Archinect

Junior Designer

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

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 while working as an integral part of a dynamic team of design professionals on a range of exciting projects across typologies. We are hiring for multiple positions, both junior and intermediate. 

Junior Designers at AiF work closely with the Design Principal with the support and direction of a Project Manager and Senior Associate on projects ranging in scale from custom high-end private residential apartment, loft, or townhouse renovations and new ground-up private homes to multi-family, mid-rise residential ground-up projects. Junior Designers will gain experience in every phase of project development and delivery of projects and are expected and encouraged to maturate to the role of Project Manager. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Iterative study and design and detail development of projects from pre-design through schematics, approvals, bidding, contract documentation, and construction administration
  • Support Project Manager with all communication during project development and delivery in-house and with clients, contractors, consultants, and vendors
  • Work closely with the senior staff in the development of design presentations
  • Develop designs and coordinate the work of design consultants with support of Project Manager and Senior Associate
  • Research products and materials and coordinate with manufacturers to develop details
  • Source architectural products, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment; manage vendors, owners, and contractor through procurement process
  • Work with the Project Manager and Senior Associate to resolve issues encountered in the construction process

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture from an accredited program
  • 0-3 years of experience working directly with clients, contractors, consultants, and vendors
  • Must be currently working and/or residing in New York City 
  • 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.
  • Genuine interest in construction and materiality
  • Proactive approach to working, with an ability to take initiative
  • Command of and proficiency in hand drawing and digital representation. At AIF we deliver projects across a number of the most current digital platforms and programs: Autodesk REVIT (BIM), AutoCAD, Rhino3d, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office

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



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