Careers

Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a part of our civic-minded practice, and have experience that relates to our core practice areas, please submit a completed application, cover letter, resume, and portfolio to: resumes@dattner.com.  Portfolios should include examples of academic/personal and professional work and be limited to 10MB.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Intermediate Architect – Transportation and Infrastructure

We are seeking intermediate level architects and designers to join our growing transportation and infrastructure studio.  The selected candidates will work as a key part of their project teams during all phases of public projects in the New York area.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture
  • 3-7 years' professional experience
  • Strong design and technical skills
  • Outstanding graphic skills – including diagramming
  • Experience contributiong to contract drawings
  • Motivated, articulate, and detail-oriented
  • Interest in working on public projects – prior experience in this sector is not required
  • Proficiency with Revit
  • Functional knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3d Studio Max, and/or Rhino

Senior Detailer

We are currently seeking a talented Senior Detailer with 15+ years of experience to join our firm on a project-specific basis.  Working closely with senior management and our Digital Design Director, the chosen candidate will be responsible for the development and review of technical standards.  This person will oversee junior-level staff to aid in drafting the details.  After an initial focus on the development of standards, the role will expand such that this person will work collaboratively with project teams – contributing technical knowledge, mentoring staff at various levels, and taking on QA/QC responsibilities.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture
  • NYS Architectural Registration preferred
  • 15+ years of professional experience
  • Strong design, technical, and research skills
  • Proficient with AutoCAD; Revit knowledge a plus
  • Strong knowledge in NYC Building code, NYC Zoning Regulations, ANSI 117.1, ADA Standards, and the Fair Housing Act
  • Knowledge in other reference standards and test standards including NFPA/UL
  • Experience seeing a project from concept through Construction Administration
  • A passion for meticulously detailed drawing sets
  • Focused, articulate, well-organized, and detail-oriented
  • Authorization to work in the US

Project Designer / Project Architect – Interiors

We are seeking a capable, intermediate-level Project Designer / Project Architect to join our Interiors group. The selected candidate will work as a key part of a design team on all phases of project development (from planning and concept through design, FF+E selection, and construction documents) for high-profile residential, cultural, education, and healthcare interiors projects.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture, Interior Design or Interior Architecture.
  • 5-8 years’ relevant professional experience working on high profile interior architecture projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage/coordinate a small project (or defined portion of a larger project) from concept through construction documentation.
  • Experience with materials selection, specification and detailing.
  • Strong aesthetic sense and design sensibility.
  • Familiarity with architectural and interior details, finish materials, and furnishings.
  • Experience with furniture specification and working with furniture dealers. Contract furniture experience is preferred.
  • Capable of working well independently, as well as with architecture teams.
  • Outstanding graphic, 3D presentation, production, and technical skills.
  • Self-started who is focused, articulate, well organized, and detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency with Revit; familiarity with other 3D software and Adobe Design Suite.
  • Familiarity with NYC Building code as applied to interior architecture.
  • NYS Architectural Registration or NCIDQ preferred.

Project Architect – Housing

We are seeking a Project Architect to join our housing group. The chosen candidate will work as key part of the project team during all project phases for high-impact, sustainable, and urban multi-unit residential developments in the New York area.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture
  • 6-10 years' professional experience
  • NYS Architectural Registration preferred
  • Strong design and technical skills
  • Outstanding graphic and presentation skills
  • Self-starter who is focused, articulate, well organized, detail-oriented, and design-minded
  • Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD; familiarity with other 3D software
  • Knowledge of NYC Building code and NYC Zoning Regulations
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Green Homes, LEED, Passive House, and WELL Building Standard
  • Experience designing affordable or mixed-income urban residential projects in NYC
  • Able to take a project from concept through Construction Administration

Project Architect – Transportation and Infrastructure

We are seeking an experienced Project Architect to join our Transportation and Infrastructure studio.  the candidate will work as a key member of the design team on all phases of project development – from concept presentations and design development, through construction documents and administration – for public projects in the New York area.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture
  • NYS Architectural Registration preferred
  • 6-10 years' professional experience
  • Strong design, 3D presentation, technical, and graphic abilities
  • Focused, articulate, organized, pro-active
  • Proficiency with Revit
  • Functional knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3d Studio Max, and/or Rhino
  • Interest in working on public projects – prior experience in this sector is not required

We regret that we cannot respond to all submissions individually. All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Dattner Architects is an equal opportunity employer.

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Firm Culture

Dattner Architects is an award winning, mid-sized architecture firm based in New York City. Our firm is structured around three studios, each of which focuses on a specific sector: housing; education, institutional and cultural; infrastructure and transportation.

We maintain a vibrant working environment – one that nurtures learning and professional growth through mentorship and daily collaboration, as well as socialization. From “happy hour” presentations, to employee art exhibits, to our office soccer team, our firm fosters diversity, community engagement, live-work balance, and a sense of civic mission. We participate in the Architecture Experience Program (AXP) and encourage Architectural Registration and LEED Accreditation. The firm sponsors a series of office-wide technical, design and practice presentations developed by firm leaders, staff and allied professionals.

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Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Dattner Architects is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer, and to foster a diverse workplace.  We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at Dattner Architects are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or believe, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the location where we operate.  Dattner Architects will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Dattner Architects encourages applicants of all ages.