Architect / restoration / adaptive reuse / FISP

Kamen Tall Architects. P.C. Kamen Tall Architects. P.C. Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 6 '20Posted on:

Small architectural firm on Upper East Side, NYC is looking for an architect with five to ten years’ experience in historic restoration, facade restoration, FISP projects, adaptive reuse and traditional design.  Our projects involve buildings in New York City and Westchester County, NY usually with historic significance.  The successful candidate will be working with Project Managers and interface/report directly to the Principal.

Associate and/or partnership legacy position is a possibility.

Excellent drawing and sketching skills required.  In addition, the position requires design, development of contract documents, site inspections, report generation and project management skills.  The applicant will be expected to perform scaffold inspections on certain projects.  Direct  client interaction will be expected

Kamen Tall Architects is a highly motivated professional team.  We work in a beautiful supportive studio environment and are accommodating to the individual needs of each employee. 

Immediate availability is preferred.

Position Requirements:  

We are interested in candidates with a professional degree in architecture. 

  • BArch, MArch or equivalent degree from an accredited U.S. Architecture School.
  • Enrollment in NCARB.
  • Self-motivated and high energy
  • Talent and passion for restoration and adaptive reuse projects
  • Suitable applicants must be knowledgeable about restoration and façade repair work
  • Certified or willing to become certified to perform scaffold inspections
  • Ability to work in team setting
  • Responsive and dependable to meet deadlines
  • Ability to develop construction documents based on field exploration and deal directly with clients.  
  • knowledgeable with facade restoration (NYC FISP experience and certification for scaffold use is a plus)
  • Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills
  • Display enthusiasm for working with our team.
  • Organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong presentation, organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent drawing and sketching skills required. 
  • Fluency in Autodesk Revit is preferred.
  • Graphic skills and software knowledge (SketchUp, Rhino, InDesign and Photoshop) are preferred.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.  All applicants who are not U.S. citizens must describe their status to work in the United States, including visa type and duration.

Kamen Tall Architects is a highly motivated professional team.  We work in a supportive studio environment.


Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio/work samples in PDF format to with the subject title “RESUME”.

No phone calls please.

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