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Architectural Designer / Part 3

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

A highly motivated, experienced, architects/architectural designer required to join superb architecture team in London. As an architect/architectural designer, you will be central to overseeing architectural expression, project delivery and design strategies across our architecture projects from the scale of expansive buildings to bespoke details.

The Studio offer a full turn-key service the work is entirely bespoke and projects exist outside of many typical constraints that allow them to foster a ‘sky’s the limit’ design mentality.

The studio value curiosity in design through sketching, 2D design, 3D modelling, rendering, material curation, photography and model making. There is also the opportunity to work across all project stages, seeing a design through from ideation to onsite construction and interior fit-out and delivery.

You will utilise details and craftsmanship that redefine high-end design, on projects that allow for unrestricted and exceptional levels of quality and variety. There will be opportunities to travel, working on-site globally while engaging with a broad range of external consultants, artisans, craftspeople and suppliers. The role will be primarily office-based with the option to work from home one day per week.

We are seeking design expertise, innovation, knowledge and a great attitude towards collaboration. The ideal candidate will be immensely passionate about design, with a keen eye for detail, exceptional organisational qualities and be enthusiastic in realising unprecedented projects at the pinnacle of the high-end bespoke design world.

Required skills and experience:

previous experience within a high-end architectural practice is essential
excellent knowledge of AutoCAD is essential
good working knowledge of one or more of the following software desirable: Rhino 3D, Enscape, V-Ray, 3ds Max, Blender, Adobe Suite (specifically InDesign and Photoshop), SketchUp or similar
hand drawing and sketching skills
experience working simultaneously with multiple stakeholders and consultants
knowledge of materials, sustainable practices and bespoke craftsmanship
expertise in overseeing, reviewing and creating drawing packages
experience working alongside interior, furniture and lighting designers, procurement specialists and suppliers
good knowledge of joinery and detailing
experience in a client-facing capacity
mood board creation
advanced understanding of key structural principles and delivery pragmatics
experience delivering projects on site, within a global context is desirable
able to manage sensitive and confidential information
practical knowledge of construction documentation, processes and procedures
Part 3 qualification is desirable but consideration will be given to Part 2 qualified who can demonstrate an equal level of experience and skills

Qualities and expectations for this role:

calm in nature, self-motivated and able to take responsibility
self-initiative to solve challenges, refine processes and drive improvements
actively support our design process, showing leadership and initiative as a great communicator, with a willingness to share design expertise while respecting the experience and skills of the wider team
an opportunity to play a part in an incredibly creative and dynamic design studio
be excited to advance your own learning and development
desire to explore, test and refine appropriate new techniques, learning from projects and the team
be a team player, with the drive, determination and ability to extend your own design skillset
detail-oriented problem solver
proactive and forward-thinker

Remuneration and benefits:

competitive salary available depending on the level of experience
hours 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday (35-hour week)
24 days annual leave per annum
lunch will be provided four days per week
on completion of a successful probation period: private health insurance
life insurance
personal travel insurance
discretionary bonus scheme
company pension scheme
season ticket loan
ride to work scheme
electric car hire scheme