Careers

At Rotwein + Blake we believe our greatest investment is in our people. We are renowned for promoting a culture that provides a challenging, collaborative and rewarding environment, empowering our professionals to grow and prosper. If you have a passion for architecture and wish to work with some of the industry’s most innovative minds, we invite you to join our firm.

We are currently seeking applicants for the following position(s).

Interior Designer- Intermediate

Our Interior Design practice is growing.   We are looking for an Interior Designer with 5 – 7 years of corporate interiors experience who is ready to embark on design challenges and creative opportunities. Candidate must be a self-starter, highly organized and work efficiently to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Market sectors include Corporate Headquarters, Tenant Improvement, and Multi-family/Mixed Use.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the interior design process and design principles
  • Team leader on interior design projects and collaborate with the Interior Design Director
  • Participate in programming project requirements with end users, space planning, and concept design sessions; Prepare meeting notes and follow-ups for design meetings
  • Participate in Field Survey of proposed space and square footage calculations
  • Demonstrate experience in selecting interior finishes, color selections, furniture and furnishings selections, and lighting selection
  • Develop FF+E specifications and establishing budget with clients; and monitor procurement process of FF+E while working with major manufacturer dealers
  • Work with the Quality Assurance team on project reviews and planning code requirements
  • Investigate material and construction costs options as it relates to project budget
  • Organize and prepare material product specifications
  • Participate in project production, develop detailed design concepts, produce contract documents, construction administration
  • Coordinate work with other consultants and disciplines
  • Assist other Interior Designers and Architects on staff
  • Meet with product representatives and assist with the resource library and CAD library maintenance

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture or Interior Design
  • 5+ years’ experience on corporate projects
  • Strong Design portfolio
  • Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office, InDesign
  • Proficiency in Revit AutoCAD, AutoCad 2015+, and 3D modeling
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and experience working on small project teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • NCIDQ or CID certification desired but not required
  • LEED accreditation desired but not required
  • Virtual Design skills desired

Qualified candidates, please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to iturner@rb-arch.com

Senior Project Architect

We are seeking a full time Senior Project Architect with 5+ years of experience to manage all phases of architectural projects with demonstrated technical expertise on projects of various scales and complexities.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all project documents including plans, sections, details, etc. as part of a complete construction document package/set
  • Provide project team leadership in coordinating execution of design intent into the construction documentation, specifications, and throughout construction administration
  • Manage project timelines, schedules, resources and project budget
  • Resolve complex technical/design issues and provide guidance to team and consultants
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy of technical documents
  • Understand the constructability of design in context with building systems, codes, materials, etc.
  • Provide final review and approvals of all code analysis, material selections, and specifications

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years minimum experience in architectural practice
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Architecture
  • Architectural license in New Jersey
  • Experience in schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction administration required
  • Demonstrate understanding of project process and implementation
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership, communication and relationship-management skills
  • Experienced in client interaction
  • Able to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and 3-D visualization tools
  • Revit skills required
  • Proficient in Creative Adobe Suite applications
  • Strong knowledge of building codes required
  • Professional registration considered a plus
  • LEED accreditation considered a plus

Qualified candidates, please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to iturner@rb-arch.com

Architect

We are seeking a full time creative and motivated Architect with 0-5 years of experience to join our team and assist our senior staff in all phases of project design.

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to contribute to all phases of a project from Schematic Design through Construction Administration
  • Strong design skills as well as excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong technical skills including proficiency with AutoCAD, Graphic programs including Sketchup, VRay, Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite; Revit knowledge a must
  • Strong presentation and organizational skills
  • Architectural license in New Jersey and New York or seeking licensure

Qualified candidates, please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to iturner@rb-arch.com