Project Manager / 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: 

  • 6-8 years relevant post-degree experience, with 2-3 of those years in a project management position
  • An architectural degree from an accredited university
  • Strong communication skills, with ability to listen to client needs and communicate needs to staff and consultants
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to formulate a project process schedule and lead projects from early concept through contract administration
  • Solid project documentation and detailing experience
  • Ability to coordinate work with consultants, regulatory agencies, and other relevant parties
  • Ability to delegate, review and redline work prepared by junior staff for accuracy, constructability, and adherence to design intent
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with NYC Zoning Regulations, NYC Building Codes, and DOB and LPC procedures
  • Ability to prepare project schedules and fee budgets and track project progress against them
  • Ability to show good judgment and common sense, and troubleshoot problems proactively as they come up
  • Ability to work well with others and contribute to a positive team environment
  • Commercial and institutional experience preferred, but not required
  • Proficiency with drafting programs, Adobe Suite, Rhino, Sketch-up, ability to work with VectorWorks a plus, and hand-drafting skills appreciated
  • Registered architect preferred, but not required
  • Candidates should like dogs and snacks 

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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