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CADD Technician (7-11-19)

Job Title: CADD Technician
Education: Associate Degree
Location: Sarasota, FL 34239 US (Primary)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Category: Architecture
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:
Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc. is actively seeking a CADD Technician who has experience in designing and drafting architectural projects. The CADD Technician will be located in our Sarasota, Florida office. The CADD Technician will assist in the preparation of design and construction documents of an advanced complexity level.

Requires thorough understanding of Revit software
Develops broad knowledge of the design process and understands company standards
Develops skills in a specific practice area
Evaluates, selects, and applies standards techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with a few complex features
Performs more advanced drafting tasks
Demonstrates the ability to integrate multiple components of design (i.e. structural, civil, electrical, etc.)
Coordinates work with entry-level engineers, technicians or administrative staff
Receives general supervision on assignments, and general review of all aspects of work
Demonstrates continuous improvement with initiative, and adaptability and quantity and quality of work
Effectively and efficiently completes assigned tasks
Possesses basic oral and written communication skills
Interacts well with staff

Job Requirements
Associate’s Degree in Drafting/Design/Architecture or equivalent from an accredited college or technical school or equivalent experience or accreditation.
Minimum of 4 to 10 years of technical and construction document production experience
Proficiency with Revit – SketchUp and/or Lumion software a plus.
Basic understanding of building codes, building systems, and engineering systems.
Understanding of the tasks associated with the preparation of construction documents.
Excellent communication skills.
Working knowledge and practice skills of architectural product systems.
Working knowledge of A&E work standards, processes, and policies
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, to manage deadlines and prioritize assignments

Contact: Please contact Clyde Clare or Scott Vanderford at – Phone: (941) 312-5523
Email: or

Architect (7-11-19)

Job Title: Architect
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Location: Sarasota, FL 34239 US (Primary)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Category: Architecture
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:
Goodwyn Mills & Cawood is looking for a sharp and seasoned Licensed Architect to join our growing Sarasota, Florida office.  Applicants should have at least 4-10 years’ experience in healthcare, university, and other institutional work.  The Architect will be expected to contribute design, manage projects’ schedules, budgets, daily objectives and team members.  Necessary skills should include site/building analysis, design development, construction documents, construction contract administration and report generation on commercial projects.  Candidates should be ambitious, able to work in a fast- paced environment, and self-motivated.

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional Degree in Architecture from an accredited architectural program
  • Licensed Architect
  • Minimum of 4-10 years’ experience in healthcare, university, and institutional work
  • Proficient in Revit, MS Word, Excel & Project – SketchUp and/or Lumion software a plus
  • Management and Marketing skills
  • Architect registered in FL or completed NCARB Program
  • LEED Accredited Professional Preferred

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.
Contact: Please contact Clyde Clare or Scott Vanderford at – Phone: (941) 312-5523
Email: or

Production Architects  (6-24-19)
Retail Design and Architecture
api(+), an award-winning, multidisciplinary retail design firm, is seeking registered architects who specialize in production documentation to join our team in Tampa. The ideal candidates have a strong design sense and commercial project experience. Experience with food retail, restaurant, specialty retail, retail center and hospitality projects is preferred but not required. 

This role requires a passion for drawings, and strong coordination, design development and construction administration skills. Applicants must have the ability to produce construction drawings and specifications.

Primary Responsibilities
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
• Translating design into documentation
• Producing code compliant architectural construction documents
• Implementing documentation standards
• Coordinating with consultants and vendors
• Ensuring design and documentation clarity and completeness
• Client relations and staff coordination

• A degree in architecture
• Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit, Revit preferred but not required
• 5+ years’ commercial project experience
• Food retail, restaurant, specialty retail, retail center and hospitality projects is preferred
• Strong design sense and quality experience
• Must have working knowledge of building codes and various construction types
• Strong detailing capabilities for both new and renovation projects
• Must be deadline oriented
• Must have strong attention to detail
• Successful track record coordinating with clients, consultants, contractors and peers
• Exceptional written and oral communication, organizational and time management skills
• Proven leadership and teamwork capabilities
• Strong critical thinking skills and judgement
• The ideal candidate is proactive, energetic, polished and professional

Employees are rewarded with salary commensurate with experience, bonuses, medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays and sick leave, and an energetic, casual environment in beautiful Tampa, Florida.
api(+) is an award winning, multidisciplinary design firm specializing in retail prototype design and rollout. api(+) provides branding, architecture, concept development, strategic imaging, identity communication, interior design, environmental graphics, and industrial design services to leading national and international organizations.

Ready to join an award-winning team and to produce great designs? Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to Juliette Lauer at

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