Intermediate Architect/Designer/Project Manager

Architecture in Formation Architecture in Formation Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Jun 20 '18Posted on:

ARCHITECTURE IN FORMATION is an award-winning architecture firm based in New York City. We are a highly collaborative, detail-oriented, and process driven practice committed to design excellence and to the long-term and personal growth of every member of our team. At AiF, we offer the opportunity to gain experience quickly working as an integral part of a dynamic team of design professionals while working on a range of exciting projects across typologies. We are hiring for multiple positions, both junior and intermediate. 

Intermediate Architects and Project Managers at AiF will lead a team of Junior Designers and Consultants under the direction of the Design Principal and with the support of a Senior Associate in the delivery of projects with a very high level of attention paid to design excellence, sustainability, and environmental efficiency. Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience with affordable and/or market rate multi-family, mid-rise residential ground-up projects; or with custom high-end private residential apartment, loft, or townhouse renovations and new ground-up private homes. 

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited program
  • 3-5 years of experience working directly with clients, contractors, consultants, and vendors
  • must be currently working and/or residing in New York City
  • excellent command of written and verbal communication; fluency in written and spoken English essential
  • candidates must be able to communicate with all members of the project team in one-on-one and group situations.
  • a genuine interest in construction and materiality with proven detailing skills
  • a proactive approach to working, with an ability to take initiative in directing the development and management of projects 
  • command of and proficiency in hand drawing and digital representation, specifically Autodesk REVIT (BIM), AutoCAD, Rhino3d, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office
  • for candidates with multi-family residential experience:
    • proficiency in REVIT is required 
    • exposure to or certification in Passive House
    • experience with affordable housing municipal agency approval process

Responsibilities Include:

  • Management of projects beginning in pre-design through schematics, design development, approvals, construction documents, bidding and contract negotiation, and construction administration
  • Lead and manage all communication during project development and delivery in-house and with clients, contractors, consultants, and vendors
  • Work closely with the senior staff to direct the development of design presentations
  • Develop designs and coordinate the work of design consultants
  • Research products and materials and coordinate with manufacturers to develop details
  • Source architectural products, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment; manage vendors, owners, and contractor through the procurement process
  • Work with contractor, consultants, and owners to resolve issues encountered in the construction process

Please send your CV, work samples, and a short cover letter explaining your suitability for the role to Include "Intermediate Architect" in the subject line. Attachments should not exceed 5MB. 

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