Managing Principal

St. Louis, MO

One of the largest A/E firms in the U.S. is actively seeking experienced design professionals to lead their St. Louis office. Recognized as one of the largest and diverse design firms in the world, this firm is widely a leader in a highly, competitive design industry. A diverse practice with offices throughout the world, our client has provided architecture, interiors, planning, engineering and consulting services on virtually every project type. The firm distinguishes itself by providing market-focused services led by individuals around the world who are leaders in their fields of specialty and who are continually innovating by providing new services to anticipate clients’ needs.


The St. Louis office seeks a recognized leader who can provide a clear vision and strategy for a successful practice. This necessarily implies experience in project management, human resources, marketing, contracts, financial management, and technology. The Management Principal must have larger firm experience, with multiple offices and global projects and clients. Working with the office leadership team, the Managing Principal will develop and maintain a creative, collaborative, productive, and positive work force that will consistently deliver design excellence and superior financial results. In addition, the Managing Principal will become a public face of the firm in the market, assist in winning work for the studio, and ensure that commitments made by the firm are honored.


More than anything, what is needed in this position is inspiration and leadership. The staff of highly trained individuals needs a leader with vision and the ability to execute. The successful candidate will be able to point to situations in which he/she motivated groups of individuals to take actions that successfully accomplished tough goals or even transformed a practice. This ability to inspire and motivate must be deployed externally as well: it will be obvious to clients that this individual attracts talented individuals who work energetically together, focused on accomplishing results.


We invite licensed design professionals with experience working in leadership positions who are capable of galvanizing a team that has already demonstrated its potential are invited to send a resume in strict confidence to


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