Ready to join our team? We are known for our client-mission focus, thoughtful design, and sustainability. Are you an integrative thinker who thrives in a close, collaborative, and passionate environment? If so, we would love to hear from you.

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Expertise with humility

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Understanding with insight

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310 Culvert Street, Suite 100
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 USA
513 841 9100

Senior Project Designer

emersion is hiring a senior project designer. The ideal candidate will have the following attributes.


  • Ethic of deeply understanding clients’ core values, strategic needs, and aspirations to design facilities that advance these drivers.
  • Passion for design as a client service, a cultural endeavor, and a responsibility to society.
  • Strong desire to incorporate high levels of sustainability and wellness into design considerations.
  • Self-motivated leader with the ability to engage and advance the firm’s existing design ethos.
  • Ability to work in integrative team settings that continuously exemplify and improve company culture.
  • A collaborative leader and follower who values and recognizes the contribution of others.
  • Ability and experience representing the firm during client interviews and presentations.
  • Expertise facilitating small, medium, and large groups.
  • Ability to make sound judgements that embody the firm and our clients.
  • Humble, yet able to challenge the norm.
  • Expertise, ability, and desire to understand trends and lead design projects for a range of client types.
  • Ability to take a vast number of data points, some of which may be conflicting, and elevate them into bigger ideas and themes to provide a thoughtful and meaningful solution for our clients.
  • Ability to communicate large amounts of information and complex ideas in a comprehensive, easy-to-understand way.
  • Ability to convey design intent through hand sketches, diagrams, narratives, and renderings.
  • Experience leading project teams and client groups through initial programming and the design process with a clear understanding of larger design implications.
  • Experience understanding technical and cost implications while developing design concepts.
  • Experience and capability to work within project budgets and schedules while producing meaningful and quality work.
  • Travel is expected.


  • Award-winning portfolio
  • Sustainability Expertise – LEED, WELL, CPHC and/or Living Future
  • Expertise in advancing government, learning, and science & technology clients through architectural design and research
  • Advanced knowledge in Rhino, Revit, Enscape and Adobe Creative Suites
    Please submit cover letter, resume, and work samples to:

    Structural Staff

    We have an immediate need for candidates to join our Structural Engineering staff. We are accepting applications and resumes from candidates with a range of experience, so feel free to contact us at the information below so we can learn more about you!

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    Co-Ops & Internships

    Are you a student looking for a Co-Op? Join the emersion DESIGN team today!

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    Other Positions

    Don't fit our immediate need, but know you are supposed to be here and be a part of a great team? Send us your resume and portfolio anyway. We are always looking for great talent as architects, interior designers, structural engineers, and co-ops with a passion for design.

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