Chief Architect

I Le Loo I Le Loo Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 2 '18Posted on:


I Le Loo is revolutionizing the construction industry by building a product line of multi-family buildings and a digital platform to integrate the supply chain for the prefabrication of these buildings.  The company is led by Andrew Weinreich, a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience building 7 startups with multiple multi-million dollar exits. Weinreich has extensively documented his vision of the future of homebuilding and disrupting the construction industry in his tech business podcast, Predicting Our Future.

Job Overview:

I Le Loo is looking for ridiculously smart people with immense ambition, deep humility, and great communications skills who are excited to join a startup seeking to transform residential construction. The Chief Architect will be responsible for working with the Chief Product Officer to design the initial product line of a multi-family building that can be parametrically modeled for construction on different sites.  The Chief Architect will need a working familiarity with prefabrication such that he/she will render a design inclusive of systems developed offsite that lend themselves to easy integration. The Chief Architect will need to thrive as part of a small team within a fast-paced startup atmosphere and can work efficiently with minimal supervision. If you think you could be a contributor to this vision of disrupting construction as a founding member of the I Le Loo team, please see instructions for applying below.


The Chief Architect will be responsible for:

  • Development and oversight of design for initial product line from concept through construction.

  • Building design with an emphasis on prefabrication and off-site construction.

  • Working with Chief Product Officer to create proprietary language for characterizing prefabricated building elements.

  • Architectural oversight of design including compliance with all code and zoning requirements.

  • Manage and coordinate the design input from a team of consulting designers and engineers.

  • Researching building materials, systems, and construction techniques.

  • Preparation and organization of architectural deliverables for initial project including Design Development, Permitting, and Construction Documents.


  • Master’s in Architecture from an accredited institution

  • Architecture license preferred

  • 5 to 15 years of relevant experience, at least two of which are as a Lead Project Architect

  • Knowledge of building and zoning codes, standards, and building structures

  • Familiarity with Multi-Family Building design in New York City

  • Experience in the preparation of drawings and specifications, as well as construction administration

  • Demonstrated design sensitivity and technical excellence

  • Extensive field experience a plus, but not required

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and mentor team members

  • Ability to direct and coordinate the efforts of consultants in other disciplines

  • Proficient with Revit and AutoCAD

  • Familiarity with Adobe Design Suite a plus

  • Familiarity with other 3D and rendering software a plus

  • Familiarity with CATIA a plus.



Please submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio/work samples to with subject title: “Chief Architect - [Your Name].”

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