Project Architect

Stephen Moser Architect Stephen Moser Architect Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 1 '21Posted on:

SMA (Stephen Moser Architect) is an architecture and design studio based in New York City with a portfolio of innovative residences, civic-private projects, and ideas-generating competitions. The focus in all our projects is on making beautiful, coherent spaces that respond to place and enhance how people live and work.

We are seeking a Project Architect who is a talented designer with significant building and technical experience, especially in residential work. Applicants should be able to take a project from early design through construction. They should be excited about working with a growing firm, where they have the opportunity to contribute creatively, take on significant responsibilities, and work collaboratively. Strong visual and communication skills are essential.

Applicants Must Have:

  • 7-10 or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Professional degree in architecture.
  • Professional registration.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in residential design and construction.
  • Experience in digital fabrication.
  • LEED accreditation.

Required skills include:

  • Design & technical detailing expertise.
  • Software proficiency: Must have strong skills in Revit, AutoCad, Rhino & Adobe Creative Suites.
  • Ability to sketch and draw by hand.
  • Ability to write clearly and communicate professionally with clients and consultants.
  • Knowledge of building codes, building standards, and construction methodology.
  • Experience in the craft of construction (with an emphasis on residential work) and sustainable design.
  • Experience leading, managing, and collaborating with a design team.

Job responsibilities:

  • Work directly with SMA principal and team to take projects from inception to completion.
  • Work with principal to establish project schedule and staffing.
  • Coordinate communication with client, consultants, contractor, and SMA team.
  • Coordinate graphic/digital presentations, 3D design, BIM modeling, and record documents.
  • Oversee governmental compliance & approvals, including zoning, building, accessibility, energy.
  • Work with consultants to integrate their work into construction documents.
  • Oversee the production of construction documents: details, schedules, finishes, and specifications.
  • Oversee construction administration and project close out.


Please send a digital copy of your cover letter, resume, and work samples (both academic and professional) to:

Attachments should be no larger than 9 MB.

Upon receipt, we will review your application and contact you for an interview, should your qualifications meet our staffing needs.

No phone calls please.

Learn more about SMA at

Stephen Moser Architect PLLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. SMA offers health benefits.

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