Intermediate Architect/Designer/ NYC

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New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 4 '22Posted on:


Spacesmith is seeking an Intermediate Architectural Designer to work with our New York City team. We are looking for designers interested in delivering a heightened level of service and a passion for design excellence. We are guided by principles of open collaboration, social relevance, sustainability, and community engagement. The position will require the ability to be self motivated to work independently in collaboration with professionals in our New York office, with flexible and hybrid work options available.

Our culture is collaborative and collegial: You will be part of design teams working toward a shared goal with our clients and colleagues. We have social, educational, and creative activities and events.

Our culture is supportive: You will be given opportunities for growth and access to support and mentoring from senior staff. You will be given encouragement and support in taking your licensing exams.

Our culture is humane: We believe in a healthy work life balance; offer flexibility and support diversity. We are big enough to secure top clients and impressive projects while being small enough to provide a full spectrum of professional experience and personalized guidance and attention.

At Spacesmith you will have the opportunity to work on projects for city, state, and federal agencies, world class universities, impact driven not-for-profits, and private sector clients in international fashion, finance, hospitality, and media.

Help us build projects for clients who are changing the world!

The ideal candidate will have experience with architecture in all stages of design, documentation, and construction. They will also have good task management and organization skills combined with an elevated level of design and technical ability. The position requires the ability to think critically, communicate efficiently, and collaborate in an interdisciplinary, deadline-driven atmosphere. They must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, be a self-starter, and acknowledge when additional input is needed.


  • 4+ years of experience in all phases of a project including programming, design, ADA and building code review, MEP coordination, permitting, technical drawings and detailing, FFE selection, submittal and RFI review, and project closeout.

  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience working with Revit and BIM 360.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Suites, Bluebeam and other necessary technical tools for the projects.

  • Professional degree in Architecture or Interior Design.

  • Experience with workplace and / or retail projects a plus.

  • Experience with large scale, adaptive reuse projects for government agencies a plus.

  • Experience with sustainability frameworks and professional accreditations such as LEED,

    WELL, PHIUS, and LBC preferred.

If your experience is commensurate with the requirements listed above and you are interested in being considered for this full-time / flexible / hybrid position, please send a cover letter describing how your past professional experience applies to this job, a copy of your resume and your portfolio (one pdf no larger than 6 MB) showing your work experience to: CAREERS.

Your portfolio should show your experience in creating project presentations, technical drawings that are relevant to interior architectural projects, and note your contribution to the drawings or photos presented.


Spacesmith Supports Workplace Diversity

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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