Senior Architect

New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Oct 14 '20Posted on:

Our New York office is seeking a creative, innovative Senior Architect with Industrial and other Multi-Story Commercial experience to lead and execute a broad range of projects through the design process, production of construction documents and construction administration as part of a project team. The Senior Architect will also be responsible for developing solutions to technical problems. This role will provide tremendous opportunities and involvement throughout the project design and implementation processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead team with complex project designs, resolve drawing discrepancies and other technical opportunities.
  • Extensive understanding of design, trends, construction methodology, materials application and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness
  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of concept, schematic design, design development and construction documents.
  • Prepare project specifications.
  • Develop and/or oversee the development of design concepts into complete design development set and further advance into complete construction drawings.
  • Oversee material research and compilation of project data and incorporation throughout the project.
  • Assist with the timely submittal of drawings to the appropriate authorities having jurisdiction.
  • Participate with the project team to understand/establish project goals and objectives including workplan, project schedules, budget parameters, while ensuring the highest product quality.
  • Attend construction meetings and make periodic site observation visits as required.
  • Review and understand applicable building codes and other standards.
  • Prepare zoning and building code analysis and review.
  • Sign and seal drawings as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited University.
  • 12+ years’ experience working in the field of Architecture. Experience working on large Institutional and Multi-Story building projects required.
  • Licensed Architect in the state of New York with extensive knowledge of New York City and other jurisdictions permitting process.
  • Expertise in Revit and AutoCAD. Basic knowledge of Deltek, MS Project, and Newforma preferred.
  • Aptitude to communicate ideas and direction quickly.
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills.

NELSON is an award-winning firm delivering architecture, interior design, graphic design, and brand strategy services that transform all dimensions of the human experience, providing our clients with strategic and creative solutions that positively impact their lives and the environments where they work, serve, play, and thrive. Our collective network includes more than 1,100 teammates in 25 offices, combining industry experience, service expertise, and geographic reach to deliver projects across the country and around the world. Visit to learn more.

We offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, excellent benefits package including; Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts, company paid life insurance and disability, a wellness program, parental leave, and more. NELSON is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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