JOB OPPORTUNITY 07.10.2021

Project Architect

We have a wonderful opportunity for a proactive and experienced Architect to join our studio with the opportunity to work both remotely and, from either our Peterborough office in Cambridgeshire, or London office, just a short walk from London Bridge station. 

 

A key position within our young and expanding studio, you will be working closely with the director to lead and deliver, with support from our talented team, a range of projects. Amongst others, you will have the opportunity to work on bespoke one-off homes in beautiful countryside locations, rural diversification projects for discerning landowners, and mixed-use developments in London.

 

The right person should be diligent with experience preparing and submitting a range of planning-applications for both new-build and Listed properties in the UK with excellent writing skills and the ability to prepare strong and considered design & access statements. You should have an excellent understanding of UK building regulations as well as experience delivering and reviewing technical design drawings for tender and construction. This position will see you lead projects through from initial feasibility and concept design to planning, tender and construction. As such, previous experience across all RIBA stages of work is beneficial. 

 

Requirements:

  • A passion for architecture with strong design sensibility

  • Experience running projects from inception to completion across all RIBA work stages.

  • Experience preparing pre-applications and planning applications including putting together design and access statements

  • Knowledge and experience of working with local planning authorities with a good understanding of UK policy

  • Good technical skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, consultants, contractors, suppliers and the internal design team.

  • Willingness to take responsibility and coordinate a small design team.

  • Excellent organisation and presentation skills

  • Proficiency in Vectorworks desirable 

  • Advanced in SketchUp and Adobe Suite

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proactive attitude

  • Fluent in English (verbally and written)

  • ARB Registration

  • right to work in the UK

About the studio

We are a friendly, collaborative practice that works with a wide range of clients from ambitious private homeowners to family trusts and commercial landowners. Each project is unique and rooted in site-inspired design with a consideration for the immediate and wider context – leading to sympathetic and intuitive interventions that celebrate and add richness to each project. Our mission is to create exceptional architecture that positively contributes to our environment and the people that our buildings serve – ensuring our buildings invoke a true sense of place, meaning and purpose. 

The successful candidate will be part of our expanding studio and become an integral part of our team with plenty of opportunity for professional development and career progression. We offer flexible, remote-working opportunities to all our employees with one to two days a week working in the office to maintain our strong team culture, galvanise creativity and provide hands-on-support to our team. 

To apply for this role, please submit your cover letter, CV and sample portfolio to jobs@ashmanarchitects.com. Due to the high volume of applicants, we regret that we are not able to respond to all applicants.

If you would like to embark on a new and exciting journey and join our team, please submit your cover letter, CV and sample portfolio (10MB limit) to jobs@ashmanarchitects.com.

Should we have a suitable opportunity that aligns with your skills, experience and ambitions, we will be in touch to invite you to meet the team and tell us more!

We are always interested in hearing from talented architects & designers who share our passion for creating exceptional architecture - rooted in site-inspired design.