We're looking for talented architects and leaders!

Do You Love Where You Work?

Cordtsen Design Architecture is a firm like no other. We are a faith-based, energetic, engaged firm with a strong culture, aspiring individually and as a team to a set of core values. Design creative, inspired buildings while living and working in Tampa Bay, FL or Newport, RI, two of America’s most popular lifestyle destinations. Every day is a dream come true!

We’re seeking to add a new Senior Architect or Project Manager to our growing full-service architecture firm. You’ll create beautiful, timeless designs fully customized for our clients’ needs while collaborating closely with them from vision to completion. With every project, we aim to raise the bar, challenge industry norms, and take an intuitive approach allowing us to follow the best path forward. At CDA, you’ll be part of a strong and encouraging team of architects and designers committed to being the best we can be both personally and professionally.

Senior Architect or Project Architect

What You’ll Bring to CDA

  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 
  • Architectural Registration 
  • Project Architect: At least 10 years’ experience in the field
  • Senior Architect: At least 15 years’ experience in the field
  • Experience providing the entire scope of architectural services on large projects (Planning through Construction Administration)
  • Experience working closely with other team members and clients throughout the life of a project
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills
  • AutoCAD skills required
  • Revit skills required
  • Must live in and be authorized to work in the United States immediately
  • Willing and able to work full-time on site in our Brandon, FL or Middletown, RI office

What You’ll Be Doing at CDA

  • Leading and mentoring a team to serve our clients
  • Design/drafting projects as it concerns all phases of design
  • Code reviews
  • Town permitting (Zoning, HDC, CRMC, DEM, etc)
  • 3D renderings and presentation boards
  • Client, consultant, & contractor coordination & correspondence
  • Construction Administration

Why You’ll LOVE Being at CDA 

  • Fully Paid Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, incl. Deductibles & Co-Pays
  • Generous Paid Time Off (including Flex-Time) plus additional 10 Paid Holidays
  • Twice Yearly Performance Bonuses
  • Matching Retirement Plan (up to 3% of your pay)
  • Professional Development Opportunities & Mentoring
  • Annual AIA Renewal Reimbursement
  • Weekly Production Meetings with Lunch Provided
  • Monthly Staff Meetings with “CSI Awards”
  • Personal Housekeeping or Landscaping Services
  • Care Ministry 
  • You won’t find a better company culture anywhere! 

Our Core Values at CDA

These are the values we aspire to as individuals and as a team! 

  • Enjoys Client Relationships
  • Creative Problem Solver
  • Organized / Efficient
  • Kindness with Gratitude
  • Embraces Feedback
  • Inspires Others Through Service 


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