Gort Scott: Office Assistant

Gort Scott is looking for a new office assistant to join our busy studio in Bermondsey, London.

We are an architecture and urban design practice with a focus on how buildings and places create the setting for connections between people. We are attuned to working and thinking at different scales, from one-off houses to planning pieces of city and in both the public and private sectors. We are inspired by the contexts in which we work and develop propositions that resonate with them.

For more details and to submit your CV, please email joinus@gortscott.com.

Gort Scott is an equal opportunities employer and particularly encourages applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and women candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the architecture profession.

www.gortscott.com

Freehaus: Architect

Freehaus is looking for an exceptional architect to join our team. The ideal candidate will be qualified Part III, with an ambition to lead project outputs and grow into the role of a project architect. They will have Microstation experience and preferably a good working knowledge of Revit, to help the practice as it moves towards BIM Level 2 capacity.

Currently, our studio is delivering: a series of educational spaces for the Clement James Centre, a new headquarters for The Africa Centre in Southwark, the refurbishment of 639 Tottenham High Road for the social enterprise The Trampery, an innovation hub in Havering as well as number of other GLA Good Growth Fund Projects, residential and workplace schemes across the country.


The successful candidate will be involved in delivering several projects in the Oxfordshire area, including several private residential projects within historic buildings and a new commercial masterplan working with the Hook Norton Brewery. The ideal candidate will be based in the Oxfordshire/Cotswolds Area, working flexibly between a small satellite office in the area and our London studios.

The position requires the following essential experience/criteria:

  • ARB registration with 1-5 years post Part III experience,
  • Full UK Driving license and access to a vehicle.
  • RIBA Stage 0-7 experience,
  • Experience working in listed buildings,
  • Be confident in client facing and community stakeholder engagement roles,
  • Good understanding in construction details and building regulation compliance,
  • MicroStation ready
  • The ability to lead a design team and mentor others,
  • The ability to author reports and other written documents

Additional preferred experience:

  • Job running experience, including contract administration,
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholder clients,
  • Revit, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator proficiency,

Freehaus and our team members are committed to diversity amongst our workforce. Our studio is built on mutual respect, united in a shared passion for design that makes a difference to everyday lives. We aspire to a workplace that is inclusive, and an environment in which each employee feels able to give their best. We seek a new team member who can complement our talented team of architects and designers, who can work collaboratively, deliver rigorously and is an exceptional communicator. Because we are a small practice, we will often work on several projects concurrently, at different scales and RIBA stages. Adaptability, flexibility and self-motivation are therefore essential qualities to have.

Freehaus is an equal opportunity employer and so we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send your CV with two named referees, a short statement of interest, along with examples of your work to studio@freehausdesign.com. Please only include your work samples as a pdf (less than 10MB) with no links to external websites.

Early applications will be welcome. We would be looking for the successful candidate to start at the earliest opportunity.

Cousins & Cousins: Project Architect

Cousins & Cousins is an experienced architecture and interior design studio seeking project architects with a minimum three year’s post Part 3 experience to join its London based team.

Our studio is dedicated to creating high quality homes, workplaces, commercial buildings and cultural projects, and is focused on crafting spaces using materials, light and detail that promotes wellbeing for people within them.

We are seeking project architects for different roles including one-off private new-build and refurbishment residential projects; commercial office fit-outs; and multi-unit residential schemes. Experience of all RIBA stages is required with particular emphasis on the coordination, detailed design and delivery of contemporary construction methodologies and interior architecture.

Essential skills and experience include:

  • an eye for contemporary design, detail, and interiors with solid technical knowledge coordinating and resolving complex designs issues
  • confident and client facing with excellent communication skills and self-motivated
  • experience acting as lead designer and contact administrator
  • strong organisational skills with the ability to lead a team, programme and prioritise workflow and project deadlines
  • knowledge of NBS
  • maintain project profitability and monitor P&L
  • knowledge of Microstation, Excel, Adobe suite are essential. 3D modelling and visualisations experience is an advantage

The role is office based with flexibility to work from home for up to two days a week.

This represents an outstanding opportunity to join a leading architectural and interiors studio and to work on some very rewarding and interesting projects. Cousins & Cousins offers a competitive salary, a company pension scheme, health care and contribution to professional subscriptions.

Please send your CV and portfolio with a very concise cover letter explaining why you would like to work for Cousins & Cousins by applying at the Dezeen link below:

https://www.dezeenjobs.com/job/cousins-cousins-project-architect-508815/

We will only be able to respond to successful applicants and will not discuss particular applications on the telephone, however we sincerely appreciate your interest in the studio.

No agencies or third-party applications, please.

Cousins & Cousins is an equal opportunities employer.

www.cousinsandcousins.com

Pitman Tozer: Experienced Part II / Newly-Qualified Project Architect

London, United Kingdom

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic experienced part II architectural assistant / newly qualified architect to join our London-based design studio. We are working on numerous residential-led schemes for some great clients who value and promote quality design.

As an award-winning practice we can offer a high level of project experience and responsibility for the right person.

The applicant should:

  • Have a minimum two years’ experience, preferably working on residential and/or mixed-use schemes in the UK,
  • Have excellent design and presentation skills,
  • Have an interest in housing,
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated to always achieve best project outcomes,
  • Be confident working both independently and as part of a team,
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of Revit.

Salary to be agreed depending on experience.

We are London Living Wage accredited and an equal opportunities employer. We are keen that our practice reflects the diversity of communities we design for, and welcome and encourage applications from under-represented groups.

We are part of the London Practice Forum, a collective of London architectural practices which care about the city, its people, and its built environment. https://practiceforum.london/

Application deadline

11 October 2020

How to apply

Please send a CV and examples of your work, by email to cv@pitmantozer.com.

Please ensure the attachments total no more than 10MB, in PDF format.

We Made That: Senior Architect / Urban Designer, Urban Research Assistant & Urban Researcher / Senior Urban Researcher

Senior Architect / Urban Designer (Project Leader)

The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading small project teams in delivering masterplanning projects, influential spatial strategies and large scale public delivery projects across the capital and the UK. Job description here.


Urban Research Assistant

The ideal candidate will have a desire to work on a number of live research and strategy projects, assisting with quantitative and qualitative analysis. Job description here.


Urban Researcher/ Senior Urban Researcher

The ideal candidate will have a desire to lead live research and strategy projects, and support our team in understanding the environmental and social impact of our work. Job description here.


Deadline for applications is 30th September 2021. See more information in each of the job descriptions.

We Made That is London Living Wage accredited and an equal opportunities employer. We are keen that our practice reflects the diversity of communities we design for, and welcome and encourage applications from under-represented groups.

http://www.wemadethat.co.uk/journal/view/more-positions-at-we-made-that

Cousins & Cousins: Part II Architectural Assistant

Cousins & Cousins is seeking a Part II Architectural Assistant to join its studio in London.

The ideal candidate will have excellent technical, communication and organisational skills, and have a proven track record of working on residential and commercial projects ideally from inception to completion. With an eye for contemporary design, detail and interiors, you will be client facing, self-motivated and able to work independently.

Our studio is dedicated to creating high-quality homes, workplaces, commercial buildings and cultural projects, and is focused on crafting spaces using materials, light and detail that promotes wellbeing for people within them.

Alongside our new-build homes and private commissions, we are also specialists in sustainable retrofit, modern methods of construction, heritage sites and listed buildings. We’d welcome applications from candidates who would like to develop their career with us and be a part of our ongoing growth.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • Production of visualisations, both freehand and using software including Rhino, SketchUp, V-Ray and Enscape
  • Confident use of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working closely with consultants, contractors, specialists and suppliers
  • Strong organisational skills, meeting deadlines and projects needs
  • Great communication skills
  • Confidence in meetings and presentations
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to review documents, track changes and seek appropriate approvals
  • Have the right to work in the UK

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

  • A working knowledge of MicroStation an advantage
  • Experience working within the residential and commercial sectors
  • Knowledge of other workstages, especially developed and technical design stages would be an advantage
  • Production of feasibility and concept stage documents, and submitting planning applications

We offer a competitive salary, a company pension scheme, health care and contribution to professional subscriptions.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your CV and portfolio as a PDF (no larger than 5MB) with a concise cover letter explaining why you would like to work for Cousins & Cousins using the email address below. Use the subject line “Part II Application_LPF”.

Contact: cv@cousinsandcousins.com

No agencies or third-party applications, please.

We will only be able to respond to successful applicants and will not discuss particular applications on the telephone. However, we sincerely appreciate your interest in the studio.

Cousins & Cousins is an equal opportunities employer. We especially welcome applicants from BAME or under-represented backgrounds.

Morris + Company: Architects

Morris + Company is looking for architects to join its team in London.

Morris + Company is seeking the highest calibre 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 focused candidates from a broad and diverse background to build upon new and established client relationships.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for architects with experience in the design and delivery of high quality housing or workplace.

ABOUT US

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 YOU

We are a highly collaborative practice and so you must be a team player, a strong communicator and avid listener. We welcome candidates with warm and engaging personalities that will enhance practice life. You should also have excellent organisational skills, be a problem solver and an innovative thinker.

As a practice we have a clear set of core values that drive our work, so we are looking for candidates who care about the social and environmental impact of our work.

YOUR CORE SKILLS

  • experience in design and delivery from concept to detail, to construction
  • exemplar knowledge of urban regulations and operational procedure
  • critical understanding of place – making in planning and developmental
  • excellent design and technical skills
  • strong project management experience
  • excellent communication skills
  • be hands-on and team focussed approach
  • self-disciplined and confident in complex dynamics
  • Revit proficiency preferred

HOW TO APPLY

Include

  • Short statement of interest (no more than 500 words)
  • CV
  • Short-form portfolio

Hayhurst & Co – Part II Architectural Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a graduate Part 2 architectural assistant to join our growing team in London.

We are currently working on a wide range of projects from one-off houses, to new-build schools through to estate regeneration strategies. The position will involve work on a number of projects through all RIBA stages with a focus on residential projects in the first instance.

We are looking for an RIBA Part 2 qualified graduate with a year’s professional practice experience that includes using Revit in their Part 1 experience. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic individual with a grounded understanding of practice, excellent communication skills and a desire to contribute to a creative team-working environment. You should have the ability to work in a range of media including Revit, Enscape, Vectorworks, Adobe Creative Suite as well as an ability to make physical models.

Hayhurst and Co. is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the London Practice Forum. We are keen to receive applications from a diverse range of candidates and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups.

Key requirements:

  • RIBA Part 2 (or equivalent qualification)
  • one year of practice experience
  • strong design skills with an interest in materials and the environment
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • proficiency in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and (preferably) Vectorworks
  • effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team
  • good communication and presentation skills
  • excellent time management, organisation, planning and attention to detail
  • ability to think creatively and problem solve through design

Please submit a PDF of your CV, portfolio and professional work samples (less than 10MB and no links to file sharing applications or websites) with covering letter to jobs@hayhurstand.co.uk.

The starting salary will be £30k per annum plus company benefits. Start date is the beginning of August 2021.

RCKa – CAD/BIM Technician & HR/Comms Lead

Exciting opportunity for talented staff to join our friendly creative team 

RCKa is an expanding, people-focused practice of architects, urban designers and policy makers. Our ambition is to enhance the wellbeing of individuals, support the creation of cohesive communities, and help wider society meet its economic, social and environmental objectives.

We work across sectors and are specifically looking for support for some exciting new projects that include a new landscape-led SEND school for the Children’s Trust, a variety of specialist residential schemes including intergenerational and airspace developments, infill and larger-scale housing up to 150 new homes, rural masterplanning, public engagement, co-design and community centres. 

We are on the lookout for two new members of staff with specialist skills to join our growing team.

CAD / BIM Technician

Key responsibilities: 

  • Undertake daily model maintenance
  • Weekly handling of incoming and outgoing models between architects and project team, including preparation and issuance of architectural models
  • Document project-specific processes as required where this will aid the team
  • Handling of CAD information generated internally or by external sources to link into Revit – DWG and 3DM
  • Modelling and drawing production in both Revit and AutoCad to help the team meet deadlines in a time-efficient manner
  • Updating and maintaining Revit library including families and typical details
  • Testing plugins and other software
  • Set-up of project files – review and best advise how individual projects are to be set-up and arranged in Revit
  • Work with BIM strategist to improve RCKa internal systems
  • Offer day to day guidance to other staff on use of software – e.g. informal tutorials, “how to” guides and so on
  • Assist in preparation of BIM execution plans for individual projects

Skills/knowledge required:

  • Revit: minimum of three years’ experience. Must demonstrate the ability to build high quality content and working knowledge of how standards and processes impact team performance
  • AutoCAD/Microstation: basic level of competency essential. Sufficient knowledge required to support cleaning and linking of information with Revit
  • Sketchup: basic level of competency essential to translate models into Revit
  • Design coordination: experience with automated clash detection
  • Knowledge of UK building regulations and construction detailing
  • A degree in architectural technology or a related subject
  • Experience working on different RIBA work stage from concept to completion

Application Requirements:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Portfolio

Salary commensurate with experience.

HR & Comms Lead

Key responsibilities:

  • A dual focus on HR matters and communications
  • An empathetic and independent first point of contact for HR matters
  • Management of our external HR support providers
  • Producing a range of creative writing from website/social media content to project pitches and bids
  • Manage and assist in securing PR opportunities including press articles, public speaking events etc.

Skills/knowledge required:

  • Interest / experience in HR matters
  • Excellent creative writing and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite

Application Requirements:

  • Cover letter
  • CV

Provided the key responsibilities are delivered upon – we are open to shaping the role around an individual’s interests and skills.

Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please send application info 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. 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
16-24 Underwood Street
London N1 7JQ

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

We will not accept applications from agencies.

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

alma-nac – Part I Summer Placement

alma-nac is looking for a Part I architectural assistant to join its team in London over the Summer.

We are an award-winning design studio committed to producing high quality architecture whilst maintaining a lively and engaging work environment.

Candidates should possess the following:

  • Part I qualification
  • a minimum of one year’s professional experience
  • detailing and construction drawing skills
  • excellent 3D modelling skills – physical and digital
  • ArchiCAD experience required
  • exceptional presentation skills
  • fluent spoken and written English
  • ability to manage workloads under time pressure

 Candidates should be able to:

  • manage the day-to-day running of a small project under supervision
  • communicate design issues and solutions directly to clients
  • liaise with consultants and local authorities
  • assist in general practice management

Above all we are looking for someone with a grounded creative approach and a strong attention to construction detail.

This placement would be ideally suited for those between 4th and 5th year of their Part II.

Salary: £25,000 pro rata.

We are looking for someone to start ASAP to finish around mid-Sept.

To apply, follow this link to a short form and then submit a digital copy of your CV, cover letter and portfolio to work@almanac.com (10MB max). Applicants should use the subject heading ‘Part I summer placement – June 2021’. Within your cover letter please state your earliest start date.

Applications must be submitted by Friday 11 June 2021. Interviews may take place remotely. 

alma-nac is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from females and ethnic minorities.

Please do not include photos of yourself within your application or details of your gender, age or other protected characteristics.

No agencies please.