Educational Architect

Austin, TX

Posted: 12/17/21
Deadline: 2/28/22

About This Organization

Cushing Terrell’s Education Design Studio is looking for a leader like you.

Join one of our thriving urban offices, and as an Education Design Architect, enjoy flexibility in your days and anything but monotony in your routine. Become an important part of CTA’s educational team, whose highest priorities lie in planning, programming, and design within the framework of 21st Century Learning – learning that is active, collaborative, and happens everywhere.

Hello. We are Cushing Terrell.

Cushing Terrell is a global design house that is mission- and vision- driven in ways that make us passionate about people, environments, and ingenuity. With our very first client being a school district in 1938, you can say that education is in our roots. Over the last 80+ years our culture has grown from our client-focus that was instilled by our founders, Cushing and Terrell, and our team continues to thrive on creating innovative learning spaces that promote collaboration, productivity, flexibility, and fun!

As a fully integrated firm, offering a balance of architecture and the full spectrum of engineering services, our firm commands unique resources to support our on-going drive to be an acknowledged pioneer at the forefront of education planning and design across the country – ranking within the top 20 in Building Design + Construction’s Top 40 Engineering Architecture Firm’s in 2019.

At Cushing Terrell, we empower our people to be creative pioneers. Our business is built around integrity, design ingenuity, and growth – to shape a new world and to discover imaginative, responsible, and exceptional environments.

As we seek to invent a better way of learning, we collectively put the thought of all that inspires us into all that we create. Cushing Terrell’s design celebrates the harmony and spirit that is born of the unity & growth, of our individuality, and our shared passions.


Because know that where you work matters. Each of our vibrant, downtown offices is unique, beautiful, healthy, and sustainable. Each of our offices is also filled with people who take care of each other, our clients, and are committed to the CUSHING TERRELL culture: we work hard, we have fun, we love new ideas and new ways of doing things, and we encourage our team members to set big goals.

Professional and personal growth are equally important to us; we offer educational and advancement opportunities and are committed to the continuing education and mentorship of all our team members.

This position offers excellent pay and a complete benefits package including:

Profit sharing bonuses

Medical/dental/vision/life insurance with an HSA

FSA dependent care options

401(k) savings plan with an employer match

Holiday and paid time off

Flexible schedules

Wellness program

Commuter benefits

We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Duties

Join us.

If you are a creative and talented Architect who believes that learning environments can be reimagined through architecture and are looking to surround yourself with a team dedicated to designing for the future of education, you’ve found your home.

As Cushing Terrell’s Education Design Architect, you will work on Environments that push the boundaries of cutting-edge design as well as see great opportunities for leadership and career growth that will emerge with building and leading an integrated education team in your regional office. You will be a member of a collaborative team of talented designers, engineers, and business professionals across all of our 14 offices to achieve integrated, forward-thinking, and award-winning design solutions.

Required Qualifications

A leader like you will bring Cushing Terrell’s Education Design Studio:

-Architectural Licensure, and at least 5 years of Education design experience

-The drive to develop new business opportunities and thought within the education design studio

-A passion for designing client-focused, high performing, learning environments with a desire to ever improve through research based design, biomimicry, and best practices

-A talent for effective communication between CUSHING TERRELL teams and our clients

Other Info


Cushing Terrell is an Equal Opportunity Employer, All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment with us, please call 406.248.7455. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. If you are having difficulty applying through an external website, please visit