Intermediate Architect

at Actalent
Location New York, New York
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Hiring an Intermediate Architect to join a major New York based architectural design firm specializing in corporate workplace, retail, and media design.


  • Casual dress code.
  • The office is an open studio so it is a very collaborative environment and communication is very open.
  • This firm produces high quality jobs for very reputable clients.
  • Compete with giants like HOK, Gensler, TPG, IA, Moser without the drawbacks of being a large firm.
  • Did not lay off any staff during the crash caused by lockdown.


  • Support the project team in development of design drawings, construction documents and drawing coordination
  • Coordinate working drawings with project consultants
  • Perform and coordinate site surveys, prepare due diligence reports, and building code reviews
  • Interpret design concepts by partnering with the Design Team and translate them into workable construction drawings, evaluate alternatives to develop solutions, and maintain quality technical and design control
  • Review and level construction bids
  • Perform Construction Administration duties, including site visits, RFI's, shop drawing and change order reviews. Travel may be required.
  • Coordinate and communicate regularly with project managers, consultants and team members regarding project status and is completed within schedule and budget
  • May work with client to confirm objectives and formulate options. May prepare and conduct design and technical presentations for team and/or clients
  • May participate in marketing efforts, including presentations


  • 5+ years professional experience
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in architecture or equivalent
  • Experience in Workplace, Retail or Media/Broadcast
  • Extensive experience in developing Design & Construction Documents
  • Thorough knowledge of construction materials, standards, codes
  • Onsite construction field experience required
  • Ability to conceptualize a project schedule, and meet project deadlines
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD. Hand sketching ability is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with clients, consultants, internal team and contractor

If this doesn't seem like the right fit for you, we have many openings across Long Island, Connecticut, and New York!

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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