Robert Young Architects seeks a Senior Residential Architect

Robert Young Architects Robert Young Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Mar 9 '18Posted on:

Robert Young Architects is an award-winning architecture and interior design studio specializing in high-end residential and hospitality projects. 

RYA seeks a strong, organized leader with a passion for architecture and experience in single family homes to join our talented team.

He or she will work collaboratively with the firm leadership to manage projects, including oversee scheduling and budgeting, coordinate project teams, and supervise staff members by promoting clear and thorough project practices in achieving project goals as well as the overall goals of the firm, while working toward and achieving high standards of design and professionalism.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 7 consecutive years relevant experience (post grad)
  • ARCH, MARCH-I or MARCH-II degree
  • Registered Architect in the U.S. preferred
  • English language fluency
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to build quick rapport with all levels of employees, clients, consultants, vendors, and contractors.
  • General oversight and project management experience to lead a project team effectively and independently
  • Thorough knowledge of architectural design, drafting, detailing, building materials, and construction techniques, with specific knowledge of wood frame construction and building codes for both NYC and the East End of Long Island
  • Excellent conceptual and design skills
  • High level of proficiency with AutoCAD for 2D construction document production
  • Basic knowledge of 3D computer modeling software
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States without need for employee sponsorship

Salary would be commensurate with experience.  Our health insurance and 401k plans can be joined after three months employment with the firm.

Please provide a brief cover letter, resume, and work samples combined in a single PDF no larger than 5 megabytes.  Cover letters should include the applicant's specific interest in joining RYA.  Please describe your previous roles and specific responsibilities on architectural projects, (including sizes of teams for which you were principally responsible), list project types in which you have experience, and indicate your salary requirements.  Position could start immediately.


Email all inquiries to with only “Senior Architect
in the subject line.  Although we value everyone’s interest in RYA, we
are unable to respond to every application.   Please, no phone calls.
 Thank you for your interest in RYA.

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