Archio is seeking an experienced architectural assistant or recently qualified architect (experienced Part 2 or recent Part 3) to join its team in London.

Archio is an architecture practice focused on housing and community-led projects, often working directly with end users and community groups. Our ethos is to deliver positive social impact through our processes as well as our built work.

We recently won the Housing and Critic’s Choice AJ Award and were nominated for the AYA Best Public and Social Housing Architects.

The candidate must demonstrate experience of:

  • 3D drawing software, including Sketchup and Revit
  • an understanding and commitment for sustainable design
  • Excellent technical and construction detailing skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills organisation and ability to use initiative

This is an exciting opportunity to work on housing, community and collaborative-design projects. Our team is very committed to the positive benefits that our design can bring, and this role would really suit a candidate who is passionate about the process of design, as well as the output.

We advocate a positive work/life balance, and invest in our team, aiming to bring out their individual skills through training and encouraging specialisms. We share knowledge through studio discourse and advocate industry-wide best practice. We offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Continuous professional development
  • Investment in specialist skills and training
  • Company events, building visits and more.

Please include in your covering email a summary of your relevant experience, referring to the requirements listed above. Please also state why you would be suited for the role in Archio.

Archio is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

In order to ensure a fair and unbiased application our employment applications are run through a process where names and personal information are removed until the interview stage, to ensure an unbiased recruitment process.

We ask that every applicant completes our diversity monitoring survey by using the link below. Please confirm in your covering letter that you have completed the survey. Personal data is not collected or associated with applications, this form helps us monitor the inclusivity of our application process.

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Deadline for applications: 3rd January.
Salary: dependent on experience. Archio is a London Living Wage employer.
Start date: interviews January 2022, start date January/February 2022.