Department: Architecture |  Location: Victor, NY

APD seeks a Registered Architect to work on nationally based commercial/retail projects. The candidate must have experience with construction documents, specifications, permitting, and construction administration.

This position requires a candidate with excellent, proactive problem-solving skills and strong communication skills with clients, consultants, municipalities, and co-workers. Candidates should have a can-do attitude and the ability to multitask. Assignments require the experience and knowledge to assist the project team in satisfying the client and facilitating the project’s construction

APD has a comfortable office environment with an excellent opportunity for career satisfaction and steady work.



  • Mentorship and training of junior architectural staff.
  • Assist design and production teams, including sub-consultants, for commercial/retail and other project types.
  • Develop and coordinate specifications for construction drawings.
  • Review changes to construction products and recommend specifications.
  • Respond to RFPs, generate proposals, and develop design contracts.
  • Assist in finding optimal solutions and generating construction change directives.
  • Coordinate submittal of construction documents for governmental review, and respond to permit review comments.
  • Assist staff in reviewing projects for Quality Assurance.
  • Possible travel (<10%).
Minimum Qualifications
  • Accredited degree in Architecture
  • Excellent proactive problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer, written, and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Possess the ability to multitask with strong organizational/prioritization skills.
  • Experience in field construction administration
  • Attention to detail and completeness
  • Excellent client coordination and communication skills
  • Training and mentorship skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • RA/AIA
  • 7+ years of experience
  • LEED AP+
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Proficient in Revit
  • 2+ years of Project Management
  • NCARB certification
  • Retail and multi-site project experience
  • Retail prototype experience
  • Experience processing entitlements and permit approvals in jurisdictions throughout the US
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