Senior Architect / Designer

New York, NY

BIG is a young architectural company, characterized by an entrepreneurial spirit, true team-work across areas of expertise and new ways of approaching conventional tasks. We have an informal work environment where camaraderie and collegial support are highly valued and where ambition, very high work morale and dedication to being the innovators of our field unify the staff. Our firm is characterized by creativity, high energy and a unifying team spirit. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a cool and enjoyable workplace and we continuously work at becoming better and better at what we do. Our headquarters are located in Copenhagen and our New York office has been open since 2010. We are a company in steady growth and over the last few years, we have worked intensely on the professionalization of our business.

BIG Architecture seeks a Senior Designer/Architect to join us in our NYC office. 


Reporting to the Partner-in-Charge

Communication with client & consultant team

Technical production of drawing sets

Management of junior team members


Fluent in English, spoken and written (2nd language is an asset)

Strong conceptual and design skills

Client management & project coordination skills

Technical detailing & construction administration

Software skills required: Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite

Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and budget your time

Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction

A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working

Great interpersonal communication skills

Knowledge of construction methods


Professional degree in Architecture

Minimum 8 years of experience as an Architect/Designer on built and published references

Experience in filing construction documents and construction administration in N. America

Experience from a leading American or International architecture office

Licensure and/or LEED certification are assets

This job description reflects the core activities of the role although there will be changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognize this and adopt a flexible approach to work.
How to apply

All suitably qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, resume with references, and portfolio via BIG's jobs website. No calls or hard copies, please. 

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