Architectural Project Manager

Stephens Design Group, Inc. Stephens Design Group, Inc. Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Jul 15 '21Posted on:

Stephens Design Group is seeking a highly experienced Architectural Project Manager who is passionate about residential interior design and has the skill set and drive to grow within our organization.  Applicants should be personable, organized, detail-oriented and highly knowledgeable of residential construction systems, materials and methods.  This position will support our Design Principal and Senior Designers with coordination of the architectural / construction scope across all of our projects.  Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborate with Design Principal and Senior Designers to outline required construction scope; Maintain archive of jobsite progress photos; Manage archive of Architect's submission drawing sets, design redlines, and design intent sketch submissions;
  • Set up and maintain RFI Logs for each project.  Review Architect and/or GC weekly progress reporting, and track action items in RFI Log; Manage Design Principal's internal and external construction-related directives and track in RFI Log;
  • Attend site visits with Design Principal; Attend local site meetings in person; Participate in out-of-state site meetings virtually and/or get downloaded by Design Principal;
  • Set up templates for all required specification schedules;  Enter spec info into schedules and update as required;
  • Collaborate with Design Principal, Senior Designers and Design Team to provide Architect, GC or other construction-related consultants with design intent documentation to close out RFI's in a timely manner;
  • Source and vet construction-related contractor and fabricator options; Obtain pricing, lead-time, samples and product specs; Issue approved quotes to Architect/GC; Manage direct-to-vendor payments by clients;
  • Collaborate with Design Principal, Senior Designers and Design Team to document and issue approved specs to Architect and/or GC; Review all submittals from GC and other consultants for accuracy, and track progress in RFI Log; Maintain archive of construction-related control samples and strike-off's;  
  • Maintain photo archive of site progress, mock-ups and fabricator workshop visits, construction material selections, etc.; Collaborate with design team to correct quality control issues;
  • New construction vendor and fabricator research (Workshop visits, online research); Maintain and grow vendor relationships; Maintain archive of vendors;
  • Correspond with architects, contractors and subcontractors;


  • Bachelor's degree from accredited Architecture, Interior Design or Construction Management program;
  • 3-5 years minimum experience in Architecture, Interiors or Construction firm managing high-end, luxury residential projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of construction materials, documents and processes;
  • Extensive knowledge of design principles and aesthetics;
  • Extensive knowledge of luxury residential materials and finishes;
  • Advanced knowledge of building systems and codes;
  • Advanced interior architecture detailing skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of NYC design resources;
  • Advanced sketching skills;
  • Advanced AutoCAD skills preferred;
  • Advanced MS Office Suite skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage;
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

About Our Company:

Stephens Design Group, led by Founding Partner Bradley Stephens, is an established New York City interior design firm focused primarily on high-end residential projects.  We are an energetic and creative team of professionals who work collaboratively to provide the highest level of design and services to our discerning clients.  We are currently working on projects in NYC, the Hamptons, Palm Beach, Aspen, the Bahamas and Cabo San Lucas.  Our office is located steps from the Highline in the Landmark Arts Building in the Gallery District of West Chelsea.


Negotiable - based on experience and qualifications.

Additional Information:

  • Please email .pdf copies of your cover letter, resume, and business references (min. of 3) to:
  • Please include your salary requirements.
  • Applications without the above documents will not be considered.
  • No phone calls please
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