Senior Technical Architect (10-15 years experience)

KSS Architects KSS Architects Employer:
Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Mon, May 12 '14Posted on:

Senior Technical Architect (10-15 years experience)

We are looking for a creative, talented and team-oriented senior technical architect for our Philadelphia office. You should be passionate about design, work well with people, and communicate your ideas and approach in a clear and thoughtful manner. You will work collectively with our dynamic firm to develop innovative, thoughtful, and technical solutions for a range of client and project types.

Requirements and skills:

  • Strong design and graphic skills; ability to communicate ideas and direction to others graphically
  • High level of technical expertise with the full range of building envelope, structural and MEP systems
  • Proven ability to solve problems and quickly translate design concepts into clear, workable construction documents and details that fully integrate building and energy code requirements
  • Ability to evaluate building system design proposals with regard to cost and effectiveness and make informed selections
  • Expertise with building technical specifications production, review and organization
  • Experience evaluating the work of others. Provide technical guidance and mentoring to younger staff
  • Strong and respectful verbal and written skills; within the office, to consultants, contractors and clients
  • A commitment to responsibility, integrity, and accuracy
  • Expertise with the means of document production:  Revit, AutoCAD, 3D detailing
  • Legal working status in the United States
  • Registered Architect
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and participate on multiple projects / teams simultaneously

LEED accreditation

Who we are
Our work environment is collaborative, sometimes hectic, but always positive. We’re an award-winning firm whose team members are fun, family-oriented, and good at what they do. Our projects have been featured in a variety of publications from ARCHITECT magazine to The Wall Street Journal. Learn more about us at:

KSS Architects is an architecture, planning, and interior design firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton. Since our founding in 1983, we have built an impressive portfolio of work for clients who are leaders in education, land development, commercial real estate, and corporate environments.

We founded our practice on the strength of a collegial approach to problem solving. Since then, an expanding circle of clients in a variety of markets has relied on our dedication, creativity, and ability to bring a project to successful, timely completion. The proof is in our growing body of acclaimed designs, ranging from research laboratories to inner-city revitalization to large-scale industrial complexes.

Salary: Based on experience

Location:  Philadelphia, PA

Instructions: Email résumé and portfolio to Portfolio must not exceed four pages and 2 MB in size. Online portfolios will not be reviewed.


Pamela Lucas Rew, AIA, Partner


Contact:  Pamela L. Rew, AIA, Partner

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