Freelance Architect or Draftsperson

Steering House Design & Development Steering House Design & Development Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Jul 16 '21Posted on:

Steering House Design and Development is a Brooklyn based, high-end residential design, development and construction company looking for a Freelance Architect or Draftsperson to join our team in the coming weeks. 

We are an active, boutique company looking for an experienced, well-rounded, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, detail oriented Architect/Draftsperson to collaborate with and draft plans for our design and construction projects throughout brownstone Brooklyn. Qualified candidates will be comfortable in a fast-paced, high pressure work environment overseeing roughly 20,000 square feet of new and existing construction spread over a few job sites at any given time.

Responsibilities include:

Architecture and Design:

  • Survey new projects and draft and detail construction plans for residential gut renovations and new construction in the New York City area
  • Manage all design and engineering professionals 
  • Maintain company design standards
  • Help spec finishes and fixtures based on budgetary guidelines 
  • Collaborate with our expeditors to ensure timely DOB approval 


  • Leadership ability, especially under pressure
  • Unwavering commitment to excellence
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Self motivated/Self-starter
  • Multi-tasker
  • Innovative
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • High achiever
  • Problem solver
  • Strategic thinker
  • Comprehensive understanding of residential architecture, engineering and construction in New York City 
  • Brooklyn brownstone design interest/sensibility


  • Minimum 7 years experience in the  NYC residential architecture or construction field
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Revit and CAD expert 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Ability to work remotely, at times 

Qualified candidates must submit a resume, cover letter and portfolio to be considered. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE REVIEWED.

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