SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as a Technical Associate for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.
The New York office is looking for senior leadership with a passion in technical design to contribute to complex and challenging projects. While we are seeking individuals with various experience, we also are looking for individuals with focused expertise to contribute to our ongoing work in interiors, transportation, international large scale mixed use and residential markets.
Desired skills and expertise:
Completion of five or six-year architectural degree program with minimum of 8 years progressively responsible professional experience; experience required in all phases of project work including preparation of conceptual, schematic, design, development, and construction documents and supporting materials with a focus on the technical design aspects of project delivery
Licensed Architect who demonstrates advanced knowledge of architectural practice
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of building materials, detailing, constructions techniques, building systems selection, related engineering principles, sustainability strategies, construction cost structures and building codes
Demonstrates practical knowledge of space programming and functional adjacencies, site planning, civil, structural, mechanicals, electrical, security engineering, etc.
Plans, schedules, organizes, coordinates and executes the technical design aspects of projects, with limited oversight from an Associate Director, Director or Partner
SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and other work/life plans.
At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline: www.som.com/employment_opportunities_and_policy
Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc).Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.
Please complete an online application via the SOM Career Center at www.som.com/about/careers
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world. Founded in 1936, we have completed more than 10,000 projects across 50-plus countries. We are renowned for our iconic buildings and our steadfast commitment to design excellence, innovation, and sustainability.