Intermediate Architect

CetraRuddy CetraRuddy Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Apr 18 '24Posted on:
$85,000 - $105,000 annually Pay:

Cetra Ruddy, an award-winning global architecture, planning, and interior design firm is seeking Architects to work on an exciting, upcoming governmental project, as well as future cultural, institutional, and residential development projects.  We are seeking individuals with the ability to structure their own work and contribute individually to the work of the larger team. Working directly with Project Managers & other Architects on your projects, you will be expected to perform architectural assignments with general directions, but no immediate supervision. The successful candidate will participate in all project phases, with a primary focus on design development and construction documents.

Design & production work will be developed exclusively in Revit. If you are not already proficient working in Revit, you will need to be eager to learn, and quick to adapt. Additionally, you will be expected to be proficient in Enscape, Bluebeam, Indesign, and Photoshop. It is critical that you are comfortable learning new tools and eager to use them efficiently. 

This role will be active through all phases of design projects, with a primary focus on design development and the production of accurate, technical construction documents, and will participate in the preparation of presentation materials, including physical and digital model making. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to refine conceptual ideas, as well as an ability to develop those ideas through design to technical solutions.

You must have strong curiosity and ambition, show initiative, and demonstrate a desire to learn about, and share your knowledge of, building systems, materials, and technologies, as well as codes & standards. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and will be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines. 


This is a great opportunity for intelligent, design oriented people with a commitment to excellence. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, great colleagues, and an exciting environment.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Professional Architecture Degree. Masters preferred but not necessarily a requirement

  • 6+ years of related experience

  • Licensure a plus, but not necessarily a requirement

  • Demonstrated strength of technical knowledge & design sensibility

  • Demonstrated knowledge of 3D modeling & BIM documentation tools, including Revit and the Adobe Suite

  • Demonstrated knowledge of building codes, zoning, jurisdictional processes, building materials, specifications, and construction techniques.

  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in the culture of the studio

Application Instructions

Apply Here: Intermediate Architect

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and portfolio. Portfolios should include examples of professional work. Resumes received via email will not be considered. 


The base salary will be estimated between $85,000 - $105,000 plus bonuses and benefits, contingent on relevant experience. 

CetraRuddy provides a comprehensive benefit package with medical, dental, vision, disability, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and paid time off. We offer a 401k with an annual company match contribution. In addition to these and other benefits, we have a hybrid work environment with the option to work remotely on Mondays and Fridays. 


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Note: applications received via email will not be considered.

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