Design Leader II
Posted on 3/22/2024
CannonDesign

1,001-5,000 employees

Integrated design firm enhancing human life
Company Overview
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.
Consulting
Social Impact
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.7M

Founded

1945

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

6%
Locations
Dallas, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Brand Design
Product & UX/UI Design
UI/UX & Design
Requirements
  • 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
  • LEED accreditation and/or training preferred
  • 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
  • Travel required
Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Integrating performance-based and sustainable design strategies
  • Engaging in activities that strengthen, differentiate, and promote the brand
  • Mentoring and growing emerging professionals
  • Recruiting and retaining design talent
  • Empowering staff and delegating effectively
  • Provoking critical thinking and critique of the work
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Building client trust and loyalty
  • Seeking out and identifying new client opportunities
  • Contributing to top line success
  • Relentless pursuit of client adoration
  • Advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts
  • Communication and transparency