WS Development WS Development Employer:
Chestnut Hill, MA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 21 '21Posted on:


Massachusetts-based WS Development is a mixed-use developer with a singular mission: creating places people want to be. With an approach that values art, science, innovation and, above all else, people, WS strives to engage each community it serves with best-in-class installations and activations. Established in 1990, WS is a vertically integrated company that conceptualizes, owns, operates and leases more than 100 properties that range from cutting-edge urban spaces to lifestyle and community centers. With over 20 million square feet of existing space and an additional five million square feet under development, it is one of the largest privately-owned development firms in the country.


This is an exciting opportunity to work in-house for one of the largest mixed-use developers in the country. We seek a teammate who can help WS create places where people want to be, someone who strives for excellence the way we do. We are fast paced and dedicated to delivering best in class and hope that you find the same satisfaction from results. The position’s primary focus will provide design support to The Studio with creative contributions, design resources and deliverables to help deliver projects, ranging from urban mixed-use developments to lifestyle centers nationally.

The ideal candidate has a passion for design and architecture, possesses a curiosity for the world and wants to help WS conceptualize and ultimately create the best places.


  • Develop internal Design Architecture and Site Planning concepts.
  • Collaborate with external design teams on a range of projects from Feasibility and Planning through Design and Construction.
  • Review external consultant documentation for architecture, sub-consultants, signage and wayfinding, lighting, FF&E, and other related components.
  • Conduct design reviews of tenant build-out documentation, including architecture, signage, and interiors.
  • Create critical documentation and collateral to Leasing teams for tenant negotiations.
  • Develop brand standards for properties and create content for site-specific Tenant Design Manuals.
  • Assist & lead coordination meetings


  • Professional Degree in Architecture with 3-6 years of experience
  • Exceptional design aesthetic, graphic representation ability, critical thinking, and ability to develop design concepts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with architects, engineers, lighting designers, and landscape architects.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D modeling (Sketchup and Revit).
  • Work Samples and/or portfolio are required as part of application.

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