Intermediate Architect / Arch II

Grimshaw Grimshaw Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 5 '21Posted on:

The Role:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, proactive, and passionate Intermediate Architect / Arch II to join our New York studio. Our ideal candidate is curious, thoughtful, and designs with enthusiasm. S/he exhibits effective communication skills, professionalism, enjoys working collaboratively, and assumes accountability for deadlines and quality of work. The successful candidate will exhibit all-around architecture skills and design excellence.   

What You Will Do:

  • Contribute to the delivery of projects at different phases under the guidance and mentoring of experienced architects
  • Have a project-focused view, sometimes across multiple projects, demonstrating design and technical aptitude
  • Work in close cooperation with other members of Grimshaw project teams and our consultants
  • Contribute to the work on design constraints, objectives, composition, materials and color, architectural volume, detail quality, and build quality resolution


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited school required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 4-6 years’ professional experience in mid to large size architectural projects is a must
  • Exceptional Rhino, Revit, InDesign, and Illustrator skills required
  • Strong Grasshopper skills are a plus
  • Experience in the transportation and commercial sectors is highly desired
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills
  • Superb time management skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly
  • A quick learner with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication, and relationship management skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships across the practice and work collaboratively with a team

Applications will not be considered without a portfolio and work samples

Life at Grimshaw:

At Grimshaw, we are committed to enjoying our lives outside of the studio as much as we are to producing world-class design. Our New York staff enjoy weekly Friday happy hours, daily Tea-Time gatherings, trivia nights, hack-a-thons, curated art exhibits, internal design competitions, diversity week, annual summer and winter social events, and year-round company-sponsored health and wellness programs. We encourage our employees to lead balanced lives by taking advantage of our generous paid time off and paid holiday policies. Additionally, our comprehensive benefits include: unlimited sick days, 100% employer-paid employee health benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, and reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees, and other perks.

Grimshaw is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and encourage different perspectives and believe we are made stronger by our unique combination of culture, race, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and work-life situations. Our culture of inclusion helps ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best.

About Grimshaw:

Founded by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw in London in 1980, Grimshaw became a Partnership in 2007 and now operates out of 7 design studios across the globe, employing more than 500 staff worldwide who represent over 50 nationalities.

Grimshaw’s international portfolio covers all major sectors and has been honored with over 200 international design awards for its commitment to design excellence. Driven by a desire to connect people to each other and the world around us, the practice is dedicated to the deepest level of involvement in the design of its buildings, delivering projects which meet the highest possible standards of design.

As a global practice, we recognize the urgency of the ever-growing challenges that face our planet, and our duty as architects to deliver conscious design best suited for a flourishing future. Building on a long-standing mission to produce meaningful and lasting design that brings value and joy to clients and users, Grimshaw has pledged to build net zero carbon ready buildings by 2025.

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