Project Manager

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New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jan 3 '22Posted on:


Studio SFW, a Manhattan-based collaborative architecture and interior design studio, is seeking a project manager to join our team. Working under the direction of our design principals, this individual will contribute directly to the design vision and successful execution of a range of residential projects.

Candidates should have +6 years experience in project management, exhibit strong design and organizational skills, and be able to contribute to a fast-paced, creative office. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills and commit to establishing a positive and effective working relationship with all members of the project team, both internal and external. You bring the enthusiasm, we’ll bring the fun.


  • Assist Partner-in-Charge with generating Design Services Proposals

  • Ability to manage and build-upon client relationships

  • Understand contracts and run projects from inception through to project closeout

  • Manage project team, determining staffing assignments required to meet project milestones

  • Responsible for all aspects of project management including budgeting, staffing, billing and consultant billing

  • Responsible for day-to-day control and management of the architectural team (design through contract documents and contract administration) as well as the client and consultant teams

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects

  • Ability to assist in proposal writing and attending interviews for potential projects



  • Interface with external consultants and design teams to keep projects on schedule and budget

  • Manage project and furnishing budgets

  • Prepare and develop presentations and design documentation

  • Produce and properly file meeting agendas and minutes, project notes, project memos, sketches, and other documents

  • File and track all incoming documentation from other consultants



  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture; advanced degree is a plus

  • +6 years of experience in a residential architectural or interior design firm

  • Construction Administration Phase experience, working with high-end residential builders and trades.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the design process, products and materials

  • Knowledge of commercial and/or residential project constructibility, project costs, and building code requirements

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or similar (Studio SFW uses Vectorworks for 2D drafting), Adobe Creative Suite, esp. Photoshop & Indesign, and SketchUp

  • Location in New York City, and ability to travel outside of the New York area on a regular basis

  • Experience as a Project Manager reporting directly to a partner, with the day-to-day responsibility of managing relationships with the design team, clients, consultants, contractors, and others


Please submit your resume, portfolio / work samples, and cover letter to

  • Please title your email (your name) | Project Manager | Application

  • Please include your cover letter in the body of your email

  • Please include your resume & portfolio as an attached PDF

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