Associate Architect- salary up to £80k DOE

Job details

Posted Thursday 13 April 2023
Location London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associate
Reference 1080
Recruiter Name Margarida Araujo
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Our client is an Architectural practice in SW London looking for a great all-rounder with strong Vectorworks to take a senior position within the team.

The role:

Working closely with the head of creative design you will have full responsibility for designing new houses and extensions to period properties primarily based around the southwest London area.

You will deal with the client directly throughout the briefing process, design, and pre-planning stages and as well as liaising with cost consultants, internal and external professionals. It will be your responsibility to prepare drawings, plans and documents for feasibility studies, pre/planning applications and obtain relevant research and permissions.

Essential skills:

  • demonstrate solid expertise in high end residential new build houses and period refurbishment projects in the UK, and preferably in the South London area

  • excellent design, presentation, and technical ability

  • a demonstrable track record of running projects from inception to completion

  • comprehensive contract documentation and contract administration skills

  • high proficiency in Vectorworks, 3D modelling skills SketchUp and 3D rendering skills, InDesign and Photoshop software

  • ability to coordinate and manage external technical staff, consultants, and contractors

  • strong ability to prioritise and handle multi-tasking

  • strong ability in the production of detailed drawing packages for construction

  • advanced knowledge of NBS Specification, UK British standards and building regulations

  • managed projects on site successfully to timescale and budget

  • commercially savvy as well as demonstrate understanding for budgets and construction costs

  • positive, outgoing and approachable communicator, able to express ideas effectively, orally, graphically and in writing, and can lead any client comfortably through the design process and respond effectively to the clients’ briefs

  • can keep up with a fast-paced working environment and deal with obstacles and tight deadlines with a positive attitude

  • fluent in English, verbal and written