Project Architect - 10 Years Professional Work Experience (Chinese Language Proficiency Required)

Shigeru Ban Architects Shigeru Ban Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Mar 30 '21Posted on:

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

The position we are seeking to fill is in the New York Office. Work experience on projects located in China is required for this position. Work experience in the United States is also beneficial. To support our schedule, qualified candidates must currently be available for interviews in New York City (during COVID-19 interviews and initial work may be in part remote). We are seeking to hire during the month of April 2021.

We seek a Project Architect with a minimum of 10 years of experience to work under the direction of senior staff in developing documents for Commercial, Multi-unit Residential, Hotel and Cultural projects. Candidates must have a sound background working on projects during all phases of development – from concept design through completion of construction, and shall be capable of leading team coordination meetings with project team members based in China.

Background shall include projects that are inventive, carefully detailed, with well integrated building systems. Candidates must have exceptional design and presentation skills. We work with physical as well as digital models.

Applicants shall have in depth experience:

  • Organizing sets of presentation and construction documents
  • Managing consultant team coordination
  • Developing Technical Detailing including innovative conditions
  • Designing with China & US Model Building Codes
  • Implementing sustainability strategies
  • Managing tasks while supervising a project team
  • Supporting Innovative Projects requiring Design Collaboration with Construction Trades
  • Commercial, Multi-unit Residential, Hotel and Hospitality Projects

Additional Requirements:

  • Proactive mindset toward project realization
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Fluent or Business Level English and Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) Language proficiency
  • Valid United States work permit
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture
  • LEED Accreditation is a plus
  • Software Requirements: Proficiency with AutoCAD, Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite is required. Experience with Revit is a plus

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

Include ‘Project Architect CL - 04_2021’ in the subject line of the cover letter / application.

Send letter, resume, references and work samples including design drawings, models and construction documents for a completed (built) project, via PDF (Max 9MB). Web links will not be considered.

Please include salary requirements and availability.

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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