Design Leader II



1,001-5,000 employees

Integrated design firm enhancing human life

Social Impact

Senior, Expert

Houston, TX, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's in architecture
  • Master's in architecture preferred
  • Current US Architectural Registration preferred
  • 15 years minimum experience in a design leadership role
  • Minimum of 3 years leading others in a design studio or design practice segment
  • Additional accreditation and/or training relevant to this role preferred, including LEED
  • Design portfolio of significant built and unbuilt work
  • Strong communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Business acumen and proven ability to define and execute strategy
  • Professional acumen and maturity demonstrated by the ability to communicate authentically and respectfully
  • Travel required
  • Participating in the leadership of the markets
  • Performing in a lead design role in all phases of project design
  • Creating innovative design concepts
  • Preparing and directing the preparation of client presentation materials
  • Working within an integrated practice
  • Integrating performance-based and sustainable design strategies
  • Engaging in activities that strengthen, differentiate, and promote the brand
  • Mentoring and growing emerging professionals
  • Creating a stimulating and rewarding environment
  • Recruiting and retaining design talent
  • Empowering staff and delegating effectively
  • Provoking critical thinking and critique of work
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Building client trust and loyalty
  • Identifying new client opportunities
  • Contributing to top line success
  • Relentless pursuit of client adoration
  • Advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts
  • Communication and transparency
  • Completing mandatory training and adhering to internal policies and Code of Conduct

CannonDesign stands out as a leading integrated design firm, employing over 1,000 creative thinkers dedicated to addressing complex societal challenges through their unique Living-Centered Design approach. This approach focuses on the intricate interdependencies between people, businesses, communities, society, and the environment, aiming to improve human life. The firm's commitment to equity in education, accessible healthcare, and inclusive communities, alongside its continuous exploration of new ideas, has earned it recognition as one of the world's most forward-thinking companies.

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New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth