Oculus Inc., an architecture and interior design firm, has hired Joshua Rayles, AIA NCARB, to serve as the managing principal of the firm’s Dallas office. In his role, Rayles will oversee the daily operations, business development, and team management in Dallas, as well as focus on enhancing the firm’s regional footprint in the aviation, healthcare, commercial, and specialty retail markets.
“We look forward to seeing what kind of impact Joshua’s leadership will have to our office in Dallas,” said Lisa Bell-Reim, Oculus Inc. president. “His wide variety of experience in both high-performance buildings and facilitating strong client relationships will be an immediate asset to our company as we continue to grow our staff and capabilities in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area.”
“Oculus has a strong reputation for creating award-winning work and delivering unmatched service to its clients,” said Rayles. “I am thrilled to start this new chapter at Oculus and see tremendous potential in expanding the firm’s footprint in the years to come.”
Rayles brings more than 18 years of architectural experience to Oculus with expertise in a variety of projects ranging from ground up corporate mixed-use campuses to airport terminals.
He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the American Association of Airport Executives. He is currently overseeing the upfront planning and design of a clinic and community center for Cook Children’s in Dallas.