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Project Architect

Katz Architecture Katz Architecture Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Sat, Jun 9 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Katz Architecture is seeking an ambitious, energetic Project Architect to join our team. Our ideal candidate is an enthusiastic team player, excited about architecture and building in NYC. We are looking for someone who is a good learner with strong design ability and excellent communication skills with 5 to 10 years’ experience. This is a role with wide responsibility and growth potential in a stimulating, fast paced, and fun office.

Katz Architecture is a 10-person architecture and design firm located in Chelsea. We specialize in design, restoration, preservation and problem solving. Our projects include brownstones, residential apartments, historic interiors, retail shops, full building gut renovations and expansions. We are recognized for both quality design and technical expertise.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Run a variety of projects from initial design investigation through construction completion
  • Assist in the development of design for residential and commercial projects
  • Produce presentation packages and complete construction document sets
  • Coordinate the work of outside consultants
  • Meet with clients and contractors
  • Spearhead and coordinate submissions to municipal agencies
  • Research code and zoning as required to develop design solutions
  • Develop exterior facade and roofing details for new construction and restoration projects
  • Space planning
  • Millwork design and detailing
  • Obtain bids and level pricing
  • Review shop drawings and submittals
  • Attend construction meetings and develop reports
  • Work closely with owner and senior staff

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional degree in Architecture
  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in the office of a registered architect
  • Strong evidence of design sensibility
  • Experience in all phases of work from schematic design through construction administration
  • Experience coordinating multiple consultants
  • Ability to analyze, simplify and resolve design problems
  • Renovation and high-end residential experience in NYC
  • Experience with millwork detailing
  • Advanced comfort and proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all members of design and construction team
  • Friendly, outgoing personality with exemplary verbal and written communication in English
  • Culturally curious
  • Must be legally able to work in the US

Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, transit, paid holidays, paid time off, summer hours and weekly happy hours. We also offer a 401k enrollment with profit sharing and annual bonus opportunities. Our firm strives to maintain a healthy work-life balance for our employees. Established in 2002, Katz Architecture is an expanding team made up of enthusiastic, talented, creative individuals dedicated to quality design and exemplary client service.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, work samples and salary requirements. No calls please.

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