Senior Project Architect

  • Bethesda, MD
  • Full-time

Company Description

Streetsense is an experience-focused strategy and design collective that creates brands that people love and places people love to be.

Powered by in-depth insights and an interdisciplinary approach, we enhance brands and places, drive consumer demand, and foster community. We are committed to creating meaningful end-user experiences through informed strategy and design.

At Streetsense we are deeply invested in our people. We’ve created a work environment that makes it fun to show up every day. In addition to the pay and benefits we know you need, we provide learning and development opportunities and lots of fun ways to be part of our uncommon collective.

Job Description

Registered Senior Project Architect who leads and performs within a design team in a self-directed manner in multiple aspects of Architecture and Interiors process - including but not limited to the design & documentation of all phases, the preparation of documents, and construction administration activities within established budgets, schedules, and programmatic requirements. Leads the documentation and management of branded concept hospitality, retail and mixed-use projects.

  • Display passion and an innovative approach to architecture, planning and interiors that combines collaboration, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence in design, design execution, and sustainable principles.
  • Work with team on multiple, complex projects through all phases from proposal through construction.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the architectural design process and integration of interior architecture/design concepts with the ability to develop interior architecture components.
  • Think and design three-dimensionally with creative and conceptual skills.
  • Integrate graphic communications and brand messaging into the built environment.
  • Develop and coordinate detailed design concepts, functional requirements and project-design criteria.
  • Assist with design and technical coordination among disciplines, and respond to technical implications of design decisions.
  • Develops responses to contractor questions, inquiries, RFI’s etc.
  • Actively supports compliance with BIM/CAD project standards and procedures.
  • Interface with our Projection Direction team on creation and maintenance of project metrics and parameters such as fees and schedules.
  • Advanced experience in construction documentation production, project design specifications and shop drawing review & Quality Assurance.
  • Active participant in client engagement.


  • Registered Architect – NCARB preferred
  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Architecture from an accredited program
  • 15+ years of post-graduate professional experience, preferably within the retail, restaurant or hospitality industries
  • Successful design leadership or multiple projects and teams
  • Documentation proficiency in Revit or relevant BIM software preferred
  • Graphic and presentation skills in InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp and rendering software preferred
  • Advanced experience in construction documentation production, project design specifications, and shop drawing review
  • Advanced experience with construction materials and specifications
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

Streetsense is an equal opportunity employer and all your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.