BOSTON — Architecture and interiors firm Dyer Brown has announced a raft of new hires in key roles across several of its design studios, both at the Boston headquarters and in the Southeastern States office. United in Atlanta.
The new recruits represent a strategic effort to support the goals of emerging and leading companies in the corporate work, hospitality, higher education, life sciences and behavioral health sectors, as well as for property developers, owners and managers.
The list of hires includes the addition of Darrin Hunter, Assoc. AIA, to a full-time position as an experiential graphic designer, after many years as a consultant and photographer within the firm. The first quarter of 2022 also saw the addition to Dyer Brown’s roster of Anna Dockery as senior interior designer; Samantha Worth, NCIDQ, as interior designer; and Liz Rogal as a junior interior designer. The company also announced that Katie Moulder, NCIDQ, has joined the Southeast US office in Atlanta as interior designer and project manager.
“At Dyer Brown, we are driven by design excellence,” says President Brent Zeigler, AIA, IIDA, “and that has always been a cornerstone of our commitment to all of our customers, from small startups to global brands in the Fortune 500. This latest wave of recruiting ensures that we can continue to innovate and lead, delivering the best possible results for every project.”
Zeigler also notes that the designers are joining the company at a time of major restructuring, with the establishment of an in-house studio co-led by Hunter and Design Director Karen Bala, AIA, LEED AP, which will be dedicated to supporting the project work, expand service offerings, and foster mentoring and career development. According to Zeigler, “We envision a future for Dyer Brown that is non-hierarchical, with a completely flat team structure, as this approach is best able to maintain peak productivity, design excellence and customer satisfaction. employed simultaneously and on a long-term basis.” Details on the five new team members follow:
Darrin Hunter, Assoc. AIA brings to her new full-time role more than 20 years of experience as an experiential architect, photographer, educator and graphic designer. A longtime consultant to Dyer Brown, Hunter founded his own design company, Dish Design, after five years as a professor of graphic design at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. Now a thought leader and regular speaker at regional and national design conferences, he continues to provide Dyer Brown clients with valuable contributions in the areas of branding, identity, environmental and experiential graphic design, digital and wayfinding design, photography and typography. and videography.
Anna Dockery assumes her new role as Senior Interior Designer with over 15 years of experience in design, sales and business development. After earning a BFA in Interior Design from Suffolk University, Dockery went on to work for notable local, national and global design firms as well as major producers of commercial lighting and furniture. In various senior roles, including Design Director and Principal Design, she has amassed an extensive portfolio of high-value built projects in the workplace, retail, residential and hospitality sectors. hotel industry, integrating its knowledge and experience of brand and human environments. centered design. For Dyer Brown, Dockery will focus on clients and projects in the workplace studio.
Samantha Worth, NCIDQ, joins Dyer Brown as an interior designer focused on workplace projects, bringing over a decade of professional experience to the table. Before completing her BS in Interior Design and Sustainable Design, magna cum laude, from Endicott College, Worth spent a semester studying abroad at the University of the Arts in Florence, learning important skills related to to lighting design and 3D digital design and rendering. His professional portfolio includes both residential and workplace work, with a focus on the technology and finance sectors.
Liz Rogal, comes to Dyer Brown with a Masters in Interior Architecture from Endicott College, joining the firm as a Junior Interior Designer. His considerable work experience includes time spent in the financial sector and the art world in addition to several years of work as an interior designer for a firm operating in the academic, hotel, residential and science sectors. the life. For Dyer Brown, Rogal will focus its efforts in the Asset Design + Support studio for the company’s owner, manager and developer client base.
Katie Moulder, NCIDQ, joins Dyer Brown’s office in the southeastern United States as interior designer and project manager. A graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, her significant expertise in the work and hospitality sectors is complemented by experience in the design of industrial projects, adding a unique supplement to the company’s combined insight. Moulder has already made herself indispensable to Dyer Brown’s clients in the labor and institutional sectors in and around the Atlanta metro area.
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