Our Passion

CannonDesigners are passionate about our purpose, “Together, we create design solutions to the greatest challenges facing our clients and society.” We seek talented, diverse individuals who share our passion and are motivated to meet the challenge.

Featured Careers: Engineering Opportunities

Engineering helps us solve some of the most challenging problems our clients and the world have. Check out some of our engineering stories below and view our open opportunities if you’re interested in joining our team.

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Lighting Design Deflategate Missouri University of Science & Technology’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Building Mike Reilly (left) works with Ralph McCormick to review engineering diagrams.

Join us in making an impact. If you share our passion and would like to join our team, please search our current career opportunities and apply now.

We Help Our People Succeed

CannonDesign believes in the power of our people to take their careers to new heights. We empower employees to pursue their goals with robust professional development and learning opportunities including:


We help our people connect with leaders and others across the firm to learn new skills, gain invaluable experience and insights, and grow both personally and professionally. Mentoring at CannonDesign knows no bounds as relationships can exist across disciplines and locations. We work with employees to build a diverse developmental network to best support their individual career goals.

CannonDesign Academy

We actively invest in the growth and development of our employees via robust learning opportunities offered through our award-winning CannonDesign Academy. By challenging, developing, and inspiring our employees, our Academy plays an integral role in the cultivation of new knowledge, ideas, and innovative solutions for clients. Additionally, Academy programming is designed to help employees meet the educational requirements for professional registration.

Professional Development and Licensing

We support our employees’ efforts to further develop their education and skills to enhance their careers at CannonDesign. This support encompasses financial assistance, preparation, mentoring and rewards for achieving certification, licensure or registration.

Benefits and Compensation

CannonDesign offers competitive compensation and benefit packages for our employees.  While these programs may vary slightly for Canadian and International employees, key benefits include:

  • Health Benefits
    Medical Coverage
    Dental Coverage
    Vision Coverage
    Flexible Spending Accounts
    Health Savings Accounts
    Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual Leave
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Retirement Planning
    401(k) Plan
    Officer stock ownership plan
  • Financial Protection
    Life Insurance
    AD&D Insurance
    Short Term Disability
    Voluntary Long Term Disability
    AD&D, Accident, Critical Illness and Specified Disease and Long Term Care Insurances
    Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Professional Development
    Educational Reimbursement
    Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Rewards
    Spot Bonuses
    Employee Referral Bonuses
    Associate Profitability Benefit
    Spotlight Recognition Award

NEXT council

NEXT council is a revolving group of dynamic, non-management employees that collaborates closely with firm leadership. The council is charged with acting as a catalyst for change, advancing ideas and innovations from frontline designers to the firm’s top levels, and advocating for the next generation of CannonDesigners. In addition to the team’s here-and-now responsibilities, NEXT is a powerful venue for identifying and training our future leaders. All employees can apply to serve on NEXT council, no matter what position you hold or where you are in your career, offering a significant opportunity for professional development and direct access to management.

Learn more about CannonDesign’s culture.



Together, we create design solutions to the greatest challenges facing our clients and society.