Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a senior architectural designer. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Senior Architectural Designer is responsible for overseeing the designing of such projects like urban landscapes, buildings, and parks. This position is required to meet with the client and discuss the budget as well as preferences and negotiate with the landscape consultant to learn the construction site and create various concepts for the project for availability to the client.

Other important tasks for this position includes creating designers that work within the customer's budget, providing drawings to the construction team and monitoring progress to make sure it is faithful to the design, inspecting the building to ensure it meets the client's standards, compiling the required data and performing dimensional and routinely calculations that are necessary for the preparation of drawings and design layouts, ensuring compliance with the required codes and standards,

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

LISTENING SKILLS: Listening Skills are a practical ability to accurately receive and interpret messages you receive during the communication process to ensure flow and accuracy are maintained.

Interrupts others when they are expressing their views and opinions.

Has difficulty seeking clarification to issues that are not well understood

1

INNOVATION: Innovation is the process of translating new invention into a service that creates value or brings better solutions that meet the requirements.

Knows how to receive and give constructive feedback to other people's ideas.

Shows great ability to assess and manage any form of risks that might arise.

2

FACILITATION: Facilitation is making tasks or life easy for others while ensuring the daily running of successful meetings or workshops or business at large.

Goes absent without official leave; disappears for days without any explanation to the group members

Does not provide group members with materials or tools necessary for effective group discussions

1

DECISION MAKING: Decision Making is the art of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information and assessing alternative resolutions before settling on one.

Relies on past experiences and expected results and is unwilling to take the initiative, gather additional input or confirm assumptions

Fails to connect the problem to the overall company strategy thus ends up making bad decisions

1

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY: Equal Opportunity and Diversity means having employees from a wide range of background that includes different ages, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief, educational background, physical ability and treating them equally.

Submits both to the management and coworkers giving everyone an easy time

Always wears a smile while serving others no matter the situation

2

ENTHUSIASM: Enthusiasm is an intense enjoyment or a lively interest in a certain thing with a zest and a strong belief that can be felt by those around you.

Makes a list of all the good things in one's own life and uses it a boost whenever in need of an emotional boost

Regularly exercises and eats the right food in order to level self-energy up and feel good about oneself physically

2

PRACTICAL THINKING: Practical Thinking is the skill to think creatively about projects or work that requires your full attention to be completed and to bring great results.

Analyzes small things until they become bigger and scarier leading to a negative view of those things

Looks at the situation at hand from only one point of view, and examines only a few factors thus makes premature decisions

1

ROLE AWARENESS: Role Awareness is the ability to be informed of your role in a given environment as well as understand the expectations placed on a position and to see how they are met apparently.

Is not willing to learn new things and does not pay attention when being trained to take on a new role

Takes up too many tasks or projects but assigns little time for them thus ends up submitting work done poorly

1

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Project Management is structuring a to-do list for your project or company containing tasks and responsibilities as well as creating a roadmap for the execution of those duties promptly.

Has poor organization skills thus sometimes fails to know who does what, and when, or whether a project is complete or not

Does not take ownership of the project; shows the unwillingness to commit or see the project through to successful completion

1

BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS: Business Trend Awareness is the capacity to be conscious of the changing ways in which the companies are developing in the marketplace.

Lacks enough understanding about the current market trends and does not make enough efforts to improve

Rarely bothers to know what customers want and ends up losing existing customers and prospects

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

LISTENING SKILLS:

How well can you rate your listening ability skills when having a conversation?

Give an instance that you did not listen carefully and you ended up messing the situation.

[employee comments]
INNOVATION:

What is the worst decision you had ever made when you were trying to solve a particular problem?

Do you delegate work and how has it benefitted you as an individual?

[employee comments]
FACILITATION:

Is there a time when you have faced challenges when coordinating a group? How did you overcome the challenges?

Is there a time when you assigned different tasks to group members, but the work was not done as you expected? What do you think was the problem? How did you fix it?

[employee comments]
DECISION MAKING:

Describe a time when you have had to be relatively quick in coming to a decision. What was the outcome?

What are some of the things you are doing or have done to improve your decision-making skills?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Do you have weaknesses that showcase as you deal with others?

Are you available when your colleagues need you to help them?

[employee comments]
ENTHUSIASM:

Can you describe a time when you were totally lost in your work in a good way and time just flew by?

Can you think of a time when you sought a colleague's idea or opinion when working on a new project?

[employee comments]
PRACTICAL THINKING:

Describe a project that went wrong due to poor practical thinking strategies. How did the problem occur and how did you solve it?

How do you ensure that a certain source of information is reliable? Is there a time when you have made mistakes because someone had given you the wrong information? How did you handle the situation?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

What things have you done to improve your knowledge of your position in the company? How has this benefited the company?

In your opinion, do you think it is important for employers to develop ways to help employees become more aware of their positions it the company? Explain

[employee comments]
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

What stress management techniques and problem resolution models have you used while managing a project? Illustrate your answer with a real life example

In your opinion, what do you think is the most important quality of a project manager? Explain you answer

[employee comments]
BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS:

What strategies are you using to get the latest information about current trends?

What strategies are you using to survey your competitors and are you noticing any results?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date: