Intermediate Architect: 4-7 Years Experience

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Based in New York City, Studio Link-Arc, LLC is an international team of architects and designers. Our name, Link-Arc, refers to our collaborative nature and our mission, which is to work across disciplines to create strategy and design in the fields of: urban planning, architecture, spatial art and landscape. We accomplish this by linking knowledge, resources, and intelligence, from multiple perspectives and diverse backgrounds.

Studio Link-Arc designed the China Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015, which opened in May 2015 to international acclaim. Our office has recently completed a 500,000 square-foot educational project in Shenzhen and a 90,000 square-foot campus library. The office has been featured extensively in design media and has received many prestigious awards including: Architectural Record Design Vanguard 2015, multiple awards from the German Design Council, World Architecture Festival Small Project of the Year 2019, a Commendation from Blueprint Magazine 2018, the 2015 Bronze Award for Architecture from the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), and a Special Mention from the Architizer A+ Awards 2021.

We are currently working on: a 950,000 square foot educational project; a 5,300 square-foot commercial headquarters on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan; a 1.2 million square-foot cultural center with a 1600-seat theater, an art gallery, and a public library, and multiple institutional projects.

We are looking for a motivated and talented Intermediate Architect to join our studio. Ideal candidates will have the following:

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A professional degree in Architecture from an accredited institution.
  • Authorization to work in the United States.
  • 4-7 years of professional experience in leading design offices through all phases of design and construction.
  • Applicants with experience at avant-garde design studios will receive favorable review.
  • Experience working in Asia/China is a plus.

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Expertise in AutoCAD and Revit, and the ability to produce and manage complex drawing sets.
  • Extensive knowledge of architectural detailing and construction standards.
  • Familiarity with building systems and the ability to coordinate with consultants from multiple disciplines.
  • The ability to produce DD/CD details and documents with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to coordinate between Rhino models and AutoCAD documents.
  • Knowledge of 2D presentation software including Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Knowledge of modeling/rendering programs including: Rhino, V-Ray, Maya, and 3DSMax.

DESIGN SENSIBILITY, INTERPERSONAL, AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS

  • Reliable, focused, and detail-oriented.
  • Good communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Self-directed, with a high level of initiative.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Mandarin is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills.

TO APPLY:

Please email a cover letter, resume, and work samples in PDF format (max 10MB) to jobs@link-arc.com with “Intermediate Architect: 4 to 7 Years Experience” in the subject line.

Cover letters should be addressed to: Yichen Lu, Principal, Studio Link-Arc, LLC.

Hard copy cover letters and portfolios can be mailed to:
Studio Link-Arc, LLC
115 West 30th Street, Suite 901
New York, NY 10001

Visit www.link-arc.com for more information. This position is available immediately. No phone calls please. Hardcopy work samples will not be returned.

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