Project Design Manager

Laguarda.Low Architects, LLC Laguarda.Low Architects, LLC Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Jun 23 '21Posted on:

Laguarda.Low Architects is seeking creative and organized project managers with 5-10+ years of experience with large-scale commercial mixed-use projects to fulfill the role of Project Design Manager.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, collaborative studio environment on a variety of international and domestic projects.  Founded in Dallas, TX in 2000 by architects with many years of collective experience and a passion for design and the creative process, Laguarda.Low is an international practice that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our practice and the market.  In our 13 years of practice, we have worked on over 500 projects in more than 25 countries in Europe, Asia, and South America, as well as in the United States.  Our principal office is located in New York, NY.  Additional offices are located in Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan.  Please visit our web page for more information.

Candidates must exhibit a strong ability to manage people and deadlines, as well as contribute to an energetic, fast-paced creative process to develop innovative design solutions.  Fully qualified candidates are able to work alongside Lead Designers to ensure that all elements of a project’s design are clearly delineated and all contract deliverables are completed.   Strong organization and verbal communication skills are also critical.

Specific qualifications involve:

  • Accredited Professional or Graduate degree in Architecture with at least 5-10 years professional experience.
  • Professional registration preferable.
  • Extensive knowledge of 2D presentation and drawing software:   Powerpoint, InDesign, Autocad, and Photoshop are key.
  • Working knowledge of 3D design software.
  • Experience in coordinating and assembling detailed and well thought drawing packages from Conceptual through Design Development stages.
  • Skilled at multitasking and working towards multiple deadlines.
  • Competence in working with a fast-paced, collaborative design environment.
  • Ability to handle drawing coordination with multiple design disciplines to complete drawing packages.
  • Adept at client communication and management.
  • Leadership to manage design team and meet all project deliverable deadlines.
  • Expect some international travelling.
  • Fluent in Japanese a plus

All candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 examples of previous work that best illustrates the candidates  ability via email to with “Design Manager-Your Name-NY” in the subject line.    Please send all items as attachments to the email in .PDF format.    The total size of your email should not exceed 3MB.   Please do not send disks or hard copies, and please no phone calls or drop-in inquiries.   Only fully qualified candidates should apply.

Salary commensurate with the education level completed, professional experience, and demonstrated knowledge.  Full benefit package included.  Equal-opportunity employer.

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