Architect V with a broad knowledge of architectural principles and procedures, independently oversees and plans all architectural aspects of construction projects. Responsible for final specifications, approval of ordered materials, and overall guidance on objectives and concepts. Being an Architect V supervises and guides the work of lower-level architects. Requires a bachelor's degree in architecture. Additionally, Architect V requires a state architect's license. Typically reports to a manager. The Architect V works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. To be an Architect V typically requires 10+ years of related experience.