Intern or full time designer/graphics specialist

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About the opportunity

MAKERS architecture and urban design, LLP is seeking a student or recent graduate with architectural or urban design training and who is skilled in computer graphics to support the firm’s community planning and urban design projects. The position is for either a full-time or part-time intern. Additional professional experience is desirable, and MAKERS is open to full-time employment if the applicant’s skill level and experience is sufficient. The ideal candidate will have capabilities in design, graphic communication, analysis, and data visualization skills. Typical tasks in support of these planning efforts may include:
• Digital 3D models
• Site plan development and illustration
• Digital and/or hand drawn renderings
• Conceptual street and building design visualizations


**Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.**

Candidates should have strong coursework in architecture, urban design, or a similar field. Work experience in these fields is desirable. Required skills are:

    • Proficiency with the Adobe suite, AutoCAD, 3D modeling/rendering (SketchUp and/or Rhino), ArcGIS and Microsoft Office
    • Ability to design and communicate ideas and concepts verbally and
    • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced, team-oriented
    • Be creative and flexible with a pragmatic


Desired skills and experience


    • Public workshop facilitation
    • Writing

Who we are

MAKERS has been a leader in the urban, facilities, and federal planning and design fields for 45 years, consistently taking on and shaping projects that help our clients, communities, and the profession. As a women-owned small business, MAKERS believes staff with diverse backgrounds enrich and benefit our team, firm, and community. MAKERS offers a dynamic, flexible workspace and the opportunity to have a real impact on our projects and the firm.

How to apply

Visit our website at and submit an application through our hiring website. A cover letter, resume and work samples are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

No phone calls. The position is open until filled.

MAKERS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MAKERS will verify employment eligibility with E-Verify.