Contact us on 0800 123 4567 or
Contact us on 0800 123 4567 or

registered architect

registered architects

Retail Design + Architecture (Tampa)

api(+), an award-winning, multidisciplinary retail design firm, is seeking registered architects to join our team in Tampa. The ideal candidates have a strong design sense and commercial project experience. Experience with food retail, restaurant, specialty retail, retail center and hospitality projects is preferred but not required.

This role requires a passion for drawings, and strong coordination, design development and construction administration skills. Applicants must have the ability to produce construction drawings and specifications.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Translating design into documentation
  • Producing code compliant architectural construction documents
  • Implementing documentation standards
  • Coordinating with consultants and vendors
  • Ensuring design and documentation clarity and completeness
  • Client relations and staff coordination


  • Must be a Registered Architect
  • A degree in architecture
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit
  • 7+ years’ commercial project experience
  • Food retail, restaurant, specialty retail, retail center and hospitality project experience preferred
  • Strong design sense and quality experience
  • Working knowledge of building codes and various commercial construction types
  • Strong detailing capabilities for both new and renovation projects
  • Deadline oriented
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 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

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