About Strada

Strada means “street” in Italian. Streets matter to us. They’re the fundamental infrastructure of our cities and the core of our civic lives. They’re the connections between buildings, people, and public spaces. This is why we’re so inspired by them and it’s a shared commitment to these values that brought our principals together. Just as people mingle on city streets, our office is a place where we freely exchange ideas, challenging and inspiring one another to create exceptional work.

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Architect, Team Leader | Philadelphia, PA

Architect, Team Leader Job Description

Strada, a cross-disciplinary design firm, is seeking an experienced Architect with 8 – 15 years of experience for our Philadelphia office. The ideal candidate is licensed, with significant building construction experience. Key responsibilities include architectural design, design production, deliverable development, engagement in construction administrative services, and mentoring young designers with construction detailing.

Experience with LEED V.4 certification process is a plus.


Architectural responsibilities for project design and development.

Assist team members in construction detailing, construction administration services and training.

Provide a resource to project teams for quality control and development of documents and deliverables; mentoring younger staff with practical experience.


Strong Design Sensitivity.

A facility for utilizing BIM software, working within a collaborative design process and organization.

Experience taking projects, both new and renovation, through the construction process.

A command of construction document delivery and process.

A command of construction administration service including multiple forms of project delivery, CM, CM at Risk, Design Build, Design Bid Build, and/or P3.

Interest in and ability to apply new technologies to improve the quality of project delivery in an efficient and professional manner.

Ability to think creatively and strategically.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, coupled with the ability to communicate effectively with team members, contractors and firm leadership.

A self-starter that is proactive, resourceful, and can easily multi-task while maintaining/prioritizing deadlines and responding to constantly changing needs and schedules.

Ability to identify and incorporate information from multiple sources and translate it into a creative, client-focused message.

Capacity to meet project deadlines and organize complex material, delivering solid project results.

Ability to solve problems working independently, and as a team player.


Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 8 years, but no more than 15 years of experience in architectural design and project delivery with an emphasis in construction knowledge. Must be licensed as an Architect in Pennsylvania or have the ability to obtain reciprocity in Pennsylvania.

To apply, please follow application instructions on our careers page. A Letter of Interest, Resume, and Representative Portfolio of your design work are required for consideration.

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