Senior Designer

New York, NY
MdeAS Architects
mdeas.com

At MdeAS, we know that each employee has a valuable role to play in our firm’s success. With this in mind, we strive to cultivate an environment that enables professional growth while supporting creativity, communication, health and respect. Through a number of prominent projects both international and domestic, our firm has established a reputation for quality of work and attentive service, consistently delivering solutions that maximize development potential and respond to the goals and visions of our clients. With a creative design team that draws on wisdom of experience and a resounding passion for modern architecture, our work articulates an elevated aesthetic within NYC and beyond.

We are seeking a Senior Designer to join our team. The ideal candidate has a professional degree in architecture, 5+ years of experience, and the motivation to work within a collaborative and design-intensive environment.  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Advance designs under direction of principals and/or project architects from conceptual development through construction administration
Prepare and participate in client design presentations
Technical coordination and resolution with consultants and large project teams
Prepare and coordinate drawings and specifications in accordance with applicable code and zoning requirements
Develop and maintain positive, trusting relationships with client representatives and leadership
Communicate regularly with client representatives to clarify design requirements and project deliverables
Prepare agendas and meeting minutes for project design meetings
Attend on-site visits, field reviews, and project meetings
Review shop drawing and material sample submissions
Communicate with contractors, consultants, and vendors/manufacturers to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements
 QUALIFICATIONS

Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited university
5+ years of professional architecture experience in all phases of project design and construction
Strong knowledge of design trends, materials, construction methods, and building codes
Ability to prepare high-quality presentation materials (drawings, diagrams, renderings)
Extensive knowledge of 3D modeling, presentation, and drafting software including but not limited to AutoCAD, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; proficiency in Revit a strong advantage
Excellent written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
Strong organizational skills
High-degree of self-motivation, flexibility, and resourcefulness
This is a full-time position; salary will be commensurate with experience. A competitive benefits package is also offered, including health & dental insurance and 401(k).

Please send a resume and work samples (PDF) to careers@mdeas.com