Careers – New York

Unfortunately due to the high level of applications we receive, we can not always guarantee a reply however, we do appreciate your interest.

Project Architect

Adjaye Associates seeks to hire a Project Architect to join our global team. The successful candidate will share in our devotion to social impact and should have experience managing consultants, contractors, and clients while mentoring a team to complete extremely high-quality work in a self-motivated but collaborative manner. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Execute vision of the firm across all aspects of design/team members 
  • Management and mentoring of junior team members 
  • Responsible for developing comprehensive drawing sets from concept through construction documents that are compliant with all regulations (building code, ADA, etc.). 
  • Developing presentations, renderings, and models 
  • Resolve design issues with creative and practical solutions by developing multiple design options that meet the project budget and design approach 
  • Coordinate with consultants, fabricators, vendors and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives 
  • Lead the construction administration phase for a project 

Essential Skills

  • 16+ years of experience in all phases of the design process: conceptual, detail and design development, construction documents, and construction administration with site supervision 
  • Skilled in putting together an extremely well-documented and coordinated drawing setS
  • Solid understanding of materials, construction techniques, and zoning/building codes 
  • Perform frequent quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) reviews of all project content produced to ensure alignment of office QA/QC 
  • Fluent in relevant client material production and dialogue 
  • 3+ years proficiency in REVIT, AutoCAD, and Rhino, with V-Ray, Grasshopper, and 3ds Max a plus 
  • Excellent Adobe Suite skills 
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-moving environment 
  • Comfortable balancing project schedules, staffing, and budget constraints 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work on multiple or fast-paced projects 
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English (spoken and written) 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture 
  • Licensed in New York State 

Benefits 

  • Compensation range: $130,000 – $160,000 
  • Paid time off including personal/vacation, sick leave, and company holidays 
  • 90% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage 
  • 401(k) plan with company matching 
  • Generous parental leave 
  • Staff mentorship groups and officewide knowledge sharing workshops 
  • Hybrid in-person/remote work policy 
  • Full benefits package shared upon hire 

Applying 

 Adjaye Associates believes in the power of a shared table to bring people together as we are committed to building an inclusive team. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including national origin or citizenship. 

Researcher

Adjaye Associates seeks to hire a talented researcher with a background in architecture, art, or design to contribute to various projects, competitions, publications, and exhibitions. The successful candidate will conduct multidisciplinary research, develop project narratives, case studies, and approach/methodology text; and will participate in site visits and community engagement sessions with relevant clients. They will share in our devotion for social impact and will be committed to developing high-quality work in a self-motivated but collaborative manner, with a strong desire to continually learn.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Conduct multidisciplinary research for exhibitions, publications, and new business submissions.
  • Develop compelling project narratives, case studies, and approach/methodology texts.
  • Participate in site visits and community engagement sessions with clients.
  • Create timelines, source archival imagery, and conduct detailed site analyses.
  • Secure information from primary and secondary sources to inform project development.
  • Collaborate effectively with teams across multiple projects and locations.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of two years of research experience.
  • MA or BA degree preferred in Research, Architecture, Design, or relevant creative fields or the equivalent in work experience.
  • Proficient ability to conduct research with excellent writing skills.
  • Strong spatial awareness and understanding of the architectural field and relevant industry-related topics, such as sustainability, accessibility, and co-production.
  • Highly organized, accurate, and detail-oriented with a conscientious work ethic.
  • Fluent English language communication skills, both spoken and written (second or third language is advantageous but not mandatory).
  • Fluency in Adobe Acrobat/InDesign preferred.
  • Experience with Rhino, AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop is a plus.

Compensation & Benefits:   

  • The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and education and usually ranges between $62,000 and $72,000 excluding benefits.
  • Paid time off including personal/vacation, sick leave, and company holidays.
  • 90% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage (US-based).
  • 401(k) plan with company matching.
  • Generous parental leave.
  • Staff mentorship groups and officewide knowledge sharing workshops.
  • Full benefits package shared upon hire.

Applying 

  • Email your resume, cover letter and writing sample to  uscareers@adjaye.com with a subject title of: ‘Researcher’ 

 Adjaye Associates believes in the power of a shared table to bring people together as we are committed to building an inclusive team. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including national origin or citizenship.