Publix Associate

Beachy? Colonial? Downtown Modern? Ever noticed that the aesthetic design of Publix stores fits in with the cultural feel of the community where it resides? Our Architects work with the Facilities Design team to create these store fronts and layouts to please Publix customers.

How to Apply


Publix's Facilities Design department provides architectural and engineering design for new store development. Each year this department produces 40 to 70 new store plans and more than 70 remodel plans. The Architects are part of this department which sign and seal drawings in order to support new store development across Publix's six state region. The Architects conceptualize, coordinate and produce prototypical designs and provide support for the construction efforts of existing and new facilities. They accomplish these tasks through interaction among design and building teams that include structural, mechanical and electrical engineers.

Qualifications we look for

  • Masters Degree in Architecture
  • Licensure in Florida
  • Registered in the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina
  • Registered with the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) with reciprocity licensing in other states
  • Familiarity with LEED design and requirements
  • Experience as a practicing Architect
  • Experience with Mercantile buildings
  • Knowledge of the proper design process and building technology typical in retail architecture
  • Ability to guide the project from concept through construction
  • Ability to understand implications between building systems
  • Knowledge of structural, mechanical, and electrical systems typically used in retail architecture
  • Knowledge of retail grocery operations
  • Ability to draft in various CAD programs (preferably Microstation)
  • Ability to generate creative concepts and communicate graphically to various customers
  • Knowledge of the various building and life safety codes pertinent to grocery store design

How to apply

Please go to the Publix Jobs Center to see our current openings. Click "YES" or "NO" to the question, "Are you an active Publix associate?" Then narrow your search by choosing Facilities within the Functional Area selection box.

When you apply, your information will be sent directly to the appropriate hiring manager. If your skills and experience seem to match the qualifications of the position that interests you, you will be contacted for an interview and possibly for testing customized to that position.

If you have any questions about our application process, please call our Employment Office in

  • Lakeland at (863) 688-7407, ext. 32504 or
  • Atlanta at (770) 995-0073, ext. 2153.