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Part II Architectural Assistant - Waterloo, South London

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £34,000 - £39,000
  • Ref 12864
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Part II Architectural Assistant Job in Waterloo, South London

Part II Architectural Assistant job available! An opportunity to join an award-winning employee-owned architecture and interiors practice based in Waterloo, London. You will work across high-end residential schemes throughout London from £1m – £50m!

With over 15 years’ experience on a wide range of projects across the UK and overseas, my client has built a reputation for producing exciting, contemporary architecture and interiors. Their portfolio includes bespoke housing, high spec penthouses, high-end hotels, and small residential schemes. A range of mixed-use and non-residential projects also showcase their versatility. With collaborations with some of the most reputable practices in the UK, my client delivers outstanding services and produces work of a high standard of quality.

Now an employee-owned practice, my client offers a long list of benefits upon joining, both financial and lifestyle-driven, and have won awards for the ‘Good Employer Guide’. Staff turnover is low and happiness levels are high as they are strong believers in a good work-life balance and they allow their team to manage their own time and workloads around things such as childcare or personal commitments.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work on a variety of high-end residential mews properties and one-off apartments/penthouses, plus large apartment buildings and mixed-use schemes ranging from £1m to £40m in construction value
  • Run a project through all RIBA stages from concept to completion under the direction of your assigned Project Architect or Director
  • Prepare and develop drawings, models and images, and other documents related to design
  • Produce detailed technical construction information on the project
  • Work within a small project team
  • Use Revit / AutoCAD on a daily basis
  • Report to Seniors and Directors.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Qualified as a Part II Architectural Assistant with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • Experience working on projects in a UK practice
  • Experience working on bespoke high-end properties, mews houses, apartments/hospitality/heritage projects is essential
  • Excellent graphic skills and 3D design ability – using InDesign, Photoshop and Sketch Up, and other rendering software
  • Able to demonstrate work that is all yours in a well-presented portfolio
  • Technically minded and a good eye for detail
  • Ideally, you will have worked in a small to medium-sized practice specialising in bespoke projects
  • Care and attention to detail involved in delivering the scheme or work packages
  • Experience working through all RIBA stages of a small, beautifully crafted project within high-end residential
  • A proficient user of Revit or AutoCAD, worked on live projects within the UK
  • Be presentable and confident with both client and contractor facing responsibilities
  • Excellent English, both written and verbal + eligible to work in the UK.

What you get back

  • £34,000 – £39,000
  • Pension scheme – 3% contribution from company
  • Life assurance of 4 times salary
  • Permanent health insurance for long-term sickness
  • Discretionary profit share bonus payment
  • 20 days’ annual leave rising to 25 days with service in addition to UK public and bank holidays
  • Discretionary 3 days’ paid holiday in addition to the basic entitlement to cover Christmas closure
  • Core office hours policy (11:00 – 3:30) providing flexibility at either end of the day
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Green bike scheme, free eye tests, and annual flu vaccinations
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • RIBA membership fees paid for all qualified staff
  • Comprehensive programme of in-house CPD seminars and 1 day’s personal CPD provision per year
  • Financial support for course fees and additional study leave for professional exams
  • Regular creative review sessions and classes such as Drawing Gym
  • Company membership of the NLA with free access to events
  • Annual office trips to international and UK locations
  • Social and sports e.g. netball, softball, running, social evenings, drinks out, etc
  • Kitchen, showers, and secure, covered cycle storage facilities.

Apply

If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Part II Architectural Assistant Job in Waterloo, South London – Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Charlotte Lambert Job Ref: 12864)

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