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Principal Architect


FEH Design is looking for an experienced, management level, licensed architect for our Wisconsin office. This position offers the opportunity to serve as a Project Manager, Marketing leader, and to lead team members across all disciplines across all offices. Excellence in communication skills and client and consultant interactions is required. The successful candidate must possess a strong portfolio of previous projects showing creativity, problem solving, and leadership.
Together we are reimagining the built environment. FEH Design is an architecture, structural engineering, and interior design firm. We value the unique talents each team member offers. We encourage collaboration, new ideas, and differing perspectives. FEH Design has been built on the growth and success of its experienced and emerging professionals. We have a vibrant and connected work environment. Our 4 offices are virtually integrated, which allows for timely collaboration, flexible office hours, and remote access. Our offices are full of fun people who are passionate about creating inspired architecture and solving problems together.  
This candidate will be eligible for a stockholder role within the firm.


Responsibilities include:

  • Promotion of the firms’ values and long-term planning initiatives.
  • Lead Wisconsin office projects in collaboration with other FEH office teams.
  • Regular coordination between multi-discipline, across-office teams, including consultants.  
  • Continued development of FEH Design presence in the Milwaukee, WI marketing region. Network within new market sectors compatible with FEH Design’s current project portfolio.     
  • Position the Wisconsin office and the firm, for profitability and growth.  
  • Create inspired design solutions while producing accurate technical and contract documents.  
  • Work collaboratively within the local WI team, with clients, FEH Design regional Iowa teams, and consultants.  
  • Mentor young professionals along their architectural career path.  

Requirements and Criteria:

  • Demonstrated successful experience as a licensed architectural management professional in a minimum 10+ member architectural firm, with the following skill sets expected:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with office management tools, project planning processes, and staff utilization strategies.
  • 10 years of experience as a licensed architect. 
  • Experience in the full range of architectural practice, including but not limited to planning, design, construction documents, construction administration, and project management. 
  • Experience with Revit and AutoCAD software. Hand drawing skills are beneficial.
  • Strong portfolio of project experience showing a range of construction budgets.
  • Commitment to design excellence.
  • Commitment to a culture of work-life balance.  

FEH Design Offerings:

  • Competitive salary & benefits package:
    • Profit sharing
    • 401k with company match
    • Health insurance selection with high percentage of premium paid by FEH Design.
    • Paid parental leave.
    • Vacation leave based on years of experience prior to FEH start date.
    • Sick leave
    • Paid holidays, including day after Thanksgiving.
    • Employee Donation program
    • Comp time for additional vacation time to make up for overtime when needed.
  • Stockholder options
  • Intentional paid career training, paid development opportunities, and paid professional memberships.
  • Flexible office hours
  • Involvement in corporate strategic planning process on a 3-5 year basis.
Location:Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Education Requirements:Bachelors
Years Experience: 10+ Years
Firm Stock:Available
Type of Position:Full-Time

Kevin Eipperle, AIA
President, Architect
(563) 583-4900

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