api(+) is seeking architectural professionals with a passion for design and architecture to join our Tampa, Florida office. Commercial experience is required, and retail experience is preferred.
Both registered and non-registered architects are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate has 5+ years’ experience. Experience working on retail projects including food retail, specialty retail, restaurants and retail centers is a plus. He or she will also have excellent communication skills plus experience managing and delegating projects effectively and thoroughly.
The overall focus of this role is to support the api(+)’s retail design and architecture studio by establishing repeat and new business with quality clients via remarkable projects, excellent client relationships and positive team leadership.
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
Anchoring, developing and mentoring the retail architectural design studio
Implementing, maintaining and positively impacting architectural practices, standards and procedures in all facets of design, production and construction administration
Ensuring project quality by reviewing and approving documents
Clearly communicating and resolving project issues with project team and client in a timely, professional manner
Recommending and implementing production improvements and innovations
Working with other senior management to support firm’s mission, policies and growth through marketing and human resources involvement
A degree in architecture
5+ years experience preferred
5+ years’ experience working on commercial projects
Strong design sense
Strong detailing capabilities and knowledge
Successful track record coordinating with clients, consultants, contractors and peers
Exceptional written and oral communication, organizational and time management skills
Proven leadership and teamwork capabilities
Strong critical thinking skills and judgement
Proactive, energetic, polished and professional
Architectural registration is preferred but not required
Retail project experience, including food retail, specialty retail, restaurants and retail centers, is preferred but not required
api(+) is an award winning, multidisciplinary design firm specializing in branded retail prototype design and rollout. api(+) provides branding, architecture, concept development, strategic imaging, identity communication, interior design, environmental graphics, and industrial design services to leading national and international organizations.
For more information, visit our website at www.apiplus.com.