Sr. Project Manager

Frederick Fisher and Partners Frederick Fisher and Partners Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 30 '18Posted on:

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join us.

At Frederick Fisher and Partners, we seek to improve lives, community, and the environment through architecture.  We work with some of the most prestigious educational, cultural, civic institutions in the US and beyond.  Our diverse, award-winning projects range from universities and schools to museums and creative workspaces, from adaptive reuse to recreational facilities and parks, from houses to housing. 

Guided by four pillars—Process, Context, Function, and Aesthetics—we engage in our design work thoughtfully and thoroughly.  Our location in a historic mid-20th century landmark building that once housed the architecture office of A. Quincy Jones has led us towards an aesthetic of clean elegance, domesticity and delight.  In everything we create, we strive to integrate innovation and collaboration, beauty and authenticity, buildability and sustainability, and a broad cultural perspective. 

In addition to competitive salaries, benefits, 401K options, and paid vacation time, FFP prides itself on a very special office culture.  We are a team that truly cares about our work and each other, and we value inclusion, respect, and camaraderie.  While we strive for cohesion, we also believe everyone’s voice matters.  Life-long learning is a priority, and self-motivated individuals are encouraged to explore interests and talents.  

Primary responsibilities will include:

·        Coordinating all project efforts in order to ensure effective project execution

·        Preparing strategic work plans, staff projections, development schedules and project programs to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.

·        Primary client liaison contact in order to complete projects on schedule, within budget, and with maximum client satisfaction.

·        Overseeing, Interacting with and coordinating with the rest of the design team throughout the design process

·        Leading a project from start to finish, including jurisdictional reviews and plan checks

·        Producing working drawings compliant with building codes

·        Assist in construction related issues and solving field issues

·        Assist and be responsible for consultant coordination


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

·        10 or more years architectural experience.

·        A Bachelor or Masters of Architecture from an accredited institution

·        LEED and New York Architecture Licensure is preferred, but not required

·        Experience and knowledge of architectural design, building-making, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques, and costs

·        Experience utilizing BIM as a design and coordination tool

·        A comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines and incorporate them to support the design direction of the project.

·        The ability to wear many hats.  May need to act as part of the team in the absence of other team members.

·        Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, and MS Office

·        Experience with all aspects of professional services from schematic design through project close-out, including design and technical expertise.

·        Knowledge of local codes and entitlement processes.

·        Excellent oral and written communications skills.

·        Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to collaborate with other team members and to work independently

·        An excellent work ethic and ability to anticipate needs, initiate decisions, and delegate work as needed


Submission requirements:

·        1 PDF w/ cover letter, resume and samples of work.

·        U.S. Citizen or have permanent residence status (we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time). Submit application to with the subject heading “Senior Project Manager”.  File size must not exceed 5MB.


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