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Senior Designer

Laguarda.Low Architects, LLC Laguarda.Low Architects, LLC Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 16 '14Posted on:

Senior Designer
New York, NY

Laguarda.Low Architects is seeking Senior Designers with 8-10+ years of experience with focus on large-scale mixed-use commercial projects.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, collaborative studio environment on a variety of international and domestic projects.  Founded in Dallas, TX in 2000 by architects with many years of collective experience and a passion for design and the creative process, Laguarda.Low is an international practice that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our practice and the market.  In our 13 years of practice, we have worked on over 500 projects in more than 25 countries in Europe, Asia, and South America, as well as in the United States.  Principal offices are located in New York, NY and Dallas, TX.  Additional offices are located in Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan.  Please visit our web page www.laguardalow.com for more information.

Candidates for the Senior Designer position must exhibit a 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 8-10 years professional experience.
  • Professional Registration preferable.
  • Extensive knowledge of 3D modeling, presentation and design software;  Sketchup, Rhino, 3D studio Max, Autocad, and Photoshop are key.
  • 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.
  • Expect some international travelling

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 employment@laguardalow.com with “Senior  Designer-Your Name-NY” in the subject line.    Please send all items as attachments to the email in .PDF format.    The total size of your email should not exceed 3MB.   Please do not send disks or hard copies, and please no phone calls or drop-in inquiries.   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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