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08.06.2020

Selldorf Architects is a 60-person, award-winning international architecture, and interiors firm based in New York City.  The firm creates public and private spaces that manifest a clear and modern sensibility to enduring impact. The portfolio encompasses a wide range of projects from museums, libraries, and galleries to multi-unit condominium buildings and high-end private residential homes and apartments. 

Selldorf Architects is looking for a Project Architect with 6+ years of experience to join our firm. We are seeking a creative, focused, and passionate individual who demonstrates a keen interest in working in a team environment on sophisticated and complex projects. A successful candidate must be organized, enthusiastic, and proactive. You will be involved in all aspects of the firm’s work including building code and zoning analysis to conceptual design and construction administration. This person should have a sophisticated understanding and demonstrate experience in all aspects of project design and refined detailing.

Learn more HERE

 

06.30.2020

Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an interdisciplinary design studio that integrates architecture, the visual arts, and the performing arts. Based in New York City, Diller Scofidio + Renfro is led by four partners who work collaboratively with a staff of 100 architects, artists, and administrators.

The studio is currently seeking talented individuals for the following positions:

  • Intermediate Architect with significant high-end residential experience. Learn more HERE

  • Junior Designer to support significant architectural projects. Learn more HERE

  • Intern/Architectural Assistant. Learn more HERE

 

06.15.2020

The Center for Architecture is looking for an Education Program Assistant for their Summer Programs which are weekly online architectural classes for students in grades 3-12. These weekly programs give curious kids an opportunity to dive into an architectural topic of interest and test out their own design ideas. Each program explores a different theme through art and building activities, design challenges, guided investigations of architectural examples, and interactive presentations and discussions led by the Center for Architecture’s Design Educators and special guests.

The Summer Education Program Assistant provides artistic and administrative support to the educators leading the Summer Programs. The primary role for this assistant will be working in our SketchUp-based digital design programs for middle and high school students. There may also be some time spent assisting with classes that are hand-model based programs.

Learn more HERE

The Port Authority is seeking to fill a position of Staff Services Architect in the Engineering Department’s Design Division.  As an Architect, working under the supervision of a Principal Architect, and part of a project team, you will be responsible for performing duties related to planning (Pre-Stage I), preliminary design (Stage I), design development (Stage II), contract documents (Stage III), shop drawing review and post award design changes (Stage IV), building code review and cost estimating.  Assignments will include but not limited to supervision and production of design tasks related to architectural deliverables, coordination with supervisors and other team members, coordination with other engineering disciplines, and interface with consultants as required. You will receive technical guidance for unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval of proposed project plans. Depending on the assignment, you may manage design consultants and perform technical audits. You may act as Project Architect on numerous assignments.

Learn more HERE

03.12.2020

Moody Nolan has several openings for their New York City office for positions including  Project Designer, Project Architect, Project Administrator, Project Coordinator and more!

Learn more about these roles, and apply Here.

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is looking for a Senior Planner for their Land use Department. Their vision is to make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City’s diverse people and businesses.

Learn more about the role, and apply Here.

02.13.2020

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and development is seeking a Senior Urban Designer.  As a Senior Urban Designer for the Office of Neighborhood Strategies, you will provide critical design and zoning services to meet the goals and vision of the Mayor’s Housing Plan. Reporting to the Director of Pre-Development in the Division of Planning and Predevelopment, you will support teams advancing HPD’s new construction pipeline on City-owned sites and within neighborhood planning studies, contributing to the development of vital affordable housing and neighborhood amenities across New York City. By ensuring that future development is based on sound zoning and design assumptions and informed by community input, you will play a valuable role in fostering high-quality investments that make a positive impact in neighborhoods.

Learn more about the role, and apply Here.

02.04.2020

Snøhetta is seeking a full-time Designer/Architect.  An ideal Designer/Architect candidate will possess a professional degree in Architecture, have 2-5 years of professional architecture experience, a strong design sensibility, talent and rigor.  Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Adobe CS, Word and Excel required and experience through all phases of design is helpful in our assessments of candidates.
 

Learn more about the role, and apply Here.

 

Bureau V  seeks a full-time Project Architect and Junior Architect/Designer. Ideal applicants are strong designers who enjoy working on architectural projects, but are also comfortable working in numerous fields, including the arts, performance, design, and technology.

Applicants for the Junior Architect/Designer position should possess strong design skills, knowledge of the design process, efficient communication methods, robust organizational skills, and have 1-3 years experience.

Applicants for the Project Architect position should possess strong design and managerial skills, efficient communication methods, knowledge of construction documents and administration, and 3-8 years experience.

Both positions offer the opportunity to grow with the studio over the coming years. Salary is commensurate with skills / experience.

NOTE: Strong design skills, the ability to learn quickly, and a pro-active approach can make up for lack of experience in our assessment of candidates.

Please remit a statement of your interest in the position, a CV, and an abbreviated portfolio to request an interview. Please email materials to jobs@bureauv.com. Please limit total document size to a maximum of 10MB.

The New York City Department of Environment Protection is seeking an Architect to join their Queens office to prepare and/or supervise the preparation of contract documents; drawings & specifications for major projects for new construction, remodeling or repair of public works, structures or installations for DEP.

Learn more about this role Here.

Bjarke Ingles Group is seeking a NYC Project Architect.

Duties Include:

  • Defending BIG’s design intent throughout all phases

  • Reporting to the Partner-in-Charge

  • Communication with Client & Consultant team

  • Production of contract documents

  • Management and mentorship of team members

Learn more about this role Here.

Please send a resume and portfolio to williamj@big.dk

 

Estee Lauder Companies is looking for an Architectural Project Manager to direct the end to end process for Facilities Management capital projects, from pre-lease design activities, design phase, construction, and post-move project closeout. Ongoing collaboration with various ELC Stakeholders (clients), ELC corporate department partners, landlords and/or property management teams, external consultants and suppliers throughout the project timeline.

Learn more about this role Here.

 

06.30.2020

The Urban Design Forum is reorienting this year's Forefront Fellowship, Cooperative Works, to focus on a just economic recovery from the pandemic. In partnership with the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and the Mayor's Office of M/WBE, Fellows will investigate inclusive workforce and business development strategies for the emerging building energy retrofit market. In the second phase, Fellows will explore how to support minority-owned businesses and workers of color, expand worker cooperatives, and democratize economic resources to build a more inclusive economy. 

 

Forefront is a 10-month, part-time professional development program; most Fellows participate in addition to their full-time job. The program will convene in a hybrid digital and in-person format beginning in September. 

 

Would you be able to share the updated opportunity with colleagues in the NYCOBA network? The updated application for Cooperative Works is available HERE, and we are hosting an info session next Tuesday, June 23, 6:30-7:30pm for anyone interested in learning more. The application deadline is July 22.

 

03.01.2020

Each year the NYC School Construction Authority offers a Summer Internship Program (“SIP”) for 125 college-bound NYC public high school students. SIP is designed to provide students with exposure to a wide range of careers within the public and private sectors. This is accomplished through a paid, six-week internship at the SCA or with one of our business partners throughout New York City. 

 

Students recommended for SIP are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria:

 

1.  Be a New York City public high school student;

2.  Have an interest in one or more of the following career interest areas: architecture, engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, structural and or environmental), construction management, business, information technology, real estate and or public administration;

3.  Have a grade point average of 80 or higher;

4.  Be available to work full time from July 6 -August 14, 2020; and

5.  Be able to provide original proof of authorization to work in the United States during the SIP registration process during the first week in June at the SCA: this includes original unexpired I-9 documentation and original age appropriate working papers (for those born after July 6, 2002).

 

In order to be considered for SIP, the following application materials must be submitted to SIP by March 6, 2020.

 

1.  Completed online SIP application,

2.  Current resume,

3.  Complete official high school transcript, and

4.  Recommendation form (see attached form)

 

Students are asked to upload their resume as well as their transcript (as a PDF document) to their online application; they may ask their school counselors to send their transcript to SIP electronically. The recommendation form is to be completed by a teacher or guidance counselor and returned directly to SIP electronically. If students have any difficulties, they may contact SIP at SCAINTERNSHIPS@nycsca.org. Students will be notified of the selection decisions for the SIP interview process by email by March 20. Interviews will be held during the NYC DOE Spring break from April 13-17, 2020, at the SCA. Students will be notified of the selection decisions for the program by May 11. Students selected either to interview and/or for SIP will receive a Doodle Poll invite by email asking them to register for these events.

 

The link to the applicant login for the Summer Intern 2020 position is available on the Summer Internship Page on the SCA website at http:///www.nycsca.org; Click Careers-Internships-Summer Internship Program.  

 

Key Dates:

 

1.  Application Deadline: March 6

2.  Notification of selection decision for the interview process: March 20

3.  Interviews at the SCA offices in Long Island City: April 13-17

4.  Notification of selection decision for the program: May 11

5.  Registration for selected students with the SCA’s human resources department: June 1-4

 

LEARN MORE HERE

02.04.2020

DDC’s Summer Internship Program is an opportunity for a select group of students to gain valuable experience in the architecture, engineering, design, and construction management professions within the public sector. Students will gain hands-on technical experience through specific field assignments and a mentoring relationship with senior-level
technical staff.

The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) serves as the City’s primary capital construction project manager. They build many of the civic facilities New Yorkers use every day

 

LEARN MORE HERE

2.25.19

To support the career development of under-represented, minority, and LGBTQ+ design professionals, Union Studio has launched United in Design, a scholarship program that provides the awardee with:

 

  • $2,500 academic scholarship paid directly to their current academic institution

  • Paid summer internship opportunity for 10-weeks at Union Studio in Providence, Rhode Island

  • Housing in Providence for the duration of the internship period

  • Mentor for AXP (NCARB Architectural Experience Program) within the firm

Online applications must be completed by March 6, 2019

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