Founded by Lisa Moses, Designer and Educator based out of Denver, Colorado. Moses Operandi believes design is a practice of liberation.

 

We encourage our client's involvement throughout the design process, as we want to foster an environment of mutual respect so that they have a voice in the project. When this exists between client and designer, it makes possible the kind of thoughtful dialogue that will ensure the end result reflects the client’s particular values and aesthetics. We stand by our transparent process and the collaborative work we do together with our consultants and clients as it helps to develop lasting relationships. 

We believe integrating multidisciplinary theory and practice in our work is what makes possible deep, progressive engagement. We recognize the interdependence of art, design, theory, history, technology and use these elements as parts of an integrated practice in the development of our projects. We like to delve into issues concerning the structure of built form and the consequences of formal composition, tectonic and spatial manipulation. This approach to design makes possible a profound apprehension of space.

Biomimicry is a key aspect in our work, a way we seek out new ways that design can tie in with positive change. When put to practice, this ideology can connect people to the visceral aspects of their surroundings and begin to solve complex human problems. This, along with experimenting with graphics, material and structure, informs our expression of the confluence of art, design and architecture. We believe we are built to experience our immediate world in a holistic manner, and through our work, we aspire to cultivate a cross-disciplinary conversation.

 
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Lisa Moses
Principal, Design Director
Moses Operandi

Lisa is an interior architect, graphic designer, and artist. She is currently getting her general contracting Class B license in Denver. She holds a MIARCH from Rhode Island School of Design, Collegiate Teaching Certificate from Brown University, and BFA in Sculpture from Pennsylvania State University. 

She wants design and education to be a practice of liberation in order to make possible the kind risk-taking and thoughtful dialogue that leads to growth on a micro and macro scale in a community. Along with running her design studio over the past fifteen years, she has taught at a number of universities around the country. 

Her professional experience includes:

University of Colorado Denver
studiotrope Design Collective
Naropa University
Moxie Sozo
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
Rhode Island School of Design
University of Oregon
Wentworth Institute of Technology

 

Partners + Alliances

Track Architecture

trackarch.com
2265 Lawrence Street
Denver | CO | 80205

Apex Engineers

apex-engineers.com
2701 Lawrence Street
Denver | CO | 80205

BCER Engineering

bcer.com
5420 Ward Road
Arvada | CO | 80002

 

R&R Engineers

rrengineers.com
710 W Colfax Avenue
Denver | CO | 80204

Corvus Design Build

corvusdesignbuild.com
4256 Elati Street
Denver | CO | 80216

Open Positions


Interior Designer

We are currently seeking a talented, motivated and driven designer to join our expanding multidisciplinary studio.

Applicants must be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and preferably Vectorworks and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Applicants should have at least 3 years experience outside of school including but not limited to:

  • restaurants, cafés, bars
  • residential projects
  • commercial structures

Previous experience in design competitions and exhibition work a plus.

Applicants should be confident and able to take on responsibility in a project management position and have interest in developing a materials library.

The salary will be commensurate with experience. To apply, please email Lisa at lisa@mosesoperandi.com, or fill out form below with your cover letter, CV and portfolio.

Qualifications

  • design or architectural degree or equivalent experience
  • strong knowledge of construction, preferably at least three years’ experience
  • be creative and passionate about design
  • have good knowledge of 2D construction detailing and 3D visualization
  • strong hand sketching skills
  • the ability to work on multiple projects, managing time effectively and meet varying deadlines
  • have a strong portfolio that demonstrates innovation and creativity

Graphic Designer

We are looking for a highly creative and enthusiastic graphic designer to join our multidisciplinary studio.

Applicants will have excellent creative and communications skills and should have at least 1 year of experience outside of school working on:

  • branding and identity projects
  • environmental graphics
  • variety of print collateral
  • wayfinding systems

The salary will be commensurate with experience. To apply, please email Lisa at lisa@mosesoperandi.com, or fill out form below with your cover letter, CV and portfolio.

Qualifications

  • design or graphic design degree or equivalent experience
  • demonstrable graphic design skills and expertise, with a strong portfolio
  • thorough knowledge of up-to-date, industry leading software and technologies, including Adobe Creative Suite
  • sharp eye for detail, originality and a passion for design
  • self-motivated
  • strong time management, communication and organizational skills

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