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Modellus Novus is seeking an Associate II participates in the development and execution of Firm’s various projects, while developing both design and technical solutions under the supervision of project leaders.

Associate II’s also have the capacity to provide guidance to Associates and Associate I’s, and/or manage smaller projects independently with a keen awareness of scope, schedule, budget, and bureaucratic processes. Associate II’s interact and collaborate with the project leaders to maintain Firm’s standard for quality of work.


  • Supports colleagues by providing positive and relevant feedback during design development;
  • Performs work independently; evaluates and solves problems as they arise;
  • Able to take on unique assignments that require new or improved techniques;
  • Responsible for meeting project goals and deliverables for every phase of the project;
  • Capable of providing design and technical guidance to less experienced team members;
  • Leads consultant coordination;
  • Participates in client presentations;
  • Responsible for review of shop drawings and submittals;
  • Able to anticipate future issues and aware of consequences of design decisions;
  • Manages local authority regulatory reviews with the guidance of project leaders;
  • Stays informed of project schedule and budget in Firm’s management software;
  • Responsible for selecting finishes, fixtures, equipment and other components to be used on projects;
  • Establishes and manages project specification database to be used for reference; Curates, organizes and maintains digital and physical material library and resources for the whole team;
  • Maintains relationships with vendors, suppliers and manufacturers, and serves as a vital link between vendors and the Firm;
  • Understands the Firm’s business objectives for every project;
  • Is able to absorb and implement the information presented in training targeted for Associate IIs;
  • Participates in establishing Firm’s Ways of Working;
  • Participates in internal and external QA/QC.

What you need to succeed:

  • Skilled at framing problems and solutions;
  • Constantly re-enforces Firm’s values and models a professional way of working;
  • Ability to work independently and effectively.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in high-end residential and/or commercial projects;
  • Complete understanding of Firm’s Ways of Working;
  • Advanced understanding of Building Code for egress and capacity.


  • Competitive local salary, based on experience, skill and ability.
  • Healthcare plan.
  • Dental and Vision plans.
  • 401(k).
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Annual bonuses.
  • National and floating holidays time off.
  • Vacation and sick time off.
  • Remote work policy.
  • Summer Fridays.
  • Paid Family Leave.
  • Professional development and training.
  • ARE reimbursement.
  • Quarterly lunches with management.
  • Quarterly team updates.
  • Team interest groups.
  • Monthly and quarterly team events.
  • Annual team offsite retreat.
  • Growth trajectory for high performers.
  • Strict no asshole rule.

If interested in this role please send your resume and cover letter to careers@mndpc.com.

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