Junior Architect At Urban Architectural Initiatives, RA, PC

Website UAI_NY Urban Architectural Initiatives, RA, PC

Job Overview

Urban Architectural Initiatives, a leader in affordable and special needs housing design, is seeking an Intermediate Architect. Our firm is a great place to grow professionally within an upbeat, supportive team environment. Currently we offer the option to work remotely after an initial training period in office; this will shift to work in office with options for remote days eventually.


  • Working knowledge of construction detailing, materials, and methods, as well as building code requirements, is preferred.
  • Minimum of one to two (1-2) years’ work experience required, preferably in a NYC architectural office setting
  • Must have good communication skills and ability to work individually and with other staff members
  • Revit proficiency is required. Please do not apply if you have no Revit experience
  • MS Office Suite proficiency is required. Adobe Creative Suite, a plus
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) or Master of Architecture (M. Arch.) degree or equivalent.
  • UAI participates in the E-Verify system and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.
  • Start immediately
  • Currently, we work in office with options for remote days.


  • Develop architectural drawings and documents, including design and zoning feasibility studies, existing conditions documentation and construction drawings
  • Help coordinate project work with colleagues and consultants, make field visits, and assist in construction administration and client presentations.


Employer-paid benefits:

  • Aetna health insurance (6 plans) – The company covers partial premium, depending on plan chosen, after two months of employment
  • TalkSpace, a free online therapy membership, included with Aetna insurance plans
  • Dental insurance (3 plans ) – UAI partial payment
  • Paid vacation, sick & personal time
  • One free medical membership + additional health advice and benefits programs

Optional benefits, employee-paid:

  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Discounted Class Pass membership
  • Connect-Your-Care transit discount program


We are located in the historic Woolworth Building in lower Manhattan, convenient to all subway lines, PATH trains, and buses.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio, work samples, and salary requirements. Must reside in the New York metropolitan area. Compensation commensurate with experience.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@uai-ny.com