Hunter Dunning

Project Architect

London (Central), London (Greater)
£38,000 - £43,000 + Great Benefits REF
13 Mar 2019
13 Apr 2019
Job (Function)
Architect, Project Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

Now seeking a Project Architect, my client are a popular AJ100 practice based in South Central London. Selected for the ‘Good Employer Guide’ for the last 3 years running, my client has an extensive and envious list of staff perks and benefits and offers a sensible work life balance, allowing the team to manage a healthy work life balance.

With over 18 years of experience across a wide range of projects in the UK and overseas, my client has built a reputation for producing exciting, contemporary architecture and interiors. Their diverse portfolio includes high end residential, mixed-use, commercial, community and hotel projects of a high standard. Collaborating with some of the most reputable practices in the UK, including Stanton Williams, Gensler and DSDHA, my client delivers an outstanding service and produces work of a high standard of quality.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Initially you may be involved in the refurbishment of a large grade listed building (containing multiple residential units) where you will run this project with other seniors
  • Following the above project, you will likely move on to running smaller scale, prime residential projects
  • Work across all stages of projects throughout your career with the practice
  • Report to the Directors on progress of projects
  • Attend client and contractor meetings and liaise with them regularly
  • Help manage more junior team members
  • Ensure projects run smoothly and tight deadlines are met

Required Skills & Experience

  • Fluent use of AutoCAD or Revit is essential
  • Experience working with Sketch-Up & Adobe suite
  • Excellent detailed technical design ability
  • A minimum of 3 years UK professional working experience
  • A minimum of 3 years PQE Part III
  • Experience working on high-end residential and high-end hospitality projects
  • Comfortable working on large-scale complex project types
  • Technical experience of delivering the above type of projects to a high standard
  • Evidence of working on one residential project from concept to completion is ideal
  • High quality visualisations would also be highly beneficial
  • A passion for high quality design and materials
  • Confident and hands on
  • An eye for good design and detail
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • A good communicator, with an approachable and friendly manor
  • Confident and comfortable with this being a client and contractor facing role
  • Looking to commit yourself to my client for the foreseeable future

Salary & Package

  • £38,000 – £43,000
  • Pension scheme 3% contribution from the company
  • Life assurance of 4 times salary
  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 days with service + bank holidays
  • Core working hours are 10 am – 4.30 pm providing flexibility at either end of the day
  • Permanent health insurance for long term sickness
  • Discretionary profit share bonus

What you get back

  • Christmas office closure = an additional 3 days holiday
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Green bike scheme
  • Annual salary review
  • Free eye tests
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • RIBA membership fees paid for all qualified staff
  • Comprehensive programme of in-house CPD seminars
  • 1 day’s personal CPD provision per year
  • Financial support for RIBA part 3 candidates
  • Additional study leave for professional exams
  • Regular creative review sessions
  • Company membership of the NLA with free access to events
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Annual office trip e.g. Madrid, Porto, Rotterdam, Paris, Copenhagen
  • Social and games e.g. softball in the summer, drinks etc.
  • Kitchen, showers and secure, covered cycle storage facilities
  • Close to local amenities
  • Good transport links


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