Project Architect

Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Mon, Jan 13 '20Posted on:

We are currently seeking a motivated and team-oriented Project Architects (also known as Technical Designers within NELSON) to work in our Philadelphia, PA location. The Technical Designers must demonstrate leadership qualities and a collaborative approach to the successful production of design and/or construction documents. Candidates should demonstrate experience in all aspects of the design process including Programming, Master Planning, Conceptual, Schematic and Design Development presentations, 3D modeling, and the technical proficiency to successfully implement designs through the CD/CA phases. Responsibilities would include coordination with the client, consultants, and contractors throughout the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the design phase activities by providing expertise in detail development
  • Participate in all construction phase activities
  • 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
  • Prepare bidding documents, general conditions and supplemental conditions that are part of the contract documents
  • 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
  • Participate in the punch list process


  • Minimum 4+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university
  • Licensure: Registered architects or individuals seeking registration preferred
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Revit, SpecLink, Newforma; Sketch Up, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Aptitude to communicate ideas and direction quickly Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills 

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