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Architectural Technician / Architectural Assistant (Super Prime Residential) - Chelsea, London

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £28,000 - £33,000
  • Ref 9990
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Are you an Architectural Technician/ Technically strong Architectural Assistant, with a passion for traditional, high profile and bespoke residential projects? If so my Chelsea based client is looking for someone just like you.

This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to join a well-established architecture and design consultancy based in the beautiful Chelsea Harbour. With a prestigious client base stretching across prime areas of London, including the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, the practice has developed a strong reputation for delivering some of the most luxurious and bespoke properties not only in England but also in Europe, America and Asia.

Role & Responsibilities

You will be brought in to support the Technical Director with the practice’s current project workload, specifically within the super prime residential sector. The successful candidates will be required to produce high quality technical drawing packages and construction detailing for a number of complex and bespoke residential projects that are currently underway.

Your day to day responsibilities may include:

  • Preparing planning drawings for statutory approval authorities
  • Preparing and presenting technical 2D design solutions using Auto CAD and traditional methods
  • Producing production information
  • Liaising with consultants and manufacturers during the selection process of products for construction details
  • Producing construction packages
  • Work predominantly across RIBA stages 3-5
  • Undertaking technical research in to products and building materials as directed by the Technical Director
  • Assisting with site inspections by either condition surveys, site progress and analysis of build work and defects
  • Undertaking quality inspections, i.e. snagging
  • Preparing meeting notes and record events as required
  • Preparing photographic, sketch up and 3D visuals
  • Assisting with the detailed design process of small schemes and layouts for space planning

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong knowledge of UK planning and building consents
  • A minimum of 3 years UK experience
  • Qualified as an Architectural Technician or Part II Architectural Assistant
  • 3 + years PQE in professional practice
  • Experience working on one off high-end residences, ideally with a portfolio of projects across prime boroughs of London
  • Confident working in technical design and construction stages
  • Experienced in the technical delivery of standard and bespoke detailing within the high end residential sector
  • The ability to sketch by hand in 3D and 2D technical details
  • The ability to carry out all aspects of detailing and construction information for high-end residential projects
  • A high level of proficiency in AutoCAD is required for this appointment
  • Experience drawing up specifications using NBS is desirable
  • Confident hitting the ground running and able to work using your own initiative
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Impeccable written and verbal English

Salary & Package

  • £28,000 – £33,000 (Dependent on experience)
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays + Christmas office closure
  • Workplace pension
  • Working hours are 9 am – 5.30 pm

What you get back

  • Training
  • Social events
  • Close to local amenities
  • Good transport links


If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be considered for this Architectural Technician opportunity in London, please forward your CV and portfolio ASAP to Jennifer.driscoll@hunterdunning.co.uk or call 01243 779789.

Please note that due to the quantity of applications received, we cannot get back to everyone. If you do not receive a reply from us within 7 working days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Be aware however that we may keep a copy of your CV/Portfolio and keep you in mind for any future vacancies.


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Job Ref: 9990

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