Intermediate Designer for Interior Commercial Fit-outs

Alda Ly Architecture & Design Alda Ly Architecture & Design Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Jul 24 '18Posted on:

Alda Ly Architecture and Design is a growing, courageous start-up architecture firm. We’re growing fast, and looking for the next key player for our team: a project manager. We specialize in workplace, retail and social spaces for start-ups and creative industries, often with clients who have incredible vision and are doing things that have never been done before. You should join us if you’re looking to have huge responsibility from day one, and want to be an integral part of a small company. We’re six people and growing. We’re open to both freelance contracting and full-time, salaried employees. Our office is in Brooklyn Heights, within 1-3 blocks of 2/3/4/5/R/A/C/F stations. See some of our past projects here:


  • Lead teams for commercial interior fit-out projects, from design through construction completion, for approximately 2,000-10,000 sf spaces
  • Communicate and interface with clients, engineers and manufacturers
  • Grow and mentor junior staff
  • Do whatever it takes (we’re a startup!)


  • Minimum 5-8 consecutive years relevant experience, including substantial experience project managing interior architecture projects, with demanding clients and schedules
  • Extensive experience managing designers
  • On-site construction administration experience
  • Materials sourcing experience
  • Comfort with multi-tasking and collaboration within a context of fast-paced projects
  • Ability to represent the firm in high-level meetings, interface with clients, make tough judgement calls
  • Organized, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and willing to take on a variety of tasks
  • Highly proficient in Autocad, Adobe Creative Suite, and Rhino
  • Work examples that demonstrate, in addition to technical excellence, a sophisticated design sensibility
  • Familiarity with NYC building codes and DOB permitting process
  • Registered Architect a plus
  • Currently living in NY and available start ASAP
  • Excellent English language communication and client-facing skills
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States, without need for employee sponsorship

Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples in a single PDF to

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