Junior Architect

New York, NY
JAM Architecture

JAM is young, growing firm of 10 amazing architects and designers based in Brooklyn with current work throughout New York City, the Hamptons and the Hudson Valley. We’re a residential firm focused on renovations and restorations and we strive to keep the best of what’s old, thoughtfully introduce the new and only start over when we must. We’re looking for a Junior or Intermediate Architect who shares our passion for residential work and is looking for long-term career growth.

We have several new projects that need motivated and self-starting architects to work directly with the partners on all phases of design and construction. This includes: attending client meetings, field measuring, drafting in all phases of design, sourcing & editing materials, working with and coordinating engineers & consultants, managing the bidding process, facilitating permitting & approvals, leading construction administration as well as managing junior staff as-needed throughout the project life cycle.

An ideal candidate for JAM:

Thrives in a small-firm environment with a laid-back atmosphere and an intense focus on the firm’s commitments and goals
Enjoys being a people person and embraces direct client interaction
Loves deadlines and exceeding client expectations
Strives to connect all the dots to create drawings and presentations that are clear, concise and beautiful
Revels in the details but knows when to use broad brush strokes
Knows their way around Spotify & Pandora – the office music is always on!

Professional architectural degree from an accredited architecture program
2-3 years of post-graduate work experience with high-end residential projects in New York City
Strong proficiency with AutoCAD, Rhino and Photoshop
Experience with creating and assembling comprehensive drawing sets for NYC DOB and LPC approvals, pricing and construction
Knowledge of integrating structural & MEP systems with architectural design; detailing custom millwork; pre-war, post-war and townhouse building types in New York City; wood frame construction
Legally authorized to work in the US and fluent in English (written and spoken)
Currently living in/near NYC

Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Health and vision insurance plans
Monthly unlimited MetroCard
Paid time off
Please submit one PDF document for cover letter, resume, and portfolio/work samples to hello@jambk.com with subject title: JAM Junior Architect 2017.