Senior Architect

 

WXY is an award-winning multi-disciplinary practice specializing in the realization of urban design, planning and architectural solutions in challenging contexts. Focused on innovative approaches to public space, structures and urban issues, the firm’s work engages both site-specific design and planning at multiple scales. The firm’s commissions are in collaboration with community-based, public authority, and private clients. WXY’s office is located in New York City. 

 

WXY is seeking an experienced Senior Project Architect with excellent design skills and 8+years professional post graduate experience currently residing in NYC. The position will require a strong working knowledge of Revit and all applicants should have documented at least one project using Revit. Applicants not fitting this criteria will not be considered. 

 

The position will require the ability to take on aspects of a project independently and balance production tasks with coordination responsibilities. This position is an integral part of the WXY’s design process and requires close collaboration with the entire design team, office principals, consultants and clients. Construction documentation experience and Revit skills are essential. 

 

At WXY we are looking for capable, enthusiastic, curious people who are willing to get involved in a range of project types and office initiatives and to form part of our dynamic, mission-driven, 50 person, international team. 

 

 

Responsibilities: 

 

To lead architectural projects across all phases: schematic design, design development, construction drawings and construction administration - particularly overseeing drawing set production and consultant coordination.


To oversee the development of design projects with high quality graphic communication, drawings and 3D visualization. 


To maintain an organized content workflow throughout production consistent with office procedures and standards.


To report directly to office Principals and clients. 

 

 

Required Skills: 

 

8+ years of post graduate experience


Strong design and representational skills 


Comprehensive understating of building systems and NYC/NY building code 


Knowledge of design and documentation for ADA 


Strong awareness of contemporary design culture and technological innovations 


Critical software requirements include: Revit, Bluebeam, Office Suite

 
Software awareness requirements include: Rhino, Autocad 


A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and a commitment to excellence 

 

 

 

Experience & Qualifications: 

 

Excellent written and verbal skills 


Proven experience in a similar role

 
Professional degree in architecture 


Construction documentation and Revit experience


Experience leading and directing teams of junior architects 


Experience as Revit lead or high level of competency creating families, managing templates and overall workflow is an asset 


Experience coordinating consultant BIM models through all phases on an architectural project 


Construction drawing set management, consistency in office and drafting standards, and ability to convert design intent into Construction Documents 


Experience in either civic buildings or multi-unit residential/ affordable housing will be viewed favorably 


Experience with DOB filing, zoning and energy code will be viewed favorably  Able to work in the USA  Flexibility in working between roles and project tasks 

 

 

 

 

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. No phone calls please. Due to the volume of applicants only those being considered will be contacted. Thank you. 

 

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities. 

 

Please email cover letter, CV and portfolio in PDF format to  jobs@wxystudio.com with the position title in the subject line. Please no links to online portfolios. 

 



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