November 28, 2023

Senior Licensed Architect – Louisville, KY, US | Jobs

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Senior Licensed Architect – Louisville, KY, US | Jobs

WorK Architecture + Design’s Louisville office is seeking Senior and Intermediate licensed Architects with a range of experience and expertise from large scale office and medical buildings, hospitality, and high-end multi-family and affordable housing – both new construction and adaptive reuse/historic renovation.


  • Works in tandem with designers to coordinate schematic design, design development, and construction documents.
  • Advanced understanding of code, planning, programming and design principles and methods.
  • Understands and responds to the technical implications of design decisions.
  • Facilitates firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and sustainability. 
  • Help prepare detailed drawings and mentor junior staff.


  • Directs production of schematic through construction documents in collaboration with Project Manager.
  • Coordinates project documentation execution, construction plans and details, ensuring quality control and completion.
  • Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems.
  • Understands and coordinates engineering systems relevant to projects.
  • Expertise in Contract Administration and Close-out Phases.
  • Prepares reports and specifications; reviews completed reports, plans, cost estimates and calculations.
  • Executes applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.).
  • Ensures tasks are completed according to the WorK Architecture + Design’s Standards and Quality Control Manual.


  • May establish architectural budget, task schedule and other components of the project work plan with project manager.
  • Directs or coordinates production of construction documents, drawings and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule and cost.
  • Implements meeting objectives, facilitates meetings and provides documentation in collaboration with Project Manager.
  • May participate in marketing, client and owner presentations.
  • Directs, organizes and mentors junior staff with responsibility oversight of their assignments.


  • Post graduate qualification in Architecture
  • Professional registration in Architecture (AIA)
  • Professional registration (LEED, NCARB, or equivalent)


  • Experienced in all phases of project design, construction documentation production and construction materials.
  • Project delivery experience on $20M+ schemes.
  • Familiar with building codes, specifications, construction methods, and building and engineering systems.
  • Understanding of project management process at all design phases.
  • Ability to apply CAD and interpret and review CAD drawings.
  • Revit knowledge and experience. (5 yrs. experience)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for internal employee management and external client relationships
  • Ability to direct or coordinate work efforts of junior staff.
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic.


  • Be responsible for planning, developing, and executing technical documentation which may include interpreting, organizing, and coordinating project team assignments
  • Direct and coordinate production of schematic, design development and construction documents in collaboration with Project Manager
  • Perform construction administration duties (e.g., RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders, etc.)
  • Execute applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.)
  • Establish budget, task schedule, and other components of the work plan with Project Manager
  • Participate in marketing efforts and may lead presentations to prospective clients
  • Work with engineering consultants through schematic and design development phases
  • Direct, organize, and mentor junior staff with responsibility for oversight
  • Work hard, play hard!


  • Licensed Architect (AIA) with 8+ years of experience including healthcare
  • Ability to generate and/or identify clear ideas and concepts and develop physical and conceptual connections to overall building design
  • Ability to work collaboratively to develop design concepts and ideas with internal project teams and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of construction detailing,
  • Excellent graphic, verbal, and written communication skill
  • Ability to direct, manage, and coordinate work efforts of junior staff
  • Experience in all phases and aspects of a project
  • Familiarity with building codes, specifications, building and engineering systems
  • Understanding of project management process
  • Strong design, communication, and time management skills
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire


  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K with Employer Matching
  • Company Cell Phone
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Unlimited Leave Policy

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