Baltimore-based DDG – an internationally renowned design, planning, architecture, and graphics company – has named Joel Mission, LEED AP, to serve as Senior Project Designer.
Mission brings more than 20 years of diversified experience to DDG.“Joel’s extensive background includes work on everything from
theme parks and hospitality destinations to retail, residential, mixed-use, and office developments,” says Ahsin Rasheed, Chairman, CEO and President of DDG. “He represents a tremendous addition to the DDG team which will enhance our competitive posture and, ultimately, benefit our many clients.”
Prior to joining DDG, Mission was Project Manager and Senior Designer with CBA Architects in Orlando, Florida. There, he handled a variety of projects, including the Orlando Medical Hotel, The Dunes Clubhouse and Beach Gazebo in South Carolina, and the Montera and Martin multi-family developments, both in Florida.
A graduate of LCC in the Philippines, Mission has also served as Senior Architect and Lead Designer with Z&C Architecture, Interior & Planning in Shanghai, China; Senior Project Architect and Senior Designer with ATKINS in Florida, USA; and Project Manager and Architect with LTW & Partners in Singapore.
DDG is a recognized as an industry leader with a reputation for quality, innovative, and visionary design for more than three decades. DDG’s ingenuity, creativity, and professional passion for designing sustainable, evocative, and iconic energized environments, large or small, is reflected in their portfolio of award-winning and financially successful projects around the world. Among the company’s many highly successful, award-winning commercial endeavors are Istanbul, Turkey’s Istinye Park, Pondok Indah in Jakarta, Indonesia, Easton Town Center near Columbus, Ohio, and the 2013 ICSC Latin America Shopping Center Award winning Portales retail project in Guatemala City.
“Each of these projects demonstrate DDG’s unique ability to integrate multiple disciplines and diverse resources in order to create truly memorable places where ideas, commerce, dreams, and lifestyles converge in new and sensational ways,” notes Rasheed.