Intermediate Architect

Lyon/Szot Architecture Lyon/Szot Architecture Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Mar 15 '21Posted on:

LYON/SZOT Architecture D.P.C. is an architecture office focused on the design and execution of projects with exceptional goals.  We believe architecture is a combination of physical problem-solving and cultural beauty.Our work brings together stakeholder desires, construction techniques, and a project’s responsibility to its unique location and purpose. We are united by three principles: 

  1. Rigorous research uncovers hidden opportunities in each project 
  2. Material craftsmanship and building science are essential to a project’s longevity
  3. Exceptional aesthetics lie in material and fiscal economy

Our best work operates across different scales and programs to respond to challenging contexts and complex content. We see our ability to collaborate as key to realizing the designs we create.  

We are seeking talented intermediate level architects and designers to join our team. Staff designers and project managers work with the firm principals to develop projects from concept to realization, generating progress studies, bid and filing drawings, and design material for client presentations. Project staff engage the entire range of the office’s creative workflow through sketching, parametric design, digital modeling, rendering, drafting, physical model making, and prototyping.

The ideal candidate is one with strong design skills and a point of view that complements the practice, is curious, detail-oriented, hardworking, and eager to get their hands dirty. The position offers numerous opportunities to contribute meaningfully to the work of the office. As project manager we will expect you to manage the project from concept through completion. 


  • A demonstrated commitment to making, whether through analog or digital means, including CNC milling, Robotics, 3D printing, or others.

  • Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 4-5 years of post-graduate experience working in architecture

  • Strong conceptual, design and graphic skills illustrated in a comprehensive portfolio

  • Strong proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, lead the internal team when needed and coordinate with external consultants

  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines while maintaining high-quality work

  • Proven organizational abilities and consistent attention to detail

  • Knowledge of project processes related to coordination, workflow, project approvals, construction detailing, materials, methods and codes

  • Self-motivated, pro-active and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation commensurate with a candidate’s experience and qualifications. LSA provides 9 paid holidays and 1 paid flex day as well as 10 days of accrued flexible time off. LSA offers limited benefits and a collaborative, exciting environment.

Please send a digital copy of your portfolio and CV

We will respond to those who we believe are a great fit for the office. 

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