Archinect

Architect / Project Manager

MARKZEFF MARKZEFF Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Mon, May 28 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Based in Dumbo, Brooklyn, our award-winning firm has been in business for over 30 years and is seeking a talented, team-spirited individual to work on hospitality and high-end residential design projects. We are an international boutique, full-service design-consulting firm specializing in architecture, interior design, custom furniture design and branding. We blend interior and environmental design and brand development to create experiences that inspire and stimulate the senses. We approach each project, from luxury yachts to the development of global brands and revolutionary hospitality ventures, with a holistic design methodology. With innovation as its bedrock, our firm delivers cutting edge design with an eye for elegance and style.

The firm is seeking a responsible, self-motivated experienced architect for immediate, full-time employment. We are looking for an individual who is not only CAD-proficient and detail-oriented, but who also listens to and contributes to a creative design dialogue, and who likes to experiment with new ideas and materials. The candidate must be able to take direction and as well as work independently as needed. They will also need to be a team player and take responsibility for work assigned. Curiosity, resourcefulness & self-motivation are also essential.

Responsibilities include collaborating with the firm's principal and designers in all aspects of project design, construction documentation and site work. Applicants should demonstrate a strong design sensitivity and thoroughness in drawing and project organization that is commensurate with highly customized high-end projects. This will include drafting of projects, picking up red lines, permit drawings and shop drawings. The position requires communicating on a daily basis via phone calls and emails with our clients, professional consultants, fabricators, site labor and sub-contractors.

Persons interested must also have the following requirements:

  • 5-10 years’ experience and professional degree in Architecture
  • Extensive experience of all stages of project development: SD, DD, CD and CA
  • Project Management of 2-3 projects simultaneously
  • Extensive experience in coordination of MEP, Structure and other consultants such as lighting designers, landscape architects, etc.
  • Site/field work experience
  • Extensive experience reviewing submittals / shop drawings and RFIs
  • Highly motivated and organized with a strong understanding of the importance of office protocol and QM
  • Highly proficient in Auto-CAD and Revit
  • Extensive experience in both new-build and refurbishment projects
  • Ability to manage and lead design meetings with Ownership, Hotel Brand, General Contractor and all related consultants
  • Experience in large-scale hospitality design
  • Strong understanding and awareness of Hotel Brand Standards and the ability to incorporate into a design
  • Ability to multi-task, work on short time frames and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong ability to design and develop the finest of details as well as the ‘bigger picture’
  • Must be proficient in putting together drawings sets, primarily in SD and DD
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive mind set and the ability to think quickly and act on the spot 

Please submit your resume with salary expectations as well as portfolio of recent work in pdf format to kzeff [at] markzeff.com. No phone calls please. Submissions that do not meet these requirements will be disregarded.

Tri-state candidates only - no international / out-of-area applicants.

 

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