Project Architect

Doban Architecture Doban Architecture Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 29 '19Posted on:

Doban Architecture is an award-winning Brooklyn-based architecture firm focused on educational, residential, and civic projects. The Project  Architect will play a key leadership role in the design and subsequent phases of multi-family residential buildings, as well as other project types. The successful candidate will value a collaborative approach; a mutually respectful work community; and will thrive in our creative, entrepreneurial environment. 

Responsibilities will generally include:

  • Working with an internal team of architects and designers,  advance the  design, documentation, and development of a multi-family residential project and work to  deliver the project in accordance with the client's needs, the project understanding, and your cultivated design aesthetic. 
  • Provide design and technical input to the team throughout the process. Lead the project team to develop design, create construction documents
  • Support and facilitate constructive communication among the project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officials. Provide regular updates to firm leadership on project status. Contribute effectively to collaborative spirit within the office. 
  • Conduct and document site visits in the design process. Follow through on construction phase activities.
  • Manage project progress, both internally with principal in charge, other teammates, with client, and with consultants and municipal officials.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Enthusiasm for building technologies and design excellence;
  • Commitment to client service and relationship building;
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills;
  • Adaptability to changes in client expectations, regulatory changes, and range of project types; and 
  • Appreciation of strategic thinking as it relates to project development and the firm

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor or masters degree in Architecture is required.
  • 3 years minimum experience in architectural firm working on multi-family residential, educational, and civic projects is desirable. Experience in high-rise multi-family new construction is required.
  • Licensed architect, LEED certification is desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of REVIT, Autocad, and MS Office required.
  • Construction administration and field observation experience desirable.

Although the job most often requires working at a desk in the office, which is located in Industry City in Brooklyn, the job will require field visits and some travel, typically within the New York City area, including Westchester County. 

Doban Architecture is an equal opportunity employer.

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