Opportunities

WRNS Studio is a mid-sized architectural / planning firm with a diverse portfolio of high-quality, sustainable design. Please submit your letter of interest, resume, and work samples (if applicable) to info@wrnsstudio.com. We are always accepting resumes.

Senior Project Manager

Location: New York, NY Minimum Requirements: 15+ years' experience Please send resumes to: info@wrnsstudio.com

WRNS Studio NYC seeks a senior project manager with 15+ years’ experience in institutional and commercial projects. The NY Studio of WRNS is a growing and diverse practice with projects in the higher education and commercial sectors. Candidates must be enthused about growing a practice and the opportunities therein. WRNS shares talents across studios (SF, Seattle, Honolulu, and NYC) and candidates may be asked to travel on occasion. Candidates must be licensed to practice in the state of NY. 10+ years of experience working on the east coast preferred.

Responsibilities

The senior manager position requires that candidates be able to coordinate all project efforts in order to ensure effective execution of the work. The position requires that candidates be experienced and comfortable handling primary client contact. It is expected that candidates be familiar and comfortable with marketing, business development, and interviewing efforts. Candidates should be prepared to help grow our studio culture and capabilities.

A Senior Project Manager at WRNS Studio would handle the following responsibilities:

  • Handles the most complex projects
  • Responsible for coordination of all project efforts – both administrative and design efforts – to ensure cost effective execution of projects
  • Prepares strategic plans with defined scope expectations
  • Strong client interaction to complete projects on schedule and within budget
  • Actively manages client budget, schedule and program
  • Prepares proposals, budgets, and fee worksheets
  • Manages consultant contracts, fee’s; billings; add services
  • Manages client contracts; billings; add services
  • Manages labor costs effectively
  • Proactive approach to budgeting and forecasting of project costs and design scope increases
  • Assists in the management of the studio culture

Architectural BIM Specialist

Location: San Francisco, CA Minimum Requirements: 5 years Please send resumes to: info@wrnsstudio.com

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience on architectural projects
  • BS / BA Degree in Architecture (masters preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of Revit software
  • Knowledge of scripting and / or visual programming preferred
  • Knowledge of Navisworks preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Work with BIM Manager to develop best practices and train staff architects
  • Perform audits of project models to ensure project compliance with the firm’s BIM standards and best practices
  • Assist project teams with BIM execution planning, model coordination, model maintenance, and interference checking
  • Maintain Virtual Reality hardware and software, and train staff in its use
  • Develop and maintain digital content — Revit families, templates, libraries — to improve project workflows
  • Support project teams by responding to BIM related technical questions

Intermediate Project Designer

Location: San Francisco and Seattle Minimum Requirements: Minimum 5+ years' experience with strong technical skills, licensure Please send resumes to: info@wrnsstudio.com

Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience with strong technical skills
  • Literate in Revit
  • Experience in medium to large scale projects
  • Experience with engineer consultant coordination
  • Experience in construction phase
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills
  • BS / BA Degree in Architecture (masters preferred)

Responsibilities

  • Plans and develops projects of medium to large scope and works under minimal supervision
  • Oversees team of designers and technicians
  • Responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments
  • Plans and develops architectural projects concerning unique and / or controversial complexities that significantly impact major company programs
  • Involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of items for investigation and development of novel concepts and methods

Interior Designer / Interior Planner

Location: San Francisco and Seattle Minimum Requirements: Minimum 6-8+ years' experience with strong design skills Please send resumes to: info@wrnsstudio.com

Requirements

  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience, architectural and interior design with strong design skills
  • Literate in Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, Adobe applications, and Rhino
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills
  • Experience in construction phase
  • Experience in medium to large scale projects
  • BS / BA Degree in Architecture (masters preferred)

Responsibilities

  • Manages projects of all sizes and levels of complexitiy
  • Provides project team leadership
  • Responsible for schematic design work
  • Participates in the design control of projects in the design development, construction document, and supervision phases
  • Strong office space planning skills and furniture systems
  • Provides direction to lower-level interior designers
  • Responsible for project budget management and cost control

Intermediate Project Architect

Location: San Francisco and Seattle Minimum Requirements: Minimum 7+ years’ experience with strong technical skills, licensure Please send resumes to: info@wrnsstudio.com

Requirements

  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience with strong technical skills
  • Literate in Revit
  • Experience in medium to large scale projects
  • Experience with engineer consultant coordination
  • Experience in construction phase
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills
  • BS/BA Degree in Architecture (masters preferred)
  • Architectural License

Responsibilities

  • Licensed architect with significant project responsibility.
  • Plans and develops projects of medium to large scope and works under minimal supervision.
  • Oversees team of designers and technicians.
  • Responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments.
  • Plans and develops architectural projects concerning unique and / or controversial complexities that significantly impact major company programs.
  • Involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of items for investigation and development of novel concepts and methods.

Senior Interior Architect / Designer / Planner

Location: San Francisco and Seattle Minimum Requirements: Minimum 10+ years’ experience Please send resumes to: info@wrnsstudio.com

Requirements

  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience, architectural and interior design / planning with strong design skills, demonstrating progressive responsibilities in all phases of architecture and substantial experience in the innovative design of complex, small and large-scale workplace projects
  • Literate in Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, Adobe applications, and Rhino
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills
  • Experience in construction phase
  • Experience in medium to large scale projects
  • BS/BA Degree in Architecture (masters preferred)
  • Registered or pursuing registration preferred, LEED AP plus

Responsibilities

  • Manages projects of all sizes and levels of complexity
  • Provides project team leadership
  • Responsible for schematic design work
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of architectural design, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques
  • Participates in the design control of projects in the design development, construction document, and supervision phases
  • Strong office space planning skills and furniture systems
  • Provides direction to lower-level interior designers

Planner / Campus Planner

Location: San Francisco, CA Minimum Requirements: Minimum 8+ years' experience Please send resumes to: info@wrnsstudio.com

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Architecture, with preferred graduate degree in Planning or Urban Design (MUP, MCP, MUD)
  • 8-10 years of planning experience
  • LEED credentials
  • AICP certification
  • Familiarity with and membership in SCUP
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, and Revit
  • Exceptional graphic communication abilities
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Engage in all aspects of the master planning, programming, feasibility study projects from analysis to design, existing conditions documentation, conceptual ideas, design development, and documentation.
  • Coordinate and / or produce maps, diagrams, graphs, presentation graphics, 3D models, physical models, renderings, and narratives.
  • Represent the firm in one-on-one interactions with clients, consultants, and reviewing agencies.
  • Design community engagement processes and communication plans.
  • Support marketing and business development activities.
  • Represent WRNS at conferences and in interactions with clients, consultants, and potential applicants.