• Intermediate architect/project manager

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    Architecture in Formation is looking for an intermediate architect/project manager to join its team in New York, USA.

    Architecture in Formation is an award-winning architecture firm based in New York City. We are a highly collaborative, detail-oriented, and process driven practice committed to design excellence and to the long-term and personal growth of every member of our team. At AiF, we offer the opportunity to gain experience quickly working as an integral part of a dynamic team of design professionals while working on a range of exciting projects across typologies. We are hiring for multiple positions, both junior and intermediate.

    Intermediate architects and project managers at AiF will lead a team of junior designers and consultants under the direction of the design principal and with the support of a senior associate in the delivery of projects with a very high level of attention paid to design excellence, sustainability, and environmental efficiency. Candidates should have three to five years of experience with affordable and/or market rate multi-family, mid-rise residential ground-up projects; or with custom high-end private residential apartment, loft, or townhouse renovations and new ground-up private homes.

    Qualifications include:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture from an accredited program
    • three to five years of experience working directly with clients, contractors, consultants, and vendors
    • must be currently working and/or residing in New York City
    • excellent command of written and verbal communication; fluency in written and spoken English essential
    • candidates must be able to communicate with all members of the project team in one-on-one and group situations.
    • a genuine interest in construction and materiality with proven detailing skills
    • a proactive approach to working, with an ability to take initiative in directing the development and management of projects
    • command of and proficiency in hand drawing and digital representation, specifically Autodesk REVIT (BIM), AutoCAD, Rhino3D, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office
    • for candidates with multi-family residential experience:
      • proficiency in Revit is required
      • exposure to or certification in Passive House
      • experience with affordable housing municipal agency approval process

    Responsibilities include:

    • management of projects beginning in pre-design through schematics, design development, approvals, construction documents, bidding and contract negotiation, and construction administration
    • lead and manage all communication during project development and delivery in-house and with clients, contractors, consultants, and vendors
    • work closely with the senior staff to direct the development of design presentations
    • develop designs and coordinate the work of design consultants
    • research products and materials and coordinate with manufacturers to develop details
    • source architectural products, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment; manage vendors, owners, and contractor through the procurement process
    • work with contractor, consultants, and owners to resolve issues encountered in the construction process

    Please submit your CV, work samples, and a short cover letter explaining your suitability for the role using the ‘apply’ link below. Attachments should not exceed 5MB.

    www.aifny.com

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    Hamish Kilburn

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