Model Maker

Bernard Tschumi Architects Bernard Tschumi Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 3 '20Posted on:

Bernard Tschumi Architects is an international architectural and urban design services firm dedicated to the interface between 21st-century culture and architecture. We are currently seeking a talented Model Maker to work on new projects in our New York office. Candidates for the position will be expected to work collaboratively as part of a design team led by Bernard Tschumi and project managers as well as to show strong initiative and leadership skills. This position can be full-time or part-time, or for a limited time (three to six-months), as convenient to the applicant. Position can start immediately. Relevant qualifications include:

  • Professional experience in a design office using various model building techniques
  • Preferably B.Arch or M.Arch degree
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. Meticulous attention to detail
  • Most models will be study models (foam core or cardboard), hence manual skills are a must
  • Strong 3D visual communication skills and graphic talent
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino and/or 3D Studio Max. Experience using digital fabrication methods is a plus
  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines

Salary commensurate with experience. All applicants must have legal US work status.


In your application materials, please illustrate your level of proficiency with the skills and programs listed above and describe the extent to which these skills were used in all projects that you have completed. Samples should include examples of architectural models, with a clear description of your responsibility in the production of each project. Qualified candidates should submit a c.v. or resume along with work samples that best represent their model making abilities (pdf format, maximum 10 pages, not to exceed 10 MB) to under the subject heading “Model Maker.” Applications that do not adhere to this format will not be considered. No telephone calls, please. 

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