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Little Diversified Architectural Consulting
Design Principal
Posted: November 30

When it comes to design, beauty and function are important. But, when you join Little, you become part of a national team that uncovers design opportunities and crafts design solutions that go well beyond that. You’ll elevate client performance in meaningful ways and you’ll improve our world by thoughtfully implementing sustainable and regenerative design practices. You’ll create places that allow our communities to thrive. Ultimately, you will create a better future.

As one of the nation’s most progressive design firms, Little is seeking a Design Principal who can continually elevate the quality of our work in our Arlington, VA (DC) office through positive leadership, a collaborative work style, and deep design expertise. This high-impact position works with a transdisciplinary team while leading the design of a wide range of project types and is responsible for intently listening to client goals, identifying challenges, crafting ideas, and executing solutions that elevate client performance.

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Why Little:

Little is a place where you’ll surround yourself with colleagues who have different areas of expertise, are from different cultures and generations, and embody different talents, experiences, and passions. In fact, if you ask our employees what keeps them excited about coming to work each day, you’ll hear that it’s the people. It’s also our culture and the chance to be part of creating a better future through our work. We embrace a culture of teaching and learning through cross-mentoring that spans generations, disciplines, talents, and interests and we strive to give each person exposure to the widest possible array of experiences. We care intensely about our clients and each other, and we do our best to spark a spirit of creativity and excitement in everyone around us.

History, culture, diversity, and more culture. That’s why we love the DC area. Our employees here are known as a close-knit community who not only bring great ideas to the table but who make each other better. Whether a gathering around Pie (for national Pi day) or a brainstorm to uncover the next big design idea, you’ll be surrounded by diverse people with diverse expertise who care about your future. And, with such great mass transit, you won't even need a car.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your letter of interest, resume, and portfolio to

At Little, we prioritize diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, Little prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Little is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact or a member of our HR Team.