Flad Architects

Director of the Boston Office

Location US-MA-Boston
# Positions


If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each persons’ ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is growing and we are looking for a Director of the Boston Office. This strategic role’s primary focus is to grow Flad’s depth and breadth in the Science & Technology market along with providing day-to-day operations leadership of the Boston office. Flad is a national architectural firm, with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people’s lives.

How will your days be spent

  • Providing day-to-day leadership with consulting input from Flad leadership.
  • Identify, cultivate, and engage new science clients to secure new projects.
  • Support marketing, project delivery needs, including efforts such as project management, strategic planning, business development.
  • Enhance office practices, performance, staff recruitment, and retention.
  • Attend, support, and contribute to national Science and Technology and academic practice initiatives including participation at reoccurring internal team meetings and annual business development planning efforts.
  • Identify, market, and secure new project work for the Boston office as well as the overall Flad organization.
  • Guide the team in the preparation of responsive and appropriate solutions with respect to client needs, best practices, and creativity and innovation.

What you bring to this role


  • Minimum 15 years architectural experience with 5 or more years of recent project management and business development experience with S&T facilities. Projects completed with multiple clients ideal.
  • Previous office and or studio leadership experience preferred.
  • Proven record of effective business development and project management with the ability to approach clients, win project work, maintain on-going client relations, and handle multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Bachelor’s degree in in architecture or related field, required.
  • Master’s Degree in architecture preferred.
  • Registered Architect in the United States or National Council of Architecture Registration Board (NCARB) certified preferred.
  • LEED Accreditation preferred.

Other Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Office required.
  • Ability to travel to clients job sites as needed.

Flad offers a wide range of benefits including:

  • hybrid work environment
  • health, dental and vision insurance
  • generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • financial health and wellness benefits - retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits, including mass transit and parking; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, annual professional registration and organization reimbursement


Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at humanresources@flad.com.


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