Morris+Company is seeking the highest calibre Senior Architects and Experienced Project Architects to work on a range of exciting large scale and complex urban regeneration projects across London. Our project pipeline is one with an emphasis on collaboration and open dialogue with project partners, consultant experts, stakeholders and community groups.
We are seeking dynamic and team focussed candidates from a broad and diverse background to build upon new and established client relationships, to lead and mentor teams, and direct the delivery of the highest standards of work. Candidates will need to demonstrate a strong conceptual language, with exceptional design skills, and an exemplar technical knowledge set with evidence of the delivery and execution of complex and demanding projects.
Making architecture is an adventure better done in company.
Morris+Company is a company of architects. We are listeners, makers, curators, narrators, experimenters and innovators. We are bold activists and obsessive fabricators. And we are connected by our love of making buildings. Our work is the product of craft and humanity.
The skill of making buildings may be specialist but human experience is universal, and it is from that experience that our architecture grows. People love, live, work, are born and die in our buildings; we bring them into being and leave them to become themselves. Our buildings are the result of rich and constructive discourse with our clients. Our methodology is inquisitive, explorative and powerful, and gives us new perspectives on a brief. We are dedicated to making architecture for mutual profit, whether that’s environmental, social, economic or cultural.
Guided by a collective responsibility to the planet, we aim to bring about positive change for every person who experiences, commissions or designs our buildings. We make buildings for developers, schools, private companies, housing associations, local authorities, families, community groups and charities, and the people that use them range from white-collar workers to the hidden homeless.
About the Role
As a Senior Architect and/or Experienced Project Architect with Morris+Company, you will be responsible for effectively managing complex projects and project teams to ensure they meet the highest expectations of our clients alongside our practice standards. You will be expected to encourage a diversity of ideas and approaches whilst exploring creative, value-added solutions and opportunities at every stage of each project, and with each team.
You will also be responsible for assisting in the negotiation of fees and terms of engagement, improving project management processes, ensuring plans are communicated and work is resourced adequately, ensuring the effective utilisation of the team. You will have successfully delivered a broad range of medium to large scale projects across a number of diverse locations, at both a conceptual and documentation level through to built outcomes. You will exemplify a strong cultural ethos and be committed to the continuous nurturing of a design focussed creative culture, one built upon equity, diversity and inclusivity.
You will be a team player, a strong communicator and avid listener. You will be a leader, bringing your extensive experience of working at every stage of the design process on many complex project typologies of varying scale and location. You will demonstrate the highest standards, upon the most challenging projects. You will bring an extraordinary skill set, and help drive the practice through its own transformational change, contributing fully to our forward looking VISION for practice.
Your Core Skills
- Experience of complex and large scale urban planning projects
- Experience in design and delivery from concept to detail, to construction
- Exemplar knowledge of urban regulations and operational procedure
- Critical understanding of the importance of place-making in planning and developmental
- Excellent design and technical skills
- Strong project management experience
- Excellent communication skills
- A hands-on and team focussed approach
- Self-disciplined and confident in complex dynamics
- Revit proficiency critical
- Short statement of interest (no more than 500 words)
- Short-form portfolio
Morris+Company is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and so we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK