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Firm Culture

Dattner Architects has a collaborative, team-focused working environment and a diverse staff.  Our studio space promotes communication and knowledge sharing across a diverse range of project typologies and scales. We take advantage of technology, including BIM, to promote design integration, facilitate visualizations, and optimize coordination among disciplines.

We support continuing professional education by staff members and also encourage active involvement in professional and community extra-curricular activities. We participate in the Intern Development Program (IDP) 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. Dattner Architects is an equal opportunity employer.

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Opportunities

Dattner Architects is an award winning, mid-sized architecture firm based in New York City. We have a collaborative, team-focused working environment and a diverse staff. Our studio space promotes communication and knowledge sharing across a diverse range of project typologies and scales including multi-family residential, schools, and transportation projects. If  you are interested in becoming a part of our civic-minded practice and have experience that relate to our core practice areas, please submit a completed  application, cover letter, resume and work samples to: resumes@dattner.com.

Human Resources Manager

We are seeking a Human Resources Manager to work closely with firm principals to cultivate a productive work environment.  This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment, affirmative action and employment law compliance. The HR Manager will manage employee benefit programs; serve as the liaison for the health care plans; maintain employee directory; manage the recruiting, hiring and orientation process; assist with staffing and annual reviews; maintain the office manual; maintain the firm’s affirmative action plans; and participate in administrative staff meetings. The HR Manager will maintain personnel files, coordinating with Accounting and the Principals group as appropriate. The selected candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, able to think strategically, be detailed-oriented, and capable of handling multiple assignments concurrently.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Problem solving ability
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, and to manage staff
  • Deltek Vision software experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources
  • 5-10 years’ experience (experience in A/E/C industry preferre
  • Interest in Architecture and Design
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States

Project Architect: Affordable Housing

We are seeking a Project Architect to join our Housing Practice. The Project Architect will work as key part of design team during all project phases for high-profile, sustainable, urban affordable housing developments in the New York area.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor of Architecture or Masters Degree
  • NYS Architectural Registration
  • 8-12 years relevant professional experience
  • Strong design, production and technical skills
  • Strong graphic and presentation skills
  • Focused, articulate, well organized, and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency with ACAD/Revit and familiarity with other 3D software
  • Knowledge of NYC Building code, NYC Zoning Regulations, and familiarity with Enterprise Green Homes, and LEED
  • Authorization to work in the United States

Intermediate Architect – Housing

We are seeking an experienced intermediate level architect to join our growing housing group. The candidate will work as key part of design team during all phases, from concept presentations through design and construction documents for high-impact sustainable, urban multi-unit residential developments in the New York area.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree
  • 3-6 years professional experience
  • Strong design and technical skills
  • Strong graphic and 3D presentation skills
  • Focused, articulate, well-organized, and detail oriented
  • Proficiency with Revit/ACAD, Rendering Software, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of NYC Building code, NYC Zoning Regulations, and familiarity with Enterprise Green Homes and LEED
  • Experience designing affordable or mixed-income urban residential projects

Project Architect – Housing, Construction Administration

We are seeking a Project Architect to join our Housing Practice. The Project Architect will work as key part of design team during construction for high-profile, sustainable, urban housing developments in the New York area. Construction Administration experience with Multi-Family Residential is vital.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture
  • NYS Architectural Registration
  • 5-10 years relevant professional experience
  • Strong design, production and technical skills
  • NYC Construction Administration Experience
  • Strong graphic and presentation skills
  • Focused, articulate, well organized, and detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency with ACAD/Revit and familiarity with other 3D software.
  • Knowledge of NYC Building code, NYC Zoning Regulations, and familiarity with Enterprise Green Homes, and LEED

Please submit a completed downloadable application, cover letter, resume and work samples to: resumes@dattner.com. We regret that we cannot respond to all submissions individually. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Dattner Architects is an equal opportunity employer.

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Academic Internships

We are not able to offer Summer Internships for 2015. Please check back next spring for Summer 2016.