Architectural Graduate/Project Architect

Architectural Graduate/Project Architect

We are seeking a talented and organized Architectural Graduate/Project Architect to work with us in our collaborative studio environment in Pittsburgh, PA. Over the past 20+ years, Margittai Architects has provided a personal approach to helping our clients by designing spaces and places where they can enjoy spending their time – whether at home, at work, or at play. Current projects include a 10,000-sf conversion of an early 20th-century dairy barn into a civil engineering headquarters, a full residential renovation and addition – including an indoor pool, and a prototype fast-casual Neapolitan pizza restaurant concept to be introduced into the US market. Our firm offers employees the ability to learn and grow in their careers by giving each team member significant responsibilities and flexibility for managing individual work processes with regular feedback and communication. Most of our work is renovation or adaptive reuse, with a variety of clients, projects, and building types, offering consistent opportunities to learn and explore new design challenges. Our clients are deeply invested in the success of their projects, and we enjoy building lasting personal relationships with them.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Verbal, written, and graphic communication skills, including hand drafting and freehand drawing.
  • Intermediate skills and experience in Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for the profession.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Architecture degree.
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience.
  • AXP enrollment.
  • Organizational ability to coordinate multiple projects.
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating with Architects and design team members.
  • Participating in design meetings with clients and external design team members.
  • Coordinating and communicating with engineers, consultants, and contractors.
  • Preparing meeting minutes, emails, and other forms of written communication.
  • Measuring existing field conditions and preparation of Existing Conditions drawings.
  • Drafting and 3D modeling of design.
  • Researching and coordinating zoning and building permit information.
  • Preparing and assembling marketing material, such as qualifications or proposal packages.

Margittai Architects offer health and vision benefits, paid holidays, an IRA plan with company match, and flexible work schedules which includes options for remote working.

To apply please contact Peter Margittai at