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Graduate Architect

Who We Are

Core Architects is a growing western Pennsylvania Architectural firm with a diverse practice, experienced in new buildings and renovation projects for Health Care, K-12 Public School, Municipal, Commercial, and Residential clients.  Our designs are guided by three principles:  Functionality, Best Value, and Quality of Life.  We apply these principles to our projects to achieve outstanding results that meet our client’s Strategic Needs and Goals – buildings that our clients can be proud of.  We strive to deliver a Small-Firm Service Experience to our clients and staff, while providing Large Firm Deliverables and Expertise.


Firm Culture

We are relaxed and accommodating, while allowing for personal and professional growth. We offer the flexibility for dedicated professionals to exercise their self discipline and take personal responsibility for their work product and the success of their projects – while maintaining a balance of work and family/leisure time.  In our firm, opportunities for focused and ambitious professionals to participate in all facets of project delivery are limited only by their desire, and their ability to expand their talents and skills.    


Job Description


  • Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture Degree (AXP/Registration Track preferred but not required)

  • 0-5 years of Professional Experience

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or equivalent

  • Experience with Sketch-Up (preferred, but not required)

  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, & Various Rendering Software

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Willingness to contribute and learn on every level.


  • Develop Design Solutions at Schematic and Design Development Phases of projects

  • Develop Construction Documents for small and large public-bid and private projects

  • Assist with Bid Phase and Construction Administration Phase Services

  • Assist in Developing Graphic Materials for projects and firm promotion

  • Other opportunities as may be offered to support the firm and promote professional growth

We Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries, with Annual Salary Reviews and eligibility for Profit Bonuses

  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits (100% firm-paid for Employees)

  • Business Casual Work Environment

  • Flexible Scheduling

  • Superior Vacation/Paid-Time-Off Policy

  • ARE Fee Reimbursement and Paid Time-Off

  • Other great benefits and Opportunities

Interested Candidates should email cover letter & resume to

All submissions and inquires will be kept strictly confidential.

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