Project Captain

At MA Design, we work together every day toward our mission of enriching lives through innovative design. Our core values guide our motivation to perform and excel as a team. Working for our firm, you will join a team of over 90 passionate professionals, banded together by a dedication to design and a commitment to community. We are thought leaders, always seeking to leverage our expertise to enhance communities and elevate human experiences. Our company culture is genuine and supportive, built on a foundation of strong relationships, shared passion for great design, and a penchant for fun.

If you are a dynamic, innovative, and driven team player, we’d love to talk.

MA Design is hiring a Project Captain for our Columbus office. In this role, you will develop and internally coordinate the production of sets of design documents with limited guidance. You will support the project lead and team during all phases of project delivery as needed.

What you will do:

  • Produce, manage, and coordinate construction documentation using Revit.
  • Produce models and design drawings for internal and external use
  • Assist project lead in communication and coordination with clients, consultants, and team members.
  • Takes direction from project lead; works with a team and leads drawing production on projects.
  • Perform construction administration duties with limited guidance.
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative duties associated with projects as needed or assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned - assignments may include higher level work for the purposes of training/development

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or related field; 4+ years experience
  • High level of proficiency in Revit; Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office
  • Solid understanding of construction methods required and sustainable solutions
  • Willingness and ability to take on progressive responsibilities with the goal of advancing
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Understanding of project lifecycle and phase progression
  • Willingness and ability to learn and understand MA's internal QA/QC process
  • Positive attitude in line with MA core values

Why choose MA?


Research led and insight driven, we pride ourselves on hiring the best in the industry, giving them the freedom to explore and design as they create space for change. 

With firm differentiators like our Sustainability and Experiential Design services, we continue to explore new opportunities as we stay committed to finding the design solutions and strategies that set our clients up for success for now, and what’s next. 

By joining MA, you will find yourself fulfilled from your work, driven by your passion in purpose, a part of a culture of collaboration, and a place where you belong, as together we work to design the future of our communities, and beyond.

In addition, we offer the following benefits and perks:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including a choice of two health insurance plans, plus vision and dental; options for HSA, HRA, and FSA; opportunities for life insurance, disability, critical illness, and accident coverage
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO) bank merges sick, vacation, and personal time, which allows you to the flexibility to use your paid time off as you see fit
  • Seven paid holidays, two half-day paid holidays, and three floating holidays
  • 401(k) profit sharing plan and retirement savings advising
  • Impromptu get-togethers
  • Workstation flexibility, including a cafe space, hoteling stations, and standing desk compatibility
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Ample opportunities for community engagement with our CSR partners
  • Casual atmosphere with a supportive and collaborative team

Core Values

  • Always Passionate
  • Give More Than You Get
  • Relentlessly Innovative
  • Stronger Together
  • Energetically Optimistic
  • Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable
  • Treat Others As They Want To Be Treated

MA Design provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MA Design complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

MA Design expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MA Design's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.