Junior Architect

Meshberg Group Meshberg Group Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 1 '19Posted on:

Meshberg Group, an award-winning Interior Design and Architecture firm located in Brooklyn, New York is currently seeking an experienced professional for a Junior Architect position.

The candidate must have the following:

  • a Bachelors Degree in Architecture 
  • a minimum of 5 years of related work experience (and at least 2 years in one firm) in the United States. Experience in Multi-Family residential, Hospitality and Commercial design and construction documents is preferred.
  • A US resident and have a valid work visa/green card. (local candidates only)

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Assisting with conceptual design, material research, code analysis, preliminary specifications, construction document production, and construction administration.
  • Preparing and developing construction plans, exterior and interior elevations, wall sections, details, and schedules in accordance with the firm’s standards for graphic information.
  • Reviewing RFI’s, shop drawings, submittals and material samples under the direction of the Project Manager.
  • Preparing specification sheets for lighting, hardware, materials and finishes.  
  • Working with the interior design team to produce drawings and details for DD and CD sets. 
  • Organizing and managing project documents in accordance with the firm’s standards for documentation.
  • Interacting and communicating effectively with clients, consultants and contractors to ensure coordination and execution of project documents and specifications.
  • Attending and actively participating in a client, project team, and construction meetings.

Proficiency in AutoCAD (2015 or later) and Microsoft Office is required. Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Bluebeam, and Sketch-Up.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • The ability to work both independently and in a team atmosphere with a positive spirit.  The candidate must be a good communicator, especially in the team framework.  Whether it’s on their own or with the team, the candidate should be able to achieve project goals by working efficiently, effectively and within time constraints while keeping an eye on the quality and care put into the effort (collectively and singularly).
  • Knowledge of materials and fixtures 
  • A friendly, outgoing personality is a plus; this a collegial working environment.
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Working knowledge of ADA/FHA, New York City, and International Building Codes
  • Exceptional technical and graphic representation skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong knowledge of exterior detailing 

Those who meet the requirements should submit a detailed cover letter, resume, work samples and professional references illustrating their qualifications

About Meshberg Group

Meshberg Group is an award winning full-service architecture firm that specializes in new developments, interiors, exteriors and historic preservation & restoration.  Founded by Adam Meshberg in Vinegar Hill Brooklyn over 10 years ago.  The firms focus is on quality design and materials.

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