Architectural Designer

New York, NY
LETA Architecture

We are seeking an architectural designer with strong design instincts. Our firm is ideal for a self-starter who seeks to learn more about all project phases. Candidates must have prior work experience in an architectural office; New York City experience is a plus. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.      

The ideal candidate should have the following skills:

  • A strong attention to detail and quality control.

  • Ability to self-critique. 

  • A desire to learn the project development process.

  • Strong organizational, listening, communication, and design skills.

  • The ability to communicate concepts and designs in both presentation graphics and technical drawings.

  • The ability to reference building codes and preform research independently.

The candidate will be expected to:

  • Assist in creating filing sets and construction documents.

  • Develop schematic design layouts and concepts, along with FF&E selections. 

  • Assist the project managers throughout all project phases, including client presentation documents.

  • Manage project documents and adhere to office standards.

  • Absorb new information on a fast-paced basis and manage tasks for multiple projects. 

  • Keep an organized record of project hours worked.

  • Understand of the roles and responsibilities of the project participants (Architect, Project Managers, Consulting Engineers, Client, General Contractor, Municipal Expeditor…)

The candidate must:

  • Have a Bachelor or Masters of Architecture degree.

  • Be fluent in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, & Adobe Acrobat.

  • Be knowledgeable in Adobe Creative Suite, & 3D Modeling programs and rendering, such as SketchUp, Revit, and Rhino.

  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Submission Requirements:

  • Apply through Archinect or submit a single PDF containing both resume and samples of work (both academic and professional).  The file must be saved as: yourname_LETA_Designer

  • If not through Archinect, Email application to with the subject heading “Architectural Designer 2018”.  File size must not exceed 10MB.

  • No phone calls and walk-ins.  

  • Local Residents Preferred (No Relocation). Compensation commensurate with experience.