Project Architect – Multifamily Housing – Hybrid

  • Syracuse
  • Posted 2 weeks ago


About Us

We are a leading architecture firm based in upstate New York, dedicated to reshaping educational environments through innovative design, sustainable practices, and a commitment to regenerative architecture. While our primary focus is K-12 education projects, where we breathe new life into learning spaces and foster cutting-edge academic environments, we are expanding our multifamily residential (MFR) sector. This expansion includes diverse housing initiatives to create sustainable and vibrant communities.

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Job Posting: Project Architect

Position Overview: We seek a talented and experienced Project Architect and/or Job Captain to join our growing multifamily housing practice. This role involves preparing design and contract documents for large multifamily and mixed-use projects across multiple sectors. The Project Architect will lead an internal architecture team of 2 to 4 people per project and collaborate with the studio’s Principal and project managers to refine our multifamily project standards and marketing strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the project manager in preparing design and contract documents for large multifamily and mixed-use projects.
  • Lead an internal team of architects, providing guidance and oversight.
  • Collaborate with the studio’s Principal and project managers on refining project standards and marketing strategies.
  • Engage in both design and technical aspects of projects, ensuring high-quality deliverables.
  • Attend in-person meetings in Syracuse, NY, at least once per month.

Position Details:

  • Location: This is a hybrid remote role; candidates must be within driving distance of projects in Upstate New York (between Syracuse and New York City).
  • Project Scope: Includes LIHTC and market-rate multifamily projects ranging from 50 to 300 units, with multiple projects pursuing LEED and Passive House certifications.

Company Culture: Our client offers a collaborative work environment that values all team members’ voices. Our design philosophy focuses on unique solutions for challenging projects and positively impacting the community.


  • Degree in Architecture (licensure preferred).
  • 5+ years of experience with large architecture projects.
  • 3+ years of experience with multifamily housing.
  • Experience with wood frame construction.
  • Ability to manage others in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of Revit.
  • Experience with sustainable projects.
  • Experience with New York State LIHTC projects.
  • Familiarity with a wide range of construction types.
  • Willingness to work in both design and technical capacities.
  • Ability to communicate design concepts to clients.
  • 3+ years of construction administration experience.
  • Must reside in Central/Western/Southern Tier regions of New York State.

Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer unlimited personal time off. Stay connected through regular team meetings and enjoy the flexibility of remote work within a 3-hour radius of our office.

Professional Development: We support your professional growth by reimbursing exam fees and offering a salary increase upon licensure achievement. Once you’re licensed, we also cover annual license renewals.
Comprehensive Benefits: You’ll receive a competitive salary ranging from $70,000 to $90,000 and comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage for you and your family. We also offer a 401K plan with a firm contribution.
Office Environment: Our main headquarters is in downtown Syracuse, surrounded by historic charm and modern amenities. It is a LEED Silver office with beautiful city views and various workspaces.  This is a Hybrid position.

How to Apply

If you are a highly skilled architect passionate about multifamily housing and sustainable design, we encourage you to apply and join our team in shaping the future of housing in New York State. To apply, submit your resume and portfolio samples to [email protected], [email protected] or call 866-966-2466.


Tagged as: Affordable Housing, LEED, MFR-Mulit Family Residential, Senior Architect, Student Housing, Sustainable Building

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