Leo A Daly & Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.

  • Senior Design Architect

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    LEO A DALY’s Minneapolis office seeks a design-forward architect to join its studio, engage collaboratively within the office, and lead design efforts on a variety of project types. This position will engage in the strategic planning and setting overall long-term guidelines to ensure success of the firm’s architectural practice. The will develop and maintain a positive internal design culture within the office. The ideal candidate will represent design goals and philosophy in the public realm and take architectural lead in new business development.


    • Establish strategic design goals, design requirements, design policy and process for staff.
    • Participate in developing the unique story that will drive each project’s design.
    • Pursue expression of the project’s concept in physical and digital study.
    • Communicate design concepts persuasively – both verbally and graphically.
    • Lead the preparation of presentation materials for all project phases.
    • Mentor and professionally develop junior architects & engineers and provide recommendations on design and layout methodologies.
    • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the company in the Design Forum to explore design challenges, solutions, and trends.
    • Present projects at in-office crits, and participate in reviews of others’ projects.
    • Collaborate with all disciplines, lead project documentation, and coordinate specification content.
    • Work within budget and time constraints.
    • Perform research toward technical innovation, share research with others, and achieve sound detailing.
    • Seek the highest level of quality in your work, and help foster it in others’ work.


    • 10+ years of progressive experience working with a variety of typologies.
    • Proficiency of 3D visualization in Sketchup and Revit. Rhino and Grasshopper are advantageous but not prerequisite.
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office apps.
    • Persistence, desire, dedication to your work.
    • The ability to listen and to effectively communicate ideas.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to develop multiple projects simultaneously.

    Education and License Requirements:


    • Professional Registration as an Architect.
    • B.Arch, M.Arch, or M.Arch variant from an accredited university program in architecture.
    • Membership in the American Institute of Architects is a plus, but not a prerequisite.
    • LEED Accredited Professional status is a plus, but not a prerequisite.

    EEO Information

    Leo A Daly Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Leo A Daly Company, is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 402-391-8111. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law


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