CAREERS

 

OTJ is a premier architecture and interior architecture firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and New York, NY.  For nearly 30 years we have experienced an unparalleled and uninterrupted growth trajectory fueled by the design of award winning projects for leading organizations across North America.  We are now poised to expand our reach as well as service offerings and are seeking talented individuals to join a dynamic, collaborative workplace that welcomes fresh ideas. OTJ offers a rich benefits package that includes a fully paid medical plan as well as discounted dental, vision, and short term disability insurance. OTJ also provides company paid long term disability insurance and a 2% contribution to a retirement plan that is fully vested upon the employee’s 90th day of employment.

 

 


 

 

TO APPLY:

All candidates should submit their resume and relevant work samples to our Director of Human Resources and Operations, Jordana Coppola: coppola@otj.com

 

 


 

 

MARKETING/PROPOSAL MANAGER

Reports to:

·         Vice President of Marketing

 

Supervises:

·         Marketing Coordinator(s) as assigned

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field

·         Experience marketing A/E/C services or professional services with an emphasis on complex, procurement-driven proposal writing

·         Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.)

·         Superior writing skills with an eye for graphic design

·         Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

·         Superior organizational skills

·         Ability to manage multiple projects at once to meet tight deadlines

·         Superior interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage a team in a fast paced environment

·         Knowledge of AIA contract documents preferred

·         Knowledge of Deltek and Salesforce preferred

 

Responsibilities:

·         Serve as assigned studios’ point-person for the development of capability statements, proposals, and presentations

·         Review all assigned studios’ capability statements, proposals, and presentations for highest standard of quality and responsiveness to RFP requirements

·         Manage junior-level resources as assigned (Marketing Coordinators) to guarantee that deadlines are met and ensure best and highest utilization of staff

·         Take hands-on, lead role in the development of complex RFP responses notably for government, academic, or cultural organizations

·         Working in conjunction with VP of Marketing, develop custom content for successful completion of proposals and presentations, white papers, case studies, etc.

·         Manage the completion of AIA documents including Certificate of Substantial Completion, Owner/Contract Agreement, etc.

 

Required Years of Experience: 4-8

 


 

PROJECT DESIGNER – REVIT, COMMERCIAL INTERIORS (MIAMI, FL)

Reports To:

·        Partner-in-Charge, Studio Director, or senior staff

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Demonstrates creative and technical experience in Interior Design/Architecture

·         Proficient in Revit

·         Knowledgeable in other design software

·         Keen design sense and detail oriented

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Can run a project is client facing

 

Responsibilities:

·         Performs tasks in each of the five project phases: Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Bidding and Construction Administration

·         Responsible for assisting on multiple projects, in any project phase

·         Effective planning, scheduling, and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         May assist in the management of less complex projects, under the supervision of a senior staff member

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Supervision and guidance from senior staff, Studio Directors and/or Partners

 

Required Years of Experience: 3-6

 


 

SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT

Reports To:

·        Partner-in-Charge or Studio Director

 

Supervises:

·        Assigned project personnel

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·        Demonstrates technical competence in architecture and/or interior design

·        Ability to manage many projects and multiple tasks within projects simultaneously (projects maybe highly complex)

·        Keen design sense and detail oriented

·        Knowledgeable in REVIT and other design software

·        Strong leadership skills

·        Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·        Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·        Thorough knowledge of local building codes, project costs, and contracts

·        May have extra accreditation/certifications/licenses that allow him/her to share his/her knowledge with the studio

 

Responsibilities:

·        Performs tasks in each of the five project phases: SD, DD, CD, Bidding and Negotiation, and CA

·        Management, supervision, and coordination of staff efforts and consultants on multiple projects of varying size and scope

·        Effective planning, scheduling, and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·        Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ values

·        Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·        Requires little or no guidance and supervision by Studio Directors, Partners, and/or Managing Partner

 

Required Years of Experience: 7+ (depending on performance)

 


 

PROJECT ARCHITECT – REVIT, PRODUCTION, TECHNICAL POSITION

Reports To:

·        Partner-in-Charge or Studio Director

 

Supervises:

·        Assigned project personnel

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·        Demonstrates technical competence in architecture and/or interior design

·        At least intermediate level in Revit

·        Ability to manage many projects and multiple tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may be highly complex)

·        Leads in organizing the drawing, BIM modeling efforts.

·        Coordinates the work of Consultants.

·        Keen design sense and detail oriented

·        Knowledgeable in CAD and other design software

·        Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·        Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·        Mentor junior staff and assist in the development of future project architects

·        Thorough knowledge of building codes, project costs, etc.

 

Responsibilities:

·        Performs tasks in each of the five project phases: SD, DD, CD, Bidding and Negotiation, and CA

·        Management, supervision, and coordination of staff efforts and consultants on multiple projects of varying size and scope

·        Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ values

·        Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·        Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed

·        Requires little or no guidance and supervision by Studio Directors, Partners, and/or Managing Partner

 

Required Years of Experience: 6+ from accredited Bachelor/Master Degree in Architecture (or equivalent; license not required; may have extra accreditation/certifications/licenses)

 


 

PROJECT DESIGNER

Reports To:

·        Partner-in-Charge, Studio Director, or senior staff

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Demonstrates technical competence in Interior Design

·         Can do production: Construction Documents

·         Proficient in Revit (CAD knowledge a plus)

·         Knowledgeable in other design software

·         Keen design sense and detail oriented

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Developing knowledge of building codes

·         3D Rendering a plus

 

Responsibilities:

·         Performs tasks in each of the five project phases: SD, DD, CD, Bidding and CA

·         Responsible for assisting on multiple projects, in any project phase

·         Effective planning, scheduling, and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         May assist in the management of less complex projects, under the supervision of a senior staff member

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Assists in marketing and business development efforts when needed

·         Supervision and guidance from senior staff, Studio Directors and/or Partners

 

Required Years of Experience: 4-6

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