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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

BIM/VDC Specialist
The Norwood Company, a progressive regional Construction Manager and Design/Builder based in Malvern, PA, is seeking a BIM/VDC Specialist with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience. The BIM/VDC Specialist will assist Norwood’s preconstruction and operations staff with the implementation of BIM/VDC processes and services. Responsibilities include the refinement of Norwood’s VDC processes as well as providing VDC support to the preconstruction department, project teams, marketing department and other staff members. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management or related AEC fields. Experience implementing BIM/VDC services & processes. Advanced understanding of Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, and Autodesk Navisworks. Exposure to the following BIM software is considered a bonus: Assemble, Synchro 4D. Exposure to the following scheduling software considered a bonus: Primavera P6, Phoenix or Asta Power Project. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits. Norwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume.
Project Architects and Interiors
Wulff Architects, a regionally regognized, 12-person, award winning Center City Architecture & Interiors firm has new positions for the following: Intern Architects (2+ year experience) Project Architects (5-7 years experience) Interiors Intern or Part-Time Consultant. Important Qualifications: AutoCAD13, SketchUp, Revit (nice but not required), Graphic Skills, Multi-tasking. Please Reply by email with electronic resume and portfolio.
Preservation Designer/Project Architect
John Bowie Associates is a small firm specializing in a wide range of preservation services for historic sites, museums and cultural properties. The firm, located in the Wallingford SEPTA train station, is seeking a preservation designer/project architect with 5-7 years’ experience. Applicants should have a professional degree in architecture, advanced study in historic preservation, and have a passion for history. Applicants should be experienced in AutoCAD, InDesign, PhotoShop, and should have good research and writing skills. The position requires extensive amounts of day-time travel (very little overnight). Applicants must be physically capable of climbing up to 12 stories of scaffolding and willing to perform field investigation within deteriorated structures. Interested applicants should submit a resume, samples of work, and salary requirements to john.bowie@johnbowieassociates.com (no phone calls please).
Intern Architects
Johnsrud Architects specializes in science and technology projects. We have a large-firm skill set with small-firm opportunities for client contact and project responsibilities. Entry level graduate with Revit capabilities desired.
SEEKING DESIGNER at Lighting Design Firm
Located just outside of Philadelphia, BEAM is a small yet talented lighting design firm. We design lighting for a variety of project types including: high-end residential, multi-family housing, hospitality/restaurants, retail, educational, religious structures and outdoor environments. Visit our website (www.beamltd.com) to explore more of our built and un-built projects. Candidates should possess a strong design sense and have an interest to learn about lighting. Previous design experience in a design office is not required but preferred. However, we require experience with AutoCAD, Revit and Indesign programs. Proficient written and verbal skills, as well as ability to hand draw, is a plus. We are searching for energetic and responsible candidates to work in a comfortable, friendly environment, collaboratively with the designers and principals. Part-time or Full-time employment is available.
JKR Partners seeks individual with 0-3 years of experience
JKR Partners LLC, a 35 person architecture and design firm is seeking a highly qualified individual with 0-3 years of experience to join our growing team. Our office covers a wide variety of project types including multi-family residential, theaters, and hospitality work. Our young staff is integral in all aspects of the design process, from inception through completion. The ideal candidate is confident, ambitious and organized, and has a strong desire to take on multiple tasks and responsibilities. Candidate must be proficient in Revit, AutoCad, Sketchup, Photoshop, and have outstanding communication skills. The candidate must have an architectural degree from an accredited college or university. We offer competitive health and dental benefits as well as 401k and an annual performance bonus. Please e-mail resume and work samples to jkrpartners@jkrpartners.com No phone calls please.
Project Architect
Olaya Studio LLC, a growing 6-person architectural firm in University City is seeking a highly motivated and driven individual with 2-4 years of experience for a full time project architect position. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and Adobe Suite are required. The position will provide excellent learning and growing opportunities with the opportunity to gain a wide range of professional experience in a fun, relaxed and fast paced environment. Our office works on a wide range of project types and of varying scales. For more information on the firm, please go to www.olayastudio.com. Interested applicants should not call, but rather send their resume, cover letter and examples of their work experience to info@olayastudio.com.
Architectural Intern
Asher Associates Architects, located in suburban Philadelphia, specializes in high end residential projects. We are looking for a highly motivated Intern Architect with 1-3 years of experience to work on various projects in various capacities. The Intern Architect develop Construction Documents under the direction of the Project Manager and will conduct architectural surveys. A Bachelors of Architecture Degree is required as well as a knowledge of construction materials, components, and assemblies. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a pleasant working environment close to public transportation and IDP support. Please email cover letter, resume and work samples (File Size less than 2MB only.
Project Architect (5-8 yrs)
Lammey + Giorgio is seeking an individual with 5-8 years of experience, with compelling design capabilities, detailed, and able to manage a project from start to finish. L + G is a collective of knowledgeable design professionals driven by principles of innovation, responsibility and collaboration. We believe in creating environmentally conscious and socially responsible buildings. Our projects vary from modest structures to complex building developments for institutions, civic, and commercial clients. The prospective candidate must have a Bachelors or Masters in Architecture. Architectural license not required but is a plus. The right candidate will be able to produce a full construction set from start to finish. Key Qualifications:  Organizing and presentation of construction documents  Detailing  Sustainable Strategies  Knowledge of Building Codes  Project Management experience  Managing individual tasks and managing a design team  Compelling design / aesthetic sense In house, we work in various media but primarily 2D (sketch, Cad, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and 3D (Revit, Sketchup, Rhino). Proficiency in Revit, AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite is required. Sketchup, Rhino and Vray is a plus. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, references and work samples including design drawings, models and construction documents in PDF format (max 5mb) to info@lgarch.com. External links and image files are not acceptable.
Designer (3-5yrs)
Lammey + Giorgio is seeking individuals with 3-5 years of architectural working experience. We are a veteran practice of 30 years with its office based in the Philadelphia region. L + G is a collective of knowledgeable design professionals driven by principles of innovation, responsibility and collaboration. We believe in creating environmentally conscious and socially responsible buildings. Our projects vary from modest structures to complex building developments for institutions, civic, and commercial clients. The prospective candidate must have a Bachelors or Masters in Architecture. The candidate must garner compelling design skills, be enthusiastic about design, and have the capabilities to work through a project from concept to construction. In house, we work in various media but primarily 2D (sketch, Cad, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and 3D (Revit, Sketchup, Rhino). Key Qualifications:  Organizing and presentation of construction documents  Detailing  Sustainable Strategies  Managing individual tasks Software Requirements: Proficiency in Revit, AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite is required. Sketchup, Rhino and Vray is a plus. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, references and work samples including design drawings, models and construction documents in PDF format (max 5mb) to sgiorgio@lgarch.com. External links and image files are not acceptable.
Various Engineering Positions
Ballinger,one of the first firms in the country to merge the disciplines of architecture and engineering into a professional practice, is looking for various types/levels of engineers. Please go to ballinger-ae.com to review the job openings in more detail.
Interior Design Project Manager
Looking for a promising career opportunity to contribute to a small but growing interior design practice? BartonPartners Architects Planners, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary firm specializing in residential and mixed-use projects on various scales. Our work includes all phases of architecture, planning, urban design, landscape architecture and interior design. You should be positive, self-motivated, and have a strong desire to be part of a team where your contributions really matter. You should enjoy a fast-paced, innovative atmosphere where the entire team is actively involved in the creative process. We offer a unique studio environment in an adaptively re-used historic building in Norristown, PA, an excellent benefits package including 401K plan, and a competitive salary structure for the full time position. Our office is business casual. B.A, B.F.A, or M.A. in Interior Design required. 7-10 years of experience as an Interior Designer with at least 1-2 years relative experience in Project Management along with a focus on commercial, hospitality and/or multi-family projects * Flexibility to focus on a variety of project types, including concurrent projects in various stages of development * Must be able to effectively communicate concepts and design ideas * Must work well within a team environment * Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, fabrics, color palettes and finishes * Excellent conceptual three-dimensional thinking and presentation skills * Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office * Excellent organizational, communication and relationship skills * Must have a strong sense of style and have experience selecting interior finishes, fabrics and color palettes * Fast Learner with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills * Strong organizational skills and sharp attention to detail * NCIDQ certification considered a plus * LEED AP certification a plus. AA/EO Employer. To take the next step in your career and join one of the area’s Top 15 Architectural Firms, apply today. This job opportunity is a full time only position. For more information about BartonPartners, please visit our website: www.bartonpartners.com. Email: info@bartonpartners.com No phone calls please. Please note, however, that the majority of our newest interiors projects have not yet made it to the website!
Job Captain - Healthcare
We are currently seeking a Job Captain with a strong background of healthcare project experience to work on our Society Hill, Philadelphia location. The Job Captain will participate, as a member of the project team, in all aspects of preparing complete and comprehensive architectural construction drawings and specifications and coordinate the documents with project consultants and contractors. Responsibilities: • Attend meetings with clients, consultants, contractors and vendors as required • Participate in the design phase activities by providing expertise in detail development • Organize and prepare all construction drawings and specifications • Participate in all construction phase activities • Participate in the development and maintenance of the standards libraries including CAD standards and procedures • Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant conditions • Review applicable building and accessibility codes and develop a list of criteria to be reflected in the design documents • Assist the design team by researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent • Prepare construction documents including, but not limited to: demolition plans; partition plans; reflected ceiling plans; telephone/electric/data plans; finish plans; large scale details plans; sections and elevations; detail drawings for millwork and cabinetry; schedules for doors, frames, hardware, architectural finishes and partition types; and construction specifications for all material, finish and product selections • Establish and maintain the shop drawing/sample submission log during the construction phase • Review and process all shop drawing/sample submissions and consult with the Studio Manager, Project Manager, and Project Designer, as appropriate, to ensure that the design intent is being maintained Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field • Healthcare experience highly preferred • At least four years’ experience in Architecture • At least 4 years’ experience in Architecture or Interior Design • LEED AP accreditation preferred • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit skills highly desired • Familiarity with Photoshop We 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. NELSON is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have read this and feel this may be the career opportunity for you, please apply by emailing your resume to jobs@nelsononline.com. Due to the large volume of candidates, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.
Healthcare Architect / Interior Designer
Mitchell Associates is seeking an Interior Designer or Interior Architect with extensive experience in healthcare planning and design to join its Healthcare Team in Wilmington, Delaware. In addition, the candidate will bring strong project management and leadership skills and ability to cultivate new business opportunities. Qualifications shall include a minimum of ten years' experience in healthcare design with expertise in evidence based design, healthcare trends and best practices. Strong presentation skills, as well as effective problem solving, interpersonal skills and ability to interface with clients and fellow team members, is required. No phone calls or agencies please. Send cover letter, resume and portfolio to Lou Rosenberg.
Architectural Designers/Coordinators
Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. continues to prosper through our good design and exceptional client relationships. We have immediate needs for professionals to join our employee-owned team. We are hosting a Meet and Greet event in our New Jersey office on Monday, October 13, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. While we encourage you to pre-register, pre-registration is not required. Participate in a round table discussion about the trends in the practice of architecture and bring your resume/portfolio (or you can email them in advance to hr@spiezle.com) to share with our leadership team members who are anxious to discuss potential career opportunities with you. Address: 120 Sanhican Drive Trenton, NJ 08618 609.695.7400 x274 to RSVP hr@spiezle.com to submit electronic files www.spiezle.com
Junior Architect
Heery International is seeking a Junior Architect to work in our Philadelphia, PA office. Junior Architect with excellent design and communication (verbal and written) skills. Minimum 3-5 years of experience in planning and design processes, procedures and standards, preferably on technical healthcare projects. Self-motivated, and able to work on multiple tasks in a fast-paced studio environment. Working towards Architectural Registration and LEED Accreditation. Construction Documentation and Detailing experience. Computer skills: MS Office, Revit/ CADD proficient. Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture. Please apply at Heery.com Career Page, Job ID: 24533 or send your resume to Paul Papadeas at ppapadea@heery.com Heery International offers a competitive salary and full benefits package and there is continual growth and opportunity within. All offers are contingent on taking and passing a pre-employment drug screen. EOE minorities/females/protected veterans/disabled
Architect / Construction Admin Specialist (Philadelphia Area)
Looking for a promising career opportunity with an award-winning organization? BartonPartners Architects Planners, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary architecture, planning, urban design, landscape architecture and interior design firm specializing in residential and mixed-use projects of various scales. You should be positive, self-motivated, and have a strong desire to be part of a team where your contributions really matter. You should enjoy a fast-paced, innovative atmosphere where the senior staff is actively involved in the creative process. We offer a unique studio environment in an adaptively re-used historic building in Norristown, PA, a comprehensive benefits package including 401K plan, and a competitive salary structure. Our office is business casual. Construction Admin Specialists will spend some of their time outside the office, will be provided with laptops, and will be required in the Norristown office for team coordination and administration. To take the next step in your career and join one of the area’s Top 15 Architectural Firms, please apply today. For more information about our firm, please visit our website: www.bartonpartners.com. Position Summary: The Construction Admin Specialist will work closely with the firm’s Project Managers and Technical Staff to help coordinate and perform certain Construction Admin services on a select number of projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Field representative for the firm on a select number of projects. • Observe construction work for general conformance with drawings and specifications. • Provide field reports for site visits. • Evaluate contractor requests for payment. • Assist the team processing the contractor’s shop drawings, product data, and samples. • Assist the team processing responses to the contractor’s RFI’s. • Assist the team reviewing results of construction tests and inspections. • Assist the team processing requests for changes during construction. • Assist the team administering completion and closeout processes. • Occasionally participate in field survey work for new projects. Qualifications: • Prior employment within an architectural firm, on both the documentation and construction admin sides. At least ten years of relevant experience. • High-rise residential experience required. • Proficiency with AutoCAD. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office & Excel. • Strong written and verbal skills. • Exceptional organizational and follow-up skills. • Ability to work within a strong team environment. • Strong sense of urgency. • Ability to multi-task in a fast moving office environment. • Prior employment for a construction manager not required, but is considered a plus. • Architectural registration not required, but is certainly considered a plus. AA/EO Employer
Project Manager
Looking for a promising career opportunity with an award-winning organization? BartonPartners Architects Planners, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary architecture, planning and urban design firm specializing in residential and mixed-use projects of various scales. Full-time positions are available. We offer a unique studio environment in an adaptively reused building in Norristown, PA (not too far from a SEPTA station), an excellent benefits package including 401K plan and a competitive salary structure. Our office is business casual. Your qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Architecture • 10+ years’ experience in Architecture, 5+ years managing multiple projects and multiple team members • Experience in schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction administration • Excellent problem-solving skills • Able to work both collaboratively and independently • Able to work in a fast-paced, client-responsive environment • Knowledge of building codes • Proficient in AutoCAD Architecture 2013 and Adobe CS5 • Revit skills are considered a plus • Multi-family residential experience a plus, but is not mandatory • Professional registration required • LEED accreditation a plus, but is not mandatory AA/EO Employer To take the next step in your career and join one of the area’s Top 15 Architectural Firms, apply today. For more information about BartonPartners, please visit our website: www.bartonpartners.com. Email: info@bartonpartners.com No phone calls please.
Intern Architect
Bernardon Haber Holloway Architects PC, 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 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 Haber Holloway Architects PC, 425 McFarlan Road, Suite 200, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348.
Project Architect
Bernardon Haber Holloway Architects PC, 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 Haber Holloway Architects PC, 425 McFarlan Road, Suite 200, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348, tcassidy@bernardon.com.
Assistant Director, Design and Construction
Arlington Public Schools is seeking an experienced Assistant Director, Design and Construction. Please visit the Careers page on our website for the full vacancy announcement and instructions on how to apply: http://apsva.us/careers
Sargenti Architects - Philadelphia, Pa
Project Manager - Architecture Design Studio PA Studio Project Manager is responsible for all phases of design and construction of projects from beginning to completion, while performing a supervisory role in assigning and reviewing the work of other team members. • Review and develop construction plans requested by the client • Oversee the work done by assistant project manager and draftsperson • Preview and complete drawings and diagrams created according to project specifications • Analyze and estimate project cost for labor, equipment and material • Monitor progress of all construction phases in compliance with building plans and deadlines • Manage correspondence with clients, vendors, consultants and other personnel involved in projects • Review state and local code compliances • Prepare reports and presentations for client meetings • Work on multiple projects with diligence and commitment • Execute site surveys on a need basis • Excellent communication skills required. • Able to collaborate with team with ease and enjoyment Qualifications • Bachelors degree or higher in Architectural, Interiors or Construction related fields • Minimum 5-6 years experience as an Architecture Project Manager in an architectural firm • Ability to interpret construction data, engineering calculations and drawings • Proficiency in AutoCAD & Revit with strong 3D design skills, with basic knowledge of Sketch up, Photoshop or Illustrator required • Strong skillset of Excel, Word and Power point and plus • Experience drafting retail, commercial and warehouse/industrial construction documents preferred • Must possess strong time management skills and have the ability to handle the pressureof tight deadlines • Ability to work Full time from Philadelphia, Pa office is required Local Candidates preferred. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer Medical, Dental, 401K and other benefits.
Senior Technical Architect
Preservation Design Partnership, LLC [PDP] is an award winning planning, design and preservation firm specializing in interventions in historic sites and buildings. The firm is based in Philadelphia, PA and its projects can be found in over 10 states and the District of Columbia. We are seeking a Senior Technical Architect to assume the leadership role of technical services responsible for Specifications, QA/QC and mentoring. The requirements for this position are: • Professional Degree • Registration is highly desirable • Commitment, specialized knowledge and/or formal training in historic preservation • Significant evidence of and experience in preservation technology • Working knowledge of Revit • Minimum of three years of experience PDP offers highly competitive compensation and benefits with significant growth opportunities. The position requires travel, given the geographic diversity of the firm’s work. Interested candidates should submit a resume, portfolio, technical writing sample and salary requirements to info@pdparchitects.com [no phone calls please]
Project Architect[s]
Preservation Design Partnership, LLC [PDP] is an award winning planning, design and preservation firm specializing in interventions in historic sites and buildings. The firm is based in Philadelphia, PA and its projects can be found in over 10 states and the District of Columbia. We are seeking Project Architects to support our growing practice. The requirements for this position are: • Professional Degree • Registration is highly desirable • Commitment, specialized knowledge and / or formal training in historic preservation • Significant evidence of and experience in preservation technology • Working knowledge of Revit • Minimum of three years of experience PDP offers highly competitive compensation and benefits with significant growth opportunities. The position requires travel, given the geographic diversity of the firm’s work. Interested candidates should submit a resume, portfolio, technical writing sample and salary requirements to info@pdparchitects.com [no phone calls please]
Project Manager
Preservation Design Partnership, LLC [PDP] is an award winning planning, design and preservation firm specializing in interventions in historic sites and buildings. The firm is based in Philadelphia, PA and its projects can be found in over 10 states and the District of Columbia. We are seeking an experienced architect, with over 10 years of experience to assume a Project Manager role, managing highly complex projects involving national historic landmarks. The requirements for the position are: • Architectural Registration [NCARB Registration desirable] • At least ten years of experience • Evidence of successful project management experience involving complex historic preservation projects, cultural facilities and / or museums in excess of $50 million • Significant evidence of and experience in preservation technology • Experience and / or formal training in historic preservation PDP offers highly competitive compensation and benefits with significant growth opportunities. The position requires travel, given the geographic diversity of the firm’s work. Interested candidates should submit a resume, portfolio, technical writing sample and salary requirements to info@pdparchitects.com [no phone calls please]
Interior Designer - Revit experience
We are seeking an Interior Designer with 3-9 years of experience focusing on commercial/corporate/office projects. Individual must have experience with Revit. Position is with an established 40 person firm that has a very open and collaborative environment. Will work on conceptual work, not just standard packages from developers.
Intern Architect
Award winning Main Line, PA firm specializing in high-end residential and small scale commercial architecture, seeks project team member with professional architecture degree and preferably at least 2 years of experience. We offer a competitive salary with growth opportunities in a comfortable and friendly environment. Please email cover letter and resume.

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