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; a residential tower in Quito, Ecuador; medical education and research facilities in Sao Paulo, Brazil; a hospital in Cartagena, Colombia; and mixed-use developments in China and Singapore.

Architectural Designer

Safdie Architects is seeking young 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.

Headquartered in Somerville, MA with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Toronto, and Jerusalem 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. 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, 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.

Headquartered in Somerville, MA with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Toronto, and Jerusalem 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. 

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

Junior Interior Designer

Safdie Architects is seeking a junior interior designer with excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment, to join their international design practice.

Safdie Architects conceives of the interior design for many of the projects undertaken by the firm in order to ensure the overall design is holistically integrated. The interior design team works hand in hand with the architectural teams to design spaces across all scales and all project types, from concept design through construction administration.

As a key member of the team, the junior interior designer will work directly with one or more designers to assist in the smooth running of the department and the successful delivery of interior design scope within the firm’s projects. Main duties include:

  • Assist with the development of design concepts through models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats
  • Provide design and documentation support during all phases of a project from concept design through construction administration
  • Work with product representatives, furniture dealers, vendors, and fabricators to support project needs
  • Assist in the research of products, materials, and precedents
  • Participate in the selection, presentation, and documentation of materials and FF&E schedules
  • Coordinate vendor presentations and material library organization

Candidates must be highly motivated, have the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment across multiple project efforts, and possess a willingness to assume both project-wide and office-related responsibilities.

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; a residential tower in Quito, Ecuador; a library in Boise, Idaho; medical education and research facilities in Sao Paulo, Brazil; a hospital in Cartagena, Colombia; and mixed-use developments in China and Singapore.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture
  • 1-2 years professional experience
  • Knowledge of graphic programs (Adobe Suite), Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Proficient in CAD and Revit; experience in Rhino 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 IDemployment@safdiearchitects.com

Marketing Coordinator

Are you passionate about architecture and how it is taken from concept to reality? Safdie Architects is looking for a dynamic and resourceful marketing coordinator to join their team in Somerville.

Within a highly collaborative studio, you will work directly with the firm’s leadership (alongside project teams) to share the firm’s work externally. As a key member of the marketing team, the role offers an integrated mix of pursuit marketing, public relations, and general communications.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Development and production of qualifications and proposals; interview and conference presentations;  short-run publications; look-books and other marketing collateral;
  • Graphic design templates, guidelines and visual standards;
  • Coordination of the business development process with leadership team;
  • Assistance with the planning of firm and project related events;
  • Firm website maintenance oversight;
  • Opportunities to support the architectural team on design competitions and assist the external teams and designers working on exhibitions and publications of the firm’s work.

Our ideal candidate:  

  • Embraces and adapts newest marketing trends within the A/E/C Industry;
  • Has a personal interest or background in art / architecture;
  • Enjoys developing visual designs and persuasive graphics;
  • Thrives in a collaborative, engaging and fast-paced environment;
  • Is proactive, resourceful and self-motivated.

Prerequisites:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Art, Journalism, English or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in marketing within an architecture or design firm
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Acrobat, and Microsoft Suite required
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator required, and Open Asset preferred

Please submit your current resume with salary requirements, and examples of recent work to employment@safdiearchitects.com. For the work/writing samples, we are looking for examples demonstrating graphic and writing ability related to the requirements above.