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Hiring: Senior Architect at Workshop for Architecture
<span class="custom-text-variable-c372f618-3e61-489d-91d2-70780d86ba9e" style="color:inherit;display:inline-block"><span style="color:rgba(21, 57, 146, 1)">Hiring: Senior Architect at Workshop for Architecture</span></span>

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: On-Site

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About Workshop for Architecture

Estab­lished in 2003, Work­shop for Archi­tec­ture (WFORA) has designed projects of varying scale and types. With the client, they set clear but flex­ible design inten­tions that con­trol deci­sions down to the details. This allows for progress with room for inspi­ra­tion. They design towards a client’s budget but simul­ta­ne­ously eval­uate whether addi­tional costs pro­vide the client useful value.

Job Description:

Workshop for Architecture is a design-build practice specializing in residential, commercial, and institutional projects that are technically challenging, sustainability-conscious, and aesthetically driven. Our joint company, Workshop for Construction, constructs all our designs with a strong emphasis on quality control, project management, and teamwork. Our office emphasizes the development of both design and construction expertise.

Currently, we are seeking an experienced, Senior Designer/Architect to work in our New York office. This candidate will work directly with the Principal in overseeing the design, production, and administration of all projects.

Job Qualification:

· Motivated, independent, and able to take initiatives to improve project, office, and personal goals

· Interest and willingness to contribute to our design-build practice

· Deep knowledge of architectural concepts and how to clearly articulate them

· Can motivate other team members to a common cause and utilize their skills effectively

· Can employ a variety of mediums, such as model-making, 3D modeling, sketching, and digital graphics in order to represent design concepts and strategies

· Working knowledge and experience of all phases of project delivery from concept to construction administration

· Able to build and maintain professional relationships with new and existing clients

· Actively engage and assist Principal to raise office standards and goals


· M Arch degree in architecture from accredited U.S. architecture school

· Minimum 7-8 years of full-time experience through all phases of design & construction in a professional architectural office

· Proficient in MicroStation (preferred), AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe CS, Excel, and Microsoft Projects

· US citizen or hold valid work visa (provide visa type & duration)

· Registered Architect, LEED accreditation, and Passive House Certified designer desirable

Job Responsibilities:

The selected candidate must be capable of the following:

· Manage the technical and design demands of large, high-end residential projects to AIA professional standards

· Ability to multi-task and self-manage according to project schedule and goals

· Learn, understand, and apply office standards in terms of administrative and design goals

· Contribute resources and contacts to help the office do better work

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Architectural History
  • Sustainability
  • Architectural Details
  • Architectural Design
  • Strong communication skills
  • study model making
  • technical drawings
  • Building codes
  • Renderings
  • 3D models

Software Skills:

  • Autocad
  • Rhino
  • Adobe Suite
  • Vray


Details to be provided, but generally:

Health Insurance




Minimum Education Level


Experience Requirement

7 -10 Years



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