Project Architect

Robert Young Architects Robert Young Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 8 '17Posted on:

Robert Young Architects seeks a Project Architect with significant experience managing complex, high-end, modern residential and hospitality projects on the East End of Long Island and New York City.  RYA attracts architects who share our vision of a humane architecture underpinned by the study of space, light, material richness and craft. We are looking for someone driven, creative, responsible, organized, and deeply committed to the end user's experience. All our team members are involved throughout design and construction. RYA values well rounded professionals who embrace the process, blending uncompromising design vision with the kind of pragmatic real world thinking needed to get things built.


  • Minimum of 5-7 consecutive years’ relevant experience (post grad)
  • Strong organizational, time-management and client management skills
  • Experience and ability to act as key liaison for RYA to clients, and consultants
  • Experience managing staff to meet internal budget, schedule, staffing and financial performance goals for multiple projects at once
  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Well developed conceptual and design skills and the ability to create compelling graphic presentations.
  • Fluency with Autocad, Sketchup, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, MS Office 
  • Fluency with NYC and East End building and zoning codes
  • Thorough understanding of construction techniques, building science, and construction ecosystem for both NYC and the East End.
  • Multiple completed projects as project leader
  • Passion to train and develop junior staff
  • English language fluency.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States, without need for employee sponsorship

Please provide a brief cover letter, a resume, and work samples combined in a single PDF no larger than 5 megabytes. Email all inquiries to with only “Project Architect” in the subject line. Though we value everyone’s interest in RYA, we are unable to respond to every application. No phone calls please.

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