ABOUT US

We are experts who plan, design, manage and deliver unique solutions.

Origin Design® is a full-service professional design firm offering architecture; engineering, including land development, municipal, structural, traffic & transportation and water resources; field services and land survey.

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Our people.

Our highly qualified team meets the needs of our clients with creativity, talent and technical expertise.

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Client-focused creatives and technical experts. Let’s get to know each other.

Meet our team

What we do.

We deliver impactful, sustainable solutions to help the clients and communities we work with thrive and grow.

What starts as just an idea, can rise to transform an entire community. More importantly, it can profoundly and directly impact the quality of an individual person’s life—not just today, but tomorrow and beyond. That idea starts here.

WORKING ON TOMORROW

Let’s work on tomorrow. Together.

Our mission.

Creating a better tomorrow.

Our values.

Our history.

Building on our past.
Shaping tomorrow together.

Since 1982, Origin Design (formerly IIW) has built a reputation of delivering impactful, sustainable solutions. Our team has helped the clients and communities we work with thrive and grow. That won’t ever change.

Our history
Denny Waugh
I have a great deal of confidence in this next generation of employee owners, and I’m very enthused about their capabilities and dedication to the same mission as its founders. We do not want that to change.

Dennis Waugh Co-Founder

Follow our journey.

Throughout the month of March, we're highlighting one of our core values and sharing what it means to our employee owners. Human Resources Manager, Troy Wright, shares about how he views service in his role at Origin Design.

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Happy International Women's Day! We're lucky to have so many talented women at Origin Design! Join us in celebrating them not just today but every day!

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Happy Engineer's Week! We wouldn't be able to do the work that we do without the individuals pictured here! Thank you all for being apart of the #origincrew!

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At Origin Design, we are committed to our core values: Ownership Mindset, Continuous Improvement, Community, Excellence and Service. Our employee recognition program is tied to them—if someone is representing a core value, employees can recognize their fellow co-workers by awarding an “Impression." The person that receives the most Impressions throughout the year is recognized. Morgan Johnson was recently named the recipient of our 1st Annual Impressions Award for the impressions she received in 2023. Congrats, Morgan!

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We're coming to a location near you! Check out where else we're headed this spring and while you're at it, check out our careers page to see our open positions!

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Congratulations, Emily Crowe, on being named the 2023 Waugh Award Recipient. The Waugh Award, created in honor of our co-founder, Dennis Waugh, recognizes an Origin employee that supports and furthers the company’s Mission-Vision-Values. We're so proud to have you on our #origincrew!

Hey College Students, check out the list below to see if we're stopping by your college soon! And while you're at it, check out our careers page to see which positions we are hiring for!

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Happy Origin Design Day! Origin Design's offices will be closed today to honor the day we were founded, February 1, 1982.

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Will Bierman recently joined Origin Design as an Engineering Designer on our Structural Team! Welcome to the #origincrew, Will!

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Andy Goedken is celebrating 10 years at Origin Design! We're so lucky to have you on our #origincrew! Happy Anniversary, Andy!

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Join us in welcoming, Jonathon Kline to Origin Design! Jonathon will serve as a Civil Engineer on our Land Development team. Welcome to the #origincrew, Jonathon! #origindesign #yourfuturestartshere #workingontomorrow

Happy 15th Anniversary, Nick Schneider! We're so lucky to have you on our #origincrew! Join us in congratulating Nick on reaching this milestone!#origindesign #workingontomorrow #itstartshere

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