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architectural professionals

architectural professionals

Retail Design + Architecture (Tampa)

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

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:
    • Client relations
    • 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
        • Revit experience
        • 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

Ready to join an award-winning retail design team and produce great designs? Send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to Juliette Lauer at