Project Manager, Hudson Valley Design Lab

Poughkeepsie, NY

MASS is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable architectural designer and project manager to join our team at the Hudson Valley Design Lab. MASS seeks to create innovative design approaches that improve people’s lives in measurable ways. We create environments that promote health and dignity. Throughout the construction process, we collaborate with the communities our buildings will serve, approaching every project as a chance to invest in their future. Our work has expanded to a portfolio of design services that spans architectural design, master planning, landscape architecture, urban design, engineering, and strategic planning. This person will work collaboratively and across disciplines to tackle unique and focused design problems, and will have the creativity and judgment to meet the unique challenges each presents.


  • 5-7 years of experience working on all phases of the design process
  • degree in architecture design
  • licensure recommended, but not required
  • effectively applies MASS methodology and enforces high project standards
  • the ability to maintain flexibility and humility toward the clients and communities we serve
  • a deep understanding of the fiduciary and contractual responsibilities of a professional architect
  • the ability to complete and manage reports, estimates, and budgets
  • the ability to openly and effectively communicate with clients and senior staff as well as mentor and train junior staff
  • proficiency in Adobe Suite, AutoCad and Rhino; proficiency in Revit preferred


We’re looking for candidates that possess topical backgrounds in the following work areas, please highlight your experience in:

  • Legacy Cities: Planning & Designing for Renewed Urban Investment
  • Forgotten Landscapes
  • Community Development: Affordable & Supportive Housing
  • Education, Learning and Behavior Change
  • Food Justice: Agricultural & Food System Resilience
  • Incarceration & Prisons
  • Measuring Health and Wellbeing in the Built Environment