Launceston, Cornwall
The salary will range from £34k to £38k, depending on experience
09 Mar 2020
21 Aug 2020
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

You would join a team of architectural and non-architectural staff in an open-plan studio space filled with natural light to help deliver the practice vision: architecture to create inspiring places for everyone. You would be expected to work as a project leader both in a team and independently on a variety of projects simultaneously, at different work stages. You would be involved in group meetings to offer advice and experience to other staff, in addition to ad hoc pieces of work across the practice.

Essential Skills

Your application should demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Greater than 7 year’s experience as a qualified Architect working in the UK;
  • Understanding of UK Planning processes and Building Regulations;
  • Evidence of running UK construction projects as contract administrator;
  • Evidence of working within deadlines and resources available to projects.

The successful Architect will demonstrate the skills required to engage with a range of stakeholders across projects, have an engaging and collaborative working style amongst staff and clients, and show flexibility and adaptability. There is a significant opportunity for career progression within the practice and we will be looking for a genuine interest in contributing to the effective running of the business.

It is desirable the successful candidate will bring:

  • Expertise in using Graphisoft ARCHICAD software;
  • An understanding of BIM and working in a data sharing environment;
  • Experience of mentoring Part 1 and 2 architectural students;
  • Membership of the RIBA.


PLACE is committed to providing equal opportunities. Applications are welcome from all, but we particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups. We are keen to continue to work towards a gender balance and to improve diversity in our staff.


Applications should be submitted via email before the deadline of 5pm on Thursday 9th April 2020. You will be required to submit the following:

  • A CV of no more than two sides of A4;
  • A supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 setting out how you meet the essential criteria;
  • No more than 6 portfolio drawings demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria (display a range of work by showing drawings from the different RIBA Work Stages, preferably showing 6 different projects);
  • Details of two referees together with a brief statement of the capacity in which, and for how long, they have known you. (Referees will not be contacted before final interviews without your permission.)

Applications that do not contain the essential skills may not be progressed.

Please email your application to 

We aim to ensure all compliant applications receive a response.

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