Archinect

Junior Designer

Robert Elliott Leslie Architecture, PC Robert Elliott Leslie Architecture, PC Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 30 '18Posted on:
TemporaryType:

RELA is a small, established architecture firm, expanding in New York’s Financial District. Our open and informal culture values creativity, collegiality and a can-do spirit. We’re looking for a dynamic, detail-oriented Junior Designer to work on multi-family residential and office projects on a temporary basis, for three to six months. 

The successful candidate should demonstrate strong written and verbal communications skills, a curious mind, a talent for design and an analytical approach to solving problems. Good work habits, personal integrity, a commitment to excellence and the ability to remain focused and organized while working on multiple projects could lead to permanent employment.

Job Description

Responsibilities include architectural detailing, producing well-coordinated drawing sets and project manuals, programming and client presentations.

  • Work on all phases of design and contract administration from concept through completion
  • Survey and document field conditions
  • Assist in the production of architectural drawings, details and specifications 
  • Research building typologies, construction materials and finishes 
  • Create, develop, render and model design concepts 
  • Prepare project deliverables and presentations

Education & Experience 

Candidates must have previous experience in an architecture, engineering or design firm, preferably including architectural detailing, drafting and programming on one or more built projects.

  • Professional degree in Architecture, Engineering or Interior Design from an accredited school
  • 2 to 3 years professional experience including contract administration

Essential Skills

The successful candidate will be highly organized, enthusiastic, self-motivated and meet or exceed the following:

  • Proven technical detailing and excellent AutoCAD skills 
  • Strong conceptual and design skills 
  • Must speak and write English fluently; additional languages are a plus
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation and collaborative skills
  • Competent SketchUp, Office and Adobe software skills 
  • Revit, InDesign, Rhino, 3ds Max and Mac OS experience is a plus

Benefits 

We offer a competitive salary; performance based annual bonus; and a full benefits package, which includes comprehensive health insurance, 401(k) retirement plan with matching, a generous PTO plan & a transit stipend. Professional and technical training and continuing education are available to permanent employees.

Interested candidates who meet these qualifications should submit  a cover letter that highlights their qualifications, a resume and samples of work or a portfolio link via Archinect's site or by emailing hr@relarchitecture.com. Include “Great Designer” in the email subject. Please do not call or email firm members about this position, other services, products or commercial interests.

  • Metro NY residents only
  • Temporary position
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Principals only. Recruiters should not contact us.
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