Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an intermediate architectural designer.

The Intermediate Architectural Designer is liable for designing projects like buildings, urban landscapes and parks and consulting with the landscape consultant to understand the construction site as well as create different concepts for the project.

The primary responsibilities include incorporating the customer's voice in concepts, architectural designs, adding in client comments on concepts, architectural designers work with engineers to create a design that works within the customer's budget, providing drawings to the building team and monitor progress to make sure it is faithful to the design, inspecting the building to ensure it meets the clients' standards, producing CAD drawings, renderings, layouts and color brands for special architectural design, ensuring compliance with required codes and standards,

Employee Performance Goals Sample

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


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Maintain a calm and composed attitude when someone is venting negative feelings and emotions

Give other people ample time to talk before contributing again.

[employee comments goal]

Adapt to new technology and innovative ways of using it to solve problems.

Show enough willingness, determination, and initiative, always to find solutions to any problem.

[employee comments goal]

Broaden or deepen the discussions as needed by asking only open-ended questions and avoiding questions that only require Yes or No answers

Provide group members with materials and tools necessary to make discussions run smoothly

[employee comments goal]

Follow the company's policies and rules in executing each task as a group

Encourage one another especially during challenging times in the company

[employee comments goal]

Challenge the old solutions by coming up with new ones that solve today's problems

Be enthusiastic to learn new truths that come with application methods

[employee comments goal]

Be a good team player without holding any prejudice against any member of the company

Be available to assist those that require your help at all times

[employee comments goal]

Help others to perform tasks that are provided without feeling shortchanged

Communicate effectively in every situation to every person in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Learn who works best through the phone, email, personal visits, or instant messaging and try to utilize their preferences when communicating with colleagues

Make sure to communicate with other employees and own bosses about company projects on regular basis in order to avoid making mistakes while handling them

[employee comments goal]

Work in a positive team environment in order to gain new perspectives and reduce bad stress when the going gets tough

Embrace failed projects as learning opportunities and review own performance to spot potential alternatives one could have taken to achieve more positive results

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to make better strategic decisions based on accurate data about new trends

Show willingness to learn more about scientific and technical market research

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


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:

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