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Project Architect

Company: Bdg
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Project Architect

BDG architecture + design is a team of architects, designers and creative thinkers. We are listeners and communicators, collaborators and solution seekers. We believe that architecture is most successful when it is able to connect people and spaces. Our role is to help make those connections. That's why we focus on finding the best solution for each client.

With our unique process of analyzing and understanding space, along with the requirements of the user, we are able to bring together architectural, interior design and workplace expertise to provide a strategic and cohesive service for all projects. We recognize that buildings are foremost about people, and understand that our role as architects and designers allows us to deliver creative and stimulating spaces that provide better environments for people to enjoy.

We are also part of WPP, a creative transformation company who bring together over 130,000 brilliant people worldwide, across 112 countries to build better futures for our clients, with an unrivalled blend of expertise in communications, experience, commerce and technology.

Role Description

  • Experience large & mid-size corporate interior architecture, planning & workspace projects from workplace strategy, planning, concept through to completion.
  • Solve unique & complex problems and recognize opportunities. Ability to provide vision & critical thinking skills, prioritize and lead multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and execute workplace program from concept to design.
  • Strong understanding and ability to ensure design execution and delivery with quality control.
  • The capability of working with a team, delegating tasks and providing support to other designers.
  • Support the Technical and Design Lead in client and consultant meetings, represent the firm in their absence, go on-site meetings, and liaise with consultants.
  • Direct and organize work tasks to collaborate with Project Manager / Project Designer / Intermediate/PA and Junior team members.
  • Demonstrate experience & profound knowledge of design and construction methodology with the consistency of delivery execution of projects.
  • Review construction budget and steer the development of documents to meet client budget goals.
  • Direct development of working drawing sets through all design phases and oversee the project team's work using Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems, sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
  • Assists the Specification Writer in product research, consulting with manufacturers, evaluating and selecting project related materials.

    Preferred qualifications, skills and attitudes

    • Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited institution.
    • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
    • Ability to demonstrate experience of taking projects from concept to completion and Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • Good time-management skills to meet multiple deadlines and projects.
    • Experience in FF&E selection, coordination and scheduling.
    • Experience coordinating design with other consultants.
    • Confident client handling and presentation skills.
    • Experience in construction and bespoke detailing.
    • Excellent communication skills, exceptional attention to detail.
    • Fluent in English - verbal and written.
    • Having working knowledge of Building Systems, USA Regulations/Code and construction methods.
    • Proficient using Revit, SketchUp, Blue Beam, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
    • Registered Architect with current license preferred.


      On joining BDG you can expect to be competitively rewarded for your hard work. You will also be entitled to a wide range of benefits to support your needs and lifestyle, including:

      • 20 days paid vacation days per year
      • National paid holidays including: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day & following day, and Christmas Day
      • 5 paid sick days per year
      • Medical Insurance including Dental & Vision (25% paid by employee pre-tax contributions)
      • Pension/401k match by employer up to 3% of employee contributions
      • Life Assurance (1.5 x Salary)
      • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)- $40 per month
      • WPP Ownership Scheme (after 2yrs employment)
      • Wellness Benefits
      • Discounted Gym Membership
      • WPP discount schemes
      • Leave of absence options
      • Parental/ maternity benefit after 12 month employment
      • A company provided laptop
      • Reimbursement for continuing education and certification programs such as NCIDQ, LEED, WELL

        and many more...

        So What Now?

        If you think you've got what it takes please apply through this portal, we will require your CV and a cover letter, along with your portfolio if relevant.

        You should be eligible to work in the US.

        BDG very much regret that due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every application. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

        BDG is an equal opportunities employer and we will keep your CV on file for up to 12 months, by applying for the role you are agreeing to this.

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