NEWS

PF&A is Hiring!


PF&A Design has immediate positions available for highly motivated individuals who are talented designers with strong verbal communication, production, design and graphic skills. The ideal candidates have the natural ability to prioritize a litany of tasks, negotiate schedules, garner trust and credibility, nurture relationships and communicate with extreme proficiency.

PF&A seeks innovative candidates in pursuit of a long established career with the firm.  We support growth towards licensure and engage the candidate as a long term investment. PF&A is a national award winning firm with recognition in architecture and interiors.


LICENSED ARCHITECT - ARCHITECT 1
(3 to 5+ Years of Experience)

  • BS/BA of Architecture or Masters of Architecture degree required
  • The ideal candidate must be licensed with 3 to 5+ years of experience working in an architectural office
  • Proficiency with Revit and Auto-CAD required.  Experience in 3-D modeling, Rendering, SketchUp and Photoshop programs a plus
  • Experience in healthcare design projects is a plus but not required
  • Ability to self-start and be a team player in an 18-20 person office environment will be paramount to success
  • Self-motivation and a desire to grow with the firm a plus

Salary information dependent and commensurate with level of skill and experience

Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume in PDF format, portfolio and work samples (include renderings) with references to Sharon Szalai.  Include construction document samples if available.


ARCHITECTURAL INTERN LEVEL 1 (Recent Graduate to 3+ Years)

  • BS/BA of Architecture or Masters of Architecture degree required.
  • Proficiency with Revit required. Auto-CAD a plus
  • Skills in rendering required
  • Capability of learning quickly on the job
  • Experience in prior architectural office a plus but not mandatory
  • Ability to self-start and be a team player in an 18-20 person office environment will be paramount to success
  • Self-motivation and a desire to grow with the firm a plus

Salary information dependent and commensurate with level of skill and experience

Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume in PDF format, portfolio and work samples (include renderings) with references to Sharon Szalai.


HRACRE Luncheon


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Lynne Manning, Associate and Jess Grimes, Architect attending the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) luncheon.

Photos courtesy Dave Chance Photography

Kimberly Bernheimer Named Associate Principal

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PF&A is pleased to announce that Kimberly J. Bernheimer has been named Associate Principal.

Kim’s contributions and commitment to our clients over the years have been outstanding and have advanced the growth of PF&A Design over the years.

PF&A is proud to be able to recognize those who are leading the firm and driving transformational change for our clients!

Congratulations Kim!

 

Congratulations Becky!


Congratulations Becky on earning the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certificate!

This certification for professional interior designers demonstrates her proficiency and experience in designing solutions that are functional, aesthetically appealing, and protects the life, safety, and welfare of the community.

Mrs. Wall joined PF&A in 2015 and she brings significant experience in space planning, furniture and finish selections as well as lighting and interior design.


Starting Summer Hours


PF&A will be observing summer hours beginning May 26, 2017 through Labor Day. The office will be open as follows:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - Noon

As always, we will be accessible to answer any of your questions, if needed, during the off hours.

Lynne Named to Gloucester Arts on Main Board

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Lynne Manning, Interior Designer and Associate at PF&A, was recently named to the Board of Directors for the dynamic non-profit Gloucester Arts on Main! This organization, located in historic downtown Gloucester, Virginia, provides an environment for art-making, art education, and art exhibition. Gloucester Arts on Main hosts gallery art shows and offers various art classes, workshops, and special events to members and the public.

For more information on this organization please visit http://gloucesterarts.org/wordpress/

Harold and the Purple Crayon


Our Interior Design staff just participated in the tree decoration competition for this year's IIDA Christmas party which was held at the Brick Anchor Brew-House in Norfolk.

Each tree was to be themed around a popular children's book. What a clever and creative representation of Harold and the Purple Crayon (you can see Harold drawing the purple star on top)! After the event, all of the decorated trees and books are donated to St. Mary's Home.

Click on link to learn more about St. Mary's Home.  http://saintmaryshome.org/

SMILE's Fifth Annual 5K Run/Walk has been moved to December 3rd!


Get ready and tie your laces for SMILE's Fifth Annual 5K Run/Walk event on December 3rd! This year's exciting location is the Cape Henry Trail through First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach.

Run/walk starts at the 64th Street park entrance with post-race party being held at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill!  We hope to see you there in support of a great local non-profit that works effectively to enhance the lives of children!

Click on the following link for event details and to register for the race.

http://www.smileasier.org/smile-5k

Join Team Starchitects! 2016 Jingle Bell Run - Virginia Beach


Get in the spirit this holiday season! Join our team, tie bells to your shoes, dress in a festive costume and raise funds to help cure arthritis.

Together, we can make a difference in the lives of more than 50 million Americans, including 300,000 children, who face the daily challenges of the nation’s #1 cause of disability.

Jingle Bell 5k run on Saturday December 10th at 9am on 24th street at the ocean front. If you are interested in running or walking, the event early bird registration ends after 9/30/2016.

Go Starchitects!

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