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AIA Philadelphia provides a number of services for people looking for jobs in architecture, as well as for architects looking for employees. Below are the most current listing of opportunities.

Current Job Opportunities

Business Development Manager
Wu & Associates, Inc. is looking for a highly motivated, innovative Business Development Manager to join our team in the Greater Philadelphia area. This person will be responsible for developing new business opportunities, in both the private and public sectors, and managing relationships with clients, designers, and internal team members. Responsibilities: • Top priority – uncover new project opportunities in the Tri-State area and nationally.  Develop new market sectors with an emphasis on Fortune 500 corporations. • Identify and develop relationships with industry professionals to generate new business opportunities.  Invitations to bid on a selected bidders list  Direct negotiation projects  Referral sources (i.e. architects, industry consultants)  Meet with potential project owners • Research and analyze key economic factors that may influence market activity within specific niche markets or geographic areas. • Attend trade shows and other associations’ meetings to stay abreast of market conditions, competition, and establish relationships with existing clients and prospects. • Analyze market activity for ideal project pursuits. • Provide ongoing progress updates on new business development activities. • Coordinate and manage the proposal process.  Composition of technical proposals to support prequalification and bid submissions  Develop subcontractor base in new markets • Oversee marketing activities to support the image and reputation of the company. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree required. • Outstanding presentation and relationship building skills. • Ability to travel as needed. • Broad and in-depth business background with a reasonable working knowledge of design/build construction. • Must have a driver's license with good driving record. • Pass background checks and drug tests. Position is salary plus commission commensurate experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation and Simple IRA. Wu & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are considered. At Wu & Associates, our mission is to improve the built environment through excellence in sustainability, safety and customer satisfaction, with a cultural emphasis on diversity and knowledge. Since 1990, our firm has delivered award-winning design and construction services on a national level to high-profile clients ranging from federal government agencies to Fortune 500 corporations, with a focus on LEED sustainable design and historic preservation. Join our team of cutting-edge professionals in an innovative small business atmosphere.
Superintendent
Wolfe Scott, general contractors and builders, is seeking Project Superintendents. Since 1968, Wolfe Scott has been building quality projects. Join this vibrant and growing firm that provides clients with quality projects!
Intern Architect
Bernardon, an architecture, interior design and landscape architecture firm, with offices in Chester County, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware, is seeking a creative and passionate intern architect (0-5 years of experience). For more information about us, visit www.bernardon.com. Candidates must have a professional degree in architecture, excellent design, digital modeling and rendering abilities; an advanced command of Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Bluebeam, Photoshop and PowerPoint; and a tenacious, can-do attitude. This is a career opportunity, not just a job! To apply for the position, send resume and work examples to: Timothy J. Cassidy, Principal, Bernardon, 425 McFarlan Road, Suite 200, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348, tcassidy@bernardon.com.
Project Architect
Bernardon, an architecture, interior design and landscape architecture firm, with offices in Chester County, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware. Our practice is diverse and provides opportunities to work on a wide range project types in virtually all market sectors. We offer competitive compensation and a convivial work environment. For more information about us, visit www.bernardon.com. We are seeking a creative and passionate project architect with three to five years of experience; professional registration is required. Candidates must have excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills. This position requires experience in all aspects of the design process, from concept through construction documentation. An advanced command of Revit is essential. To apply for this position, send resume and work examples to: Timothy J. Cassidy, Principal, Bernardon, 425 McFarlan Road, Suite 200, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348, tcassidy@bernardon.com.
Senior Interior Designer
Bernardon, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm with offices in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, seeks a creative and passionate Senior Interior Designer with minimum five years of demonstrated experience in healthcare, institutional, and commercial/office design. Design Professional shall possess a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design with successful completion of the NCIDQ exam preferred. Successful candidate will be responsible for project management including developing and meeting project schedules and budgets; client interaction and client satisfaction; and independently managing multiple small to midsize interior design projects through all aspects of the design process including design, documentation, and construction phase services. Responsibilities may also include supervision of junior designers during a portion or all of a project. Candidate must be proficient in the development of program documents and generation of space planning concepts; researching, selecting, and specifying furniture, fixtures, finishes, and accessories; and documentation of architectural technical drawings and design details. Strong graphic, written, and verbal communication skills and proficiency in AutoCad and Revit are essential. To apply, send resume and work examples to: Timothy J. Cassidy, Principal, Bernardon, 425 McFarlan Road, Suite 200, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348, tcassidy@bernardon.com.
Entry Level Architect
CICADA Architecture/Planning, Inc. is seeking an entry-level intern architect to join our team. We seek someone who is an organized, competitive team player with good design instincts who wants well-rounded exposure to the full range of architectural tasks and services. Facility with Revit is a must. We offer comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities in a casual, team-oriented environment. E-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Mary Holland, mholland@cicadaarchitecture.com.
Project Leader
ISA – Interface Studio Architects seeks project leaders with 3-7+ years of experience in documentation and construction to join our team in Philadelphia. Candidates must be versatile designers, comfortable managing clients and staff, producing and coordinating documentation, and working both independently and collaboratively across all phases of a project. Applicants must have extensive technical expertise including familiarity with the building code, construction detailing, and all aspects of construction administration. Experience across a range of residential and commercial building types with knowledge of both wood frame and commercial building systems is preferred. Experience with documentation in both AutoCAD and Revit required. To apply, email CV and PDF work sample (5 sheets maximum) to jobs@is-architects.com. No calls please.
Junior Designer
ISA – Interface Studio Architects seeks project designers with 1-3 years of experience to join our team in Philadelphia or Cambridge, MA. Competitive candidates will possess strong design skills, be detail oriented, work well in a collaborative environment, and have a strong work ethic. Applicants should be well versed in Adobe software and comfortable with conceptual design in both 2D and 3D. Experience with construction documentation in AutoCAD and Revit preferred. To apply, email CV and PDF work sample (5 sheets maximum) to jobs@is-architects.com. No calls please.
Designer Draftsperson-Full Time - Experienced-3 to 5 years
POSITION AVAILABLE: Metcalfe Architecture & Design, a friendly,12 person, national award winning design practice in Center City seeks a project designer/draftsperson with 3 to 5 years of experience working in an architecture practice. We are looking for an employee who can take a piece of a project and run with it. We need an employee with strong design, CAD/Revit, 3D modelling, writing and organizational skills. A background in art or construction would be useful...yes all that! We are an architecture and exhibit design practice that focuses on schools, museums and exhibits, custom residential and retail projects. Our interest is in creating social spaces and using play to foster informal learning. See our work at www.metarchdesign.com Please contact Chis Kircher chrisk@metarchdesign.com by email (only) with “3 to 5 position” in the header, including a cover letter, resume and digital examples of your design work school work too).
AIA Bookstore Part-time Sales Associate
The AIA Bookstore & Design center is seeking a motivated retail professional for a part-time sales associate position at 30 – 35 hours a week! Preferred candidates will have a minimum of 1 year retail experience and possess strong customer service skills. Do you want to work in a creative environment with like-minded individuals and have the great luxury of working only a few feet away from the famed Reading Terminal Market? Have you ever visited the AIA Bookstore and thought about how much you love the unique products they carry? If any of these things peak your interest, then this job is for you. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service Assess customer needs and provide assistance and information on product features “Go the extra mile” to drive sales Maintain in-stock and presentable condition throughout entire store Actively seek out customers while in the store Remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options Cross sell products and services offered by AIA Philadelphia Team up with co-workers to ensure proper customer service Build productive trust relationships with customers Accurate cash handling procedures Requirements Proven working experience in a retail environment Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices Solid communication and interpersonal skills Customer service focus Retail merchandising experience preferred Flexible schedule and weekend availability High school degree Please submit cover letter and resume.
Project Manager/Project Architect
PROJECT MANAGER/PROJECT ARCHITECT SFCS is a full-service architectural, engineering, planning and interior design firm that specializes in the design of senior living, education, healthcare and government facilities nationwide. Our most recent marketing efforts have resulted in an increase in exciting new project work and require us to expand our staff. The following position is now available in our Philadelphia, PA office: Licensed Project Architect with 7 to 10 years’ experience working on medium to large scale projects – senior living, education, healthcare, and government projects preferred. Successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture or related discipline from an accredited university with “well-rounded” design, management and production skills. The position requires candidate to perform all aspects of architecture, including management tasks, for the full duration of a project. This is inclusive of, but not limited to, the following: • Proposal preparation and interview participation • Meeting with clients to assist in determining scope of work • Develop and administer AIA contracts with clients and consultants • Ability to develop and monitor project budgets and schedules • Ability to design and provide concepts and schematic design packages • Ability to lead an architectural team and delegate specific tasks to team members, including consultants • Excellent client interface capabilities and organization skills including ability to lead team meetings • Prepare design development and construction documents, including coordination with engineering team • Understanding of AIA Masterspecs, including ability to prepare and write specifications, including Division 0 and 1 • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite • Strong written and communication skills are a must • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2014 or later version and/or Revit 2014 • Construction administration experience is a plus SFCS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Submit resume with cover letter by email to resumes@sfcs.com EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Design Director
Sargenti Architects Philadelphia is organized around a highly collaborative corporate/commercial design team and we are seeking a senior lead designer for our Philadelphia Division. We would like to see this lead position reflect integrity in core design values and embody a distinctive style. Our lead design team works in concert with production, team members and colleagues to achieve goals related to project quality and process and extensive communications while satisfying clients. We would like to see someone in this position who plays part in the design production process all the way through from inception to completion with the team. This includes the formation of preliminary design concepts, direct communication and discussion with clients to develop concepts as well as overseeing production accuracy. The right candidate is a highly creative, dynamic, and personable multi-tasker with excellent communication skills. orchestrating and organizing the process of project team members focused on design, development, and delivery of outstanding solutions for the many dimensions of client work. Design Directors have responsibility for sustaining and managing client relationships. As a member of the senior team, our technical directors are established to promote sophistication, design excellence, elevate the quality of smart design, and achieve recognition for clients and the firm. Responsibilities: • Organize, Manage then Lead design team through all phases of interior/architecture projects including guiding, advising, and mentoring other designers on projects, developing design direction and leading design critiques/forums • Primary design interface with clients inception to fruition • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination • Collaborate on interiors/architecture projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and management of budgets and schedules • Participate in client development and marketing efforts when appropriate The ideal candidate must meet the following qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture and LEED accreditation and 10+ years of diverse corporate interiors experience, including experience in a leadership role • Ability to work in a team environment with good collaboration skills • Excellent presentation abilities • A mix of strategic and creative talent with ability to create great form while embracing sound business strategy • Passionate about design and able to be the design inspiration for multiple highly-creative project team members • Experience directing and providing leadership for design teams from client management and presentations; developing strategy and design concepts • Strong organization, communication and relationship management skills • Ability to provide critical design review to design teams, communicating design ideas and direction quickly • Demonstrated success building and fostering relationships with existing clients • Ability to work closely with design directors across the firm to promote an inter-disciplinary design approach and philosophy, and to facilitate its advancement across the firm The firm offers compensation that is commensurate with experience, benefits package and a supportive, flexible working environment. Please include work samples with your resume.
Architect/Project Manager
Architect / Project Manager The Martin Architectural Group (www.martinAIA.com) seeks motivated architects with 5 to 10 years professional experience in schematic and design development, construction documentation, and project management. The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in architectural design and documentation of mid-rise multi-family, mixed use and commercial projects. Proven project management and team leadership skills are a plus. The candidate should be proficient in AutoCAD, In-Design, and related project management software tools. Email: jhay@martinAIA.com
Architect/Architectural Designer 5yrs+
Let's cut to the chase. We need someone who can do CD's. Must know Sketchup. Must know Autocad. Must have 5+ years work experience outside of school. Master or Bachelor of Architecture required. Person will be working on commercial interiors and residential designs. We are an award winning firm, we offer great benefits, competitive salary. Send PDF resume's only.
Architectural Designer / Intern Architect
Cope Linder Architects (www.cope-linder.com) seeks a talented and motivated intern architect with 2 to 5 years’ experience. The ideal candidate for this position is advancing through the IDP process, on track for licensure, and can demonstrate skills in several of the following areas: architectural design, 3D modeling and visualization, space planning, detailing and construction documentation. The position offers the opportunity to work one or more project types, including commercial and institutional buildings, multi-family residential, hotel/hospitality, workplace/office buildings, retail, entertainment and general site planning. Candidates for this position should have knowledge of or aptitude for these project types and demonstrate skills in design and technical documentation, Revit, AutoDesk 360, SketchUp, Adobe CS3 and other 3D visualization application software. Please respond by email with the subject line “Design Team” followed by your name.
Architect / Project Manager
Cope Linder Architects (www.cope-linder.com) seeks a talented and motivated architect with a minimum of 8 years professional experience in design, construction documentation and project management. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate technical skills and experience in architectural design and documentation of mid- to large-scale projects, and will be a licensed architect with proven project management and team leadership skills. The candidate should be proficient in Revit/BIM, AutoCAD, and related project management software tools. Cope Linder Architects LLC is a design-oriented architectural firm based in Center City Philadelphia with a diversified workload of large and small scale commissions including commercial, institutional, residential, hospitality, and urban mixed use projects. Please respond by email with the subject line “Design Team” followed by your name.
Architectural Designer / Intern Architect
inHabit, LLC is a small full-service firm seeking an intern or architectural designer with 0-5 years experience to join our growing team. You must want to take an active and productive role in the firm. As part of a small and diverse practice you will be required to be involved in all aspects of a project - from schematic through design development to construction documents and administration. Primary responsibilities would include surveying, drafting, rendering, social media posting, and product research. Must be familiar with Autocad, Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign. 3-D rendering capabilities are a welcome bonus. Strong writing and communication skills are desired because of firm's focus on client relations. Send resumes to jgusic@inHabitarch.com. No phone calls please.
Architect/Architectural Designer
KSK Architects Planners Historians, Inc., an established and award winning firm in Philadelphia, PA has a position available for an architect or architectural designer that is interested in residential design, both new construction and renovation; community planning; historic preservation; and the design of the public environment/ streetscape design. Applicants must be skilled in building design, site design and documentation from schematic design through construction documentation. A candidate with urban design experience is a definite plus. Minimum Qualifications Undergraduate degree in Architecture 4-8 years of professional experience Currently working toward professional architectural registration Graduate degree in Planning or Urban Design is desired AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office literacy Strong graphic and 3D rendering skills Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; both orally and in writing Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment. Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and with strong attention to detail Ability to consistently meet deadlines, completing tasks as previously defined Skills in managing projects and working with clients The firm offers compensation that is commensurate with experience, benefits package and a supportive, flexible working environment. Please include work samples with your resume
Project Designer
KCBA Architects is a full service architectural firm that specializes in the educational, senior living, religious, community, and corporate realms. We are currently seeking a highly talented and experienced leader to join our senior design team. The candidate must be a registered architect with 10+ years of experience in building design and documentation. Direct, extensive, and varied experience in all aspects of the design process is essential. This includes the formation of preliminary design concepts, direct collaboration with clients to develop concepts, and oversight of production teams to ensure the accurate implementation of concepts. The right candidate is a highly creative, dynamic, and personable multi-tasker with excellent communication skills. This individual will work independently and alongside our senior design team to produce design concepts, advance them, and help ensure a high standard of design throughout our organization. Architectural registration is required; LEED accreditation is a plus. Mastery of Sketchup and Revit is required; Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Position is in our Hatfield, PA office. KCBA offers a competitive salary and benefits. Please forward a cover letter, resume, and portfolio samples to hr@kcba-architects.com.
Project Architect
McGraw Bagnoli Architects, a 9-person design firm located in Washington, DC, is seeking to hire a Project Architect to join our team. The firm is dedicated to pursuing a range of project types and provides complete professional services in the fields of architecture, campus and community planning, and urban design. Successful applicants will demonstrate strong design and graphic production skills, and should be interested in obtaining a range of project experience from conceptual design through construction administration. Candidates must be detail oriented, efficient, and adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities. Designers are expected to be critical and creative thinkers who work well as part of a team. Registration preferred.
Lab Planner
Ballinger, an award-winning, national architecture and engineering firm with a strong commitment to design excellence, is seeking a Lab Planner to join our team. As Lab Planner, you will be responsible for assisting the laboratory project planning and documentation effort toward the successful completion of complex academic, healthcare and corporate facility projects: communicating with clients/user groups to understand project requirements and providing overall programming, master planning, lab design and documentation for these projects. Responsibilities • Provide advanced technical knowledge in the laboratory planning and programming of various-sized, academic science teaching and research, healthcare, and pharmaceutical facilities. • Provide technical planning expertise for laboratory facilities in the areas of programming, design, fit-out planning, equipment planning, MEP systems integration, casework specifications and construction administration. • Development of project scope, plan, and services during the contract process. • Develop a comprehensive understanding of clients’ program requirements and standards, and anticipate and develop solutions to technical and design problems following established standards. • Communicate planning concepts into comprehensible terms for clients, designers and project team members, both verbally and through graphic and written communication. Interact with design architects and engineers as part of an integrated, collaborative design team. • Develop architectural drawings and specifications to communicate planning concepts for project documentation and construction. Prepare and modify architectural construction documents. • Apply proper QA/QC methods throughout projects. • Incorporate Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects. • Mentor and direct the work of less experienced staff, participate in professional development reviews and “Lessons Learned” sessions. • Actively seek new knowledge in the design and planning of laboratories within technical facilities. • Lead project meetings and presentations; ensure client is adequately briefed on project progress. • Actively participate in industry associations to ensure visibility. Desired Skills and Experience • Bachelor or Master of Architecture required. • Seven to ten years of progressive experience focused on programming/planning/documentation of all phases of a variety of laboratory types such as: vivarium, research, teaching (science and engineering), healthcare and pharmaceutical facilities. • Architecture license required. • LEED AP preferred. • Knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements for laboratory design. • Knowledge of laboratory programming delivery and how design impacts space, operational, and equipment programming, as well as MEP systems and casework. • Knowledge of laboratory construction documentation, construction administration and project construction cost control. • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines. • Proficiency in Revit preferred. • Excellent communication skills and comfort in the client environment. • Ability to work in team environment. • Ability to effectively meet deadlines. At Ballinger, we understand that our employees work hard but also seek good work/life balance. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume to hr@ballinger-ae.com or Ballinger, Attn: Human Resources, 833 Chestnut St., Suite 1400, Philadelphia PA 19107; EOE, M/F/D/V
Architecture Administrative & Marketing Assistant (Initially Part Time)
BAU Architecture is searching for an administrative & marketing assistant. The position is initially part time working toward full time employment. Position involves a variety of assignments including invoicing and office management tasks as well as researching potential clients/projects, finding RFPs/RFQs, and generating proposals. Graphic design skills for marketing materials is a plus. We are looking for someone with knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures used in an architecture firm who has organizational and multi-tasking skills, strong computer skills, and at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role. Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced and changing environment with excellent written and verbal communication skills is important as well as computer proficiency in MS office suite, Quickbooks, and Adobe Design Suite. Please send resume to careers@bauarchitecture.com
Architectural Designer (4-6yrs experience)
BAU Architecture is looking for a motivated professional to join our collaborative team of architects and designers. BAU focuses on creating socially responsive, sustainable environments at the intersection of health, energy and technology. The position involves coordinating design, production and code compliance of design projects in all phases, construction documents and basic construction administration assignments. Interested persons should have a genuine interest in social projects and in bettering the living conditions of special needs and underserved populations as well as a five-year degree in architecture, and CAD/ 3D skills. LEED certification is a plus. Please send resume and a one page summary with a maximum of two pages of professional work experience images (no larger than 2MB) to careers@bauarchitecture.com - www.bauarchitecture.com

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