Project Designer

Populous Populous Employer:
Denver, CO, USLocation:
Thu, Oct 19 '17Posted on:

Populous is a global architecture and design firm that creates the places where people love to be together, like Yankee Stadium, the London Olympics, and the Super Bowl. Over the last 30 years, the firm has designed more than 2,500 projects worth $40 billion across emerging and established markets. Populous’ comprehensive services include architecture, interior design, event planning and overlay, environmental graphics and wayfinding, master planning, landscape design, urban planning and sustainable design consulting. With regional headquarters in Kansas City, London, and Brisbane, Populous has 17 offices on four continents.  

We are seeking designers with 7 to 12 years of professional work experience who would be interested in joining our Denver team.  


Our Denver office has primarily been the home of our Event Practice, and now will also be another office to support our growing architectural practice. It is an office founded on critical thinking and an ability to leverage digital technologies in service of exceptional design.  Populous Denver is a dynamic and growing group with a wide-range of skills and experience.   

The position offered presents an opportunity to join in the cultivation of an expanding architectural practice within a global organization with abundant contacts and resources.  We are looking to expand our Denver team.  


  • Develops, modifies and/or reviews drawings for the design of sports facilities and other structures, according to established standards and technical expertise.
  • Develops solutions to technical problems, from the master planning and concept design phases through to construction document production.
  • Fulfill the design and operational needs of clients in all areas of the sporting world.
  • Develops concept drawings and imagery for stadia and arenas.
  • Presents design material to clients and consultants.
  • Prepares material for and participates in project interviews and design presentations.
  • Coordinates technical drawings with consultants.
  • Assists in marketing efforts, including website videos, blog entries, and magazine articles.
  • Uses 2D and 3D visual software, including Autodesk Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Rhino 3D.
  • Supports company policies.    


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture with 7-12 years of architectural practice experience, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in the design of sports facilities, convention centers and or aviation facilities.
  • Proficiency using 2D and 3D visual software, including Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Rhino 3D.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Autodesk Revit and CAD.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills.
  • Superior organizational skills: detail-oriented, accurate and thorough. 

Populous offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefit packages, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and continuing education benefits.  Populous is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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