We are Collaborative Architecture Laboratory, a New York based design studio founded by Gabriel Calatrava.

We’re hiring


We’re looking for people that really love architecture.

 

Project Architect

We are seeking talented, ambitious and well-rounded Project Architect with 8-15 years of experience to assist in all phases of the project delivery process from schematic design, through construction documents and construction administration. The ideal candidate should be extremely professional, possess strong communication skills, be comfortable attending client meetings, and be experienced in all phases, including DD, CD and CA.

This position is for Office in New York.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 8-15 years’ experience with specific knowledge of the Construction Document process.

  • Professional degree in architecture. Master’s degree desirable. Architecture License is desired but not mandatory.

  • Strong organizational, communication and coordination skills required.

  • High End custom residence, museum Experience preferred.

  • Experience in scheduling project/staff workflow

  • Experience in construction administration and practical knowledge of building codes.

  • Experience coordinating consultants and managing a design team, including architectural staff members.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD & Revit is required.

  • 3D rendering proficiency with experience in Rhino, Inventor and 3D max is desired but not mandatory.

  • Candidates must have current valid work status in the US.

Qualification requirements

  • Provide leadership and project management expertise with responsibility for client satisfaction, service quality and financial performance.

  • Assure the project design is fully developed and complete for the entire project, design decisions are consistent throughout and translated into coherent well-organized documents using company standard methods to the greatest degree possible.

  • Produce drawings and models while supervising and managing all other production from the design team.

  • Balance a fast-paced work environment and execute obstacles and tight deadlines with a positive attitude. The candidate should be highly reliable, outgoing, a strong communicator, and able to prioritize and multi-task as required.

  • Oversee design schedule to insure design decisions and documentation are complete at critical milestones.

  • Communicate work details in every step of construction, including detailed documentation phases and extensive materials knowledge.

  • Work closely with Client and consultants to preserve design intent through DD, CD, CA.

  • Visit construction sites to gather information, answer contractor questions and prepare punch list as required.

  • Lead/coordinate communication efforts with client, consultants and within project team.

  • Monitor and manage project budgets and schedules.

  • Manage team of junior designers.

  • Ensure fulfillment of all contractual requirements for professional services.

  • Develop and maintain work plans.

Submission requirements

  • Cover letter stating candidate’s level, relevant, skills, experience and expected salary.

  • Resume or CV that meet the qualifications listed above (2 pages or less).

  • Portfolio of work samples in PDF format (max. 7MB).

  • Three references

Contact

Email a subject line with Project Architect.
jobs@cal.xyz

 
 

Senior Architect

We are seeking talented, dynamic and highly motivated Senior Architect with extensive experience in complex large scale projects to join our Office in New York.

Qualification requirements

  • Degree in Architecture

  • Minimum 5 years experiences (post-graduate)

  • Experience on large scale building, from Programming and Schematic Design through to Construction Administration and close out

  • Experience coordinating consultants (MEP, Civil, Structural, etc.)

  • Knowledge of building codes, zoning and standards

  • Expert Knowledge and ability to produce building details and specifications

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, or Revit

  • Familiarity with 3D software, Inventor, or Rhino

  • Can legally work in the US

  • Business fluent English a must

  • Additional foreign languages a plus

  • Ability to work as part of a team to meet tight deadlines

Submission requirements

  • Cover letter stating candidate’s level, relevant, skills, experience and expected salary

  • Resume or CV that meet the qualifications listed above (2 pages or less)

  • Portfolio of work samples in PDF format (max. 7MB)

Contact

Email a subject line with Senior Architect.
jobs@cal.xyz

 
 

Junior Architect

We are seeking talented, dynamic and highly motivated Junior Architect to join our Office in New York.

Qualification requirements

  • Degree in Architecture

  • Experience in AutoCAD, Revit or other BIM programs

  • Advanced Skill with 3D software, Rhino, Inventor, or 3D Max

  • Can legally work in the US

  • Business fluent English a must

  • Ability to work as part of a team to meet tight deadlines

Submission requirements

  • Cover letter stating candidate’s level, relevant skills, interest and expected salary

  • Resume or CV that meet the qualifications listed above (2 pages or less)

  • Portfolio of work samples in PDF format (max. 7MB)

Contact

Email a subject line with Junior Architect.
jobs@cal.xyz

 
 

CAD Specialist

We are seeking an experienced CAD Specialist to work on unusual and demanding building in our Office in New York.

Qualification requirements

  • Minimum 5 years experiences

  • Highly proficient in Revit Architecture, and visual programming like Dynamo will be treated preferentially

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Business fluent English a must

  • Can legally work in the US

Submission requirements

  • Cover letter stating candidates’ level, relevant skills and experience

  • Resume or CV that meet the qualifications listed above (2 pages or less)

  • Portfolio of work samples in PDF format (max. 7MB)

Contact

Email a subject line with CAD Specialist.
jobs@cal.xyz