Senior Architectural Designer

Studio SFW
Location: New York, USA
Added on: 26 Apr 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 Jun 2024



Studio SFW, a Manhattan-based collaborative architecture and interior design studio, is seeking a Senior Architectural Designer with exceptional communication skills and Contract Administration experience to join our team. Working under the direction of our design principals, this individual will contribute directly to the design vision and successful execution of a range of residential projects.

Candidates should have a professional degree in architecture from an accredited program and 7-10 years experience in residential design, exhibit strong design and organizational skills, and be able to contribute to a fast-paced, creative office. Specific experience working in the NYC boroughs is a plus. You bring the enthusiasm, we’ll bring the fun.


  • Work independently on architectural design projects and coordinate project design efforts
  • Production of Conceptual, Schematic, and Design Development drawings; sketches, perspectives, renderings, and presentations; finish and material samples boards and graphic presentations
  • Production of Schematic, Design Development, and Construction Document Level documentation including schedules and specifications as required
  • Source and refine finishes and materials including lighting and electrical fixtures, plumbing fittings, fixtures and accessories, and other items required for the execution of the project’s design vision


  • Interface with external consultants and design teams to keep projects on schedule and budget
  • Prepare and develop presentations and design documentation
  • Manage project and furnishing budgets
  • Produce and properly file meeting agendas and minutes, project notes, project memos, sketches, and other documents
  • Visit job sites for projects for design and construction administration, including meeting with contractors, clients, consultants, etc

    File and track all incoming documentation from other consultants



  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture; advanced degree is a plus
  • 7-10 years of experience in residential architectural design
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the design process, products, materials and construction details
  • Knowledge of residential project constructability, project costs, and building code requirements
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or similar (Studio SFW uses Vectorworks for 2D drafting), Adobe Photoshop & Indesign, and SketchUp and/or Rhino
  • Located in New York City, and ability to travel outside of the New York area on a regular basis


Please submit your resume, portfolio / work samples, and cover letter to

  • Please title your email (your name) | Senior Architectural Designer | Application
  • Please include your cover letter in the body of your email
  • Please include your resume & portfolio as an attached PDF

Links to dropbox / google drive are acceptable, but please keep file sizes to a minimum to accommodate easy sharing

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