Project Architect

Adjaye Associates

New York, NY, USA

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Apr 25

Adjaye Associates is looking for a Project Architect in our New York office with a broad range of experience in scales from private houses, retail and exhibitions to cultural centers, civic landmarks, residential towers and community masterplans. The successful candidate will share in our devotion for social impact, and should have experience managing consultants, contractors, and clients while mentoring a team to complete extremely high-quality work in a self-motivated but collaborative manner.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Execute vision of the firm across all aspects of design / team members
  • Reporting to the Principal and senior team
  • Management of junior team members
  • Responsible for the development of the comprehensive drawing sets from concept through construction documents compliant with all regulations (building code, ADA, etc.)
  • Developing presentations, renderings, and models
  • Resolve design issues with creative and practical solutions by developing multiple design options that meet the project budget and design approach
  • Coordinate with consultants, fabricators, vendors and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
  • Lead the construction administration phase for a project

Essential Skills:

  • 8+ years of experience in all phases of the design process: conceptual, detail and design development, construction documents, and construction administration with site supervision
  • Skilled in putting together an extremely well documented and coordinated drawing set
  • Solid understanding of materials, construction techniques, and zoning/building codes
  • Perform frequent quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) reviews of all project content produced to ensure alignment of office QA/QC
  • Fluent in relevant client material production and dialogue
  • 3+ years proficiency in REVIT, AutoCAD, and Rhino, with V-Ray, Grasshopper, and 3ds Max a plus
  • Excellent Adobe Suite skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-moving environment
  • Proactive, passionate and enthusiastic individuals with good attention to detail will be ideally suited to this role
  • Comfortable balancing project schedules, staffing, and budget constraints
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work on multiple or fast-paced projects
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English (spoken and written)


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Licensed in New York State
  • Proof of Covid19 vaccination and booster (if unable to provide due to exemption reasons please advise on application)


  • Salary range is dependent on experience
  • Paid time off including personal/vacation, sick leave, and company holidays
  • 90% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Generous parental leave
  • Staff mentorship groups and officewide knowledge sharing workshops
  • Hybrid in-person/remote work policy
  • Full benefits package shared upon hire

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