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HMC Architects Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2019

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Found 81 reviews

4.6
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Brian Staton
36 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work/Life balance is terrific, this office works 4 9-hour days and only 4 hours on Fridays (off at noon)(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great people, great projects and great designs(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "A top-heavy office with little working hands(in 5 reviews)

  • "Your hard work is not gonna be valued and you are losing your life balance(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Work here, you'll love it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get to work with talented Architects. Everyone at HMC, architects, administrators, designers, is incredibly smart, talented, and hardworking. The culture and environment is all about teamwork. HMC Architects design schools, hospitals, and civic spaces. If you want to make an impact HMC is the place. The work is challenging and fun, your opinions matter, and your role is valued and appreciated. Employee...

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    Cons

    None that I can think of

    HMC Architects2019-04-22
  2. "Love It!"

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    Current Employee - Receptionist/Administrative Assistant 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the most fun places I've worked at in a while.

    Cons

    Some disconnect between corporate upper management and lower level employees.

    Advice to Management

    Communication!

    HMC Architects2019-04-09
  3. "great place to work, highly skilled and friendly professionals, motivating environment"

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    Current Employee - Architect in San Jose, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    variety of projects, great and knowledgeable professionals, great opportunity in professional growth, flexible schedule

    Cons

    no Cons I can think of

    HMC Architects2019-04-05
  4. "Honor to work at HMC! Purpose driven firm."

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    Current Employee - Project Leader in Ontario, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Mission Inspiring Leadership (K-12) Benefits Work-Family balance Growth opportunities

    Cons

    Some dated/old school management that need to skill up to current real time skills and work flow needs. Project timeline can get pretty lengthy and monotonous.

    Advice to Management

    Need explore a broader spectrum in project types/sizes to stretch our experiences and avoid monotony!

    HMC Architects2019-04-02
  5. "Great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ontario, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome culture and work is very engaging. Management gives you space to own your work and make a meaningful contribution. Offers lots of flexibility so you can live life and have a great job too.

    Cons

    None to share at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

    HMC Architects2019-04-01
  6. "A common purpose"

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    Current Employee - People Person in Ontario, CA
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time

    Pros

    Great talent, caring people, designing stronger communities!

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Set the sights high, know how our people are contributing, provide authentic, enthusiastic encouragement!

    HMC Architects2019-04-01
  7. "HMC is a Great Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - BIM Administrator in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Benefit Plans Competitive Pay (recently evaluated) Employee Owned (ESOP) 401K Match Bonus Plans On Site Gym, Basketball Court, Ping Pong Table, Bikes (Ontario Office) On Site Training (in Select Offices) On site Coffee Bars (in select Offices) Strives to stay current on industry Technology Electric Car Charging Stations (Ontario Office) Super Friendly staff AWS Schedule Option (Every other Friday off)...

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    Cons

    Hardware is in the process of being upgraded but currently we have several different types of machines, laptops, monitors, docking stations

    HMC Architects2019-04-01
  8. "Great Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, great projects and great designs. Proud to work for such an amazing company that continues to impact our communities.

    Cons

    No Cons to at the moment.

    HMC Architects2019-03-28
  9. "Amazing workplace environment and equally amazing benefits!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, camaraderie, benefits, and amazing project portfolio.

    Cons

    None that i know of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

    HMC Architects2019-03-28
  10. "A Dynamic and Growing Office!"

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    Current Employee - Principal In Charge in San Jose, CA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at HMC Architects full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Projects lead by a philosophy of high performance, award winning design. Staff mentoring is always a key part of the culture as well as giving back to the communities we live and work in. Work/Life balance is terrific, this office works 4 9-hour days and only 4 hours on Fridays (off at noon). The San Jose office is a state of the art workplace located on the 7th floor of a downtown tower. The building has a...

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    Cons

    The firm does not do small project or custom homes. Its an "open space plan" office, some find this distracting.

    HMC Architects2019-03-22
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