Jennifer Christiaansen


Director of Operations


+1 (612) 851-5011

With 20 years of experience in architecture, Jennifer specializes in the combination of strategic management and innovative design.

As Director of Operations for our Minneapolis office (studioIDS), Jennifer combines her design and business background to effectively lead the studio, support the creative process, and deliver superior projects and services for our clients. Jennifer is responsible for facilitating innovative architecture, empowering entrepreneurial staff, utilizing inventive technology, developing successful project delivery processes and cultivating a collaborative studio culture. She has worked at progressive and award-winning firms in both Chicago and Minneapolis, including our own Chicago studio. She has both designed and managed a variety of projects, specializing in corporate / commercial / civic, higher education, and commercial interiors.

Jennifer believes that each project requires a rigorous business approach and design methodology from the earliest stages of a proposal through the creation of documents and construction. She is dedicated to an innovative and successful studioIDS, and through her commitment to accountability and communication she empowers all staff to reach their highest creative potential.