Junior Architect/Designer

Robert Elliott Leslie Architecture, PC Robert Elliott Leslie Architecture, PC Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Sep 19 '22Posted on:

RELA, PC has an open full-time position for a junior architect/designer with at least 3 years of job experience in architecture firms. Candidates must be highly organized, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills. Expect to work on a variety of projects and tasks with supervision by senior architects and project managers. Responsibilities include design,drafting, construction details, digital 3D modeling, coordinating contract drawings, construction site visits, and reports. Applicants should meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited architecture school holding a 5-year B.Arch or 2-year M.Arch degree
  • Minimum of three years full-time experience working for architecture firms.
  • Licensed architect or already in the licensing process with an NCARB record.
  • Strong English verbal and presentation skills
  • Excellent spatial, visual, and analytic skills
  • Experienced drafter and detailer
  • Proficient AutoCAD, Revit and 3D modeling skills
  • Good understanding of construction, building codes and zoning

RELA employees between eight and ten people depending on the firm’s workload. We typically have a mix of residential, commercial office and consulting projects for institutional, commercial, and private clients. Our collegial culture is respectful of each person’s knowledge, experience, and unique background, and supports the professional growth of all firm members. We have a flat organization, and firm members perform a variety of functions based on project and office priorities. 

  • Benefits include performance based annual bonuses
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Paid vacation and personal days 

RELA’s office is located at 44 Wall Street at the corner of Wall & William Streets. It is easily accessible by public transportation via PATH’s WTC Station and the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, E, J, Z , R and W trains. Built in 1927 for The Bank of America, 44 Wall Street is an architecturally significant 24-story office building designed by Trowbridge & Livingstone architects.  Our 2,300 sq. ft. office features large workstations with space to spread out drawings, samples, reference materials and models. It has a well-equipped conference room and kitchen and a lounge area. Snacks, fresh brewed coffee, tea, and other beverages are available all day.  


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Interested candidates should reply to this posting with a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio or work samples less than 20 MB.

•      RELA has a 39-hour work week 

•      Compensation commensurate with professional experience

•      Metro NY, work-eligible architecture graduates only

•      Applicants should not contact RELA employees about this ad 

•      This is not a remote job, you must come to the office

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