Architectural Designer

New York, NY
Robert Young Architects

Robert Young Architects is an award-winning architecture and interior design studio specializing in high-end residential and hospitality projects. 

RYA seeks a creative, self-motivated, organized candidate, eager to become involved in all phases of our projects and grow with our talented team.

The ideal candidate will have:

2-4 consecutive years relevant experience (post grad)
Excellent oral and written communication skills in interactions with clients, contractors, and team members in and out of the office
Able to participate as a collaborative team member, working on more than one project at a time
Good conceptual and design skills and the ability to create compelling graphic presentations
Able to work independently and eager to take on expanded responsibility
Experience with developing and presenting quick concept design options
Familiar with standards and content of construction documents, building materials, construction techniques and the scope of responsibility of a professional architect
High level of proficiency with AutoCAD for 2D construction document production
High level of proficiency with Sketchup, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, for 2D and 3D presentations and renderings
English language fluency
Legally eligible to work in the United States without need for employee sponsorship
Salary would be commensurate with experience.  Our health insurance and 401k plans can be joined after three months employment with the firm.

Please provide a brief cover letter, resume, and work samples combined in a single PDF no larger than 5 megabytes.  Cover letters should include the applicant's specific interest in joining RYA.  Please describe your previous roles and responsibilities on architectural projects, (design, drafting, red lines, coordination), list project types in which you have experience, and indicate your salary requirements.  Position could start immediately.

Email all inquiries to with only “Intermediate Architectural Designer” in the subject line.  Although we value everyone’s interest in RYA, we are unable to respond to every application.   Please, no phone calls.  
Thank you for your interest in RYA.