Associates are the ‘glue’ of R+B!  Associates are on the Leadership Team and promote and execute the firm’s brand, values and long-range plans. They empower the rest of the team through training, mentoring, and leading by example.

R+B Leadership Values
  • Leadership within the firm whom colleagues seek out for mentorship and professional advice
  • Operate with the firm’s wellbeing and sustainability in mind
  • Inspiration for great design
  • Participate / contribute to running of the firm while balancing project design and delivery
  • Follow and mentor the R+B standards for project delivery
  • Empower each team member to design, communicate, and participate fully and equitably with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Represent the firm with clients, shareholders, financial community, and the public
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and an ability to discern strengths (personal and others) and when to seek out support
  • Deliver overall design vision on projects
  • Develop and execute uniform brand standards and monitor projects to ensure quality is met
  • Manage teams and projects to gain opportunities for growth and marketplace expansion while meeting financial goals
  • Weekly 1:1 meetings with Principals and teams
  • Inspire through action, advice, guidance, and direction
  • Successfully delegate and empower team members allowing agency over their time
  • Establish and maintain an effective system of communications throughout the firm
  • Foster an engaging and collaborative hybrid studio environment
  • Demonstrate positivity, resolve, and solutions-based outlook
  • Spend time in both Aspen/Denver studios
  • Demonstrate well-rounded adaptable leadership on projects and for the firm as a whole
  • Actively participate in recruiting efforts, hiring, and performance evaluations
  • Actively support team member’s wellbeing, career, and professional growth while providing timely and professional feedback
  • Implement training objectives firm wide and to individuals
  • Proficient in all R+B software platforms with the ability to mentor others on software and standards
  • Foster and champion intentional lines of professional communication
  • Identify patterns and opportunities for additional training and organizational evolution
  • Monitor and maintain a pulse on the firm to make recommendations to Executive Team to achieve the firm’s objectives
  • Identify and escalate potential risks to Executive Team
  • Lead and deliver firm initiatives, goals, and objectives
  • Lead at least one Committee or similar initiative at R+B
  • Participate in Leadership Team meetings to gain firm understanding and approach
  • Demonstrated successful completion of projects and all design phases at R+B or equivalent
  • Know and demonstrate knowledge of all related positions while being able to take on tasks of all levels
  • Strong time management skills while maintaining ability to work under pressure
  • Bachelor's degree in an accredited degree program
  • Licensure and or accreditation preferred, or gained within 2 years of promotion
  • 1+ years with R+B preferred
  • 1+ year of leading or supporting a firm initiative designated by the leadership team
  • 4+ years managing and delegating project requirements to teams
  • 8+ years of architectural, interior design, or related field experience preferred
  • Salary Range: $90,000 - $145,000 (Salary DOE and Location)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Retirement plan
  • Medical insurance
  • Vision and dental insurance
  • Wellness benefit
  • Sabbatical leave (after 10 years of service)
  • Life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Pet Fridays
  • Professional development
  • Recruitment bonus
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Short term disability


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