Junior Architect

CWB Architects CWB Architects Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 24 '17Posted on:

CWB Architects is an architecture, preservation and interior design firm located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Our collaborative team of 20 designs row houses, apartments, country houses, office and retail spaces and small-scale institutional spaces. We rely on our substantial practical experience and utilitarian sensibilities when developing elegant and buildable design solutions. We consider a consistent open dialog with the client an important and ongoing part of the process. We value the business side of architecture as much as we value design excellence. And we value the development of what we consider the four key skills in an architect – design, management, communication and technical skills.

 The successful candidate must possess the following skills:

  • 3-4 years relevant post-degree experience
  • An architectural degree from an accredited university
  • Strong graphic, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience on all design phases of a project (PD through CD), CA experience a plus  
  • Solid project documentation experience, from PD through CD, with a genuine desire to understand how buildings are built
  • General understanding and familiarity with NYC Zoning Regulations, Building Codes, and DOB procedures
  • Ability to readily ask questions, execute work quickly, and take initiative to learn new skills
  • Ability to show good judgment and common sense
  • Ability to listen and take direction
  • Ability to work well with others and contribute to a positive team environment
  • High-end residential experience preferred, but not required
  • Experience with cabinetry detailing a plus, but not required
  • Proficiency with drafting programs, Adobe Suite, Rhino, Sketch-up, ability to work with VectorWorks a plus, and hand-drafting skills appreciated
  • Candidates should like dogs and snacks 

We place a high priority on educating our staff and support employee IDP programs and educational development. To this end, employees experience all aspects of a project from schematic design to on-site contract administration duties. 

This is a long term position with an excellent opportunity for growth.


Please send a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and work samples to Attachments should be no larger than 10 MB.

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