CREATE is one of the boldest and most energetic comprehensive architectural firms in New York City.

Founded in 1997, we are dedicated to quality architecture as it applies to the diverse needs of our clients.

As such, CREATE remains true to its founding idea: To be a group of honorable professionals who strive to establish and maintain long-term relationships with our clientele, earned by combining unmatched value with a commitment to excellence.

Our boutique approach ensures our Principal's involvement in every project we undertake, and we live our mantra every day: "Service, Quality and Attention."

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What We Do

Architectural Design 
& Technical Services

Architecture
Interior Design
Master Planning
Urban Design
CADD Production & Construction Documentation

Additional
Capabilities

Graphic and Fine Arts
Identity Design
Furniture and Display Casework Design
Graphic Murals and Marketing Graphics
Presentations - Rendering and Model Building
Bid Coordination Design/Build Partnering
Estimating & Construction Management

Over the years CREATE has been called everything from "The Developer's Architect" to the "Little Firm that Could" but what they like best is being their client's "go-to guys."

- Company of the Month, Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal, August 2012

Completed Projects

Over 20 years of satisfied customers

CREATE prides ourselves on our long-term client relationships

Joseph F. Coradino

"For years, Frankie and his team at CREATE have been our 'go-to guys' for service, quality and attention."

Joseph F. Coradino, PREIT Trustee
President, PREIT Services LLC & PREIT-RUBIN, Inc.
John Rossi

"Every project presents new challenges and it's good to know we are in great hands. CREATE delivered on all aspects of the project by creatively executing the plan in a cost and time efficient manner. As a result, CREATE has been selected to complete Phase II of the project which remaps the existing Food Court into a refreshed Eatery."

John Rossi
General Manager, Pacific Retail Capital Partners

"We were pleased to partner with CREATE for the modernization of CambridgeSide. The $30 million renovation, rebranding and repositioning touched every element of the center giving CambridgeSide a modern look and ambiance. This dramatic transformation has enhanced the shopper experience, and has reflected in both increased foot traffic and sales."

Issie Shait
Executive Vice President, Property Management New England Development

"CREATE was able to capture the local vernacular with their attention to detail, distinguished features and rich palette to transform this nationally renowned center into one that serves both local communities and destination shoppers alike. The result is a complete makeover of our nationally renowned flagship center into one of our portfolio's best."

Steven B. Tanger
President & CEO, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.

Under Construction

Frankie Campione, Founder & Principal

“We have been very, very fortunate and blessed to work on a multitude of invigorating projects that reach outside our so-called retail specialty. Once a client realizes you are going to give their project everything you have and more, it is extremely rewarding when they entrust you with something unexpected and unrelated to the last project. On the boards amidst the mall renovations, outlets centers and a number of national retail projects is also a high rise, a casino expansion and a medical office building. It’s simply a matter of trust.”

FRANKIE CAMPIONE

Founder & Principal

Career Opportunities

This full time position will involve participation in all phases of design and project management as well as production of complete sets of construction documents and construction details as needed for design of large-scale commercial projects. Person must be capable of managing primary aspects of studio operation and employees for a variety of projects. Proficient in detailing and organizing construction documents and acquainted with all phases of design and construction. Long term growth opportunity. Excellent Benefits Great team and office environment. Overseeing and Managing Construction Administration

Requirements:
• 15 years minimum of experience on architecture projects including 5 years in leadership role (Job Captain minimum).
• Proven experience leading teams while managing complex projects.
• Proficiency in the use of 2D/3D software, including Revit, AutoCAD ensuring compliance with office standards.
• Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes.
• Strong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
• Ability to provide a thorough set of construction documents from schematic through construction administration and work with team in a studio setting.
• Detail oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities.
• State Licensure and LEED accreditation is a plus but not required. Bachelors' Degree in Architecture.

Email cover letter & resume to: info@createapd.com, noting "Senior Architect/Project Manager" when applying for position. Please keep any portfolio attachments under 5 MB.

This full-time position will involve participation in all phases of design and project management. Responsible for daily design or technical development of projects. Long term growth opportunity. Excellent Benefits Great team and office environment.

Requirements:

• 5 years minimum of experience on architecture projects.
• Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to problem solve both individually and as a part of a project team.
• Proficiency in the use of 2D/3D software, including Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD.
• Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes.
• Strong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
• Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas.
• Bachelors' Degree in Architecture.
• State Licensure and LEED accreditation is a plus but not required.
• Ability to provide a thorough set of construction documents and work in a studio setting.

Email cover letter & resume to: info@createapd.com, noting "Intermediate Architect" when applying for position. Please keep any portfolio attachments under 5 MB.

Large Scale Retail Experience A+. Master planning, shopping center development, lifestyle centers, open air centers and mall renovations. Some hospitality and miscellaneous projects. Must be able to produce high quality presentations and renderings.

Award winning architectural firm with strong large scale commercial portfolio. Currently seeking an architectural designer / illustrator / master planner. Master planning, shopping center development, lifestyle centers, open air centers and mall renovations. Some hospitality and miscellaneous projects. Must be able to craft high quality concepts, presentations and graphic support. Possess good communication skills and ability to be team oriented. Be enthusiastic and self-motivated. Able to contribute to quality and integrity of the product. Work with tight time frames and ability to manage multiple projects.

• Proficient in both hand drawings and architectural / graphic software
• Proficient in 3D / CG architectural visualization software
• Proficient in Sketch Up & Revit desired.
• Large Scale Retail Experience A+.

Email cover letter & resume to: info@createapd.com, noting "Senior Designer" when applying for position. Please keep any portfolio attachments under 5 MB.

Eager to work on Large Scale Commercial Projects. Master planning, shopping center development, lifestyle centers, open air centers and mall renovations. Some hospitality and miscellaneous projects. Must be able to produce high quality presentations and renderings. You will join a highly creative and dynamic team with direct involvement with all team members in a boutique studio environment. In this position you will utilize all your creative skills and design tools to collaborate in all facets of architectural design.

Responsibilities:
• Work with the Design Director(s) and project team (s) on conceptual designs, presentations, design development, and production.
• Coordinate with consultants, contractors, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
• Resolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions
• Be innovative and take initiative to push yourself and those around you to be better. This is the design studio you’ve dreamed about!
• Produce graphic presentations, 3D renderings, and construction drawings
• Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination
• Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs

Requirements:
• 0-5 years of experience on architecture projects. Talented Graduates will be considered.
• Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to problem solve both individually and as a part of a project team
• Proficiency in the use of 2D/3D software, including Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, 3D Studio MAX, PhotoShop, InDesign and Illustrator. Understanding of 3D Studio Max and InDesign is a plus
• Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes
• Strong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
• Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas
• Bachelors’ Degree in Architecture
• State Licensure and LEED accreditation is a plus but not required.

Email cover letter & resume to: info@createapd.com, noting "Junior Architectural Designer" when applying for position. Please keep any portfolio attachments under 5 MB.

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Address

45 West 34th Street,
Penthouse
New York, NY 10001


Contacts

Email: info@createapd.com
Phone: +1 (212) 297-0880
Fax: +1 (212) 297-0899