Our collegial culture is one of the first things our architects, interior designers and planners mention when describing MDS.

 

Careers

At MDS, we strive to foster an environment were everyone can do their best work. 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. We are an equal opportunity employer and value the diversity of our staff.

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. 

 


Architect/Designer

MDS seeks a full-time architect / designer to join our team of architects, planners, and interior designers. We are looking for a creative, versatile Designer with strong design skills and 5-10 years’ experience in all phases of planning, design, documentation and specifications.

Candidates should have strong creative design skills, 5-10 years’ minimum experience in all phases of planning, design, documentation, specifications and a track record of successful client relationships.

The successful candidate should have experience in:

  • Planning and designing diverse environments to successfully serve client needs

  • Renovation and new construction of institutional projects 

  • Producing construction documents, coordination of consultants and other disciplines, and project implementation

Requirements for this position include:

  • Professional degree in Architecture

  • Ability to integrate innovative design thinking with creative problem-solving

  • Ability to convey design concepts through diagrams, sketches and three-dimensional models

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team and ability to work well under deadlines

  • Strong design software and 3D visualization skills, proficiency in Revit, SketchUp and rendering software types

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and experience interacting successfully with clients

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

  • Eligible or working toward registration

  • LEED Accreditation and /or WELL Accreditation a plus

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 10 MB) to Ms. O’Rourke, at jorourke@mds-bos.comOnly applicants with above qualifications will be considered for the position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. No agencies or phone calls please.




Interior Designer

MDS seeks a full-time interior designer to join our Interior Design group. We are looking for a creative, versatile Interior Designer with strong design skills and 5-10 years’ experience in programming, space planning, and all phases of design and documentation and specifications.

Candidates should have strong creative design skills, 5-10 years’ minimum experience in programming, space planning and all phases of design and documentation and specifications, and a track record of successful client relationships.

The successful candidate should have experience in:

  • Planning and designing collaborative office space and workplace strategies

  • Renovation and new construction of institutional projects 

  • Producing construction documents, coordination of consultants and other disciplines, and project implementation

 Requirements for this position include:

  • Strong design software and 3D visualization skills, proficiency in Revit, SketchUp and rendering software types

  • Ability to convey design concepts through diagrams, sketches and three-dimensional models

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team and ability to work well under deadlines

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and experience interacting with clients

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

  • NCIDQ certification a plus

  • LEED Accreditation and /or WELL Accreditation a plus

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 10 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.



Senior Laboratory Architect/Planner

MDS seeks an architect with 15-20 years of experience and at least 8-10 years of recent research laboratory project experience. The role will be to manage research laboratory projects for academic and health care clients and to develop new institutional clients. Candidates should have detailed knowledge of current lab design trends and equipment, as well as good client relationship and team management skills. This is an opportunity for the right individual to expand on MDS’s solid record in lab design and form a targeted lab design team. Send resume and work samples in PDF format to Ms. O’Rourke at jorourke@mds-bos.com. No phone calls.


In absence of openings in your area of expertise, MDS welcomes inquiries from talented architects, interior designers, and planners. 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 Joanne O’Rourke at jorourke@mds-bos.com. No phone calls.