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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 is the most current listing of opportunities.

Current Job Opportunities

Senior Architect - Senior Living Practice
Well-established Architectural Firm in the Delaware Valley is seeking a Sr. Architect who is well versed in the Sr. Living/Continued Care Community Practice area. Seeking someone to lead Practice. Be aware of market trends and develop and execute strategies accordingly. Will want this person to focus on aged-restricted Senior Living communities to full service Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC’s). Develop successful relationships with major non-profits that tend to develop CCRC’s (faith based organizations), independent living centers and community centers. This is a great opportunity for someone to lead and be forefront of the firm in this practice area! The firm’s strengths are in building relationships with clients and servicing to the client. Their culture is very service orientated. It is reality not a clique. 75-80% of their work is repeat business or client referrals.
Structural Drafter
Seeking experienced Structural Drafter to work on various commercial building projects. Will utilize Revit. Must Have's: 5-10 years of Structural Drafting experience for commercial buildings Revit proficiency Great opportunity for someone to grow into a CAD/Revit Manager role.
Interior Designer
One of the nation's largest full-service furniture supplier to the business environment is seeking an Interior Designer. Customers include organizations of all sizes, and our installations include offices, reception areas, boardrooms, showrooms, cafeterias, classrooms, and healthcare facilities. Ideal candidate will be extremely proficient in Autocad. This is a production based position. Will work on cut-sheets, typicals for furniture and materials used in work plans. Will coordinate and implement detailed space plans to address Customer space requirements within allotted time and budget constraints.
Architectural Intern
Coscia Moos Architecture is a Center City firm with a broad base of clientele and project types, including hospitality, mixed-use residential, higher education, healthcare and corporate work. We currently have a full-time opening for an Intern Architect to work specifically on a retail roll-out project team, with additional opportunities for diversification across the other projects in the office. Candidates should have a degree from an accredited college and demonstrate excellence in design and communication.Please send resume, cover letter and representative samples of design and professional work to dmoos@cosciamoos.com. Learn more about our firm at www.cosciamoos.com
Architect/Intern Architect
Peter Zimmerman Architects, an award winning firm located in Berwyn, Pennsylvania is seeking a highly skilled and motivated intern architect. Must have 3-7 years of experience in residential architecture. Please do not send a resume if you do not have 3-7 years in residential architecture. A combination of hand drawing, Auto Cad, Sketch Up, Micro Station and Photo Shop skills are required. Peter Zimmerman Architects is a full service residential design firm. The firm’s large portfolio of private residences has received many national and local awards. Our work is primarily in the Philadelphia area, but we also have projects across the country. Our design philosophy is deeply rooted in the historic traditions of architecture: classical proportion and scale, the balance of shadow and light and the appropriate relationship between materials. We strive for design that creates a sense of transparency inside and out. Our focus is on the integration of the built and natural environment, remaining faithful to historic roots and sensitive to the surrounding cultural context. Please visit our website at: www.PZArchitects.com. PZA takes pride in providing an excellent work environment and a strong benefits package. We are conveniently located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia within walking distance of the R5 station.
Junior Architectural Designer
Abitare Design Studio is a dynamic Architectural and Interior Design firm located in Old City Philadelphia with a junior level production/drafting position available. We are a collaborative, intimate studio with a small group of talented, ambitious, and dedicated Architects and Interior Designers. We are seeking a candidate who will complement our team that is capable of working on a variety of projects including residential (single and multifamily), mixed-use, commercial, and low to mid-rise construction. As a member of a small firm this person is expected to be self-motivated with the ability to manage a variety of tasks on multiple projects with little guidance while still meeting deadlines. Applicant must have an Architectural Degree with 1-3 years of working experience. Must be proficient in AutoCAD Architecture and have strong graphic design skills to produce 3D models and renderings. Compensation commensurate with work experience. Comprehensive benefits package available. Please submit your resume, salary requirements, and work samples to:
Project Manager (OSK Design Partners)
OSK Design Partners, PA, Located in Collingswood, NJ, is looking for an experienced drafter to work on residential construction documents. The position requires a minimum of 4 years and a maximum of 7 years experience working on construction documentation for residential structures. The position includes a health benefits package with a dental and optical allowance. There is a 401K plan available for employee contributions. Please send resume' via e-mail to info@oskdp.com. For more information about our firm, please visit www.oskdesignpartners.com.
Interior Designer
A dynamic private development company in Center City Philadelphia has an immediate, full-time opportunity for a recent graduate with a BS in Interior Design or Architecture. You will work directly with our in-house architect to design and/or renovate spaces in a fast paced environment. You should be hardworking and dedicate, have expert knowledge in AutoCAD and 3D Sketch-up, have a willingness to learn, as well as contribute ideas to our many exciting projects. If you would like to become a part of our growing team, please fax your resume to 215-568-0505.
Architect / Project Architect
Cope Linder Architects seeks a talented and motivated project architect with 4 to 6 years’ experience, preferably licensed or having completed IDP. The responsibilities of the position will include multi-family residential, hospitality and commercial projects. Candidates for this position should 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 displaying “Design Team” followed by your name.
Architect
Dever Architects, Glen Mills, PA, would like to invite a talented architect with three or more years of experience to join us as we celebrate our 30th anniversary. You will be involved in all aspects of our growing practice from design through construction. Dever Architects is one of the East Coast's leading hospitality and retail architects - you'll be working in a pleasant studio setting on hotels, retail centers, banks, credit unions and similar projects. You'll have plenty of opportunities for advancement to a role as a project architect and increased responsibility. For more information please visit www.deverarchitects.com. Please send resumes to tdever@deverarchitects.com or call Mr. Dever at 610-358-2300.
Architecture - Client Executive/Senior Project Manager (Houston, TX)
Description: PBK is in search of a licensed Architect who has the ability and drive to oversee all aspects of multiple client relationships. The focus of this position is to ensure 100% client satisfaction through the successful delivery of projects that will have a cumulative construction value well in excess of $100M. This senior position will be responsible for ensuring the success of PBK’s projects, comprised of Educational, Healthcare and Corporate work, while providing the highest level of client service in the industry. You will interact regularly with senior representatives of current and prospective clients. Client satisfaction is everything for this position, and it will be your responsibility to manage the overall project team performance, including the performance of Project Managers and Project Architects who are under your supervision. The ability to establish and develop relationships with potential clients is essential. The manager will have extremely strong inter-personal skills with an aggressive, yet personable, demeanor. It is essential that the candidate be very articulate with exceptional presentation skills. Requirements: •Must be a licensed Architect. •15 years of experience managing projects/processes and project teams. •Ability to develop and maintain client relationships. •Unbreakable commitment to client service. Please send resumes to Careers@pbk.com
Architecture - Intern
Description: The intern's duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations. Candidates must have excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills and possess a strong desire to excel and advance in a fast paced, challenging and client focused environment. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and career advancement within an award winning architectural firm. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. These are excellent opportunities for those who consider themselves to be entrepreneurial overachievers. Highest compensation packages are available. A aggressive, client oriented personalities with a knack for creative problem solving will succeed in these positions. Requirements: •Must have an Architectural degree •A minimum of 3 years of professional experience preferred. •Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture. •Ability to use ACAD, Photoshop, SketchUp or other 3D Modeling, Animation, Rendering computer graphics programs a plus. •Strong customer service skills. •Strong organizational skills. •Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors Please send resumes to Careers@pbk.com.
Architecture-Project Architect (Houston, TX)
Description: The architect's duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations; supervising various aspects of assigned projects. Requirements: •A minimum of 5 years experience. •Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture. •Must be a licensed Architect. •Strong customer service skills. •Strong organizational skills. •Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors. •Must be quality minded and self motivated. Please send resumes to Careers@pbk.com
Assistant Project Manager
For 25 years, Wu & Associates 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. We are currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager to support the estimating and project management of construction projects throughout the northeastern United States. Successful APMs grow into either estimating or field project management roles. Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management required. Background checks and drug testing mandatory. Please submit letter of interest and resume for consideration.
Sargenti Architects Philadelphia Division
Design Responsibilities to include: • Develop space plans for retail and corporate office that are responsive to and conform to the program requirements • Attend meetings with clients, consultants, contractors and vendors as delegated. • Participate in existing conditions surveys and architectural base and/or interior record plans preparation. • Assemble the program data and prepare the program report for review by the Project Manager, Senior Designer, prior to presentation to the client. • Validate and update, as necessary, the programming data. • Prepare conceptual design sketches that illustrate the architectural treatment of the space, develop concept statements and develop concept and presentation in the presentation formats. • Design and assemble presentation boards, including furniture and finishes, concept statement and design abstract within the presentation standards. • Attend client presentations • Research products and systems that accomplish the design intent. • Prepare furniture and finish recommendations and alternatives, including budgets. • Develop plans, elevations and architectural details that illustrate the design intent and use of materials. • Participate in the development of construction documents and specifications to insure compliance with design intent. • Prepare furniture drawings and specifications. • During the construction phase assist in the preparation of document revisions such as addenda, bulletins and clarification sketches. • Assist in the review of the contractor’s submissions for compliance with the design intent. • Assist in review as requested of the production of furniture, millwork and equipment contract shop documents. • During the construction phase attend job site meetings, on “as requested” basis to review elements of the construction and furnishing placement to ensure compliance with the design intent of the approved construction documents. • Participate in the punch list process Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design or related field • Minimum 5 – 7 years’ of design experience • AutoCAD skills required • Working knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), 3D Max, Photoshop, graphics programs • Experience working on corporate interiors projects and retail. • Strong communication skills SA offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, excellent benefits package including; Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts, and more. SA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have read this and feel this may be the career opportunity for you, please apply by clicking the link below. Due to the large volume of candidates, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.
Intern Architects
John Toates Architecture and Design is looking for talented and motivated intern architect(s) to join a small but growing traditionally inspired residential architectural design firm based in the Philadelphia area. A minimum of 2 years of post-graduate relevant experience is preferred. Architecture degree is required and progress towards licensure is preferred. Experience in custom high end traditional residential single family design is required. Hand drawing/sketching, AutoCad, Sketchup, Photoshop and related computer program skills are required. Candidate shall be able to be a self-starting problem solver, with a passion for the holistic approach to architecture and be willing to operate as a project team member. Responsibilities will increase with experience and exhibition of actual skills set and personality traits. Candidate will be working on all aspects of multiple projects under the supervision of senior staff members. Candidate should be able to develop design development drawings into Construction Documents and be familiar with building codes. The firm is located in the suburban Devon area, with a satellite office in Center City Philadelphia. The firm’s projects are spread out across the east coast and represent a broad variety of design opportunities beyond the typical Philadelphia marketplace. Please send a letter of interest including why you should be considered for this position along with a current CV and work examples to Resumes@ToatesArchitecture.com for consideration. Phone inquiries will not be accepted.
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER/DRAFTSPERSON
Matthew Millan Architects has an immediate opening for a Designer/Draftsperson with 2-5 years experience for residential, commercial and institutional projects. Candidate should be a talented, energetic, detail oriented, self-motivated and positive person who is passionate about architecture, and has a minimum of Bachelor in Architecture degree. Candidates must possess strong design skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and work effectively with clients and consultants is essential. Fluency in AutoCAD Architecture 2014 required; proficiency in Revit, SketchUp and Photoshop is preferred. Candidate should be able to develop construction drawings and related project documents, and be familiar with building codes and building systems. We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. The office is located in Chestnut Hill, near to mass transit. Apply online including resume, portfolio and cover letter with salary requirements.
Staff/ Intern Architects
KDA Architects is looking for staff/intern architects. Candidate must have Bachelor of Architecture degree and 1-5 years design firm working experience. Recent graduates with some working experience will also be considered. Responsibilities include assisting project architect and project designer in development and documentation phases of projects, preparing project presentations and marketing materials. We work in a collaborative office where participation and exchange of ideas is encouraged. Our focus is on thoughtful design that embraces the three disciplines of architecture, interior design and landscape design. We are a family-friendly firm that encourages work/life balance. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Our office is in Voorhees, NJ, with easy access to Rt 295. Learn more about us at kd-arch.com. Send your cover letter, resume and work samples to the attention of Bill Schramm. EOE, M/F/D/V
Project Architect | Eimer Design
Eimer Design is looking to add multiple architects with 3-7 years experience to our studio. Candidates must have experience with hospitality and multi-family projects. All projects offer branded design challenges and require technical proficiency. Project types include retail, hotel, polished casual restaurants, fast casual restaurants, mid-rise residential and hi-rise residential. Project locations range from NYC to FLA. Interested candidates should send resume and portfolio to info@eimer-design.com.
Planner/Research Analyst (DVRPC)
Job Description The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) seeks a planner/research analyst with interest and experience in the fields of energy, greenhouse gas reduction, and climate change adaptation. This is a planning and policy research position assisting and performing analytical work, conducting studies, and coordinating with member governments and planning partners. This position will provide support for projects undertaken by the Office of Energy and Climate Change Initiatives. DVRPC's Office of Energy and Climate Change Initiatives leads, supports, and coordinates efforts to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and prepares for the impacts of climate change, in the nine-county Greater Philadelphia region. Because about 90 percent of the region’s GHG emissions are associated with energy use, the office’s GHG reduction work focuses on energy conservation, energy efficiency, and facilitating a shift to low-carbon energy. The office conducts planning activities and technical studies throughout the Philadelphia metropolitan region in partnership with public and private organizations. Specific assignments may include supporting analytical, educational, and policy efforts related to energy production and use, and climate change resiliency. Day-to-day tasks include collecting, analyzing and communicating the development of policy and plans, and managing relationships with diverse stakeholders. The Research Analyst’s work will be carried out in accordance with well-defined objectives and professional standards under the close technical supervision of the Manager of the Office of Energy and Climate Change Initiatives, who in turn reports to the Director of the Planning Division. Responsibilities • Perform data collection, research and analyses; write reports, memoranda, and summaries of findings and recommendations; and create presentations; as directed by supervisor. • Assist in providing staffing support for various programs and initiatives, including organizing and staffing meetings. • Represent DVRPC in outside meetings as directed. • Perform related work as required. Qualifications • Expertise with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and objectives of city and regional planning. • Experience in at least two of the following areas: energy use, greenhouse gas reduction, and climate change adaptation. • Strong interest in energy and climate change issues. • Background or training in quantitative analysis. • Strong quantitative skills, excellent writing skills, and initiative. • Ability and willingness to take supervisory direction. • Ability to present results of research effectively in oral, written, and graphic form. • Ability to focus on details and organize time and work. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, planning officials and the general public. Minimum Experience & Training ONE to THREE YEARS of professional experience in urban or regional planning, and a Bachelor’s Degree with significant course work in public policy, urban/regional planning, quantitative analysis, energy, and/or climate change issues. An equivalent combination of education and professional experience in a discipline applicable to energy, climate change and planning will be considered. A Master’s degree may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

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