Architectural Designer/Project Manager

Josh Payne Architect Josh Payne Architect Employer:
Tivoli, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 7 '22Posted on:


Josh Payne Architect is looking for a dynamic, motivated, creative, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills to join our team. As a purposeful, values-driven business, we are committed to remaining humble through balancing discipline and daring to build work that is intentional, useful, and long-lasting. We challenge ourselves—every day, with every project—to design smarter and better, to go beyond for our clients, and connect our communities.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. Working with us means a flexible environment with room for growth. Together we will continue to increase our knowledge and seek new challenges bringing thoughtful, efficient and inspired architecture to our region.


● Fun and relaxed environment.

● Flexible Office Hours - Hybrid Schedules.

● Competitive Salaries.

● Generous PTO.

● Equitable Benefit Package.


Our studio is currently seeking a focused and intrapreneurial Designer w/ superior Project Management skills. As a Project Designer, you will partner with our clients, contractors, and internal team to ensure overall project success. Vital to this position is agency and autonomy, as you will be responsible for project team organization, design documentation, and consultant coordination. You will partner with the Founding Architect and Draftsperson to ensure overall project success through generating project guiding principles, design presentations, and leading design decision-making.

You are expected to exemplify the following qualities and perform the following responsibilities:


● Be Humble: We leave our egos at the door

● Work with a purpose: We're personable, honest, and detail oriented.

● Listen Actively: We remain curious and engage with intention.

● Share Openly: We’re better when we work together, encouraging co-creation.

● Embrace Change: Be prepared to let ideas go.

● Trust: Use the freedom and opportunities you’ve been given.

● Have Fun With it: Work Playfully.

● Be Yourself: Be honest and approachable.


● Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

● 8+ years of experience in residential architecture

● 3+ years managing residential projects and staff

● Commercial project management a serious plus

● Measuring and drafting existing conditions

● Drafting and modeling schematic design concepts through construction documents

● Translate Project Architect's sketches into digital formats

● Product and materials research

● Preparing sample boards and fixture selections for client review

● Assist project manager with client meeting preparations and material specifications

● 3D modeling and rendering

● Proficiency in and Revit, AutoCAD & SketchUp (*We are currently transitioning from AutoCAD

and SketchUp to Revit, so proficiently in Revit is a huge plus)

● Experience with building and zoning code research and interpretation

○ Collaboration on building and zoning code analysis


● You demonstrate a passion for design, diagramming, and visual communication

○ You know that good design takes good editing

● You demonstrate an entrepreneurial drive and progressive strategic thinking

● You are detail-oriented and dedicated to quality work

○ Strong written and verbal communication skills

● You seek out assignments and are willing to assist your project teams in meeting their


● You seek out opportunities for design collaboration

● You are not afraid to have a little fun when creating great design

● Consistency in meeting deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously

● Critical thinking and Organizational skills

Please email your cover letter, resume, portfolio and salary requirements to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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