Project Architect Job in Waterloo, London
Project Architect job available in Waterloo, London. An opportunity to join an employee-owned practice that strongly believes in a good work-life balance.
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.
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. Due to continued growth, my client is now looking for a Project Architect with experience throughout all RIBA stages.
Role & Responsibilities
- Run a project through all RIBA stages from concept to completion
- Work on a variety of high-end residential properties and one-off apartments/penthouses, plus large apartment buildings and mixed-use schemes ranging from £1m to £40m in construction value
- Produce detailed technical construction information on the project
- Prepare and develop drawings, models and images, and other documents related to design
- Use AutoCAD and Revit on a daily basis
- Supervise more junior team members
- Report to Seniors and Directors.
Required Skills & Experience
- Qualified as a Part III Architect, with a minimum of 3 year’s professional working experience 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 SketchUp, and other rendering software
- Able to demonstrate a project that you have worked on through all RIBA stages, with strengths in stages 3 and 4
- Confident in working through detailed design, technical design, and delivery stages of projects
- 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
- A proficient user of AutoCAD or Revit and must have 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
- £40,000 – £45,000
- 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.
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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Project Architect Job in Waterloo, London – Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Charlotte Lambert Job Ref: 13643) #LI-CL1