Studio Director | Architect

New York, NY, USLocation:
Sun, Nov 17 '19Posted on:

STEPHANIEGOTO is a design studio that creates highly refined integrated projects with a foundation in the clarity of space, detail and experience.

Our design is informed by a critical purity in the understanding of the elemental qualities of structure, materials and details. The quietness of details is important.

Defining intersections between architecture, culture, art, food, and branding the studio’s holistic approach engages the senses and quietly enhances form to realize an identifiable sense of place.

Projects focus on cultural, residential, commercial and hospitality and explores and integrates synergies with exhibition, installation, product and brand design.

We are currently seeking an extraordinary, driven, ownership minded detail oriented, design focused STUDIO DIRECTOR | ARCHITECT to support and execute the vision of the Principal and Studio and to direct the Studio Team on the execution of ground up and interior Projects in all phases of design.

Candidates must have relevant experience in New York City, embody an ownership mentality and enjoy the rigor and challenge of producing world class projects for internationally renowned organizations. Candidates must be creative and passionate about design excellence, efficiency, hard work and detailed execution, focused and willing embrace a leadership role of the Studio culture.


Establishes, develops drives and executes design intent as directed by the Principal

Directs Studio Team and responsible for executing all Project deliverables, including presentations, design documents, consultant coordination, specifications, bidding process, shop drawing review and construction administration

Manages and is responsible for Studio Team and Project schedules, including meetings, project hours, and profitability  

Supports Principal and plays a key role in Client facing interactions, Client relationships, business development, including proposals, agreements, communication and meetings

Exemplifies and upholds the vision and brand for the Studio

Oversees and is responsible for press requests, website, design awards submissions and collateral with Studio Manager

Develops and is responsible for organization and systems for the Studio with Studio Manager



5 to 12 years working experience with team and project management, design development and documentation, 3D modeling, and project coordination in high level design focused firms

Exceptional leadership, organization, management, and excellent communication skills to be a leader, role model and support the Principal with the development and growth of the Studio and Projects

Desire and ability to be dedicated and work hard in a fast-paced, rigorous, and collaborative environment to uphold the vision of the practice

Focused, forward thinking, solution driven, self-motivated and energetic with the ability to multitask and manage the Studio Team efficiently toward deadlines and practice building milestones

Sophisticated design and cultural knowledge and graphic sensibility aligned with the Studio’s approach

Experience with New York City building codes

Degree from an accredited Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture program

Proficiency in AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino and V-Ray

Currently living in New York and legally eligible to work in the United States



 Application to include Cover Letter, CV, Relevant Work Samples and References in a single PDF format (5MB or less) in an email titled STUDIO DIRECTOR | ARCHITECT to:

 No telephone calls please.

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