Project Architect

Convene Convene Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Jul 10 '18Posted on:

About Convene

At Convene, we’re changing the way the world works by transforming the way businesses work. By partnering with the largest landlords in commercial real estate, we design and service the next generation office building – one that feels more like a full-service, lifestyle hotel. Our integrated “workplace-as-a-service” platform gives building tenants and enterprise clients access to a growing network of premium meeting and event spaces, flexible workspaces, hospitality services, and curated experiences for users, all connected by Convene’s proprietary technology platform.

  • Founded in 2009
  • Locations in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., LA; Opening in Chicago in late 2018 and plans to expand to 14 national regions as well as globally.
  • Launched Convene Workplace in 2017
  • Ranked #11 Workplace in New York in 2017 by Fortune Magazine
  • Ranked #30 in 2017 LinkedIn Annual List of Industry Disruptors

About the Role

Convene is looking for a passionate and innovative Project Architect who understands that a quality design is the result of a strong concept, a collaborative team and a keen eye for coordination.  Do you look for a process driven design firm that is evolving the profession on a daily basis. Can you translate sophisticated spatial concepts into reality?  Do you appreciate and understand the interworking of a building’s systems?  Do you thrive in an environment of collaboration, entrepreneurship and innovation? Do you understand, value, and practice Design thinking? If yes, come join us at Convene and help us change the world.


  • A professional degree in Architecture with license or on path towards licensure required
  • 4-8 years of experience
  • Experience in a design office working on complex interiors with some core & shell experience welcomed.
  • Advanced knowledge of design concepts, detailing, documentation & project coordination
  • High level of creativity, innovative thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent sketching and/or computer skills and conceptual design skills
  • Successful track record directing or coordinating work efforts of junior staff and consultant teams, with thoughtful, inspirational and collaborative leadership
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, verbal, listening and written; including client presentation skills
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic with strong belief in team.
  • Proficient in Revit, Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

About You

  • Interested in solving challenging problems
  • Someone who enjoys working on a team of inspired, interesting and super-smart individuals
  • Excited to contribute in a rapidly growing and successful company
  • You know how to have fun while you work
  • Interested in joining a dynamic, creative, and innovative organization at the ground level
  • Is a self-starter with a “can do” attitude
  • You take ownership of your responsibilities and drive them to completion
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
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