Improving Lives Through Design

HDJ is a leading national A/E firm supporting a diverse range of clients and projects. Founded along the shores of Lake Michigan in 1936, HDJ is a full-service architectural, engineering, and planning firm.

Aerial view of a group of affordable housing apartment buildings, called Grand View Place, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

HDJ’s team of talented professionals takes pride working collaboratively to solve some of the country’s toughest challenges: affordable housing, healthcare, access to healthy foods, and senior care.

We strive to meet the needs of our employees through a rewarding work environment, employee and family events, and a fun atmosphere in which to work. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and encourage innovation, creativity and continual education.

Explore opportunities to join our team and help improve lives through design.


Our team combines creativity, experience, resourcefulness, and collaboration to provide the best possible design solutions to achieve our client’s project objectives.

Interior Design

HDJ conceives interiors that meet our client’s vision, while meeting demands set forth by regulatory and code requirements.


HDJ’s engineers are experienced and respected experts, providing full-service MEP.


HDJ has actively integrated BIM into our workflow process with the Autodesk Revit Building software. Revit allows for 3D presentation of concepts and ideas, while simultaneously creating working drawings.

Commercial brick building entrance

Sustainable design has been defined as the “balancing of environmental, economic and social concerns.” However it may be viewed, sustainable design makes environmental sense and business sense because it often reduces operating costs, reduces waste management costs, and increases productivity.

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