Senior Architect

Marvel Marvel Diversity Badge Employer:
Richmond, VA, USLocation:
Mon, Dec 27 '21Posted on:

Marvel seeks a Senior Project Architect to join our Richmond, VA team. The selected candidate will work closely with Partners, Directors and Associates to establish design direction and lead projects from concept design through project completion, and will have the ability to translate design concepts into successful buildings. This position requires a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated proficiency in team organization, consultant communication and coordination. This position requires a high level of design, client interface and direction of junior and intermediate design staff.

  • Candidates with Virginia State Architectural License (or in the process of registration) are strongly preferred. LEED accreditation is encouraged, but not required.
  • Bachelor of Architecture/ Masters Degree in Architecture from an accredited school
  • At least 8 years of experience. 
  • Must be Revit and AutoCAD proficient and have a working knowledge in Adobe CC programs such as Sketch-up, Photoshop, Illustrator, and 3-D computer rendering, and digital modeling as required.
  • Must demonstrate skill and knowledge of a variety of project types
  • Must have a portfolio of distinctive, built work and demonstrated ability to lead design and consultants teams through all phases of projects.
  • Must demonstrate specific design and technical experience leading and managing a project from Schematic Design through Construction.
  • Must have experience that demonstrates their ability to work well within a design team and coordinate the work of an extensive team of consultants.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational qualities, and team building skills. 

Marvel has worked at the intersection of public and private space for over 20 years. Our New York City, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Richmond, VA offices practice architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, planning, and interior design to solve issues facing our cities, communities, and the natural environment. We work with policy makers, community and business leaders, clients, activists, and citizens to co-author long-term visions for buildings, places, and people. 

Marvel’s projects have been recognized with over 125 international industry awards, among them the American Institute of Architects’ highest honor, the 2019 Presidential Citation for integrating design and community service. Our portfolio spans affordable housing, commercial, cultural institutions, schools and higher education, civic and public works, hospitality, high-end residential, recreational projects, workspaces, and parks and public spaces. 

Marvel is expanding our team of designers to reflect the communities we serve. We believe diverse experience and expertise within our team will result in stronger design solutions. Our goal is to add talented individuals that further our values of inclusivity in the workplace. Marvel supports its staff through applicable registration/certification process and values highly self-motived and organized individuals.

In response to COVID-19, Marvel is committed to keeping its team safe. Employees have the option to work either at home or in the office, unless specified. As such, while we would prefer in-person interviews at our offices, they are not required. 

To apply, please email us with a letter of interestresumework samples (max 20 pages / 5 MB), salary requirements, and references (contact information only) as PDF attachments to, with the job title and location in the subject line (e.g. “Senior Architect - Richmond”).  

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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