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Project Designer
Poole & Poole Architecture

Our award winning firm has offices in Richmond, Nashville and Charleston and builds throughout the East Coast, the South, and into the Mid-West. We strive to build livable, memorable communities, help our employees grow to their potential and give back to our local communities.

Our firm is fortunate to have a friendly and talented team which we are looking to expand. We are looking for a project designer who has a minimum 2 years work experience. The position includes working with a team of architects and other team members to help produce contract documents for our multi-family and commercial projects. This position includes coordination with consultants, working with Project managers on elevations, site plans and building plans, and coordination of working drawings.

The qualifications we are looking for include:

  • Autocad or Revit proficiency
  • Sketch UP experience
  • Some experience with construction issues
  • Some exposure to building code and accessibility code
  • Knowledge of the production and coordination of drawings
  • Detail oriented, organized and work well on a team
  • Multi-family experience a plus

This is a strong opportunity for the ambitious candidate. Our firm offers true growth potential and unlimited advancement for talented candidates with leadership ability. We encourage and reward professional excellence and promote from within while fostering an office culture that supports teamwork, friendships and work/life balance. Our employees are capable, caring people who enjoy what they do and the people with whom they work. The right person will fit into our friendly but busy environment.

We offer excellent health benefits, life insurance, a retirement plan with firm matching contributions, generous vacation, support and time off for employees as they navigate the exam process and in-house continuing education.

We look forward to hearing from you; add your talents to our team!

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posted 5/9/23

Designer | Architecture
510 Architects | Richmond VA / Hybrid

We are seeking to hire a full-time Designer | Architecture.

510 Architects is a young, enthusiastic, SWaM Woman-Owned certified architecture / interior design firm located in Richmond, VA. Our firm consists of passionate profes­sionals who excel in a highly collaborative environment creating spaces that are beautiful, buildable, and meant for all. Our project types are large scale adaptive reuse, infill mixed-use multifamily, and hospitality / entertainment. We offer a culture that promotes work / life balance, hybrid work environment, mentorship, and support towards professional licensure.

510 is seeking candidates with 2-5 years of experience who are team-minded, eager to grow, and solutions-driven. Must have prior experience working on Construction Documents and be proficient in Revit, SketchUp, and Bluebeam.

If interested, please email

posted 5/4/23

Senior Architect
Hanbury | Richmond, VA

Hanbury, an Architecture, Planning, and Interior Design Firm established in 1979, is seeking a Senior Architect to join its Richmond office. The ideal candidate should have project leadership experience in a variety of design-focused work, such as higher education, civic/community, and science & technology projects. The candidate should be able to advance the mission, goals, strategies, and core values of the firm.

Responsibilities include collaborating with the Design Principal and Project Manager to deliver services, consulting with clients to identify project goals and objectives, leading project meetings, directing and reviewing the work of designers and other staff, evaluating the project program, schedule, budget, site, and other information provided by the client, preparing designs and drawings using computer-assisted design software, considering environmentally responsible design options, and preparing construction documents.

The Senior Architect will also coordinate with other consultants on the project, document and maintain project records, estimate the cost of the work, advise and consult with clients during the Construction Phase Services, and perform duties consistent with professional skills and care provided by architects practicing in the same or similar locality.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in architecture, an established Virginia Architectural License, 15+ years of experience within the A/E/C industry, strong leadership and communication skills, excellent interpersonal and networking skills, attention to detail, extensive knowledge of architectural software, deadline-driven, dedicated to excellence, and a commitment to staying current with future trends in the industry.

Send resumes and work samples to

posted 4/27