Senior Architect / Project Director

Sharon Davis Design Sharon Davis Design Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Dec 29 '21Posted on:

Sharon Davis Design is a small award-winning architecture design firm whose focus is on institutional nonprofit cost-effective, environmentally conscious design. We have an immediate opening for a Senior Architect / Project Director who is highly creative and passionate about design and has the ability to manage projects from conception to completion. Because we work on diverse projects with unpredictable timelines and atypical project team structures, the candidate must be self-motivated, well-rounded, and collaborative.

Applicants must hold a professional architecture degree (M. Arch preferred) and must have a minimum of 10 – 12 years of experience. Responsibilities will include all aspects of design, and project management, including critical path scheduling, overseeing construction document preparation, handling contracts and negotiations, and liaising with the client.

We are looking for someone with the following skills:

  • Leading a project team from the initial conceptual design to the preparation design and construction documents.
  • Delegating work while maintaining responsibility for results.
  • Excellent English language skills both written and verbal. The ability to communicate clearly, professionally, and positively.
  • Well organized, with the ability to work on multiple projects at once.
  • An interest and/or experience in sustainable design.
  • Enjoys being a mentor to junior designers.
  • The ability to collaborate with international clientele.
  • Experience with competitions.
  • Enthusiasm to work on humanitarian projects for NGO clients and is willing to travel abroad and within the US.

Qualifications include:

  • 10+ years post graduate professional experience, with experience in a small to medium sized firm focused on institutional projects.
  • Professional degree in Architecture from a US accredited institution (M. Arch preferred).
  • New York State Architecture License
  • Project Management experience that includes responsibility of managing relationships with the design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • Construction Administration Phase experience, working with builders and trades.
  • High level of proficiency with AutoCAD, Rhino, Revit and Adobe Suite, Word and Excel.
  • Experience managing staff production, including responsibility for managing staff time and expenses to provide contracted deliverables on budget. 
  • Current work authorization, if not a US citizen. 

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience. Sharon Davis Design offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees.  


How to apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples (max 25 pages) to Please use the subject title Application for Senior Architect / Project Director.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other protected category.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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