Licensed Architect

Strada, a multi-disciplinary design firm, is seeking a Licensed Architect for our Philadelphia studio.

Our cross-disciplinary approach to design is immersive, human-centric, and diverse. We actively leverage the expertise and talents from the diverse disciplines within our three studios to achieve exceptional results for our clients. Candidates should be willing to learn and contribute to the design process. We look for individuals who are talented and passionate about their work. We help you cultivate your talents as part of the design team.

We are seeking designers with a strong design capability interested in sharing their talent with others at Strada. We would love to know about your other life interests, hobbies, passions, and talents as we find these attributes contribute to our design culture.


  • Lead multidisciplinary project teams and consultants
  • Manage projects, including client interaction, design process, and team collaboration
  • Mentor team members and assist in project detailing and construction
  • Effectively lead projects in a collaborative team environment
  • Proactively maintain and prioritize deadlines
  • Present design ideas and concepts to clients


  • Strong design sensitivity
  • Good judgment skills
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Experience in managing diverse teams of professionals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A command of construction administration services
  • A working knowledge of liabilities, risks, and responsibilities
  • A facility for working in digital design software


  • Must be licensed to practice architecture within the United States
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a design firm
  • Experience with a variety of construction delivery methods is a plus
  • Sustainability design experience and/or certifications is a plus


Strada is a place unlike any other. It is a place where you will solve diverse, complex challenges alongside thoughtful and talented individuals who lead with curiosity and empathy. We are dedicated professionals who intentionally craft moments that help our team to pause, create, and connect. We respect work-life balance, promote design engagement, and encourage you to follow your passions.

Strada is a 70-person, highly collaborative design firm with expertise in higher education, multi-family, life sciences and laboratory, mixed-use development, and hospitality design. Disciplines include architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic design, exhibit design, and historic preservation.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and representative portfolio of your work. Please email one PDF containing all application materials to Carolyn Brinker at