Architectural Designer III

Denver, CO

MOA ARCHITECTURE seeks a full time Architectural Designer III with proven experience in the planning, programming and design of new construction, additions and/or interior renovations for commercial architecture.



  • Is a great listener and passionate about understanding the client’s vision, and is adept at delivering that vision with high quality design, meeting schedule, program and budget
  • Is experienced and comfortable in dealing with challenging design opportunities, high problem-solving skills
  • Can effectively communicate ideas and concepts (verbal and graphic), can produce design concepts quickly, often in front of a client
  • Is experienced in space programming and planning
  • Has strong organizational, communication, time, and relationship management skills. Demonstrates high attention to detail, capable of managing multiple projects/tasks/people, tight and competing deadlines
  • Has a solid knowledge base and understanding of basic structural, mechanical, electrical and other building systems, commercial construction means and methods, building materials, building and life safety codes, and the ADA
  • Contributes to the team and is eager to listen, learn from others
  • Has strong communication and collaboration skills, ability to work in a team environment
  • Can earn the trust and respect of all those he/she works with.
  • May travel throughout the region for project assignment responsibilities
  • Is a great representative of MOA to our staff, clients, consultants, contractors and other industry partners



  • Primary or secondary MOA contact and representative for a client in the design phase of projects
  • May work independently for some projects or as part of a team under the direction of others
  • Design to meet facility program, design schedule, and construction budget
  • Design to meet all the space and functional program requirements
  • Architectural site planning, building exterior and interior architectural conceptual design, design development, and final design
  • Develop project presentation graphics and 3D digital models and lead presentations to clients, planning departments, community meetings, etc.
  • Develop graphic promotional materials to assist owners in presenting and marketing their projects (building and site renderings, interior space renderings, etc.)
  • Educate and guide team members (in-house and consultants) to ensure design concepts are carried through the technical development and construction of the project
  • Provides design quality assurance oversight as an ongoing process during all phases of their projects


  • Bachelor and/or master’s degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited university
  • Licensed Architect preferred
  • 5-10 years’ experience in site master planning and architectural design for commercial (office, retail, mixed-use) and/or institutional projects (K-12, Higher Ed, Science + Tech, Healthcare)
  • Design and presentation experience using Revit, Sketch-Up, Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and one or more rendering software such as Enscape, V-Ray and Lumion.
  • LEED or WELL accreditation a plus


Salary commensurate with experience, capabilities, licensed or unlicensed

Range: $70,000 – $85,000

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