Senior Design Architect

Hill West Architects
Location: New York, NY, USA
Added on: 5 Nov 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Jan 2024

Senior Design Architect

Hill West Architects, New York City Metropolitan Area (On-Site)

Hill West Architects is seeking a talented Senior Architect with exceptional design skills and at least 8 years of professional experience in the design of multi-family residential, commercial and mixed-use buildings. The ideal candidate will have the ability to generate design concepts with the guidance of the Director of Design and the Managing Partners. This position requires a strong working knowledge of Rhino, Vray, Revit and Adobe Creative Suite combined with excellent verbal and graphic presentation skills and the ability to work independently. Candidates should have experience working in a collaborative studio environment and demonstrate a highly creative process and critical thinking skills through their design portfolio.

Qualifications and Responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited program.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant architectural experience on residential multi-family and/or high-rise projects.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on an interdisciplinary project team, provide guidance to junior staff; and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professionalism in dealing with clients, consultants and vendors.
  • Exceptional ability to generate design ideas in response to direction from the client and design principals and develop design presentations to convey the architectural narrative.
  • Experience leading the design of at least three residential or mixed-use projects and a history of providing guidance and leadership for junior members of the design team.
  • Experience in the preparation of drawings and renderings for design presentations and document sets in the Concept, Schematic, Design Development and Construction Document phases. Experience with Construction Administration is a plus.
  • Experience with coordinating various aspects of the base building design (massing, programming, planning, material selection, façade systems, superstructure and MEPFP systems integration) with members of the design team and engineering consultants while maintaining the architectural design intent.
  • Knowledge of building materials and experience in the design and detailing of façade systems.
  • Working knowledge of New York City Building Code and Zoning requirements is a plus.
  • Advanced digital modelling and rendering skills are required. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of Rhino, Vray, AutoCAD, Revit, and Adobe Creative Suite.


Hill West is an industry leading architecture firm, renowned for creating inspirational buildings that grace the New York City skyline. Our team of over 100 talented professionals specializes in the design of high-rise residential and hospitality buildings, retail and commercial office projects and mixed-use developments. We draw design inspiration from the history and culture of each site and the modern forces shaping the urban environment.  Our team strives to create environmentally responsive buildings that are efficient and beautiful, contextual yet fresh and timeless yet reflective of the present moment. We approach each project with a fresh canvas and an open mind to create something beautiful.


As an interdisciplinary design practice, we collaborate with our affiliated interior design firm, Whitehall Interiors, to design buildings that are thoughtfully crafted from the inside out. From the innovative urban design strategies that shape our largest developments to the intricate details that distinguish our custom interior furnishings, Hill West projects are designed to inspire.

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