IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.
Our team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership, teaming, humor and a love of interiors. We are presently searching for a Senor Project Architect for our New York office. The Senior Project Architect leads and manages the technical team. provides design support primarily in project administration, design development and contract documents.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Ensures technical adherence to office and firm-wide standards by providing technical viewpoint on projects
Directs staff to complete contract documents (CDs).
Review CDs to ensure compliance with firm standards, mechanical, building systems, codes and ADA requirements.
Works with design staff to provide technical solutions for design dilemmas.
Manages contract administration budget. Ensures adherence to set budget and immediately informs PM and/or client of any potential variances to the budget.
Manages the work of other Technical staff. Oversees tasks and provide feedback on work product.
Organizes and conducts client interviews to determine technical requirements for the design
Graduate of architecture or design school: equivalent experience may be substituted
8+ years’ experience in corporate interior design projects
Licensed Architect, ideally in New York
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Extensive knowledge of design principles and standards
Advanced documentation and field observational skills
Expert interior architecture detailing skills
Extensive knowledge of CDs and procedures
Extensive knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA requirements
Extensive knowledge of space requirements
Extensive knowledge of contract administration
Intermediate MS Office Suite skills
Advanced Revit skills
Advanced Adobe Creative Suite skills
Affinity Program skills or equivalent
Extensive verbal and written communication skills
Extensive presentation and graphic communication skills
Demonstrated ability to manage and lead staff through a combination of direct authority and subject matter expertise
For the majority of the time the Senior Project Architect will be sitting in an office with limited physical requirements. This may require individuals to bend, stretch, twist and reach. On occasion individuals will be required to visit a client site to perform site verifications and field surveys. The position is not subject to occupational and safety risks.
IA Interior Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
Internal Number: 1275
About IA Interior Architects
IA Interior Architects is the largest global architectural firm to concentrate exclusively on interior architecture. Our focus on interiors drove the creation of the company and continues to be our driving force today. We offer our clients unique benefits that come from our specialized focus and global resources.