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Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF)
kpf.com

Posted on 04.23.20 
Job Title: Architectural Designer II (International Mixed-Use High-Rise
Job Location: New York, New York
Job Description: Duties: Conceptualize, create, design, and develop architectural plans/strategies for high end international mixed-use high-rise buildings construction, through all phases, including design concept, site planning, exterior façades, interior design, material selection, landscape, and lighting concepts. Apply theoretical and practical architecture skills to win and execute visionary large scale competitions. With oversight from Design Principal, assist in leading teams of architectural designers who prepare construction drawings and produce 3-D printed physical models; visualization specialist who create and produce hyper-realistic perspectives; international consultants who assist with structural, electrical, plumbing and gas systems. Prepare construction and technical drawings sets and other architectural documents through all phases using BIM and drafting software such as Revit and AutoCAD, particularly for structure and MEP systems, structural systems, Green Building Design (LEED) and strategy, vertical transportation system, façade and curtain wall technical details, building maintenance strategies, egress and fire safety and sustainable design integration. Use Rhino and Sketch Up 3D software to perform 3D modeling of complex geometries during the design process; Grasshopper software to run daylight analysis studies; V-ray, Modelo and Enscape for rendering experiential design ideas and demonstrate spatial quality; Bluebeam Revu to review drawings with contractors during construction administration phase; and Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, for high-end visualization and publication quality presentation materials. Account for project regulatory code and zoning requirements, environmental regulations, urban constraints and cities requirements, safety issues, and other design and construction-related factors.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent in Architecture, Architectural Design or related field plus five (5) years of post-baccalaureate progressively responsible experience with architectural design, including MEP systems, structural systems, vertical transportation system, façade and curtain wall design technical details, taking into account code and zoning requirements, environmental regulations, urban constraints and cities requirements; drafting technical drawing sets and other architectural documents through all phases using AutoCad or Revit software; preparing presentations using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign; performing 3D modeling of complex geometries using sketch up 3D software; and using V-ray for rendering techniques to articulate experiential design ideas and demonstrate spatial quality for client’s understanding. Employer is willing to accept a Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Architecture, Architectural Design or related field, plus two (2) years of experience in the aforementioned skills. Multiple positions open.

Please send résumé to Kohn Pedersen Fox, Attn: Loreal Drucker, ldrucker@kpf.com or 11 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036. Must reference 04212020. EEO/AA employer. No calls.
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