Project Manager At Studio SFW 

Website Studio SFW

Job Overview

Studio SFW, a Manhattan-based collaborative architecture and interior design studio, is seeking a Senior Architectural Designer with exceptional communication skills and Contract Administration experience to join our team. Working under the direction of our design principals, this individual will contribute directly to the design vision and successful execution of a range of residential projects.

Candidates should have +6 years experience in project management, exhibit strong design and organizational skills, and be able to contribute to a fast-paced, creative office. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills and commit to establishing a positive and effective working relationship with all members of the project team, both internal and external. You bring the enthusiasm, we’ll bring the fun.


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture; advanced degree is a plus
  • +6 years of experience in a residential architectural or interior design firm
  • Construction Administration Phase experience, working with high-end residential builders and trades
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the design process, products, and materials
  • Knowledge of commercial and/or residential project constructability, project costs, and building code requirements
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or similar (Studio SFW uses Vectorworks for 2D drafting), Adobe Creative Suite, esp. Photoshop & Indesign, and SketchUp
  • Location in New York City, and ability to travel outside of the New York area on a regular basis
  • Experience as a Project Manager reporting directly to a partner, with the day-to-day responsibility of managing relationships with the design team, clients, consultants, contractors, and others


  • Assist Partner-in-Charge with generating Design Services Proposals
  • Ability to manage and build upon client relationships
  • Understand contracts and run projects from inception through to project closeout
  • Manage project team, determining staffing assignments required to meet project milestones
  • Responsible for all aspects of project management, including budgeting, staffing, billing, and consultant billing
  • Responsible for day-to-day control and management of the architectural team (design through contract documents and contract administration) as well as the client and consultant teams
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to assist in proposal writing and attending interviews for potential projects
  • Interface with external consultants and design teams to keep projects on schedule and budget
  • Manage project and furnishing budgets
  • Prepare and develop presentations and design documentation
  • Produce and properly file meeting agendas and minutes, project notes, project memos, sketches, and other documents
  • File and track all incoming documentation from other consultants


Please submit your resume, portfolio/work samples, and cover letter to

  • Please title your email (your name) | Senior Architectural Designer | Application
  • Please include your cover letter in the body of your email
  • Please include your resume & portfolio as an attached PDF

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