Thank you for your interest in joining DDG. We are continuously searching for talented people to join our team. All applications will be considered in the order they are received. For our current open opportunities please see below.

Open Positions
  • New York
    Architecture Fall Intern
  • New York
    Resident Manager
  • New York
    Development Staff Accountant
  • New York
    Corporate Staff Accountant
  • New York
    Construction Project Manager
  • New York
    Part-Time Porter
  • New York
    Development Manager
  • New York
    Construction Superintendent
New York
Architecture Fall Intern

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its design team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • Assist the design team on all phases of the project from pre-schematic through construction documentation; including but not limited to schematic renderings, physical models and materials research & development;
  • Assist with the preparation of construction drawings and detailing in Revit;
  • Assist in graphic presentations and development of marketing materials; and
  • Report to the project manager on a weekly basis to discuss progress on your work and performance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a NAAB accredited school for Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent in current country of residence;
  • Proficiency with Revit, Adobe Photoshop and Indesign required; Rhino/3ds Max preferred;
  • Ability to develop, communicate and present design concepts;
  • Ability to concurrently work on multiple projects; and
  • Strong attention to detail with a collaborative and congenial spirit.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Intern Development Program (IDP) sponsorship and class credit options available.

Instructions

Please email your cover letter, resume, portfolio (no larger than 10MB) and confirmation if visa sponsorship is required to designcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Architecture Fall Intern – Your Name – September 2017.

New York
Resident Manager

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its property management team to continue and expand its mission of designing and building uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not limited to) the following:

 

  • Provide a friendly and solution-oriented approach to all interactions with residents, colleagues, management, contractors and government officials;
  • Ensure building appearance is maintained to the highest standards for luxury buildings;
  • Maintain and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire suppression systems;
  • Create and maintain all maintenance, safety and service logs as required;
  • Create and maintain building calendar to track servicing, inspections, move-ins, meetings and other events;
  • Supervise, monitor and lead building staff, ensuring DDG standards are met at all times;
  • Report to property manager and Board of Managers on a regular basis;
  • Maintain property compliance with applicable city, state and federal regulations;
  • Be available at all times to manage property emergencies as required;
  • Schedule and supervise maintenance contractors;
  • Keep building clean, organized and properly secured at all times;
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times; and
  • Responsible behavior and punctuality are crucial.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a full-time Manhattan luxury residential / commercial superintendent or lead technical role such as field engineer, operating engineer or HVAC technician and / or equivalent U.S. Military certification;
  • Candidates with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical or electrical engineering from an accredited university or maritime school will be considered in lieu of work experience;
  • Bachelor degree preferred;
  • A minimum of a two-year associates degree in environmental control, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent trade school certification such as system maintenance technician (SMT) or Honeywell, Johnson, Delta, Siemens, Automated Logic, Andover etc. control tech certification;
  • Ability to effectively take direction from management, to take initiative and be proactive;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and make management decisions on a timely basis;
  • Willingness and ability to multi-task;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and great follow-up skills are essential;
  • Computer proficiency, including email and Microsoft Office programs is required;
  • Licensing in mechanical areas, including FDNY certificates of fitness / qualification for standpipe and sprinkler suppression, boiler inspection and operation, refrigeration and universal refrigerant are preferred;
  • Demonstrated technical ability in HVAC, electronics, locksmith, plumbing, etc.;
  • Possession of a Fire Safety Director’s License is preferred; and
  • Knowledge of Building Link is preferred.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience;
  • Live-out position;
  • Ability to earn discretionary bonuses based on performance; and
  • Health Insurance will be provided.

Instructions

Please email resume to propertymanagementcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Resident Manager – NY.

New York
Development Staff Accountant

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its accounting team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

 

The Development Staff Accountant will closely work with all internal teams and third-party entities to perform the role.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not limited to) the following:

 

  • Prepare monthly bank requisitions for construction loan draws;
  • Perform daily cash reconciliations and monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Maintain accounting schedules, perform reconciliations between source documents and accounting system (Sage Construction 300);
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for investors, lenders and internal users;
  • Provide external auditors requested information for year-end audits;
  • Provide tax accountants with requested information to ensure timely filing of city, state and federal requirements;
  • Assist in preparation of deliverables required pursuant to loan agreements and operating agreements; and
  • Assist with special projects and ad hoc reporting requested by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant accounting experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business degree;
  • Public accounting experience preferred;
  • Real estate accounting experience preferred;
  • Strong written communication skills;
  • Self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Desire to interact with senior management;
  • Team player;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel; and
  • Knowledge of Sage Construction 300 and Yardi accounting software preferred.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email resume to accountingcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Development Staff Accountant – NY.

New York
Corporate Staff Accountant

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its accounting department to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

 

The Corporate Staff Accountant will work closely with the Construction, Design, Development, as well as any third-party entities in the performance and execution of all accounting aspects pertaining to the corporate accounting function of a real estate development company.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • Work with Senior Accountants on day-to-day accounting tasks as directed;
  • Assisting with the preparation of intra-company billing within the organization;
  • Prepare cost reconciliation and allocation reviews;
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and year-end financial reporting, including any required journal entry adjustments;
  • Review invoice billing and coding;
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors;
  • Update management as necessary; and
  • Assist with special projects and office management as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant accounting experience;
  • Public accounting experience a plus;
  • Highly intelligent with excellent analytical skills;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel;
  • Ideal candidate is a highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines;
  • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders;
  • Team player;
  • Superior organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of Yardi accounting software a plus; and
  • Undergraduate degree.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email resume to accountingcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Corporate Staff Accountant – NY.

New York
Construction Project Manager

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its construction management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • The construction project manager is accountable for the daily management, supervision, coordination and completion of ground-up construction projects to meet design, cost, schedule and safety objectives;
  • In coordination with the project team, lead development of the initial schedule and budget. Update, maintain, communicate with and manage consultants, subcontractors and vendors to meet scheduling and cost constraints;
  • Work with the design team to provide cost feedback and materials research to drive project decision making to meet ownership requirements;
  • Develop, maintain and oversee the logistics and temporary facilities plan with the project Superintendent;
  • Establish and monitor administrative procedures for the project;
  • Manage trade buy-out procedures including bid list creation, scope leveling and contract negotiation. Strong scope writing and bid leveling skills required;
  • Prepare, execute and administer subcontracts;
  • Review and approve subcontractor and vendor payment applications and miscellaneous invoices;
  • Process project change orders and maintain budget updates as required;
  • Organize, direct and train junior project team members;
  • Lead regularly scheduled project meetings;
  • Manage closeout process; and
  • Actively participate on internal task forces that focus on continuous business improvement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering or equal;
  • Minimum ten years construction experience. New York City high rise project experience is preferred;
  • Cross over experience in design, field supervision, trades and / or hand craftsmanship a plus;
  • Design build experience a plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications; and
  • Competent with PC-based management, scheduling and spreadsheet applications. These include: Procore, Timberline Accounting Software, MS Project or Primavera, Excel and Word. BIM applications a plus.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email your resume to constructioncareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Construction Project Manager – NY.

New York
Part-Time Porter

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its property management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • Maintain the cleanliness and good order of building and assigned areas, reporting directly to the Resident Manager;
  • Provide residents with requested maintenance services;
  • Learn and ensure compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules;
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance of all storage areas, public areas and employee areas;
  • Complete minor repairs and routine maintenance, to include painting and light bulb changes;
  • Ensure appropriate security for all resident belongings;
  • Monitor supply inventory and place orders with Resident Manager accordingly;
  • Provide a friendly and solution-oriented approach to all interactions with residents, colleagues, management, contractors and government officials;
  • Oversee and ensure that the building lobby, exterior and vestibule are kept impeccably clean at all times;
  • Perform daily inspection and cleaning of assigned areas, including back of house areas, to ensure that the highest standards are met;
  • Fulfill the waste management needs of the building;
  • Ensure the building is secured at all times;
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times;
  • Responsible behavior and punctuality are crucial; and
  • Fulfill service, maintenance, and other tasks and duties as assigned by Resident Managers and Property Manager.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a luxury residential building or hotel preferred;
  • Passionate about delivering the very best service for residents;
  • Flexible work hours to meet the demands of a 24 hour operation;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, proficiency in a secondary language a plus;
  • Possess excellent presentation, communication, organization and effective time management skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and also at ease independently working by himself / herself;
  • Flexible schedule and hours with a willingness to work on weekends and holidays is required;
  • Reliable and punctual; and
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis and up to 100 lbs on an occasional basis.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience;
  • Part-time position at $18/hour, on-call as needed; and
  • Ability to earn discretionary bonuses based on performance.

Instructions

Please email your resume to propertymanagementcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Part-Time Porter – NY.

New York
Development Manager

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its development team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • Manage all aspects of development, including: pre-development, entitlements, consultant coordination, design and construction team oversight, marketing, leasing and sales;
  • Support new development acquisitions, due diligence and project financing;
  • Develop, update and manage project schedules and budgets;
  • Manage project pro formas;
  • Assist in reviewing legal documentation and contracts for all aspects of development;
  • Prepare regular project updates to Investors;
  • Work collaboratively with project team members to set, enforce and accomplish project goals;
  • Communicate project challenges to team members; research and present solutions;
  • Review and negotiate contracts with consultants and contractors;
  • Assist in reviewing construction plans, RFIs and submittals;
  • Manage agency approval and permitting process;
  • Convene regular and ad-hoc meetings as required to meet project goals and solve challenges;
  • Research and analyze any aspect of real estate development business in order to facilitate project or strategic decision making and present findings to senior management; and
  • Maintain and enforce organization and communication across disciplines.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, engineering, real estate development or related field;
  • At least five years of project management experience, with ground-up development experience in New York City preferred;
  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks within a tight time schedule;
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and financial modeling;
  • Strong work ethic and highly developed problem solving skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to think creatively and contribute to meeting project goals; and
  • Enjoy working under time constraints and ability to excel under pressure.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email your resume to developmentcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Development Manager – NY.

New York
Construction Superintendent

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its construction management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • Management and decision-making relative to site activities, scheduling, logistics, quality control and trade employee staffing levels;
  • Supervise project trades to promote and coordinate project operations. Resolve conflicts regarding procedures, design clarifications, adequate labor and equipment and scheduling;
  • Coordinate with the Site Safety Manager to implement the site safety program to ensure subcontractor compliance. Create and maintain an environment that values safety, health and cleanliness;
  • Supervise and develop assistant superintendents, field engineers and / or interns, as assigned, including providing input on or completing performance appraisals;
  • Monitor changes, overtime and labor cost to work toward optimum productivity and cost efficiency. Work with Field and Project Management to address cost and schedule concerns;
  • Manage day-to-day field activities to ensure project milestone dates are met. Maintain short-term look-ahead schedules to assist in this effort. Develop recovery strategies to maintain the project schedule;
  • Review contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and other agreements to ensure that the scope, terms and conditions are consistently and proactively being met;
  • Establish and maintain dimensional controls for the project including the use of third-party survey and layout personnel when appropriate;
  • Manage the punch list and project closeout process to assure timely completion; and
  • Maintain daily paperwork such as timecards, field reports and safety documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least eight to ten years experience in the New York City construction industry with a general contractor / construction manager engaged in general building and civil construction;
  • New York City residential high rise experience a plus;
  • Strong working knowledge of all building trades;
  • Prior experience implementing NYC Building Code Chapter 33 and site regulations relative to the DOB, FDNY, OSHA, DOT, DEP and others;
  • Site Safety Manager or Construction Site Fire Safety Manager License preferred; and
  • Computer proficiency.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email your resume to constructioncareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Construction Superintendent – NY.