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Recently Qualified Architect / Architect (High-End Residential Projects) - Vauxhall, London

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £32,000 - £35,000 DOE
  • Ref 9494
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Do you have a passion for high quality prime residential design? This is an excellent opportunity for a recently qualified Architect / Architect, looking to work on contemporary residential refurbishments for both private clients and developers, to join a friendly practice of 14.

This is your chance to join a small, design-led, practice specialising in high-end residences, grade listed buildings, refurbishments, restorations and large complex developments. Established nearly 15 years ago, the practice has a portfolio of clean, contemporary and cohesive schemes in super-prime areas of London, including Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Kensington and Chelsea.

Role & Responsibilities

This is an exciting time for the right candidate to join my client. You’ll be spoilt for choice with a number of high-end and super prime residential projects currently underway in the office. To begin you will be brought in to work on an exciting £20 million residence in Belgravia, that is currently in technical design stage 4 and a £6 million residence in Kensington that is in planning. However, there are several other remodelling, and refurbishment residential projects in planning stages that you could also be involved in, so you will never lack variety in your day.

You will be given exposure to all stages of projects and will attend site on a regular basis. You will also meet with clients, contractors, Engineers and Lighting Designers. You should consider yourself an all-rounder, however detailing is the key to this appointment. You should have a good eye for detail and have a thorough understanding of technical design and experience in producing construction drawing packages.

Due to the nature and set up of the office you may be involved in interior aspects of some projects, so if you have an interest in interior design then this role could really hold your interest. Throughout your career with the practice you will be given exposure across all stages of their projects and in-house development is supported, in order to encourage you to reach your full ability. The role would suit a motivated, self- driven and diligent individual looking to expand their skills and knowledge within a high-profile environment.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years professional UK experience
  • A minimum of 1 year’s post Part III qualification
  • Proficiency in Vectorworks is desirable but training can be provided for the right candidate
  • A flair for design
  • An articulate individual with a fantastic eye for detailing
  • Construction pack production and detailed design experience
  • Confident working on internal layouts
  • Being able to produce and submit planning and listed building applications is beneficial
  • Comfortable liaising with clients and contractors
  • Proactive and able to work using your own initiative
  • Have a passion for high quality projects
  • Experience working on UK High-End Residential projects, ideally within the boroughs of London
  • Familiar with UK design and building regulation standards
  • Able to take on board instruction
  • Be a friendly character that enjoys working in a medium sized team
  • Confident hitting the ground running in stage 4 of a large bespoke residential project
  • Excellent written and verbal English

Salary & Package

£32,000 – £35,000 DOE

Soft Benefits

The office has a cheerful and friendly atmosphere; with efforts made in regular team socials. The team of 14 have a relaxed working atmosphere, with a smart casual attire. The office can be found just a short 10-minute walk from both Vauxhall and Kennington tube stations. The location benefits from a large choice of local bars, restaurants and other amenities that you may want to make the most of during your lunch or for an after work social.

Apply

If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be considered for this amazing opportunity, 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 will keep a copy of your CV/Portfolio and keep you in mind for any future vacancies.

Job Ref: 9494

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