Design Architect

Safdie Architects Safdie Architects Employer:
Boston, MA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 9 '22Posted on:

Safdie Architects is seeking experienced architects with exceptional design, communication, and leadership skills to join their design practice. Design Architects work directly with Moshe Safdie and the firm’s Principals to develop design concepts and architectural ideas and are responsible for organizing and coordinating the efforts of all members of the design team across multiple projects concurrently. Given the diversity of the firm’s projects, with regards to project type, scale and geographic location, Design Architects need to be extremely nimble and be comfortable working within such diversity.

Candidates must be able to effectively supervise and lead teams of junior architects, have demonstrated experience developing and maintaining communication between architects and consultants and a strong knowledge of the design and detailing of complex projects. The position requires experience in the production of concept, schematic and design development documents for large scale, programmatically complex public and private projects. In addition to managing a team and being proficient with the tools of design, candidates need to be keen on being involved directly in the production of design studies, presentations, and drawings.

  • Strong basis in dealing with rational and complex geometries
  • An investigative nature and superior problem-solving skills
  • Adept at leading and directing engineering consultants and collaborators
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite and rendering software
  • Strong working knowledge of REVIT and experience with BIM preferred
  • All applicants must have the authorization to work within the United States

Candidates must be highly motivated, can work effectively in a collaborative team environment and possess a willingness to assume both project-wide and office-related responsibility.

Headquartered in Somerville, MA with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Toronto, and Jerusalem to support ongoing projects, Safdie Architects is constantly engaged in the design of a diverse range of projects in terms of building type, scale, and geographic location. 


Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples in PDF format to

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