Project Architect

GRO Development, LLC GRO Development, LLC Employer:
Thu, Nov 14 '19Posted on:

Gro is offering a unique opportunity to an exceptional professional to join the Facility Design team.  This position will join a team of cause driven professionals to create stimulating spaces that inspire people to reach their personal and collective aspirations.   Gro is considering candidates who can demonstrate an ability to produce innovative design solutions for the YMCA (the Nation’s largest not-for-profit organization) and other community based organizations.  The Staff Architect will work remotely within a framework and culture of strong virtual teamwork and collaboration. 

Gro’s administrative office is in the New York City area, but our staff are scattered throughout the United States and where candidates live is entirely flexible.  Gro Development LLC ( is the sole contracted provider of the YMCA of the USA ( delivering facility development, design, and management solutions to the Nation’s Ys and other membership based non-profits.    



  • Collaborate on design projects, including programming client needs, conceptual design, and schematic design  
  • Interface with consultants, contractors, architects, engineers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
  • Resolve complex technical and design issues
  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication, and consultant coordination
  • Assist in creating renderings, presentations, and marketing materials
  • Contribute to company activities, initiatives, and learning programs


  • 3-5 Years’ Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, with a rigorous design education
  • License preferred, or interest in completing the ARE exams
  • Related architecture and design experience with a background in hospitality, recreation, and/or community facilities
  • Expertise in Revit, CAD, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software
  • Experience in programming, conceptual, and schematic design
  • Flexibility to focus on a multiple clients with a variety of project types and multiple projects in various stages of development
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding graphic presentation skills
  • Expertise in Revit, CAD, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software


  • Commensurate with experience
  • Generous benefits package including paid health insurance, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off, and matching retirement fund


To apply for this position, send an electronic resume, samples of your work, and a cover letter to Brian Rigby, Director of Design via e-mail:

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