Careers

Careers

Our work environment is collaborative, sometimes hectic, but always positive. We’re an award-winning firm whose team members are fun, family-oriented, and good at what they do. Our projects have been featured in a variety of publications from ARCHITECT magazine to The Wall Street Journal. 

KSS Architects is an architecture, planning, and interior design firm with offices in New York, Philadelphia, and Princeton. Since our founding in 1983, we have built an impressive portfolio of work for clients who are leaders in education, land development, commercial real estate, and corporate environments. We founded our practice on the strength of a collegial approach to problem-solving. Since then, an expanding circle of clients in a variety of markets has relied on our dedication, creativity, and ability to bring a project to successful, timely completion. The proof is in our growing body of acclaimed designs, ranging from research laboratories to inner-city revitalization to large-scale industrial complexes. 

 

  • Intern Architect (1-3 years’ experience)

    This position is for a full-time intern on the path to licensure with one to three years of experience. We are looking for a creative, talented and team-oriented candidate. You should be passionate about design, work well across multiple teams, and communicate your ideas and approach in a clear and thoughtful manner. You will work collectively with our dynamic firm to develop innovative and thoughtful solutions for a wide range of clients and project types. 

    This role will be located in the Princeton or New York City office.

    Requirements and skills:

    • Strong design and conceptual development skills and a passion for design excellence
    • Ability to work closely and collaboratively on a project team
    • Highly organized, with an eye for detail and ability to iterate design ideas
    • Strong and respectful verbal and written skills; within the office and with consultants, contractors and clients
    • A commitment to responsibility, integrity, and accuracy
    • Some experience with client interface preferred
    • Strong design and visualization skills
    • Fluency with REVIT, AUTOCAD and 3-D modeling programs and Adobe Creative Suite
    • Legal working status in the United States
    • On path to licensure
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

    Preferred:

    • LEED accreditation

    Salary: Based on experience. 

    To apply: Complete the online application form, attach your resume and sample pages of your work HERE.

    KSS offers competitive compensation packages; full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance; 401(k)/Roth with company match.

  • Project Architect (5-7 years’ experience)

    We are looking for a creative, talented and team-oriented project architect. You should be passionate about design, work well with people, and communicate your ideas and approach in a clear and thoughtful manner. You will work collectively with our dynamic firm to develop innovative, thoughtful, and technical solutions for a wide range of clients and project types. 

    This role will be located in the Princeton or New York City office.

    Requirements and skills:

    • Strong design and technical skills and a passion for design excellence
    • Ability to manage project teams, project budget, and workplan
    • Strong experience in organizing design and construction documentation
    • Highly organized, with an eye for detail, strong technical skills, and problem solving
    • Strong and respectful verbal and written skills; within the office and with consultants, contractors and clients
    • Experience and ability to lead internal project workflow, planning, and budgeting
    • A commitment to responsibility, integrity, and accuracy
    • Experience with client interface, networking and relationship building
    • Strong design and visualization skills
    • Fluency with REVIT, AUTOCAD and 3-D modeling programs and Adobe Creative Suite
    • Legal working status in the United States
    • Registered Architect
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment 

    Preferred:

    • LEED accreditation

    Salary: Based on experience

    Instructions: Complete the online application form, attach your resume and sample pages of your work HERE.

    KSS offers competitive compensation packages; full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance; 401(k)/Roth with company match.

  • Senior Accountant

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Enter project budget and funding based on information included in the contract documents and provided by Project Managers
    • Responsible for creation of accurate client invoices in compliance with contract terms and accounting schedule; work with consultants and Project Managers to ensure terms are set prior to initial invoicing
    • Assist with research and collaborate in tracking and correcting project and project team financial strength in relation to firm goals for Project Managers, Controller and Partners
    • Collection management, collaborate with Project Managers and Partners to resolve outstanding AR issues and confirm documentation of collection activities
    • Process Accounts Payable transactions for Consultants
    • Review, approve and communicate release of sub consultant payments
    • Reconcile and close out all projects to ensure all revenue has been billed and all time and expenses have been recorded in order to accurately report the profitable on the project to the Controller and Partners
    • Provide additional financial and project accounting support as needed (ex. Quarterly and year end close, additional service development, etc.)
    • Participate in developing critical systems and process tools to help create a continuum of progress related to Architect, Accounting and Marketing collaboration

    Qualifications:

    • 4-Yr Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting with a minimum of 5+ years accounting experience
    • Deltek experience a plus; proficient with MS Office applications
    • Accounting experience in A/E/C industry desirable
    • Must be self-motivated, well-organized, detail-oriented and able to work well independently and as part of a team; critical thinking is essential
    • Requires personable and professional face-to-face, telephone and email communications

    To apply for this position, please use the following URL to access and complete our application form and upload your resume HERE.

    KSS offers competitive compensation packages; full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance; 401(k)/Roth with company match. 

  • Accountant

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Enter project budget and funding based on information included in the contract documents and provided by Project Managers
    • Responsible for creation of accurate client invoices in compliance with contract terms and accounting schedule; work with consultants and Project Managers to ensure terms are set prior to initial invoicing
    • Assist with research and collaborate in tracking and correcting project and project team financial strength in relation to firm goals for Project Managers, Controller and Partners
    • Collection management, collaborate with Project Managers and Partners to resolve outstanding AR issues and confirm documentation of collection activities
    • Process Accounts Payable transactions for Consultants
    • Review, approve and communicate release of sub consultant payments
    • Reconcile and close out all projects to ensure all revenue has been billed and all time and expenses have been recorded in order to accurately report the profitable on the project to the Controller and Partners
    • Provide additional financial and project accounting support as needed (ex. Quarterly and year end close, additional service development, etc.)
    • Participate in developing critical systems and process tools to help create a continuum of progress related to Architect, Accounting and Marketing collaboration

    Qualifications:

    • 4-Yr Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting with 0-3 years’ accounting experience
    • Deltek experience a plus; proficient with MS Office applications
    • Accounting experience in A/E/C industry desirable
    • Must be self-motivated, well-organized, detail-oriented and able to work well independently and as part of a team; critical thinking is essential
    • Requires personable and professional face-to-face, telephone and email communications

    To apply for this position, please use the following URL to access and complete our application form and upload your resume HERE.

    KSS offers competitive compensation packages; full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance; 401(k)/Roth with company match. 

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