SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT

Recruiter
ODOS
Location
London (Central)
Salary
Commensurate on experience
Posted
21 Jan 2022
Closes
21 Feb 2022
Job (Function)
Project Architect
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ODOS London are hiring!

SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT

 

Location: London Studio, UK

Desired starting date: February 2022

 

ODOS is looking for a talented and experienced Senior Project Architect to join our growing office and lead a number of exciting new projects through a Studio Team.  

 

Job description:

With an expanding international clientele, it’s exciting times for ODOS and we are looking for someone special to join an experienced, creative office to lead the overall design and delivery of exciting, luxury, contemporary and often unconventional projects from inception through to development and construction. We are looking for an individual who is creative and inspiring and who enjoys design, showing initiative and leadership. Considered applicants must have a high level of experience and expertise in directing multiple project teams. Candidates are offered a creative working environment with room for professional growth. Immediate start based in the London Studio.

 

Your role:

As a Team Leader and key member of the practice, you will work very closely with the Design Director in the overseeing of Designers, Architects and Project Managers while often presenting to consultants and, of course, clients. You will work in a highly design focused environment and have the opportunity to be involved in the evolution of developments both here and abroad. The role will involve travel for projects abroad.

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Lead the client interface, design and detail design of multiple projects
  • Direct multiple project teams in design, development and delivery
  • Guide and manage members of the team and their output
  • Work collaboratively with technical consultants, project managers, engineers and other stakeholders
  • Develop and oversee the production of 2D and 3D drawings for internal and client presentations
  • Manage the production of feasibility studies including the space planning and layouts of public and private areas in line with client and regulatory requirements
  • Drive the conceptual design of both urban and rural schemes at all scales, articulating the justification of their form while demonstrating their functionality and cost-efficiency

 

Experience and Skills:

  • A creative problem solver with a demonstrable track record of running projects from inception to completion
  • 2 - 5+ years Part 3 qualified working as an Architect on the RIBA Register of Architects / person eligible to seek registration as an architect without further assessment.
  • Extremely talented in the design and management of architectural projects with a mixed portfolio of work across different sectors
  • Strong presentation skills with an emphasis on hand sketching
  • Ability to hand draw ideas, plans and details confidently in design discussions
  • Understanding of physical model-making and ability to direct the assistants to explore and deliver ideas efficiently
  • Ability to communicate complex issues, verbally, in writing, and through drawings and models, to different audiences and to lead clients comfortably through the design process
  • Savvy with UK regulations with a strong understanding of processes, standards and contract administration 
  • Able to demonstrate exceptional levels of design ability and be able to sketch ideas to a high level
  • Highly enthusiastic about cutting-edge design and have a ‘design-led’ approach when making decisions
  • Ability to coordinate and manage external technical staff, consultants, and contractors
  • Able to articulate your ideas with hand drawings and 3D and/or physical modelling
  • Understanding of physical model-making and ability to direct the assistants to explore and deliver ideas efficiently
  • Strong communication skills and be confident facing clients and contractors
  • Proficiency of working with Vectorworks, SketchUP, Revit and Adobe Suite are essential
  • Full Driver's License       

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Competitive workplace pension
  • Training (formal and informal)
  • Annual office trip (COVID Dependent)
  • Tickets to evening lectures (COVID Dependent)
  • Evening drinks / Office lunches (COVID Dependent)

 

 

How to apply:

Please apply to marking your application London Senior Architect at: hr@odosarchitects.com with your CV/Resume, samples and cover letter to state why you are interested in this role. Please make sure the portfolio you have submitted is a true reflection of your experience and skills as we value greatly how you curate your own work. 

 

ODOS have a number of studios that bring together craft, design, architecture, and strategic thinking together in a single workspace.

We are a vibrant practice focused on innovation, collaboration and vision, constantly questioning the boundary of what is possible.

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