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Employment Opportunites at RTA

Welcome to RTA Architects, a team comprised of seasoned leaders, visionary architects, and dedicated support staff.

For over 40 years RTA Architects has created award-winning architectural and interior designs for the Colorado built environment. We specialize in healthcare, education, retail, and commercial properties, delivering beautiful functional environments that serve the unique needs of their owners and occupants.

From our loft offices in beautiful downtown Colorado Springs, our culture is open and collegial. You'll interact with many teammates and will find yourself engaged by multiple people at the same time. You will be a part of a firm where you will be working with seasoned leadership who truly value mentorship and helping team members to expand their skills.

We are proud of our collaborative work ethic and the fact that the majority of work we do is repeat business from satisfied clients. What could be more fulfilling than that?

To apply, send a PDF or Dropbox link containing your cover letter, resume, and samples of your professional and/or student work to . Please include your name and the position title in the subject line.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and provide a full benefits package. For more information about life at RTA, please visit us on Facebook and Linkedin.

 

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  • Architect
  • Architectural Intern III
  • Marketing Assistant

Architect

In your new position as part of the firm's architectural team, you will expand your craft and collaborate with architects who are profoundly impacting many of the area’s greatest projects such as the Pikes Peak Summit Complex, the Saint Francis Medical Center, and 21st Century educational facilities across the state. Your role will be fast-paced, multi-faceted, and highly engaging.

Your primary duties are: project work from inception through CD and construction phases; reviewing architectural documents for potential conflict with all disciplines; implementing RFIs and change orders; and participating in client and team meetings. You will also be relied upon for your attention to detail, a proactive positive attitude, and superior communications skills.

From our loft offices in beautiful downtown Colorado Springs, our culture is open and collegial. You'll interact with many teammates and will find yourself engaged by multiple people at the same time. You will be a part of a firm where you will be working under seasoned professionals who truly value mentorship and helping architects expand their skills.

And while you are learning from us, we want to learn from you. You’ll provide input to help RTA continually improve our documents and systems and seek to obtain progressively higher-level assignments on a variety of projects. Come ready and excited to share your experiences, ideas, and career growth desires with us!

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree of Architecture.

  • State of Colorado Architectural License.

  • Minimum three to five (3-5) years architecture experience.

  • Superior communication skills to facilitate meetings with the client and project staff.

  • Creative thinking ability and excellent design skills.

  • Experience with governmental agencies and knowledge of building codes and zoning ordinances.

  • Required skills: job knowledge, communication, leadership, planning, teamwork, decision-making, judgment, and problem solving associated with all phases of a project.

  • The ability to utilize computer systems as a tool to manage projects. Required computer skills: Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office.

  • Ability to perform work which requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment in its performance.

Work hours are 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. Salary dependent upon experience and skills, plus benefits. 

For more detailed information about the position, download the full job description here. To apply, send a PDF or Dropbox link containing your cover letter, resume, and samples of your professional and/or student work to . Please include your name and the position Architect in the subject line. 

Architectural Intern III

In your new position as part of the firm's architectural team, you will expand your craft and collaborate with architects who are profoundly impacting many of the area’s greatest projects such as the Pikes Peak Summit Complex, the Saint Francis Medical Center, and 21st Century educational facilities across the state. Your role will be fast-paced, multi-faceted, and highly engaging.

Your primary duties are: project work from inception through CD and construction phases; reviewing architectural documents for potential conflict with all disciplines; implementing RFIs and change orders; and participating in client and team meetings. You will also be relied upon for your attention to detail, a proactive positive attitude, and superior communications skills.

From our loft offices in beautiful downtown Colorado Springs, our culture is open and collegial. You'll interact with many teammates and will find yourself engaged by multiple people at the same time. You will be a part of a firm where you will be working under seasoned professionals who truly value mentorship and helping architects expand their skills.

And while you are learning from us, we want to learn from you. You’ll provide input to help RTA continually improve our documents and systems and seek to obtain progressively higher-level assignments on a variety of projects. Come ready and excited to share your experiences, ideas, and career growth desires with us!

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree of Architecture.

  • Near completion of ARE.

  • Minimum three (3) years architecture experience.

  • Superior communication skills to facilitate meetings with the client and project staff.

  • Creative thinking ability and excellent design skills.

  • Experience with governmental agencies and knowledge of building codes and zoning ordinances.

  • Required skills: job knowledge, communication, leadership, planning, teamwork, decision-making, judgment, and problem solving associated with all phases of a project.

  • The ability to utilize computer systems as a tool to manage projects. Required computer skills: Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office.

  • Ability to perform work which requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment in its performance.

Work hours are 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. Salary dependent upon experience and skills, plus benefits. 

To apply, send a PDF or Dropbox link containing your cover letter, resume, and samples of your professional and/or student work to . Please include your name and the position ‘Architectural Intern III’ in the subject line. 

Marketing Assistant


From our loft studio office in downtown Colorado Springs, your new position as part of the RTA Architects’ marketing team will be fast-paced, multi-faceted, and highly engaging. Your week will include creating proposals and qualifications packages where you'll be the "air traffic controller", gathering the necessary background from colleagues, writing and editing winning content, and assembling the final submittals. You will also create presentations and produce collateral for interviews and client meetings. At the same time, you will obsess about every detail to assure the content is clear, error-free, and delivered on time.

You'll need to be adept at wearing many hats and have skills in writing and editing, print production, graphic design, and general administration including meticulous note-taking and meeting follow-up. You'll interact with many teammates and will find yourself engaged by multiple people at the same time. You must be a self-starter who can determine and manage priorities to meet deadlines.
Our culture is open, collaborative, and collegial. We have a passion for serving our community and provide numerous volunteer opportunities. We also support each team member’s ongoing professional development and offer a yearly continuing education allowance.

Qualified applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing Communications, or English or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of Communications or related experience (AEC industry experience preferred) with proven writing and graphic design experience
  • A passion for detail and an eye for creativity
  • Recent experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to produce high-quality work in a very fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • A high level of organizational abilities and a focus on details with a proven ability to multi-task
  • The ability to work independently
  • A service-focused and team-oriented attitude

View the full job description here.

If this level of challenge excites you, please send your cover letter, resume, and writing samples to with “Marketing Assistant Position” in the subject line. Work hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Hourly rate dependent on experience, and we offer a competitive benefits package. No phone calls please.

RTA Architects is an equal opportunity employer.