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Project Architect

Level Architecture + Interiors – Gainesville, Florida
Department Level Architecture + Interiors
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

LEVEL Architecture + Interiors, a division of CONCEPT Companies, is looking for an organized, energetic and innovative Project Architect. 


The Project Architect is responsible for the research, planning, design and administration of building projects for clients. Functioning often as team leader, the Project Architect will consult with clients and coordinate with the design team to ensure timely and profitable completion of all projects. 


  • Performs architectural assignments after receiving general instructions and project scope from the Director of Architecture and client
  • Consults with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation, and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, colors, equipment, estimated costs and construction time
  • Develops project designs and plans using computer assisted design software and equipment
  • Plans layouts of project and integrates engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval
  • Directs activities of team engaged in design and preparation of drawings
  • Prepares constructible and permit ready drawings for clients and building contractors
  • Actively seeks new design and construction methods

Project Management

  • Coordinate production of Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Document phases; oversees construction phases of project
  • Supervises and coordinates with project team and individuals assigned to marketing, client communication, drafting and production, and construction management
  • Represents client in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts
  • Produces construction documents including written specifications in alignment with code
  • Coordinates and maintains project schedules; runs job meetings assuring all tasks are assigned and completed
  • Meets with clients, coordinates with consultants; meets and maintains relationships with suppliers/vendors
  • Administers construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction
  • Reviews documents for quality control evaluations
  • Ensures close-out documentation and project archives are completed


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited university/college and 5+ year’s relevant experience with demonstrated expertise; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Professional architect registration in the USA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Architecture and Professional Architect Registration in Florida    
  • LEED AP Designation
  • 10+ years progressive experience in commercial architectural design and construction and project management
  • Computer Skills and Architectural Software Expertise: AutoCAD, Sketchup, Revit/BIM, Photoshop and Microsoft Office suite

    Competencies for Success

    • Demonstrated business acumen; demonstrated knowledge of market and competition, aligning work with goals, in-depth understating of basics of building systems
    • Stakeholder Focus; Team focused approach with customer satisfaction driven attitude
    • Planning/ Organization; Intermediate project management and execution skills
    • Fiscal acumen with limited experience effectively administering a budget
    • Strategic and Critical Thinking; adapting strategy to changing conditions
    • Leadership; Initiative, responsibility, flexibility, coaching and mentorship
    • Consultative Selling; Building rapport and establishing trust, acquiring new business, applying market knowledge
    • Innovation; displays original thinking and creativity
    • Quality and Quantity; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness while meeting productivity standards


    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Disability Coverage
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation Time
    • Retirement Account with Employer Match
    • On-site Gym and Personal Trainer
    • Food Truck Fridays
    • Team Happy Hours
    • Competitive Salary

    **Some Travel May Be Required** 

    LEVEL Architecture + Interiors is a division of CONCEPT Companies. CONCEPT Companies is an innovative, full-service construction and development firm with a national reach that spans a wide scope of projects, including single-tenant and multi-tenant retail shopping centers, military installations, industrial facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories. 

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    • Location
      Gainesville, Florida
    • Department
      Level Architecture + Interiors
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