We seek talented collaborators to join the practice. We welcome highly motivated candidates who can work effectively in a team environment and contribute new insights into our office culture. Current openings are listed below.

Headquartered in Somerville, MA with offices in Toronto, Jerusalem, Singapore and Shanghai to support ongoing projects, Safdie Architects is constantly engaged in the design of a diverse range of projects in terms of building type, scale and geographic location. Current work in design and construction includes an expansion of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore; several master planning and mixed-use developments in the USA and Canada; a luxury hotel in Saudi Arabia; and mixed-use developments in China and Singapore.

Architectural Designer

Safdie Architects is seeking talented designers with exceptional creativity and communication skills to join their design practice. The position requires experience in the production of concept, schematic and design development documents for large scale, programmatically complex public and private projects. The architectural designer will be involved on a project from concept through completion, working directly with Moshe Safdie and the firm’s Design Principals to develop and execute the design.
In addition to an aptitude for design and problem solving, candidates must be highly motivated and can work effectively in a collaborative team environment. Safdie Architects relies heavily on the building of physical models, the use of advanced digital design software and techniques, rapid-prototyping, etc. – candidates must have demonstrated skills in these areas.
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite and rendering software (EnScape, Lumion, VRay)
  • Excellent visual and verbal communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of REVIT and experience with BIM preferred
  • All applicants must have the authorization to work within the United States
Aside from involvement on the architectural projects, designers will have the opportunity to work on research driven efforts and assist with publications and exhibitions.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples in PDF format to employment@safdiearchitects.com

Design Architect

Safdie Architects is seeking experienced architects with exceptional design, communication, and leadership skills to join their design practice. Design Architects work directly with Moshe Safdie and the firm’s Principals to develop design concepts and architectural ideas and are responsible for organizing and coordinating the efforts of all members of the design team across multiple projects concurrently. Given the diversity of the firm’s projects, with regards to project type, scale and geographic location, Design Architects need to be extremely nimble and be comfortable working within such diversity.

Candidates must be able to effectively supervise and lead teams of junior architects, have demonstrated experience developing and maintaining communication between architects and consultants and a strong knowledge of the design and detailing of complex projects. The position requires experience in the production of concept, schematic and design development documents for large scale, programmatically complex public and private projects. In addition to managing a team and being proficient with the tools of design, candidates need to be keen on being involved directly in the production of design studies, presentations, and drawings.

  • Strong basis in dealing with rational and complex geometries
  • An investigative nature and superior problem-solving skills
  • Adept at leading and directing engineering consultants and collaborators
  • Expertise in AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite and rendering software
  • Strong working knowledge of REVIT and experience with BIM preferred
  • All applicants must have the authorization to work within the United States

Candidates must be highly motivated, can work effectively in a collaborative team environment and possess a willingness to assume both project-wide and office-related responsibility.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples in PDF format to employment@safdiearchitects.com

Architectural Intern - Summer 2024

Safdie Architects is seeking interns with exceptional creativity and communication skills. The studio is constantly engaged in the design of a diverse range of projects in terms of building type, scale and geographic location. Interns will be involved in the production of concept, schematic and design development documents for large scale, programmatically complex public and private projects. Candidates will work directly with the firm's Principals, including Moshe Safdie, to develop and execute designs and may be asked to assist with research driven efforts, publications and exhibitions.

In addition to an aptitude for design and problem solving, candidates must be highly motivated and work effectively in a collaborative team environment. Safdie Architects relies heavily on the building of physical models, the use of advanced digital design software and techniques and looks to the design staff to bring in new knowledge to expand the firm's capabilities. Candidates must have demonstrated skills in these areas:


  • AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite and rendering software (EnScape, Lumion, Vray)
  • Excellent visual and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of REVIT and experience with BIM preferred
  • All applicants must have the authorization to work within the United States


Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to employment@safdiearchitects.com.

Application deadline: March 15, 2024