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WXY Architecture + Urban Design

Posted on 06.16.20 
Job Title: Senior Project Architect
Job Location: New York, New York
Job Description: WXY is an award-winning multi-disciplinary practice specializing in the realization of urban design, planning and architectural solutions in challenging contexts. Focused on innovative approaches to public space, structures and urban issues, the firm’s work engages both site-specific design and planning at multiple scales. The firm’s commissions are in collaboration with community-based, public authority, and private clients. WXY’s office is located in New York City.

WXY is seeking an experienced Senior Project Architect with excellent design skills and 8+years professional post graduate experience currently residing in NYC. The position will require a strong working knowledge of Revit and all applicants should have documented at least one project using Revit. Applicants not fitting this criteria will not be considered.

The position will require the ability to take on aspects of a project independently and balance production tasks with coordination responsibilities. This position is an integral part of the WXY’s design process and requires close collaboration with the entire design team, office principals, consultants and clients. Construction documentation experience and Revit skills are essential.

At WXY we are looking for capable, enthusiastic, curious people who are willing to get involved in a range of project types and office initiatives and to form part of our dynamic, mission-driven, 50 person, international team.


To lead architectural projects across all phases: schematic design, design development, construction drawings and construction administration - particularly overseeing drawing set production and consultant coordination

To oversee the development of design projects with high quality graphic communication, drawings and 3D visualization

To maintain an organized content workflow throughout production consistent with office procedures and standards

To report directly to office Principals and clients

Required Skills:

8+ years of post graduate experience

Strong design and representational skills

Comprehensive understating of building systems and NYC/NY building code

Knowledge of design and documentation for ADA

Strong awareness of contemporary design culture and technological innovations

Critical software requirements include: Revit, Bluebeam, Office suite

Software awareness requirements include: Rhino, Autocad

A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and a commitment to excellence

Experience & Qualifications:

Excellent written and verbal skills

Proven experience in a similar role

Professional degree in architecture

Construction documentation and Revit experience

Experience leading and directing teams of junior architects

Experience as Revit lead or high level of competency creating families, managing templates and overall workflow is an asset

Experience coordinating consultant BIM models through all phases on an architectural project

Construction drawing set management, consistency in office and drafting standards, and ability to convert design intent into Construction Documents

Experience in either civic buildings or multi-unit residential/ affordable housing will be viewed favorably

Experience with DOB filing, zoning and energy code will be viewed favorably

Able to work in the USA

Flexibility in working between roles and project tasks

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. No phone calls please. Due to the volume of applicants only those being considered will be contacted. Thank you.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

Please email cover letter, CV and portfolio in PDF format to with the position title in the subject line. Please no links to online portfolios.
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