Senior Designer

Danny Forster & Architecture Danny Forster & Architecture Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Mar 16 '21Posted on:

Danny Forster & Architecture, a multi-faceted architecture firm based in New York City, is seeking a Project Architect to join our office. We’ve built a global reputation through our experienced yet inventive architectural, interior, and urban design; branding and corporate storytelling; filmmaking and production; and thought leadership in the realm of modular building. Our current projects include a Manhattan AC by Marriott that will be the tallest modular hotel in the world; a tower on Market Street in San Francisco; a 13-building resort development for the Shinnecock Indian Nation; and a long-term initiative (in partnership with Berkshire Hathaway) to transform the field of modular construction and move the industry forward. We are equally committed to the residential side of our practice, with several extensive high-end projects underway in New York City.

We are looking for a project architect who brings a strong portfolio and a strong point of view; who is invested in innovation and adept at communication; who balances self-motivation with teamwork. One technical note: we are a 100% Revit operation; please do not apply if Revit is not second-nature to you.

A Senior Architect at DF&A 

  • Brainstorms, critiques, develops, and implements project design concepts

  • Produces detailed presentation decks, sketches, and renderings

  • Identifies potential problems (& finds solutions) early in the design process

  • Provides clear direction for the team

  • Listens to and communicates with the client about prospective ideas

  • Manages consultant coordination


A Qualified Applicant Has

  • A bachelor or master’s degree in Architecture

  • 7+ years of design experience, including residential

  • A depth of experience with NYC code and zoning regulations

  • Project management experience

  • Substantial technical knowledge of residential construction documentation, millwork development, shop drawings review, and construction administration

  • Total Revit fluency

  • Good rendering and presentation skills

  • Ability to travel upon occasion

  • A license to practice Architecture in the State of New York (preferred)

This is a full-time salaried position with health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

Interested applicants should email their resume and portfolio to ____.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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