Junior Architect/Designer

Architecture in Formation Architecture in Formation Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Jan 29 '19Posted on:

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.

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, design, and detail development of projects from Pre-design through Schematics, Approvals, Bidding, Contract Documentation, and Construction Administration
  • Support Project Managers 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 of a Project Manager and Senior Associate
  • Research products and materials and coordinate with manufacturers to develop details
  • Source architectural products, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment; coordinate with vendors, owners, and contractors 
  • Work with the Project Manager and Senior Associate to resolve issues encountered during Construction Administration 


  • 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

Salaries and benefits packages are competitive with other New York City firms


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

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