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 Princeton, Philadelphia, and New York City. 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. 

If you are interested in joining the KSS team, APPLY HERE.

  • Project Architect

    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 range of client and project types. 

    Requirements and skills:

    • Strong design and technical skills and a passion for design excellence
    • Ability to manage project teams, project budget, and workplan
    • 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, to consultants, contractors, and clients
    • Experience and ability to lead internal project management planning and budgeting
    • A commitment to responsibility, integrity, and accuracy
    • Experience with client interface, networking + 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

    APPLY HERE

  • Interior Designer

    We are looking for a creative, talented, and team-oriented interior designer. The ideal candidate 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 range of client and project types. 

    Requirements and skills:

    • Strong creative design and drawing skills, graphic, and oral design presentation skills
    • Experience in all aspects of interior design practice, including programming, design, detailing, furniture planning and selection, and/or finishes preferred
    • Corporate, workplace, and institutional project experience
    • Ability to manage project teams, project budget, and workplan
    • Ability to manage and mentor junior designers
    • Have a working knowledge  of industry standards, codes, and construction design
    • Highly organized, with an eye for detail, strong technical skills, and problem-solving
    • Strong and respectful verbal and written skills; within the office, to consultants, contractors, and clients
    • Familiarity with manufacturers of major furniture, matierals, and finish
    • A commitment to responsibility, integrity, and accuracy
    • Experience with client interface, networking + 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
    • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year CIDA accredited Interior Design program or equivalent
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • FF&E design and documentation including preliminary budgets

    Preferred:

    • LEED accreditation
    • NCIDQ certified or pursuing certification

    Salary: Based on experience

    APPLY HERE

  • Marketing Coordinator

    The Marketing Department plays a significant role in communicating our firm’s mission and values, and strategically aligning these with those of potential clients and projects. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate their ideas and approach in a clear and thoughtful manner, work well within a collaborative team atmosphere and should be passionate about the AEC industry.

    The Marketing Coordinator will support a wide breadth of department responsibilities, in a dynamic and high-energy environment. The ideal candidate possesses a bachelor’s degree at minimum and 1-3 years of experience in a marketing/proposal development role for a professional services firm. A degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Writing or a related discipline is preferred. Experience with project lifecycles, marketing campaigns, design, and/or the A/E/C industry is a plus.

    Marketing Coordinator Role and Responsibilities:

    The Marketing Coordinator will support a wide breadth of projects, including proposal development, graphics development, content development, communications and public relations, opportunity forecasting, website maintenance, and internal/external coordination:

    • Prepare, edit, and assemble proposals, qualifications, presentations ranging in size and complexity from single page letters to multi-volume bound submissions.
    • Prepare presentations and interview materials for client interviews, speaking opportunities, and other engagements.
    • Collaborate with design teams, administration, consultants, and partner firms.
    • Plan, organize, and maintain accurate website pages, project pages, resumes, business cards, and other project-related data for marketing use.
    • Format, edit, and graphics creation for web, digital, and print collateral.
    • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand
    • Develop graphic content including organizational charts, infographics, tables, and other technical and non-technical graphics that stay in line with brand standards
    • Support the coordination of conferences, speaking engagements, professional networking events, and company events.
    • Accomplish additional miscellaneous as-needed projects to support marketing campaign developments and targeted efforts, ex. social/professional networking presence, email blasts.

    Required Skills and Capabilities:

    • Fluent in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Adobe Acrobat/Reader, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
    • Effective verbal, interpersonal, and written communication.
    • Ability to work with quick turnaround times while balancing multiple priorities and dynamic workloads with minimal supervision.
    • Creative mindset with understanding of visual language and ability to transform ideas from concept into final product.
    • Ability to execute short-term goals infused with long term initiatives.

     Preferred:

    • Previous experience with content management systems such as Deltek, Open Asset and Tableau. Skills in photography, video production, social media platforms, technical research, data analysis and interactive visualization, interactive software.
    •  Proven graphic design experience.

    APPLY HERE

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