NPA is seeking a motivated, organized and creative individual to join its team. Working directly under the Principals of the firm, the successful candidate would be responsible for the development of design and construction documents from conceptual sketches and schematic drawings, coordinating with consultants structural, MEP, lighting, AV, consultants.
Manage junior team members in the design and production of architectural documents.
Set up drawing sets and organize construction drawings and specifications based on NPA standards.
Coordinate with engineers and other consultants.
Resolve technical/design issues and develop details based on NPA standards.
Communicate effectively with contractors and understands materials and methods of construction.
Assist with Bid and Negotiation, and provide Construction Administration: review Shop drawings, respond to RFIs, process Change Orders and Applications for Payment; develop Punchlist and Project closeout documents.
5 - 7 years of experience in all phases of architectural design and documents as well as construction administration.
Experience working on public and institutional projects.
B Arch degree from a 5 year accredited Architectural Program or a M Arch degree.
New York state Architectural license desirable.
Knowledge of NYC Zoning and Building codes, Energy codes and Accessibility requirements.
Proficiency in Revit/AutoCAD, with experience in construction documents/ detailing.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign required.
Knowledge of 3-D modeling & rendering programs (Rhino/Enscape) desirable.
Excellent communication and management skills.
Must be a team player with a good attitude and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines when necessary.
Must be legally authorized to work in the US.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits package based on skills and experience
About Nandinee Phookan Architects
Nandinee Phookan Architects (NPA) is an architecture and design firm based in Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY. At Nandinee Phookan Architects we are committed to an architecture that simultaneously addresses issues of utility, function, structure and environment as well as aesthetics and form-making. In the past twenty years, NPA’s projects have included transportation, resiliency, sustainable design, cultural and community centers, office interiors, marine projects as well as single and multi-family housing. More recently NPA has been on the team on several large public projects including the new Central Terminal Building at LaGuardia Airport, the Brooklyn Bridge Montgomery Coastal Resiliency project and the Farley Moynihan Train Hall.