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Senior Architect


This position is for a highly experienced, licensed architect, perfecting their documentation and design skills through the design, detailing, and supervision of firm projects. This individual performs a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size/complexity, and serves as a Subject Matter Expert in their specialized area of interest. They should be detail-oriented, collaborative, and offer strong written & verbal communication skills.

Education & Experience:

  • Professional Licensure in at least one jurisdiction

  • 10+ Years professional experience preferred

  • NCARB Certification preferred

  • Technical or Professional degree in Architecture or related field

  • LEED, WELL, and/or PHIUS certification strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to design based on professional portfolio

  • Substantial experience in all phases of project development & execution

  • Experience in multiple phases on at least one project over $10,000,000 Construction Value

Job responsibilities would include:

  • Develop creative design concepts, space planning, and architectural layouts, and refine these concepts to ensure quality, complete designs

  • Evaluate the design suggestions of others

  • 3D Modeling of design concepts, utilizing firm-wide BIM Standards

  • Complete design details in accordance with firm-wide documentation standards, for review by project managers

  • Produce high-quality 3D visualizations of architectural designs

  • Attend continuing education seminars to advance skillsets

  • Work collaboratively with other team members to ensure accurate, high-quality documentation

  • Research and incorporate design elements independently to implement into designs

  • Address and incorporate redline markups from the project manager or QAQC reviewer

  • Work ahead of redlines based on an understanding of what content is required for each drawing type

  • Develop redlines for less senior staff

  • Progress the project in between direct assignments based on knowledge of complete set generation requirements

  • Assist in Basis of Design selection & detail creation based on products selected

  • Generate custom detail components & families as required for the project

  • Complete construction observation, shop drawing review, and other aspects of the construction phase

  • Coordinate design elements & systems with consulting engineers, as assigned

  • Prepare and lead client presentations, under the direction of the project manager

  • Develop complete code studies for review by Project Manager

  • Mentor staff members as appropriate with regard to detailing, documentation, and design

  • Conduct training seminars for other staff based on personalized knowledge and expertise, as requested

  • QAQC other teams’ projects, as assigned

  • Follow firm-wide standards across the board in detailing, graphics, modeling, and design

The ideal candidate must have the following skills for consideration:

  • Ability to generate & evaluate various types of technical drawings

  • Strong 3D Visualization skills

  • Strong Revit skills in both documentation & modeling

  • Strong graphic skills

  • Strong understanding of architectural detailing

  • Ability to fully detail drawing sets from start to finish

  • Strong technical product & systems knowledge

  • Strong understanding of content generation requirements for each drawing type

  • Strong understanding of set construction & ability to cartoon sets with little oversight

  • Strong understanding of BIM file maintenance & file fidelity

  • Strong understanding of specifications and ability to relay appropriate information

  • Strong understanding of applicable building/zoning codes and industry standards

  • Ability to comprehend and evaluate complex code issues

  • Ability to document a building design completely from start to finish with minimal oversight

  • Ability to train, mentor, and direct others as applicable based on the Project team

  • Software necessary for day-to-day work includes:

    • Autodesk Revit​

    • Bluebeam

    • Autodesk 360, preferred

    • Microsoft Office Suite

    • SketchUp, preferred

    • Rhino, preferred

    • Adobe Photoshop

    • Adobe Suite, preferred

    • Basic AutoCAD

    • Enscape

    • Dynamo, preferred

MCF offers competitive salary and benefits, including company paid health, life, long-term, and short-term disability insurances, employee paid dental, and vision insurances, a 401k program with profit sharing, bonuses, and paid time off.


To apply for this position, please submit your resume, portfolio, and references to Human Resources, at

MCF is an equal opportunity employer.

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