Spacesmith seeks a talented and self-motivated candidate for Senior Project Architect, a key leadership position with responsibility for architectural design and technical production of projects.
Spacesmith is a group of dynamic professionals who foster a vibrant and creative culture. We offer an opportunity for professional growth and involvement in varied project types and phases of the design process.
The ideal candidate will have experience with various building sectors, specifically workplace and retail, and all stages of design and development. He/she will also have good management and organization skills combined with a high level of design and technical ability. The position requires the ability to communicate efficiently and collaborate in an interdisciplinary, deadline-driven atmosphere. He/she must be able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, be a self-starter and acknowledge when additional input is needed.
Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture is required.
10+ years of experience in all phases of design, from schematic through construction administration, experience in workplace and/or retail encouraged.
Collaborates with or serves as the Project Designer for the design of the project.
Strong organizational, collaboration and communication skills.
Proficient with computer-assisted design software, such as Revit AutoCAD, Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, and In-Design. Knowledge of Sketchup is required.
Proficient with other data management software, such as Word and Excel.
Ability to handle multiple projects and collaborate in-house and with external consultants.
Meets with clients.
Responds to RFIs and field questions.
Review drawings and submittals.
Mentors junior staff.
Legally eligible to work in the United States with proficiency in the English language.
About Spacesmith Architects
The name Spacesmith reflects the historic tradition of great craftsmanship, a drive to deliver a heightened level of service, a passion for design excellence, and a sincere respect for context and the environment. With a diverse portfolio and many repeat clients, Spacesmith has completed work for city, state, and federal agencies, schools, not-for-profits, and private sector clients in fashion, finance, and media. Founded in 1998, Spacesmith LLP is a New York City and State registered Women-owned Business Enterprise specializing in architecture, planning, and interior design.
The firm is guided by principles of open collaboration, social relevance, innovation, and design clarity. Spacesmith designs and builds according to their clients’ culture: the ethical, economic, and social principles of a community; the ebullience and creativity of a fashion designer; the technological needs of a corporate office. The architecture becomes an instrument through which people can relate to each other. It develops its own voice, one that is alive and in tune with the surrounding’s social and physical environment.