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Performance Director

Posted Thursday, September 29


OPN Architects




OPN Architects is an award-winning architectural firm with an established history and pedigree of industry leadership in design excellence, sustainability, and performance with multiple studios serving the greater Midwest. Our vision is to embrace our responsibility to care for each other and our planet through extraordinary design and a boundary-free practice.

Our open studio environment nurtures design excellence and rewards professional growth. We are currently seeking a talented Performance Director to advance our growing Performance focus and market specialty by leading efforts to elevate design and advance existing and new performance offerings across our practice.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of eight years of experience, a bachelor’s degree or higher in architecture, engineering, or a related field. Strong skills in strategic leadership, research, performance, collaboration, and communication are a must and proficiency with performance-based software, programs and certifications are required. Professional affiliations and industry leadership focused on the sustainability and performance market are a plus.

Experience and related skills shall include an advanced level of knowledge of the AIA’s Framework for Design Excellence and the 2030 Commitment, Post Occupancy Evaluation, and Indoor Air Quality, as well as technical knowledge of performance-based certifications such as WELL, ILFI Living Building, LEED, etc. Additional skills or experience with areas of behavioral research, surveys, subjective quantification, carbon assessments, LCA and areas of social equity and justice are a plus.

This is a unique opportunity to join an architectural practice that is a well-established and recognized leader in the areas of performance and design excellence. If you possess a genuine passion for sustainability and are seeking new career opportunities and growth potential, OPN Architects would like you on our team!

Qualified candidates should apply online at Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Jen Wasek