holidays per year
    • One (1) floating holiday

    We'd love to see you apply if you think you'd be a good fit! 

    We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.