Project Architect

Exeter, Devon
Salary is flexible depending on experience
19 Jan 2022
19 Feb 2022
Job (Function)
Contract Type

Project Architect | Full Time Position

New British Design are looking for an experienced Project Architect to join our small but growing team at our practice in rural Devon, near Exeter. Applicants should ideally have at least 5 years experience in practice and experience across high-end and bespoke residential projects. The right person will have experience in managing projects across all RIBA stages, including excellent experience in delivering technical packages (Stage 4) and administering building contracts (Stage 5). 

New British Design are an RIBA award winning practice with our roots in furniture and craft. 2022 promises to be an exceptionally exciting year for us with a growing portfolio of bespoke on and off-grid residential projects across the UK.

We are offering a competitive salary package and flexible working hours and a creative and fun working environment. The right person will be a central member of our team and work with us to help shape the future of New British Design.

Roles and Responsibilities

•           You will be responsible for leading on projects from concept through to completion

•           Working across all RIBA Stages

•           Production of drawing packages and specifications

•           Administration of building contracts (Stage 5)

•           Working directly with clients

Required Skills and Experience

•           Minimum 5 years experience working in the UK (Post-Part 3 qualification)

•           Experience in the running and delivery of high-end residential projects through all RIBA work stages with experience in Listed and Conservation projects

•           Knowledge of preparing NBS specifications desirable

•           Highly motivated and organised with a passion for contemporary architecture and cutting edge design

•           Strong work ethic with great initiative

•           A willingness to be flexible as required

•           The ability to work as a team or on your own

•           Proficient in Vectorworks, Sketch-Up and Adobe Creative Suite as well as the ability to express ideas through hand-sketching

•           Ideally a proficiency in ArchiCad (training available)

•           Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English

•           Strong and creative presentation skills

•           Friendly and personable

•           Full UK driving license (own car essential)

•           Must like dogs

What You Get

•           An opportunity to work with a highly creative, caring and ambitious team

•           A competitive salary and holiday package

•           Flexible working hours

•           Full-time permanent position (37.5 hours equivalent)

•           Fresh air and country-life

•           Good access to the North and South coasts of Devon for after-work swimming and surfing

•           An office with a view (think sheep and rolling hills)

If this sounds like a position for you, please email including the following:

•           A brief covering letter summarising why you would like to work for us

•           A CV to include your qualifications, experience and ambitions

•           A PDF portfolio (maximum 10mb)

•           Your availability and salary expectations

Please note: Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only be able to reply to those who we shortlist for interview.

Application deadline: 5pm Monday 14th February 2022

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