Architect / Designer - 2 to 4 Years of Work Experience (Note: 1 of 2 Candidates with Japanese Language Proficiency)

Shigeru Ban Architects Shigeru Ban Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Nov 25 '20Posted on:

Shigeru Ban Architects is a growing, critically-acclaimed global practice with offices based in Tokyo, Paris and New York.

We are seeking two candidates to fill positions in the New York Office (see notes below regarding requirements for Candidate # 1 & Candidate #2).   Work experience in the United States is strongly recommended for this position.   To meet our schedule, qualified candidates must must be prepared to start work in New York as soon as January 2021.

We seek an Architect / Architectural Designer  with 2 (min) to 4 years continuous work experience in a professional architecture practice ( for this purpose summer internships are not considered ‘continuous work experience’).   Candidates must have exceptional design and presentation skills.  We work with physical as well as digital models.

All applicants shall have experience:

  • Organizing sets of presentation and construction documents
  • Managing consultant team coordination
  • Implementing sustainability strategies
  • Detailing innovative conditions
  • Designing with US Model Building Codes
  • Working with builders during construction / working on built projects during the construction administration phase.
  • Managing tasks while supervising a small team

Additional Requirements for Candidate #2:

  • Fluent in Japanese Language

Additional Requirements for all applicants:

Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Fluent or Business Level English Language proficiency (all candidates).

Valid United States work permit.

Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture.

Software Proficiency Requirements: Rhino modeling, V-Ray rendering, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite. Professional work experience with Revit is recommended. Rapid Prototyping experience is a plus.

For consideration, please submit applications via Archinect's online job application center.

Include ‘ARCH 2- 4 Candidate #1’  or ‘ARCH 2- 4 Candidate #2’ in the subject line of the cover letter.

Send letter, resume, references and work samples including design drawings and models, via PDF (Max 8MB). Web links will not be considered.

Please include salary requirements and availability.  Applications without discussion of salary requirements will not be reviewed.

Please respond only if you meet the above requirements and all requested information is provided.  Please do not e-mail or call the office as we are unable to respond to inquiries due to the number of applications received.

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