Who are we:
We are a small practice working across the fields of architecture, urban design and planning. We are looking for a graduate designer to join us and help grow our team for the long term and build their own expertise within the studio.
The role is full-time
The role is based in our studio in Newcastle city centre. We work 37hrs within the week and can offer flexible hours and partial home-working if needed . In general, we don’t work overtime. Any out-of-hours work such as community events or committee meetings would be compensated.
We are a family-friendly practice with a supportive work culture. We often work collaboratively with other professionals as well as community groups and can offer good opportunities to develop skills in engagement and collaborative practice.
We are keen to train and mentor employees in whatever way we can with a view to positive career development and working on projects that are rewarding.
The role will include work across a number of current projects, ranging from large, multi-family housing, strategic planning and policy work with local authorities and community groups, through to domestic extensions, refurbishments and exhibition work.
We’re looking for a Part 2 qualified architectural assistant. The right person would ideally have the following attributes:
Good research skills and a critical attitude towards the built environment
Be engaged, inquisitive and willing to challenge
A strong communicator, both verbally and visually, with a fluent use of drawings and other media
Excellent written and spoken English
Have some understanding of construction detail and an interest in developing a skillset in this area
Experience draughting in 2D and 3D modelling (we work primarily in AutoCAD and Sketchup – Revit is a bonus).
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud tools (Photoshop and InDesign)
Someone who enjoys making physical models
The salary starts at £26,000 per annum.
To apply please send a CV and sample of your portfolio (max 6 pages) along with a short covering letter to email@example.com . The closing date for applications is 3rd June 2022.
*Date extended due to access issues with website*
Interviews will take place in Newcastle week commencing 6th June. Interview questions will be shared with candidates in advance.
We are committed to equality of opportunity. Applications will be assessed on merits and we strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.
No recruitment agencies please.
All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential.