Project Architect, MG2, New York City

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Project Architect, MG2, New York City

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The Project Architect role involves working as part of our project team to assist and ensure seamless architectural deliverable execution in bringing our design projects through completion. This role will be a key point of communication for the team in relevant phases of the project and is integral to fostering a collaborative process both with the internal and external project team. This role requires highly effective communication and coordination practices, along with a strong attention to detail, with the ability to synchronize multiple concurrent efforts with an exceptional level of professionalism.

As part of the New York studio for MG2, this role provides an exciting opportunity to work across project types, including the retail environments created by The Lionesque Group, an MG2 company, as well as the project work related to the Consumer Environments market of MG2.

This role requires highly effective communication and coordination practices, with the ability to synchronize multiple concurrent efforts with an exceptional level of professionalism as ambassador to the team’s efforts internally and externally.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Handle technical and document production aspects of projects
Draft and work with team through the construction documentation process
Check for code compliance, coordinate with consultants / contractors / vendors and internal project stakeholders and develop construction details
Tracking and responding to permit submissions with AHJ
Understand design intent and goals for successful implementation
Assist in the design control / construction administration phase of projects
Maintain firm-wide documentation procedures and standards
Consulting coordination during CA in collaboration with Project Manager
Support project management in staffing, fee estimating and scheduling, as needed
Assist Design Manager and Project Manager with proposals/budget development and project status updates
Assist Design Manager and Project Manager with client coordination
Provide technical guidance to project staff
Assist in performance review feedback for project staff, as applicable
Serve as secondary point of contact in client communications
Possess full knowledge of industry best practice standards and expectations
JOB QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED)
Bachelor’s or Master’s of Architecture
Architectural licensure preferred/encouraged
5 – 8 years of experience
Experience with retail projects preferred, but not required
High acumen for 2D and 3D visualization
High quality renderings using 3D Studio Max is a plus, but not required
Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office. Hand sketching / detailing a plus.
Experience with jurisdictional planning approvals, entitlements, research and presentations
Experience with building material research / implementation and sustainability
Candidate must be: Resourceful, creative, thinks out of the box, a self-starter and team player and have ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks and varied personalities

Send submissions with cover letter, resume and portfolio where applicable here.

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