Project Manager

The Brooklyn Studio
Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Added on: 10 Jul 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Nov 2023


Licensed architect or non-registered graduate with at least 3 years of post-graduate experience and familiarity with the firm’s project typology. Manages one project with supervision provided by a more experienced Project Manager, Senior Project Manager or Principal. Depending on the size of the project a Project Manager may have responsibility to direct a Project Designer as part of the production team.


The Project Manager position holds the responsibility for ensuring their assigned project(s) are run effectively. As the project lead the Project Manager is responsible for facilitating the project design process, monitoring the work effort and fee, and maintaining overall quality control of the product, documents and provided service.



  • Project Planning: Work with the project Principal to develop and document project sequence and specific milestone dates; assist in preparation of fee and construction cost estimates; review of all regulatory applications, processes, codes and development of strategies for compliance.
  • Design Development: Organize the effort to advance the design and documentation, including product research, consultant coordination and production management. For larger and more complex projects, a PM1 may be assigned to the team to assist with production management and consultant coordination.
  • Communications: Primary point of contact for all aspects of the project including the external client, consultant, and regulatory communications, and internal project team communications. Organize and facilitate all client meetings. Attend construction site meetings. Direct and proof all meeting minutes and field reports prepared by the Project Designer.
  • Quality Assurance and Project Performance: Meet with the firm’s financial consultants monthly to review project financials and schedule. Attend weekly staffing meetings. Coordinate, prepare for, and participate in periodic drawing set reviews with the project Principal or Senior Project Managers.


  • Mentor and encourage development the firm’s 4-skills (management, design, communication, technical) with Designers, Interns, and other junior staff.
  • Assist the Principals and firm management team to maintain and develop project standards.


  • First professional degree: B.Arch or M.Arch.
  • 3 or more years’ experience with at least 2 years working in a similar position with primary responsibility for general project progress and team leadership.
  • Licensed in New York State (not required, but preferred).
  • Solid understanding of the components and sequencing of the project design process and contract management process.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, consistently, and frequently with the project team, project principal and client.
  • Organized; schedule and process oriented.
  • Working knowledge of Vectorworks (or other similar CAD program), Microsoft Office, Adobe.

The Brooklyn Studio is an architecture and interior design firm committed to restoring and enhancing New York City’s historic fabric. Founded in 1997, we have grown from a one-person firm to a dynamic team of more than thirty architects, interior designers, and creatives. We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive practice. We believe that the power of diversity enriches our work: it provides us with broad framework to understand and engage with our community, address challenges, and design innovative solutions. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

To be considered for this role, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and work samples (10mb or less) to with the subject “2023 Project Manager.”

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