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Recently Qualified Architect/post Part 2 Architectural Assistant, London

Thomas de Cruz Architects
London (West), London (Greater)
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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We are a small, friendly, design-driven practice specialising in high quality contemporary residential projects. Our projects range from small extensions and remodelling of period properties in and around London to new build houses around the UK and overseas. We are well located in Chiswick High Road, close to shops, cafes and tube stations.

Our influences are international and we aim to raise standards in home design on every project, no matter the size or budget. The successful candidate should have a passion for contemporary residential architecture and interior design. Duties will include all works stages from concept design, through planning to construction drawings and contract administration on site. Candidates should expect to run projects in direct contact with the client under the direction of the Director.

Candidates should have the following:

  • a minimum of three years experience working in the UK. Do not apply unless have this experience and have the right to work in the UK
  • strong creative ability and presentation skills
  • open, personable and self-reliant character
  • ability to multi-task under pressure, manage time and workload, and work both autonomously and with others
  • good communication and literacy skills and the ability interact with a wide variety of private clients
  • ability to coordinate other members of the design team (eg, QS, structural engineer)
  • proficiency in CAD, Photoshop and SketchUp. V-Ray or other rendering skills. Vectorworks is an advantage
  • documented track record in construction drawings and detailing on residential buildings
  • good knowledge of the UK building regulations
  • fluency in spoken and written English. You will be expected to be able write planning documents and specifications fluently
  • ability to sometimes work from home
  • full UK/EU driving licence is an advantage

If high quality contemporary residential design and a position of responsibility appeals to you please send your CV and PDFs of both design and technical work (10MB max.) via the apply for job button below, together with a covering note saying why you think you would be particularly well suited for the job advertised and stating your salary expectation and availability.

We regret that due to the volume of applicants only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Company info
020 8995 8100
80-82 Chiswick High Road
W4 1SY

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