Careers at Cummings

Architectural Designer


If you enjoy solving design challenges and the satisfaction of bringing a project to completion, consider joining our 20-person Design team. The position offers a great opportunity to contribute to all aspects of design and construction: in addition to architecture, our team includes permitting and entitlement, graphics, sustainability, site engineering, structural, and MEP disciplines. Working closely with our Leasing, Operations, and Construction departments, we also develop feasibility studies, cost estimates, and marketing support. We handle a broad range of projects including lab, medical, food service, retail, fitness, flex, and office clients.


Planning, design development, construction documents, project coordination, rendering, field verification, and outline specifications.


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
  • 3 to 5 years of practical architectural design
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Fluency in AutoCAD, Revit, Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • High attention to detail and an ability to generate cost-effective design solutions.
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude and strong written and graphic communication skills.

About the Design Department:

Our team of designers, architects, and engineers produces a large volume of diverse projects, including new building, fit-up, and speculative property development plans. From concept to construction, our team takes pride in being involved in all phases of each project.

Our experienced team of registered architects and engineers, variety of projects, and design/build approach make this is a great opportunity for a candidate in the NCARB Architectural Experience Program (AXP) working toward architectural licensure.

About Cummings:

One of the most financially stable commercial real estate firms in the country, Cummings Properties is driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, a belief in collaboration, and a dedication to giving back to the community. For more than 50 years, our firm has operated and thrived with a culture that emphasizes open communication and innovative thinking. Its philanthropic affiliate, Cummings Foundation, is one of the largest private foundations in New England and has awarded grants totaling more than $450 million to date to greater Boston nonprofits. Learn more at

In addition to unlimited career advancement and growth potential, we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Cummings Properties Employee Ownership Trust
  • Competitive salary and opportunities for bonuses
  • Paid holiday, vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Retirement savings plan with Company match
  • Winter heating subsidy of $1/hr worked through 4/1/23
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a thoughtful cover letter, resume, and compensation expectations to: Ideal for professionals who enjoy being part of a collaborative team, this is a full-time on-site (not remote or hybrid) role.

Cummings Properties is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In the interest of the safety and health of our employees and clients, we maintain a ZERO TOLERANCE policy in regards to prohibited drug use and alcohol or marijuana abuse. Any employee who is under the influence of or uses alcohol or prohibited drugs, or marijuana of any kind, during any workday, shall be subject to immediate discharge. More information about the Cummings organization is available at and