Junior Architect Position at studioMDA in New York City

studioMDA is a multidisciplinary architecture and design firm, based in New York and founded in 2002 by Markus Dochantschi. studioMDA has worked extensively across the United States, and internationally in countries such as Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Ireland, Germany, Peru, Chile, Cambodia, The Democratic Republic of Congo and Malawi.

studioMDA‘s work includes high-end and affordable residential, cultural, commercial, institutional, mixed-use, and architectural design competitions. Throughout the last sixteen years, the studio has designed and built over a dozen art galleries and over one hundred art booths and exhibitions. studioMDA works at multiple scales, from product design to urban planning, and collaborates with a wide range of arts, engineers and construction professionals from the very beginning of each project. Currently, the office is expanding its portfolio of cultural projects with the Faurschou Foundation in Brooklyn, the new Andrew Kreps Gallery in Tribeca, and a private art museum in Thailand.

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Offer details:

: Junior/Intermediate Architect

Company: studioMDA ⚠️ REMEMBER! This position is open ONLY to Architect-US Members. If you want to be considered for this position, please register in our Job+J1 Visa Program and upload your CV and Portfolio so the Selection Committee can assess your eligibility.
Location: Manhattan, New York
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Length of the Program: 12-18 months


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture
  • Experience working on cultural projects is a plus
  • Proficiency with Rhino, AutoCAD, and Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)
  • Ability to work closely with the team from schematic design to completion
  • Strong design sense and attention to detail.
  • 3D Modeling experience is necessary

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  • Hello good evening, if I am interested to be able to carry out the visa process and work as an architect, I meet the requested requirements, I would like to know what I should do to continue with this opportunity.

    • Hi Diego,

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