Technical Project Architect

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
Commensurate on experience
18 Mar 2022
25 Apr 2022
Job (Function)
Project Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

3s Architects is seeking an experienced post part 3 project architect to join its team in London.

About us

3s Architects is a small, design-led award-winning architectural practice based in Richmond, south-west London.  We specialise in high quality contemporary residential projects including private house refurbishments and extensions, new build houses, working with listed buildings, and mixed-use developments.

With hundreds of completed projects in and around London, the UK and a growing portfolio of overseas projects, we pride ourselves in designing to a high standard at all stages, from concept to detail and completion. Our approach and work seek innovative contemporary solutions, is authentic and often surprising.

We are looking for a talented and passionate project architect job runner with equal experience in the residential & commercial sector to join our team in running projects from inception through to completion, with a particular focus on the development of preparing technical drawing information & specifications.

Education and experience

An ARB RIBA registered architect with equivalent of minimum five years' post-Part 3 UK experience with a portfolio of high-quality architectural designs and interiors for residential and mixed-use projects.

Skill set:

  • proven track record of completed private residential house and mixed-use developments
  • work on selected projects RIBA stages minimum 1-5, but with technical construction focus
  • excellent sketch and presentation skills
  • good knowledge of UK planning and building regulations
  • good knowledge of technical detailing & preparing production information
  • good experience of contract administration and site assistance
  • self-motivated and autonomous but also an integral team player
  • excellent communication and client facing skills
  • experienced Vectorworks CAD skills

not essential:


  • strong visualisation skills including ability to prepare 3d CAD models and visualisations
  • record of producing interior shop drawings & designs

Computer skills:

  • Vectorworks CAD
  • 3D SketchUp / 3D Max
  • Render software
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Word, Excel and other Microsoft programmes


  • preparation of initial architectural design concepts, space planning, mood boards & initial product specifications
  • preparation of CAD scheme proposals and planning applications
  • technical development of 1:50, 1:20 & 1:5 CAD detailed designs
  • independent coordination with main consultants
  • site assistance and contract administration role on selected private residential projects
  • preparation of interior concepts sketch designs, mood boards and presentations, lighting layouts, joinery
  • growing and maintaining new and existing supplier relationships
  • specifying products and materials and coordinating within designs
  • liaising with consultants to coordinate designs
  • working with 3D visualisers
  • communicating with private clients to develop the brief and inform interior proposals and sign-offs
  • preparation of written documentations & design and access statements

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