Project Designer I and II

The Brooklyn Studio The Brooklyn Studio Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Sat, Feb 26 '22Posted on:


Project Designer is an entry-level position with a broad range of duties depending upon the level of experience. It is a training position for unlicensed architectural school graduates intent on developing the skills necessary to adequately perform the job of a Project Architect. The basic requirements of the position involve performing various production oriented and project administrative tasks. A Project Designer may be working toward licensure. 

A Project Designer will primarily work under the supervision of a Project Architect but may also work directly with a Project Manager or Principal depending on the size of the project. Designers may also work on a variety of project types and for different Project Architects or Project Managers. 

A Project Designer 2 begins the transition to Project Architect / Project Manager. They will perform some of the project administrative tasks at the direction of the Project Architect, but not be responsible for managing the project progress.


  • Working under the direction of a Project Architect or Project Manager, execute general production and project administrative tasks. Primarily this will involve the preparation of working documents.
  • Attend project team, client and site meetings as necessary.
  • Assist the Project Architect or Project Manager to maintain project files, specifically CAD files.
  • Prepare presentation drawings, models as appropriate.
  • Preparation of schematic design drawings, models and renderings, working drawings and specifications
  • Assist in project coordination
  • Take initiative to learn new skills and gain exposure to all aspects of project work
  • Familiarize self with and adhere to The Brooklyn Studio's project standards


  • All of the responsibilities listed for PD1 role
  • Managing a team on a project survey
  • Direct communications and coordination with client, consultant, and/or contractor, under the direction of a Project Architect or Project Manager
  • Attendance, with primary communication role, at project site meetings during construction.


  • First professional degree – B.Arch or M.Arch (recommended but not required)
  • Any work experience a plus including construction experience.
  • General ability to draw and visualize in 3-dimensions.
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Vectorworks (CAD), Microsoft Office and Internet. 
  • Ability to draw by hand, render or make models is a plus.
  • Demonstrated desire to continue professional development and learn new skills necessary to project advancement
  • General ability to show good judgment, common sense, readily ask questions, execute work quickly, listen, and take direction.


The Brooklyn Studio is an interdisciplinary architecture firm committed to restoring and enhancing New York City’s historic fabric. Founded in 1995, we have built a reputation as one of New York’s premier architecture firms.

We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive practice. We believe that the power of diversity enriches our work: it provides us with broad framework to understand and engage with our community, address challenges, and design innovative solutions. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.


To be considered for this role, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and work samples (10mb or less) to

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