Job Openings

Senior Graphic Designer / Environments
Immediate
We have an immediate opening for a talented graphic designer working in our Environments Team, which operates at the intersection of graphic design, architecture, and experience design.

You will be able to work on a wide range of cultural and commercial environmental design projects, from museums to large-scale architecture projects, often in tandem. The projects usually include experiential and wayfinding aspects, often have a technological component.

You are:

  • Both analytical and creative
  • Interested in spatial aspects of design
  • Interested in materiality and the physicality of design
  • Interested in refinement and detailing of your designs
  • Equally interested in all stages of the process, from conceptualizing and designing over documentation to managing prototyping/production
  • You feel most comfortable in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that demands a high degree of adaptability while maintaining the utmost quality of work.

A minimum of 5 years of professional experience is preferred.

Please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to jobinquiries@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Please include “Environments Designer” in the subject line.
Production Designer / Environments
Immediate
We have an immediate opening for a talented production designer working in our Environments Team, which operates at the intersection of graphic design, architecture, and experience design.

You will be able to work on a wide range of cultural, institutional and retail environmental design projects, from museums to large-scale architecture projects, often in tandem. The projects usually include experiential and wayfinding aspects, often have a technological component. The studio is a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that demands a high degree of adaptability while maintaining the utmost quality of work.

You will work closely with the Technical Director and become an integral part of the Environmental / Experiential Graphic Design team. This position will allow the production designer to learn and grow and become proficient in all aspects of the environmental graphics, including signage design and graphics, interpretive graphics, and exhibit graphics. We are looking for someone who is motivated, creative, a self-starter and well organized to work with a small team of designers and architects.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Technical Director with contract document production including design development and design intent documentation, specifications, and RFP / bid documentation
  • Provide architectural modeling in Rhino 3D and Autocad drawing in 2D
  • Provide detailing, design engineering and value engineering efforts in conjunction with the design and technical teams
  • Assist in maintaining and coordination of signage construction supervision
  • Maintain overview of all fabricator shop drawing and copy layout submissions, including shop and site inspections
  • Assist in the coordination of the signage fabricator, or other vendor, from bid award thru final installation

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent, in Graphic Design or Architecture
  • 1 - 3 years work experience in graphic design / architecture or related field
  • Basic knowledge of architectural drawing principles
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites (Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop), Autocad, and Rhino 3D
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and SketchUp a plus

Please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to jobinquiries@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Please include “Production Designer” in the subject line.
Senior Architect/Designer
Immediate
We have an immediate opening on our Architecture Design team for an exceptionally talented designer with 4-6+ years experience. We're looking for a range of skill sets at a variety of scales, from architecture and interiors to industrial design.

Candidates should have strong conceptual skills and design sensibilities, It is essential that candidates are fluent in working through all stages of the design process from initial concept iterations to technical production of drawings sets with knowledge of construction methodology. One must have the ability to work flexibly in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment while being self-motivated to manage your own schedule while participating in a variety of simultaneous projects. Candidates must have experience managing other team members throughout the course of a projects, and have excellent coordination and communication skills with outside consultants.

Please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to jobinquiries@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Include “Senior Architect/Designer” in the subject line of your email.
Junior Architectural Designer
Immediate
2x4 is currently seeking a junior architect, with 1-3 years professional experience, to join our Architecture Design team.

Applicants should demonstrate strong conceptual design abilities and an interest in design thinking at a range of scales. Previous professional experience with a focus on interiors and environments is a plus.

The position will require work at all phases of document production, as well as the ability to make presentation-level renderings and physical models. Proficiency in Rhino and other 3D modeling software, as well as AutoCAD and Adobe Suite will also be considered as key requirements.

Please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to jobinquiries@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Include “Junior Architectural Designer” in the subject line of your email.
Intern / Branding
Immediate
Our New York office is accepting applicants for an internship position on our branding team to begin in early 2018. This position will provide training on and exposure to a range of branding and design projects. Successful applicants are expected to commit to a three-month internship – with the possibility to extend to six months. The internship is full-time and is a paid position.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • A creative portfolio that demonstrates a strong design sensibility, conceptual clarity, and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to internships@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Please include “Branding Internship” in the subject line.
Intern / Architecture
Fall
Our New York office is accepting applicants for a fall-winter internship position on our architecture team. This position will provide training on and exposure to a range of architectural projects and scales at different stages of design. Successful applicants are expected to commit to a three-month internship – with the possibility to extend to six months. The internship is full-time and is a paid position.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • A creative portfolio that demonstrates a strong design sensibility, conceptual clarity, and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Rhino, AutoCAD, and Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign).
  • Excellent physical modeling craftsmanship.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Conceptual and material research.
  • Drafting and digital modeling to assist with furthering concepts and for documentation.
  • Presentation-level physical model making.
  • Communicating with vendors and suppliers.
  • Administrative and organizational tasks.

Please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to internships@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Please include “Architecture Internship” in the subject line.

Submissions

Internships at 2x4
If you are interested in an internship at 2x4, please send a cv and portfolio in pdf format to internships@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Please be certain to name files with your name and the word "internship" (ie John_Doe_internship.pdf rather than portfolio.pdf, etc) and optimize the file size for easy transmittal. We will be in touch as soon as possible and will arrange an appointment to meet should your qualifications meet our current needs.

General Submissions
If you are interested in job opportunities at 2x4, please send a cv and portfolio in pdf format to jobinquiries@2x4.org along with a letter of interest. Please be certain to name files with your name (ie John_Doe_CV.pdf rather than portfolio.pdf) and optimize the file size for easy transmittal. We will be in touch as soon as possible and will arrange an appointment to meet should your qualifications meet our current needs.
Do not send printed matter or original work to the studio.
We cannot be responsible for nor can we return original work.