Junior Architect 2-4 yrs

Joseph Vance Architects Joseph Vance Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 9 '22Posted on:

Joseph Vance Architects is an award-winning, boutique architecture firm in the heart of Chelsea that has focused solely on high-end, custom residential work for the last 30 years. Our work includes townhouse/brownstone and apartment gut renovations, rooftop additions and new, ground up townhouses. Current projects include a 6-story new, ground up townhouse (with basketball court beneath) on the Upper West Side, 2 townhouses and a 6,000sf triplex in the West Village, and others.

We are creative problem solvers with a taste for well-crafted design and work in a collaborative team environment, pushing boundaries until a project is the best it can be. As a small studio, this is a unique opportunity to work on all phases of projects, including design, under the Principal or Senior Architect. 

We are seeking an Architect with 2-4 years experience who is passionate about residential architecture and modern design to join our team in our Chelsea studio (this is not a remote position).  

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist a Senior Architect or the principal in generating designs and presentations, construction drawings, code research and compliance, and material selection.
  • Help manage schedules and coordination of clients, contractors, expeditors, consultants, city agencies and vendors.
  • Assist with construction administration.


  • 2-4 years professional experience
  • NYC residential architecture experience a plus
  • High level of proficiency with 3D modeling or BIM software, Revit, SketchUp or Archicad, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • You are resourceful, have the ability to work efficiently on multiple projects and keep them organized
  • Experience with all phases of architecture
  • Knowledge of NYC building codes, zoning and LPC
  • Strong conceptual, design and detailing skills
  • Currently lives in the New York City Area

If you meet the qualifications, we would love to hear from you.  Please submit one pdf document that includes a personalized cover letter with your salary requirement, resume, and work samples to careers@jvarchitects.comThis is a full time salaried position with health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND IF YOU ARE SEEKING REMOTE, FREELANCE OR PART TIME WORK.

Regrettably we do not have the capacity to respond to every applicant- we will only contact candidates who have the required qualifications and submitted everything outlined above.  We look forward to hearing from you and appreciate your interest in JVA!

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