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Architect (RIBA Part III)

Carey Jones Chapman Tolcher (Studio South) Ltd
London & Leeds
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Full Time

Role – Architect (Part III)

We are looking for individuals to join our team of talented architects, project architects and associates in our London and Leeds studios.

They will work alongside a team of architectural assistants and experienced architects and associates on a daily basis, under the line management of a Director. The role enables personal and professional development with responsibility for assisting in the design and aspects of delivery of their team’s projects across various sectors including Residential, Commercial and Mixed use.

At Carey Jones Chapman Tolcher we focus on design led, original and efficient schemes from project inception to delivery. We foster an open, direct and collaborative work culture that inspires great work for us and our clients. To be at our best and aligned as one team, we work full time from our offices in central London and Leeds.

Responsibilities + Skills

These will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work as part of an architectural team to successfully complete tasks/projects.
  • Be an active part in the day to day running of medium to larger scale projects, supported by a team of architects, technicians and architectural assistants.
  • Write and create Design and Access Statements that capture the essence of the design, tell the story and explain the thinking behind it.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrate strong design sensitivity and package running ability.
  • Production of drawn and graphic information in 2D and 3D.
  • Deliver projects through all RIBA work stages at the highest standard.
  • Responsible for project based delivery of and maintenance of Quality assurance as part of their team/projects.
  • Effective and profitable project delivery to achieve required financial targets / business plan.
  • Show Awareness of productive team working.


This role is suited to a fully qualified architect with three years post Part III experience and excellent design skills, including the ability to plan, describe, sketch and model complex design briefs. This will include the production of multiple options and to demonstrate rational, cool decision making in project design at inception, pre-planning, post-planning and technical stages of work alongside the design team.


The individual will show commitment and professional drive, take key directions and work at pace, be able to work under their own steam, self-checking, using their initiative as part of the Design team or alone on individual projects tasks.

An awareness of current UK Planning and Building Regulation legislation is important and experience in particular in residential developments advantageous.

Essential Criteria

  • Part I and II from a leading school of Architecture.
  • Part III qualification.
  • Show knowledge of one or more sectors, preferably residential and mixed use projects.
  • Fluent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Autodesk Revit / 3-d drawing and AutoCAD capability.
  • 3D modeling and visualization using Sketchup.
  • Have a creative approach.
  • Have good organisational skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Show a keen interest in the built environment.
  • Initiative and drive, with a positive attitude.
  • Aspiration to work on innovative schemes.
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach to work.
  • Be able to work under own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work at all levels with colleagues.
  • Excellent Communication skills – both verbally and written.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.

The Person

  • We are looking for candidates who have the confidence, tenacity and professionalism to produce high quality designs.
  • The company culture is one of promotion according to talent and impact, not time served in the business. Ambition is expected and rewarded.
  • The successful candidate will need to have good communication skills and have the ability to work in a busy environment as a member of a team.
  • They will need to be willing to develop new skills beyond their core knowledge and have the ability to meet deadlines.

An excellent opportunity to join a thriving and ambitious design team which offers strong career prospects.

Please provide a cover letter, CV and examples of your work to

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to every candidate.

Strictly no agencies.

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