Project Manager I and II

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


PM1: Licensed architect or non-registered graduate with at least 3 years of post-graduate experience and familiarity with the firm’s project typology. Manages one project with supervision provided by a more experienced PM2, Senior Project Manager or Principal. Depending on the size of the project a PM1 may have responsibility to direct a Project Designer as part of the production team.

PM2: Licensed architect or non-registered graduate with at least 5 years of post-graduate experience and familiarity with the firm’s project typology. Responsible for the full management of one or more projects. The management effort is guided by a Senior Project Manager or Principal. Typically, a PM2 is responsible for directing one or more Project Designers as part of the production team.


The Project Manager position is responsible for ensuring their assigned project(s) run effectively. As the project lead, the Project Manager is responsible for facilitating the project design process, monitoring the work effort and fee, and maintaining overall quality control of the product, documents, and provided service.


Project Management

  • Project planning: Work with the project Principal to develop and document project sequence and specific milestone dates; assist in preparation of fee and construction cost estimates; review of all regulatory applications, processes, codes, and development of strategies for compliance
  • Design Development: Organize the effort to advance the design and documentation, including product research, consultant coordination, and production management. For larger and more complex projects, a PM1 may be assigned to the team to assist with production management and consultant coordination.
  • Communications: Serve as primary point of contact for all aspects of the project including the external client, consultants, and regulatory bodies. Manage internal team communications. Organize and facilitate all client meetings. Attend construction site meetings. Direct and proof all meeting minutes and field reports prepared by the Project Designer.
  • Quality Assurance and Project Performance: Meet with the firm’s financial consultants monthly to review project financials and schedule. Attend weekly staffing meetings. Coordinate, prepare for, and participate in periodic drawing set reviews with the project Principal or Senior Project Managers.

Internal Firm Management

  • Mentor and encourage development of the firm’s 4 skills (management, design, communication, technical) with Designers, Interns, and other junior staff.
  • Assist the Principals and firm management team to maintain and develop project standards.


  • First professional degree – B.Arch or M.Arch
  • (PM1) 3 or more years’ experience, (PM2) 5 or more years’ experience with at least 2 years working as a Project Architect or in a similar position with primary responsibility for general project progress and team leadership.
  • Licensed in New York State (not required, but preferred).
  • (PM2) Ability to manage more than one project through delegation.
  • Solid understanding of the components and sequencing of the project design process and contract management process.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, consistently, and frequently with the project team, project principal and client.
  • Organized; schedule- and process-oriented.
  • Working knowledge of Vectorworks (or other similar CAD program), Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud.


The Brooklyn Studio is an interdisciplinary architecture firm committed to restoring and enhancing New York City’s historic fabric. Founded in 1997, 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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