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Intermediate Architect

Ryall Porter Sheridan Ryall Porter Sheridan Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, May 28 '14Posted on:

Intermediate Architect,

Ryall Porter Sheridan Architects is a New York City based firm focused on high-end residential and unique mid-sized institutional projects with an emphasis on high-performance / environmentally sustainable design. One of the few firms in North America to complete an internationally certified Passive House project, RPSA offers an opportunity to work collaboratively on architecture that strives to integrate aesthetics and performance in new and challenging ways.

RPSA is seeking an intermediate architect with 3 to 5 years post-graduation work experience to manage various projects from schematic design through construction administration.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate that they can work closely and effectively with Partners and peers, taking a leading role in developing, presenting, critiquing and refining design options.  Strong skills in hand drawing, and physical model building are necessary as is a willingness to pin work up on the wall and present work on the table for open discussion.  Experience in residential design is required.

Additional requirements:

  • Professional BArch or March degree.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A solid understanding of architectural materials and how to detail plans, site elements, wall sections and interior components of a project.
  • Strong skills in organizing drawings sets for permit applications, bidding and construction.
  • Experience coordinating the work of consultants (structural, mechanical, electrical engineers, land-use and permit advisors, building envelope consultants).
  • The ability to communicate effectively with clients, contractors and suppliers.
  • Familiarity with Vectorworks, Sketchup, and the Adobe suite of programs.
  • Pro-active, collaborative attitude and a working method that organizes tasks on written lists and establishes clear priorities for daily, weekly and monthly tasks.
  • Familiarity with Passive House techniques, or Passive House certification a plus.

If you meet the requirements above, please send a brief letter of interest and a resume + portfolio as a single PDF (maximum 5MB) to be considered.

 

E-mail applications to tsheridan@ryallporter.com labeled INTERMEDIATE POSITION.


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