Lamar Johnson Collaborative is a team of high-energy professionals. We share a passion for design, a collaborative approach, and a casual culture.

Lamar Johnson Collaborative attracts a dynamic and diverse group of people who work together to realize our clients’ vision. We are growing in both Chicago and St. Louis and are looking for top talent to join our practice.

We care about our people, offering a wide range of benefits for our employees and their families. Our benefits include time off, flexible work hours, healthcare, retirement plans, wellness programs, and learning and development programs. Your particular benefits package will be tailored to your individual needs.


Lamar Johnson Collaborative’s Employee Traits


A strong desire to develop as an expert in a particular discipline.


A sense of urgency and energy to produce great work in a collaborative environment.


An attitude that can embrace Lamar Johnson Collaborative’s culture, work ethic, and commitment to providing the best solutions for clients.


An appreciation that people succeed not individually, but only collectively.


An ability to mentor those less experienced in order to develop more knowledgeable and capable teams.

“This is my 14th year at Clayco. I started as an intern architect and now project designer. It’s been a fun and great journey”

– Woo Young Kim, Associate Principal

What Makes LJC a Great Place to Work

We are dedicated to refining our employees’ skills and to providing enthusiasm, confidence, and support.

LJC strives to create an all-inclusive, equal opportunity environment for its employees.