Our office was founded by nationally renowned architect Vincent Cusumano in 1997.   

TODAY VCA IS HAVING TREMENDOUS SUCCESS AND HAS SEEN GROWTH THROUGH A WIDE VARIETY OF PROJECTS.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUING OUR SUCCESS BY PROVIDING CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS COUPLED WITH THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE

Our Clients 


OUR PRINCIPAL

VINCENT CUSUMANO, AIA NCARB

VCA IS LED BY VINCENT CUSUMANO, AIA WHO IS NATIONALLY CERTIFIED AND LICENSED IN TWENTY-SEVEN STATES.  BEFORE OPENING THE FIRM, VINCENT GAINED EXPERIENCE AS A SENIOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER FOR THE RENOWNED FIRMS OF SKIDMORE OWINGS & MERRILL, SWANKE HAYDEN & CONNELL, AND PHILLIPS JANSON.  AS PRINCIPAL, VINCENT OVERSEES THE FIRM'S PROJECTS FROM CONCEPTION AND PROGRAMMING THROUGH COMPLETION AND MOVE-IN. 

THE VCA STAFF

In addition to Vincent's of over 25 years of experience, we offer our clients a highly professional staff, all of whom hold architectural degrees and are well-versed in the latest computer-aided design and drafting technologies; specializing in construction and renovation work. Everyone in our firm from our project managers to our junior architects both value the business-client relationship and work hard to strengthen that bond.  

technology

In our commitment to offer the highest level of service, VCA uses the most current Auto-Cad software and equipment available.  The computer renderings found in our portfolio, which are produced solely by our in-house staff, utilize this technology.  In turn, these renderings assist the client to visualize the proposed design prior to construction which has become an essential tool in the design process at VCA.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

SENIOR ARCHITECT 

VCA is seeking a project manager for Corporate Interior, Retail, Commercial Base Building, Hospitality and Mixed Use projects.

Requirements:

  • Creative, self-motivated, and ambitious
  • Professional representative and client liaison.
  • Ability to manage project budget hours and architectural team members.
  • Project Management Skills:
    • Manage staff of 2 to 3 persons per project.
    • Capable of managing 2 to 3 projects simultaneously. 
    • Includes originating and maintenance of meeting minutes,
    • Production of construction documents,
    • Coordination of Structural and MEP Engineers
    • Shop drawing review and coordination.
    • Preparation of Building Department filings. 
    • Provide project schedule and maintenance of schedule.  Meet project schedule deadlines.
    • Providing project construction costs analysis utilizing in house software.
  • Thorough knowledge of International Building Code, NYC Building Code and Handicap ADA Code  
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Outlook and Excel. 
  • Drafting skills utilizing AutoCAD 2000, 2010, 2012 & 2015. 
  • Ability to provide a thorough set of construction documents without supervision.
  • Required to have knowledge of construction means and methods and detailing.
  • Ability to work occasional overtime.
  • Looking for growth through a long-term employment.

Portfolio illustrating the above required.

Bachelors of Architecture Degree required.

Salary: competitive with NYC market

Bi-annual review and bonus opportunities.

Health insurance benefits

Eligibility for 401K after 1 year employment.

Paid Vacation and Sick time.

Opportunity for Associate and percentage of profit.

Position available immediately.

JUNIOR ARCHITECT 

VCA is seeking a Junior Architect for Corporate Interior, Retail, Mixed Use, Commercial Base Building and Hospitality projects.

Requirements:

  • Self-motivated, ambitious, and a creative thinker.
  • Professional representative of the firm.
  • 1-3 years of utilizing AutoCAD 2000, 2010, 2012 & 2015
  • 1-3 years of architectural firm experience.
    • Required: Letter of recommendation from a former employer and or references.
    • Optional: Architectural Portfolio
  • Experience using Microsoft Outlook and Excel. 
  • Ability to provide a thorough set of construction documents, with minor supervision.
  • Knowledge of construction means, methods, and detailing.
  • Ability to work occasional overtime.
  • Looking for growth through a long-term employment relationship.
  • Bachelors of Architecture Degree.

Salary: Competitive with NYC Markets

Bi-annual review and bonus opportunities.

Health insurance benefits

401K Plan eligibility after 1 year employment

Position available immediately

DESIGN INTERN

VCA is also accepting applications for internships of aspiring architects who are skilled enough to produce timely projects through knowledge in construction documents phase.

All internships are competitive with NYC internship rates

Qualifications

  • Self-motivated, ambitious, and a creative thinker.
  • Professional representative of the firm.
  • At least 2 years experience in accredited college or university in the field of architecture
  • 1-3 years of utilizing AutoCAD 2000, 2010, 2012 & 2015

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