Responsibilities: Responsibilities include conceiving and implementing design solutions for a variety projects. The position requires working directly with the firm's Principal and the Project Manager to prepare design solutions for various architectural projects; developing site analysis and outlining applicable zoning and code compliance requirements; preparing Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documents and coordinating architectural design with all related Interior Design, Sustainability and Engineering disciplines during all project phases; assisting with filing the proposed work with regulatory agencies (LPC, DOB, SHPO, etc.); leveling bids and preparing bid comparison charts prior to construction contract award; and reviewing the Contractor's work during the construction phase. Other responsibilities include coordinating the project progress with the Project Manager and the Principal; updating office marketing material; and assisting with in-house business development tasks.
Qualifications: Experience with projects in NYC, including involvement with all project phases and submission to LPC and DOB. Adaptability to a dynamic work environment coupled with ability to multitask and work collaboratively on multiple projects phases while responding timely to deadlines. We are looking for a motivated, self-driven applicant with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop in-house solutions while focusing on clients' needs. The ideal candidate would have an architectural degree and/or a M Sc in Architecture, as well as a minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of previous experience working at an architectural office. Proficiency with BIM (Revit) and computer-aided design (CAD), Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office is required. Architectural registration is not required, but demonstrated progress towards completion of the ARE exams is a must.
Benefits: In addition to two-week vacation, five-day paid sick leave, and paid holidays, AYON Studio offers employer-sponsored health, vision and dental insurance. A 401(K) retirement savings plan with employer contribution, as well as in an employer-sponsored profit sharing plan is available to all employees. AYON Studio offers a variety of professional development opportunities, including encouraging and sponsoring participation in professional events and seminars. Attendance to DOB-required scaffold training for fieldwork will be sponsored by the firm. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. AYON Studio is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, portfolio and salary requirements to info(at)AyonStudio.com. Please show “Project Architect” on the subject line of your email submission. No calls please.