Experienced Architectural Designer

Essential Design + Build Essential Design + Build Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 22 '21Posted on:

Experienced Architectural Designer: This is an in person position. No remote


  • Must have 4 to 7 years of practical design and architectural experience. Must already live in the NYC area.
  • Possess a thorough working knowledge of the most recent versions of AUTOCAD, Adobe Suite [Photoshop], Sketchup, and rendering software.
  • Document and describe field conditions by field measuring spaces, taking photos, doing sketches etc.
  • Produce schematic 3D renderings of proposed projects or existing interiors upon request
  • Effectively develop schematic designs into construction documents, including door and hardware schedules, addenda, revisions etc.
  • Familiarity with project submittals; procurement of material samples for client review, and maintenance of material library; shop drawing review and approvals during CD and CA phases
  • NYC building code, familiarity with DOB submittal procedures, and ADA compliance knowledge.
  • Ability to perform project management and construction administration tasks.
  • Run prospective client meetings, coordinate prospective tenant needs with lease agreements terms, create lease plan exhibits for the legal team.
  • Liaise with leasing personnel to create vacancy/prebuild drawings and renderings.
  • Provide square footages for leasing purposes, which requires familiarity with REBNY loss factor calculations.
  • Produce and expedite construction punch lists at the completion of each job.
  • Maintain building documentation for ATCO's properties, drawing databases and CAD library.
  • Source and maintain product samples library for "building standard" materials.
  • Prepare leveled price comparison of materials when required.
  • Maintain plotter, scanner and large format printers and order paper supplies as required.
  • Manage interns and junior designers.
  • Assist project managers with take-offs, dimensioning, production of SK’s and sample procurement
  • Be a self-starter with creative energy and high motivation --- you will be expected to work for long periods without direct supervision.

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