Max Gordon Architects, P.C. seeks a sharp, level-headed, and well-rounded Senior Project Architect with 10+ years of experience.
We are a close-knit studio of talented designers who thrive in a social and diverse working environment. Through open discussion and collaboration, we work to push through the boundaries of convention and create thoughtful, innovative design. As we seek to expand our opportunities, we are looking for individuals whose experience, perspective, and unique skill set broaden the collective knowledge of the studio. While we specialize in commercial, retail, and high-end residential projects, we take pride in our pursuit of more theoretical endeavors that allow us to explore new approaches to sustainability, social inequality, and innovative construction methods.
Point of contact for project teams
Possess a comprehensive understanding of client program goals, standards and processes
Maintain and update program standards and templates; disseminate new information to project teams
Manage design team to maintain quality and achieve deadlines
Coordination with project consultants including MEP, civil and structural engineers and other project consultants
Responsible for project delivery; coordinate and work closely with clients, designers, and project management teams carrying out the requirements for the project
Ensure that projects meet all codes, specifications, quality control
Document coordination for filing construction documents
Review shop drawings for accuracy, attend construction field meetings with contractors, address issues arising from construction
Prepare surveys, reports, meeting minutes, define/clarify scopes of work and punch lists items
Communicate with vendors and contractors to verify field conditions.
Maintain relationships with clients, consultants, vendors and contractors
Minimum 10 years of experience in the Architecture (Licensed Architect preferred)
Professional Degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M. Arch)
Advanced knowledge of architectural detailing, fabrication, and multi-trade collaboration
Advanced knowledge of construction methods and materials
Advanced knowledge of 2010 ADAAG, 2015 IBC, and NYC Building Codes
Strong proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) required (Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, Rhino, or 3D Studio Max a plus)
Experience with commercial, retail, or high-end residential required (sustainable design and multi-family housing a plus)
Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
Must be fluent in English and be eligible to work in the US.
LEED Accreditation a plus
Max Gordon Architects P.C. is an equal opportunity employer.
Compensation: Bi-weekly Please include your cover letter, resume, and portfolio.
About Max Gordon Architects P.C.
Max Gordon Architects, P.C. is a small architectural firm specializing in commercial and retail interior architecture, but exceptional in a wide range of project typologies. Although the majority of our time is focused on catering to the needs and requirements of our clients, our tightly-knit office of talented designers relishes in any opportunity to explore our craft either through inter-office challenges and competitions or pulling together to execute thoughtful and beautiful solutions to competitions that perk our interest.