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STOA Architects (4-18-24)                                                                                                           

LOCATIONS: Pensacola, FL / Panama City, FL                                                                                         

TYPE: Full-time/In-person

CATEGORIES: Project Architect with 5+ years’ experience, licensed or on licensure track

RESPONSIBILITIES: At STOA you will actively guide the planning, investigation, design, and documentation of complex projects of varying types/scales; lead construction documentation production and design documentation through construction administration; coordinate design efforts and deliverables of design consultants and project team; and may provide technical guidance/mentorship to less experienced architects. Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying-out directions and assignments with limited oversight.
  • Developing planning and creative-design concepts for Projects
  • Meeting task and project deadlines.
  • Informing Project Manager and team of potential project conflicts and/or emerging issues.
  • Making field visits and provide support during construction administration phase
  • Helping to grow and establish firm standards and mentor Entry Level Architectural Designers


  • Professional accredited degree in architecture
  • At least five years of related experience in the field
  • Licensed or on track to be licensed
  • Experience with the entire project life cycle and design process
  • Efficient in utilizing REVIT/BIM production
  • Strong communication skills, professional work ethic, and ability to work effectively with team members
  • Physical requirements may include: sitting, standing, lifting 10-20 lbs., visualizing, effectively communicating verbally and in writing, operating computer equipment, some travel (by car or plane).
  • Certain contracts may require U.S. Citizenship

SALARY: Dependent on experience. STOA provides competitive salaries that generally follow the AIA Salary Calculator.

At STOA, we design a future with you. STOA Architects is a 25-person architectural design firm located on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida.  Although established over 40 years ago, our culture is collaborative and energetic.  STOA is continuing to grow as our well-established clients repeatedly turn to us for their projects.  Our diverse portfolio includes large office complexes, wellness centers, labs, airport hangers, dormitories, fire stations, libraries, child development facilities, training facilities, Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF), historic facilities, and more.  

At STOA, architects work on all phases of projects. From start to finish, you will be fully involved.  We strongly believe in providing opportunities for growth and professional development.  We empower you to be a contributing member of the team, to have a voice, and to continue to grow professionally. 

As an important member of our team, we want you to feel valued and appreciated.  That is why we provide an extensive array of benefits.  Some of the benefits when working for STOA include:

  • Generous employee bonus program
  • Two weeks’ vacation (increases after 3 years)
  • An additional week of Paid Time Off
  • Seven paid holidays
  • Remote work capabilities when the occasional demands of health or family arise
  • Half-day Fridays in the summer
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Generous medical and dental plans and vision insurance
  • Tuition Assistance Plan (includes student loan repayment)
  • Reimbursement for professional development fees (e.g., licensure, AIA, NCARB, LEED & WELL certifications, etc.)
  • Company sponsored celebrations and social events

STOA Architects is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Learn more about us at

Note that the position will require work on certain federal contracts which require proof of U.S. Citizenship. Work may require driving a motor vehicle and an appropriate valid driver’s license may be required.

A.    Resume
B.    Portfolio including examples and work experience.
C.    References

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