SGVA is looking for a job captain/project manager to join its practice in Brooklyn NY. The firm seeks to hire a full-time architect/designer to help develop and execute architectural design through all project phases in support of our growing architectural practice. The ideal candidate is energetic, talented and organized with a minimum of five years of previous experience, who enjoys working in a creative environment on a range of project scales and types. Strong managerial and leadership skills, and familiarity with BIM are required. New York State architectural license, Passive House and/or LEED accreditation are a plus.


Responsibilities include:

  • Work with principals, associates and other team members on detail-oriented projects, including private residential, larger multi-family buildings and academic projects
  • Work on all phases of the design/documentation process
  • Perform and/or supervise design and drafting of production of design drawings
  • Manage client and consultant communications
  • Coordinate design drawings including work by consultants
  • Help mentor and train junior project team members



  • Professional Degree (B.Arch or M.Arch)
  • Five years of relevant work experience minimum
  • Strong proficiency in recent versions of AutoCAD, BIM, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time with excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and as part of a team
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Working knowledge of NYC building codes and zoning
  • Interest in contemporary architecture and design culture
  • Dependability, professionalism and a positive attitude are a must
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Eligible to work in NYC immediately — candidates must be US citizens or hold a current US work visa that is valid for a minimum of one year


You will join our dynamic office to work on current and new projects as a team member and/or leader. We offer a salary commensurate with experience along with excellent medical insurance and other benefits.


Email all application materials to jobs@sgvarch.comĀ