Senior Architect

Nelligan White Architects Nelligan White Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, May 12 '21Posted on:

Nelligan White Architects is a 20‐person firm located in New York’s Flatiron district. The majority of our design work is focused on municipal, cultural, education and multi‐residential housing projects, and we have been recognized for our expertise in resilience master planning and sustainability.


Ideal applicants will demonstrate the following attributes:


  • Highly motivated
  • The ability to work independently and leading a team
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication
  • Senior level work experience with all phases of design and construction administration
  • Experience with new construction and rehabilitation of buildings
  • Be a conceptual thinker with strong technical skills (design and drawing)
  • Experience providing detailed construction documents
  • Experience writing specifications
  • The ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment

  Responsibilities & Duties

  • Prepare original architectural plans, diagrams and data visualization.
  • Lead design assignments and supervise team progress.
  • Independently evaluate, select and apply standard planning techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Using judgment for minor adaptations and modifications.
  • Recommend procedures in planning matters.
  • Work from plans/designs of others to compile data and perform design computations.
  • Assist in writing specifications.
  • Visits construction sites to gather information.
  • Receives instruction on specific assignment objectives and independently provides solutions for these objectives.
  • Support Principal/Partners on large projects.
  • Manage a team of intermediate to junior designers
  • 10 years’ experience with a professional degree in Architecture and license in New York State
  • High proficiency with AutoCAD. Adobe Suite knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and ability to grasp complex functional program requirements.


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work well leading a team environment with a collaborative and professional work ethic.
  • Experience working with large public agencies is a plus
  • Cover letter
  • Resume in PDF format
  • Portfolio and work samples include renderings and construction document samples

Apply with the following items attached as one PDF in a zip file, Please enter “Senior Architect” in the subject line.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume in PDF format
  • Portfolio and work samples include renderings and construction document samples 

  • Salary requirements
  • Two references that you have worked directly with in the last five years

  Nelligan White Architects offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes: medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account, disability insurance, paid time off, holiday pay and 401(k) participation. This is a full‐time, exempt position.

  Nelligan White Architects, PLLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Nelligan White Architects expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.





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