Turner Works – Part 1 Architectural Assistant

Turner Works is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Part 1 to join its team.

It welcomes applications from candidates with excellent visualisation and model making skills. The position is for an initial 3 month contract with a view to extending it depending on workload. It is flexible about start dates but ideally like someone to start at the beginning of February.

If you’d like an opportunity to get experience working on a variety of projects please send your CV and portfolio to opportunities@turner.works with ‘Part 1 January 2021’ in the subject title. No need for a detailed cover letter.
Closing date for applications is Friday 22 January.

To find out more about the practice and its work go to www.turner.works

Turner works is an equal opportunities and London Living Wage accredited employer.

IF_DO – Part II Architectural Assistant

IF_DO is looking for a RIBA Part II architectural assistant to join our team in South London. Our young practice thrives on its friendly atmosphere, encouraging all members of the team to exchange ideas and engage with a wide range of interesting projects.

The role will involve working on a variety of live projects in residential, education, arts, and culture sectors, as well as on competitions, bids and research projects.

Responsibilities include

  • Production of 2D drawings in CAD;
  • Creation of digital 3D models using SketchUp and Rhino;
  • Presentation renders and visuals;
  • Model-making and hand drawing;
  • Creation of graphics and art work for diagrams;
  • Compilation of presentations in InDesign;
  • Assisting with compilation of EOI and competition documents;
  • Participation and presentation in meetings with clients, consultants and contractors etc.;
  • Part II assistants will be expected to design and deliver smaller building projects through all RIBA stages (with support).

Required skills and experience

  • RIBA II (or equivalent) qualification;
  • Exceptional design skills;
  • Good working knowledge of CAD (Vectorworks preferred);
  • High level of competency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop;
  • Proficiency in 3D digital and physical modelling;
  • Good research and development techniques;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong project management skills.


  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team;
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • Good time management, planning and attention to detail;
  • Ability to multitask while working under pressure;
  • Ability to think creatively and problem solve through design;
  • Professional and ‘can-do’ attitude.

If you do not meet all the listed criteria but feel that you could be a good fit for the practice, then please still apply.

We are keen to receive applications from a diverse range of candidates, and actively encourage applications from women and people from black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented throughout the building industry.

IF_DO is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply

The application should include: 

  • A completed diversity monitoring form which can be downloaded here;
  • A brief cover letter/email setting out the reason for applying to work at IF_DO;
  • A CV;
  • A sample portfolio as a pdf attachment.

Applications are to be made by email to jobs@ifdo.co

Email subject to be “Application – Part II Architectural Assistant”

Attachments should not exceed 10MB. We do not accept applications by post. Due to the high volume of applicants, we will only be in contact should you be invited to interview.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to start immediately if possible.

Remuneration is dependent upon experience (and in line with RIBA scales).

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 1 September 2020.

Studio Octopi – Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Studio Octopi is currently interviewing for a Part 2 architectural assistant position for immediate start

The successful applicant will be responsible for working on a significant invited competition, a large mixed use project and various schemes at detail design stage.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate an extensive understanding of design dialogue and materials. They must be self-motivated and have excellent graphic skills.

Computer skills

Vectorworks is essential.

Contact details

Please send a covering letter, CV and examples of your work (demonstrating a range of skills, including hand drawings/sketches) to:

Chris Romer-Lee

We are not accepting hard copy CVs due to Covid-19.

Unfortunately we cannot reply to every email but we do keep all relevant CVs on file.

IF_DO – Architect

IF_DO is looking for an experienced architect to join their team in London.

Established in 2014, IF_DO is dedicated to creating projects with a positive impact on users, the environment and the surrounding community. IF_DO was named by Wallpaper* Magazine as one of the world’s top 20 emerging practices in their Architects’ Directory 2017. The practice was named Breakthrough Talent of the Year at the 2018 FX Design Awards, and Young Architect of the Year by the American Institute of Architects UK in the same year.

We are keen to receive applications from a diverse range of candidates, and actively encourage applications from women and people from black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently under-represented throughout the building industry. If you do not meet all the listed criteria below, but feel that you could be a good fit for the practice, then please still apply.

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We Made That – Architectural Assistant and Urban Research Assistant

We Made That are looking for two new team members to join the practice: a skilled Part I Architectural Assistant and an early-career Urban Research Assistant with a minimum degree level qualification in urban studies/economics/geography or a similar related discipline.

Architectural Assistant (part I)

The role includes working on urban-scale strategies, participative co-design projects and early stages of project development. You must be a talented designer and have good technical knowledge with a great eye for presentation. Excellent communication skills and a desire to contribute to lively creative & productive team working required. Job description pdf.

Urban Research Assistant

The role includes contributing fieldwork and desk- based data auditing to a number of research commissions spanning spaces of culture industry and employment. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of both quantitative and qualitative research design and methods a conscientious approach to research and the ability to build manage and analyse large datasets. Job description pdf.

Deadline for applications is 25th May 2020 and details of how to apply can be found in the job description pdfs above.

RCKa – Part 2 Assistants and Project Architects

We have a range of exciting new projects in the office and are looking for talented architects and post-part 2 architectural assistants to join our team.

Architects should have a year or two’s post-part 3 experience, and a good understanding of housing design would be useful.

For both positions knowledge of Autodesk Revit/Microstation and the Adobe Creative Suite would also be a significant advantage.

How to apply

Please send a brief CV and portfolio in PDF format only to jobs@rcka.co.uk.

Emails should be less than 5Mb in size. ZIP, RAR files and links to Dropbox etc. will not be assessed so please don’t send them. Given the volume of emails we receive, we will strictly enforce these requirements.

Alternatively, please send a hard copy of the above documents to:

RCKa architects
29-31 Cowper Street

Unfortunately, we are unable to return hard copies of applications unless a stamped-addressed envelope is included.

We will not accept applications from agencies so please don’t try to call us.

RCKa is an equal opportunities employer and a signatory to the LPF Principles & Ethical Charter.

Studio Octopi – Experienced Post Part 2 & Qualified Architects

Studio Octopi is currently interviewing for experienced Post Part 2 & qualified Architect positions.

The successful applicants will be responsible for delivering exemplary projects from inception to completion. Duties will include hands-on production of design, working drawings and specifications, alongside checking technical and construction detailing produced by other team members.

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