Careers

Our friendly, collegial work culture is one of the first things our staff mention when describing MDS.


MDS welcomes inquiries from talented architects, interior designers and planners. We will post specific job openings on this page when they are available. Our workplace culture is friendly and collaborative. We encourage the sharing of ideas, professional development and mentoring, and believe each individual brings unique skills and experiences that enhance our firm culture and design approach. 

Our office is located in Boston's Downtown Crossing/Chinatown neighborhood, convenient to public transportation. A bicycle friendly business, many of our staff regularly pedal to work. We provide indoor bicycle storage and encourage our staff to pursue active modes of transportation. 

When submitting job applications, please provide a resume, cover letter, and up to five pages in PDF format that represent the range of your professional work. MDS uses Revit for all projects, and experience using Revit is preferred for all job applicants. Send resumes to hr@mds-bos.com. We do not accept phone calls.

 
 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Architectural Designer/Draftperson


MDS has an opening for a motivated Architectural Designer/Drafter with Revit experience and strong graphic skills to work with on academic and health care projects.  Successful candidates will have 1-4 years of professional experience. We are interested in talented designers who are detail-oriented, creative, communicative, and collaborative.

 Requirements for this position include:

  • Demonstrated proficiency using Revit

  • Working knowledge of the current versions of SketchUp  (preferred)  

  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop (preferred)

  • Experience preparing space planning and construction documents under the supervision of a job captain

  • Ability to work well under deadline pressure.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and portfolio samples in PDF format (please limit your attachments to no more than 3 with a file size smaller than 6 MB) to Ms. O’Rourke, at jorourke@mds-bos.com. Only applicants with above qualifications will be considered for the position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. No agencies or phone calls please.


Architectural Designer/Job Captain


MDS/Miller Dyer Spears is seeking a versatile full-time Designer/Job Captain with strong graphic and design skills to join our collaborative team of architects, designers and interior designers. Our clients range from schools and universities to healthcare and labs. We are seeking a designer with 5-8 years’ experience in renovation and new construction of institutional projects.

 Other requirements for this position include:

  • Professional degree in Architecture

  • Ability to work well in a team

  • Strong design software and 3D visualization skills

  • Proficiency in current versions of Revit, SketchUp and rendering software types

  • Experience in producing construction documents

  • Understanding of codes, accessibility regs, building systems, materials, etc.

  • Ability to work well under deadlines and to multi-task are essential

 Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and portfolio samples in PDF format (please limit your attachments to no more than 3 with a file size smaller than 6 MB) to Ms. O’Rourke, at jorourke@mds-bos.com. Only applicants with above qualifications will be considered for the position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. No agencies or phone calls please.