Project Architect in New York, NY

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Populous   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


11 - 15 years

Posted 61 days ago

This job is no longer available.

We are seeking passionate, creative, engaged, and technically proficient Project Architects to join us in a dynamic and collaborative design atmosphere. Applicants must possess exceptional design and technical abilities.


  • Apply technical knowledge and proficiency in the development of architectural solutions to maintain and preserve design goals for each project.
  • Research code requirements and ensure feasibility of design.
  • Responsible for following and possibly managing project budget, work plans, consultants and schedule. Communicates with Project Manager regarding key deliverable dates and conformance to workplan.
  • Provide office leadership including professional development, coaching and mentoring of younger staff.
  • Meet client specifications, create and propose budget and time estimations.
  • Maintain a collaborative professional working relationship with the Project Leadership Team (i.e. Project Designer, Project Manager, and Principal in Charge).
  • Act as an intermediary between the client and the architect team.
  • Develop design ideas, diagrams, digital models, presentation materials and production work for numerous project types.
  • Coordinating technical drawings with consultants.
  • Develop solutions to detailed technical problems.
  • Foster on-going communication through team meetings, minutes, and up-date memos to project team including consultants.
  • Ensure project documentation and contracts follow the standards set forth by Populous policy.
  • Construction administration including processing of submittals, RFI's, and other project documentation during construction.
  • Coordinating team effort to complete a project promptly and successfully.
  • Ensure the team is working effectively and keeping to schedule and budget.
  • Quality assurance including review of work, communicating needs and concerns to project staff.
  • Define staff requirements for projects as needed or directed.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as required.


  • Proficiency and working knowledge of the following design software and applications: Revit, Newforma and AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Strong relationship-building and problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong knowledge of design, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
  • Knowledge of architectural building systems.
  • Thorough understanding of project work plans, schedules, staffing, and budgets a must.
  • Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Highly self-motivated personality.


  • Bachelor's degree (required) in Architecture from an NAAB accredited program, Masters Degree in Architecture (preferred).
  • 10-20 years of experience in architectural practice with prior experience in all phases of architectural projects.
  • Registered Architect with a current license. NCARB registration preferred.
  • Project design experience with sport stadia, arenas, performance venues, convention centers, hospitality, and aviation a strong plus.


  • Travel will be required.
  • Overtime will be required.

Valid Through: 2019-9-16