Resource Librarian/Designer

FXCollaborative FXCollaborative Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Jan 23 '19Posted on:

FXCollaborative leverages broad expertise in architecture, interiors and planning to enrich our world with responsible, intelligent, and beautiful design. The firm’s holistic approach integrates client aspirations, an urban sensibility, and a celebration of the craft of building. FXCollaborative’s work ranges from the scale of individual buildings and interiors—office towers, multi-family residences, cultural facilities, workplace, K-12 and higher-education institutions—to the city as a whole, addressing infrastructure and transportation. The firm ranks #16 in ARCHITECT magazine’s 2017 Architect 50 overall listing, and ranks #1 in the Business category.

We are currently accepting resumes for a talented Resource Librarian/Designer.

The Resource Librarian/Designer responsibilities are twofold: to maintain and update the Materials/Resource Library and to assist designers with materials research and selection on specific projects. Outlined below are the services associated with these responsibilities:

Resource Library - General Services:
• Maintain (keep current), organize and update all reference materials and samples in the Resource Library.
• Maintain and update our Resource database with current manufacturers contact information, and product information.
• Meet with vendors to review new products.
• Schedule periodic presentations with the staff to introduce new products. 
• Periodic reviews with studio leadership to provide guidance and assistance with project typology materials and resource, and inform on industry trends.
• Develop and implement standard document templates and procedures for project production & specification. 

Project Related Services:
• Collaborate and contribute to interior projects.
• Provide guidance and assist architects and designers in material selections for specific applications, in developing finish schedules and project books, material presentations.
• Design, research and specification of finishes and furnishings; space planning; production of design/construction drawings.

Position Requirements:
• Professional Degree Required;
• 5 plus years’ experience 
• Able to prioritize and multi-task.
• Must be proactive, detail-oriented and a self-starter.
• Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 
• Must be LEED accredited. 
• Candidate should be proficient with AutoCAD, REVIT/BIM, Adobe Graphics Suite, and other related design software. 
• Candidate should be proficient with material requirements in current sustainability standards (LEED v4, WELL, the Living Building Challenge, etc.) and be able to assist project teams in related materials research and selection.


Please e-mail your cover letter, resume & work samples to Please put Resource Librarian/Designer in subject line. No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  FXCollaborative takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

FXCollaborative welcomes diversity in the workplace.  

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