The foundation of Dattner’s vibrant culture is the community of talented, passionate, and creative individuals who are drawn to our civic minded practice. While working with us, you can expect the opportunity to design and realize meaningful, essential projects with mission-driven collaborators across the spectrum of building typologies. If you’re looking for the chance to grow your career in a dynamic environment—we invite you to join us.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Dattner Architects is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to providing an environment not only free of discrimination and harassment, but that enables and encourages all employees to share their unique perspectives and realize their personal potential. It is our experience that this foundation of respect results in greater creativity, innovation, and engagement. Today Dattner Architects is proudly 55% women, 41% BIPOC, and 17% LGBTQ+
Professional growth is a critical component of daily life at Dattner Architects. Our collaborative approach nurtures learning and we provide robust support through AXP and encourage architectural registration and industry involvement. Through our own Dattner Academy, we regularly host and produce educational seminars. We also join together for studio lunches, happy hour presentations, and project tours.
Mentorship and Collaboration
Our Mentorship Program strategically pairs mentors and mentees to foster professional development and connections across the office. Through this program, participants build strong, supportive networks through guidance, encouragement, and shared experience. Beyond our formal program, mentorship occurs daily within project teams through the exchange of ideas, design pin-ups, and studio presentations.
At Dattner Architects, we support our staff in achieving the work/life balance integral to their health and wellness. Our flex policy includes a WFH day each week as well as two additional WFA weeks each year. We also support team members who need to take time for themselves or loved ones through our flexible PTO and leave policies.
Our benefits package includes multiple medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, a 401(k) plan with an employer match, and commuter benefits. We also promote "wellness" initiatives to further support our team member's physical and mental well-being.