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Responsible for Growth, Strategic Planning and Day-to-Day Operations for Recruiting Team

HOUSTON, Texas (June 21, 2022) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced that Josh Kiddle has been promoted to Director, Recruiting in the firm’s Houston, Texas office. Kiddle is responsible for the growth, strategic planning and day-to-day operations for the Recruiting team.

Kiddle joined Ware Malcomb as a Recruiter in 2017, bringing extensive full-lifecycle recruitment experience focused on Architecture and Engineering. In 2018, he was promoted to Corporate Recruiter, and, two years later, to Recruiting Manager. A strong proponent of recruitment-related technology, he implemented a new tracking system for Ware Malcomb to streamline firmwide recruiting strategy.

“Josh’s impactful partnerships with leaders and understanding of their technical requirements have made him an indispensable team member throughout our firm,” said Tobin Sloane, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for Ware Malcomb.

“Josh’s knowledge of the design industry and passion for our company allow us to continually attract the best talent in the industry. We congratulate him on this promotion and look forward to his continued success at Ware Malcomb,” said Leslie Espiritu, Director, Human Resources for Ware Malcomb.

Kiddle has more than a decade of recruiting experience. Since Kiddle joined Ware Malcomb, the firm has more than doubled its companywide employee headcount and has opened seven additional office locations worldwide. Under Kiddle’s leadership, the Recruiting team supports Ware Malcomb’s 27 offices across the Americas. Ware Malcomb was recently named as a ‘Best Firm to Work For’ by Zweig Group, a list that recognizes the top firms in the U.S. and Canada based on their workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates and more.


About Ware Malcomb (

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 30 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 30 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at

Ware Malcomb Houston

4900 Woodway Drive, Suite 15

Houston, TX 77056

P: 281.954.2514

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