Junior Architect

David Smotrich & Partners LLP David Smotrich & Partners LLP Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Nov 3 '21Posted on:


A medium sized, award-winning architectural practice seeks a self-motivated, Junior Architectural Designer to join our team. The successful candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in the creation of design schematics and field surveying. If you have motivation plus experience, presentation skills, coupled with a professional attitude and appearance, and possess attention to detail, you may qualify for this opportunity. We are small enough that you will be recognized for the contributions you make. We are a committed, disciplined group of design professionals with depth and a diversity of experience that allows us to address a wide variety of project types successfully. We draw upon our collective expertise to provide our clients with a full-service architectural service. We are proud of our dynamic, stable, and energetic working environment. 

Position Description We are seeking a highly motivated Junior Architect with 1-3 years of experience with a professional degree from an accredited architecture school. The candidate will be exposed to all phases of architectural projects from project field dimensioning to schematics to assisting with construction administration.

Essential Duties and Qualifications

  • Site surveying / drafting of existing conditions in AutoCAD
  • Drafting architectural plans
  • Preparing construction documents
  • Assisting with construction administration
  • Preparing presentation materials

 To Join Us, You Will Have

  • Understanding of construction drawings, requirements, and standards
  • Junior Technical expertise
  • Flexibility with work hours and travel as needed
  • Strong hand and CAD drafting skills.
  • Expert proficiency with all applicable software packages including but not limited to AutoCAD, MS Windows; MS Office, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Adobe Suite and SketchUp graphic software preferred.
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic, team player
  • Ability to be flexible in multi-tasking and assignment adjustments.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt and prioritize, meeting deadlines, in a fast-paced environment with supervision.
  • Sense of urgency, quickly responding to Stakeholders
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Professional yet personable demeanor
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Proactive nature and initiative
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, utilize judgment

 In addition to our competitive wages and incentives, we provide the opportunity to become an integral part of the continued growth of our organization. We hire only the best and the brightest; if you consider yourself capable of becoming a contributing member of our team, please forward your cover letter, resume, portfolio, and vaccination card, which is required to work for our firm. Non-national applicants must have a U.S. work authorization ID/Permit, valid for at least 1 year from the date of hire.

David Smotrich & Partners LLP is a WBE and an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team please submit a cover letter, contact, and work samples to Candidates must currently reside in the NYC metropolitan area. 

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