Senior Designer

NAVA NAVA Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Jul 1 '14Posted on:

NAVA is seeking Senior Designers with 5+ years of experience with focus on residential and commercial projects.  NAVA is a forward thinking real estate development, architecture and interior design company. NAVA operates in a focused studio environment with offices on Union Square in NYC  We integrate real estate development, architecture and development strategy into a comprehensive design offering that is unique in our profession. Please visit our web page for more information.

Candidates for the Senior Designer position must exhibit strong creativity and a skillful design vocabulary, as well as an ability to lead an energetic, fast-paced creative process to develop innovative design solutions.  All candidates must have well-rounded experience in architecture, with particular focus on design from programming to material selection and detailing.   Strong graphic and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work in a team environment, are also critical.

Specific qualifications involve:

  • Accredited Professional or Graduate degree in Architecture with at least 5 years professional experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of 3D modeling, presentation and design software; Sketchup, Autocad, Rhino, InDesign and Photoshop are key. Revit is optional.
  • Expert Design skills and ability to come up with innovative solutions to complex design problems.
  • Experience leading the efforts on complex projects with multiple variables in a variety of environments.
  • Skilled at multitasking and working toward multiple deadlines.
  • Competence in leading a fast-paced, collaborative design environment.
  • Strong graphic and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate design solutions to, and interact directly with clients.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently to lead design team.

All candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 examples of design work that best illustrates the candidates design ability via email to Please send all items as attachments to the email in .PDF format. Only fully qualified candidates should apply.

Salary commensurate with the education level completed, professional experience, and demonstrated knowledge.  Full benefit package included.  Equal-opportunity employer.

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