Heintges is committed to the realization of innovative building enclosures which meet the highest levels of sustainability and performance. We maintain a broad portfolio of impactful projects worldwide including art museums, cultural centers, academic and government buildings, and supertall towers. Our work is guided by a shared commitment to quality, as our talented professionals collaborate with clients and contractors to deliver exemplary projects. Our firm is a certified WBE, and diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental for us. We support social justice work and engage in expanding access to the professions of architecture and engineering.

At Heintges we are focused on cultivating a supportive office environment of positivity, respect, professionalism, free sharing of information, and good work-life balance. Our office culture embraces these values as the best way to develop unique technical expertise and longevity in our colleagues. Direct support and personal mentorship by senior staff allow our employees to approach challenges with confidence. As a result, our clients benefit not only from our deep knowledge and experience, but also our thoughtful approach to problem solving in difficult situations which arise during design and construction.


Experienced Facade Architect / Engineer – West Coast    Apply

This is an opportunity for an architect or engineer, with 5+ years of experience in the design and construction of the building envelope, looking to grow into a Project Manager role. The individual will work closely with senior staff in the development, detailing, and analysis of a variety of facade and waterproofing systems while interfacing directly with the client, external design team, consultants, and construction teams during all project phases. Training will be provided as needed to supplement each candidate’s previous expertise to achieve full expertise, concept through construction, and advancement.


  • 5+ years of work experience in a professional architecture or engineering firm, or as an application engineer / facade designer for industry
  • Knowledge of enclosure design over a range of system types
  • Excellent communication, drawing, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Design and detail oriented, patient, and flexible
  • Confident communicating through both hand sketches and digital modeling
  • Interest in working in the field, observing project installation on construction sites
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Candidates outside of northern California must be interested in regular visits to collaborate with colleagues in San Francisco
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D visualization software
  • Professional degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Professional licensure preferred
  • Authorization to work in U.S.


  • Project Management for a diverse portfolio of projects
  • Designing, engineering, and detailing of exterior wall systems
  • Correspondence with clients and project team members
  • Leading discussions at client meetings
  • Modeling of envelope performance and analysis of results
  • Developing office technical resources
  • Mentoring of technical staff
  • Writing specifications
  • Reviewing contractor proposal and shop drawings
  • Witnessing laboratory performance testing
  • Project site inspections and reports
  • Periodic domestic and/or international travel for factory inspections and testing
Entry-Level Facade Architect / Engineer – SF or LA    Apply

This is an opportunity for an architect or engineer, who is excited to develop specialized expertise in facades. The following qualifications are required:

  • Graduate degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering
  • 1-3 years of experience in a professional practice or façade / roofing & waterproofing industry
  • Excited by the process of seeing buildings built
  • Naturally gravitates towards technical aspects of design
  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Confident communicating through hand sketches and computer drafting
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D visualization software
  • Interested in working in the field, observing installation on construction sites
  • Detail oriented, patient, and flexible
  • Values personal and professional development
  • Interested in occasional domestic and/or international travel
  • Interest in pursuit of Architectural or PE licensure
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

Responsibilities will be developed over time to include:

  • Interpretation and execution of architectural design intent
  • Effectively summarizing technical concepts for design team coordination
  • Designing, engineering, and detailing of exterior wall systems
  • Energy performance modeling and analyzing results
  • In-depth research of materials, processes, and systems.
  • Writing specifications
  • Participating in external client and design team meetings
  • Reviewing contractor proposals, shop drawings, and other submittals
  • Witnessing performance mock-up testing
  • Inspecting quality of prefabricated materials at factories
  • Inspecting progress on site
  • Writing reports