The philosophy of Ankrom Moisan is to inspire and empower people to explore beyond the expected. With collective experience in architecture, interiors, planning, and brand, our design teams combine their unique perspectives to shape a cohesive vision for each project. We balance discipline and daring to build work that is intentional, useful, and long-lasting. We challenge ourselves - every day, with every project - to design smarter and better, to go beyond the expected for our clients, and create connections within our communities. Because when we get the vision right, everyone can share it.
Our staff is comprised of highly competent personnel that are always striving to maintain a positive, enthusiastic working environment. We produce quality architecture and interior design, blending our professional expertise with the desires of our clients, while working within an enjoyable and profitable environment.
We continuously seek to diversify our project types and enhance our reputation within the community. Working with Ankrom Moisan means a flexible environment with room for growth. Together we will continue to increase our knowledge and seek new challenges in the market sectors of multi-family housing, affordable housing, senior communities, healthcare, higher education, office, hospitality, and retail.
Ankrom Moisan is committed to providing superior service and award-winning designs for our clients in a dynamic, collaborative, team environment. We believe that cooperative teamwork and great communication are the keys to client and staff satisfaction.
Our employment offerings
Competitive starting base salary from $106,600 to $155,600 annually
Flexible Schedules. – Hybrid work approach.
24 hours paid educational time.
100% paid medical benefits for employees only.
Additional Insurances Offered: Pet insurance, Life, FSA & HRA, plus more.
Transportation Subsidy for Commuters.
Employee Stock Ownership Plan and 401K.
Fun and relaxed environment.
What we are seeking
Our firm is currently seeking a Senior Project Designer with future leadership potential. As a Senior Project Designer, you are responsible for generating project design guiding principles, client and public design presentations, and leading design decision-making. You will partner with the Technical Designer and Project Manager to ensure overall project success.
When looking at candidates for this role we will look for people who are looking for a new challenge and who fit our culture of inspiring and empowering people to explore beyond the expected.
You will be expected to
Lead with your heart: Care for people and let them care for you.
Work with a purpose to improve the world we share.
Share Openly: We’re better when we work together, encouraging each other’s passions.
Embrace Change: Be prepared to let ideas go.
Have Fun With it: Work Playfully.
Be Yourself: Be honest and approachable.
Trust: Use the freedom and opportunities you’ve been given. Listen with intention and do what you say.
This is what it looks like
Develops project guiding principles and coordinates project design with the project team
Works closely with the Project Manager, Technical Designer, and Interior Designer to develop design solutions
Develops creative-design concepts for projects and prepares presentations and design drawings, presents concepts to staff, clients, and public entities
Responsible for project design excellence.
Participates in the larger design community
Works to develop overall project design strategies with the project team, creates a framework for design decision making
Assists in design mentorship throughout the office
Advocates and facilitates project design critiques and charrettes
Often the primary client liaison during Concept and Schematic Design
Design lead on multiple projects of varied scales
Prepares feasibility and yield studies regularly.
Highlights opportunities internally for thought leadership, public relations, and speaking at conferences
Leads in business development efforts
Leads and participates in firm improvement initiatives
Encourages participation in design by all team members
Who you are
You demonstrate a passion for design, diagramming, and visual communication
You demonstrate an entrepreneurial drive and progressive strategic thinking
You are detail-oriented and dedicated to quality work
You seek out assignments and are willing to assist your project teams in meeting their deadlines
You seek out opportunities for design collaboration
You know that good design takes good editing
You are not afraid to have a little fun when creating great design
Your critical skills and experience
Experience in Senior Housing and Multi-Family housing strongly preferred
Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture or relevant experience
Licensed Architect preferred
10+ years of project designer experience
Demonstrated proficiency in all current professional software
Strong visual communication and design proficiency
Strong sketching and/or modeling communication and diagramming skills
Experienced with client presentations and storytelling
We listen and adapt to innovate.
Our flexible design process starts collaboratively, by exploring, listening, drawing the best from every stakeholder, and asking smart questions without preconceived solutions. Our size lets us share diverse teams' expertise and adapt quickly to specific contexts and goals. Curiosity keeps our work grounded and human, yet optimistic and visionary.
We design ideas.
We deliver creative processes. We reflect unique locations, people, contexts, phenomenon, experiences. We're excited about the possibilities of site, far more than style, and how it influences architecture. Our designs are finely tuned to fit our clients, their circumstances, and the people who experience them.
We're artists and technicians.
We create pragmatic and beautiful environments that lead to intriguing, memorable, graceful, deeply personal experiences. The buildings we design are technically precise and filled with beauty and humanity, from their smallest details to their form on the city skyline. And our creative and technical rigor mean our projects get built.
We make places better.
Architecture's reach pushes beyond physical, built environments to all aspects of li...fe, from social justice to economic opportunity to biodiversity and climate change. Aware of architecture's social responsibilities, approaching our work with empathy and care for limited resources, we operate as citizen designers to benefit people and bring meaning into our world.