Dallas // Texas

Senior Designer

Huckabee is one of the fastest growing A/E firms in the nation and one of the top educational design firms. We are a mission-driven company that is dedicated to the success of all students. What we do matters, which is why we look for people who share our passion for changing the world through design and who want to create an impact of excellence on education. If you are ready to join our movement, reach out!

Currently we are accepting resumes for a talented, Senior Designer with a minimum of 15+ years experience working in the commercial architectural field to join our team. Preferably including a minimum of 5 to 10 years as a senior designer on a range of education projects. The position will offer the candidate opportunities to grow within the firm and thrive in an innovative, fast-paced, and highly collaborative environment mentoring design professionals. Educational facility experience is a plus. At Huckabee, the Senior Designer is a design leadership focused role, providing design creativity, development, quality and mentorship.



  • Mentor, train and inspire all project team members on the thinking and use of our firm’s design tenets, philosophy and principles
  • Research design and educational trends and apply them within the design solutions along with educating clients and project team members
  • Lead, create, coordinate and review the on-going design process and its related activities for assigned projects
  • Lead, create and review all design concepts and detailed solutions, in the form of in-person and virtual critiques, group collaboration and all forms of design review, to assure thoughtful and creative design is accomplished
  • Facilitate design charrettes with stakeholders by leading and creating the production of the design concepts and solutions while soliciting contributions from all involved
  • Review all design imagery and graphic content, re-assuring that it conveys design intent and quality
  • Review and coordinate with all project teams for the development of client presentations
  • Lead conversations with the client in partnership with other project leadership to develop design solutions that meet client expectations
  • Work closely with Design Directors, to collectively align and communicate firm wide design standards, design vision and goals
  • Lead design effort and client presentations, support client relationships
  • Resolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions
  • Participate in firm marketing, industry events and project interviews



  • Active registered architectural licensure required
  • Experience in a quality control effort in an architectural firm required
  • Experience as a mentor and educator to architectural staff required
  • Institutional facilities experience required; educational facilities experience preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of 2D/3D software, including, AutoCAD, Formit, Sketchup, BIM 360, PhotoShop, InDesign and Illustrator required and Revit preferred
  • Proficiency in hand drawing (sketching) 2D/3D with team members and clients required
  • Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

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