Project Architect with multifamily residential experience

OBRA Architects OBRA Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Mar 16 '18Posted on:

OBRA Architects is seeking a professional committed to architectural quality able to take on key responsibilities within a growing practice and an intense office environment. The candidate should be able to move fluently between design and construction phases and handle multiple projects of various size and complexity. Strong detailing abilities an absolute requirement, please include specific descriptions of detailing experience and construction experience in your submitted materials. Understanding of international building code and construction standards and minimum 3 years experience with construction and project management required. We are seeking a person with resilience, ambition, optimism and a good sense of humor. IMPORTANT: Knowledge and experience with BIM and Virtual Design and Construction VDC processes and organization a strong PLUS.  Basically: if you are working in a larger corporate atmosphere or less adventurous office, and are seeking a challenging, exciting environment with huge growth potential, please apply.

Candidate MUST have the following requirements:

  • 5yr Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture, or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years+ of proven experience in project management, detail and design development, construction documents, construction administration, site supervision
  • Excellent AutoCAD and Adobe Suite skills
  • Understanding of client communications, contract documentation, project scheduling, team leadership, building design, technical detailing, consultant coordination, construction administration
  • Knowledge of NY NJ codes
  • Specific experience in NJ multifamily residential a PLUS
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (any additional language is a plus)
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined in an intense collaborative studio environment, ability to organize, encourage and lead project teams
  • Licensed Architect
  • Understanding of OBRA's work and capability to execute its design intentions through various stages to completion

Please email a letter of interest and resume, along with work samples (under 10MB in size total) to: work (at) 

VERY IMPORTANT: If you wish to be considered for this position, please first make sure you meet all requirements listed above, and please include “PROJECT ARCHITECT HOUSING” in the subject heading of your email. No telephone calls please.

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