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CallisonRTKL - Architect Retail Stores

CallisonRTKL is a global architecture, planning, and design practice which began over seven decades ago and has evolved into a cultural agency to advance positive outcomes in our communities. Our team addresses the imperatives of resiliency, well-being, and technology and their influence in the built environment through a human-centric design approach.

At CallisonRTKL, you will be a vital member of a network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight, and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after work culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance. At CallisonRTKL, we’re committed to creating a benefits program that is not only competitive but flexible and responsive to the changing needs of today’s workers.

CallisonRTKL is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

Architect – Retail Stores

CallisonRTKL Architects P.C. seeks a Project Architect to join its Retail team located in New York City. This team’s concentration is specialty and luxury retail project implementation for notable brands across the globe. This position is focused on design and documentation, collaborating with consultants and internal teams to ensure the high standard of deliverables that CallisonRTKL is known for.


  • Manages and coordinates the project delivery process for mid-to-large scale projects

  • Collaborates with other lead professionals to ensure design and documentation are in accordance with project expectations

  • Facilitates project schedule

  • Serves as a main contributor during client meetings and presentations

  • Negotiates critical and controversial issues with appropriate parties

  • Develops, documents, and implements design including detailing, material specifications, research, analytics, calculations, code compliance and quality control

  • Produces construction documents with a strong sensitivity to design

  • Coordinates the project delivery process with the required project consultants

  • Attends construction meetings and prepares field reports, answers RFI's, reviews shop drawings and prepares change bulletins

  • Provides technical guidance and mentorship to junior staff

  • Assists with financial management of all assigned projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related design field

  • 4+ years of related experience in architecture or related industry preferred

  • Strong background in base building and retail interiors

  • Ability to prioritize and concurrently service multiple projects

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills and ability to interface with all clients and employees

  • Experience in Revit

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD preferred

  • Core and shell experience preferred

  • LEED accreditation preferred

  • Submit portfolio with application

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