Senior Designer / Architect

Lyon/Szot Architecture Lyon/Szot Architecture Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Apr 26 '24Posted on:
$85,500 - $102,005 annually Pay:

Lyon/Szot Architecture D.P.C. is an architecture office focused on the design and execution of exceptional work. Our office is driven by an unbounded curiosity about the relationship between people, contemporary culture, and the built environment. Our best work operates across different scales and programs to respond to challenging contexts and complex content. We see our ability to collaborate as key to realizing the designs we create.  

We are seeking talented Senior level architects and designers to join our team. Staff designers and project managers work with the firm principals to develop projects from concept to realization, generating progress studies, bid and filing drawings, and design material for client presentations. Project staff engage the entire range of the office’s creative workflow through sketching, parametric design, digital modeling, rendering, drafting, physical model making, and prototyping.

The ideal candidate is one with strong design skills and a point of view that complements the practice, is curious, detail-oriented, hardworking, and eager to get their hands dirty. The position offers numerous opportunities to contribute meaningfully to the work of the office. Senior Designers/Architects are expected to lead projects and be intimately involved from concept through completion. 


  • Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 8-10 years of post-graduate experience working in architecture. License not required, but strongly considered. 

  • Knowledge of project processes related to coordination, workflow, project approvals, construction detailing, materials, methods and codes. Experience with NYC Department of Building Filing is a prerequisite.

  • Strong conceptual, design and graphic skills illustrated in a comprehensive portfolio.

  • Strong proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Ability to work independently, lead the internal team when needed and coordinate with external consultants.

  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines while maintaining high-quality work.

  • Proven organizational abilities and consistent attention to detail. 

  • Self-motivated, proactive and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

  • A demonstrated commitment to making, whether through analog or digital means, including CNC milling, Robotics, 3D printing, or others.

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation commensurate with a candidate’s experience and qualifications. LSA provides 12 paid holidays and 15 days of accrued flexible time off. LSA offers limited benefits and a collaborative, exciting environment. 

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