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Project Architect - Waterloo, London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £40,000 - £60,000
  • Ref 14514
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Project Architect Job in Waterloo, London

Project Architect job available in Waterloo, London. The opportunity for an Architect or Architectural Assistant, with strong heritage project experience to join an employee-owned practice, that offers a long list of benefits and a fantastic 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’. The practice experiences minimal staff turnover, with employee satisfaction rates soaring, largely due to their commitment to maintaining an optimal work-life balance. They empower their team members to autonomously structure their work schedules, accommodating personal obligations like childcare, thereby fostering a supportive and flexible work culture.

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, commercial projects and small residential homes on listed/heritage buildings.

Due to continued success and repeat clients, my client is now looking for Project Architects or Experienced Part II Architectural Assistants with listed building/heritage experience.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work on a variety of high-end residential mews properties, town houses and one-off apartments/penthouses, plus large apartment buildings and mixed-use schemes ranging from £1m to £40m in construction value
  • Work on projects throughout all RIBA stages
  • Prepare and develop drawings, models and images, and other documents related to design
  • Work within a small project team
  • Use Revit / AutoCAD on a daily basis
  • Supervise more junior team members
  • Report to Seniors and Directors.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Qualified as an Architect or Part II with a few years of experience
  • Be confident in delivering projects
  • Experience working on projects in a UK practice
  • Excellent graphic skills and 3D design ability – using InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp, and other rendering software
  • Experience working on bespoke high-end properties, mews houses, apartments/hospitality/heritage projects is essential
  • Able to demonstrate work that is all yours in a well-presented portfolio
  • Strong design skills
  • 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
  • Ideally have experience working through all RIBA stages of a small, beautifully crafted project within high-end residential
  • A proficient user of AutoCAD, and must have used on live projects within the UK
  • Revit is highly desirable
  • 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 – £60,000 DOE
  • Pension scheme – 4% 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 (10:00 – 4:30) 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
  • Active involvement in achieving reductions in our carbon emissions through Planet Mark
  • 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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