Design/Architectural Technician

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
Up to £35,000 per annum (commensurate with experience), generous Holidays and benefits.
11 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Design/Architectural Technician
at Sparcstudio

11 April  2017

Design/Architectural Technician
London, United Kingdom

Permanent role.

Sparcstudio is a privately-owned design studio that has established an enviable reputation for designing highly successful, inspiring, innovative and award-winning Spas, Wellness/Fitness, Hotel & Resort environments for discerning owners, operators and guests.

Sparcstudio is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, energetic and technically proficient Design/Architectural Technician to join our small, highly creative team in our Riverside Studio in Richmond, West London.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years' experience, excellent design detailing and design management skills and the ability to travel occasionally, including internationally.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, problem solving, collaborative and technical person to join a truly dynamic, client focused team working on exciting, demanding, high profile projects across the world.

Candidates must have good commercial experience working on UK projects with extensive experience of working with UK suppliers and trades.

Essential Skills & Qualification:

Hold a HND and/or CIAT Accredited Honours degree or Part-II/III Architectural qualification.

The ability to convey ideas clearly, with good communication skills and excellent spoken and written English.

Show an active interest in and demonstrable knowledge of contemporary design and construction details.

Recent experience of detailing Hotel, Spa and Wellness environments.

The ability to work to agreed deadlines and budgets and be a good team player.

Have good hand drawing, sketching and 3D visualizing capabilities.

An experienced eye for detail and quality and the strength of conviction to protect, manage and monitor the design detail throughout the build process.

Excellent AutoDesk, AutoCAD/Revit, SketchUp, V-Ray & Adobe Suite Photoshop skills.

An understanding and current knowledge of materials, finishes, fixtures and interior fit out construction details.

Key Responsibilities:

Help with the preparation of concept designs and design development presentations and supporting documentation with Director and Designer input and guidance.

Help develop design schemes and coordinate/collaborate confidently with Directors, Designers and other project consultants, specialist sub consultants and suppliers throughout all project stages.

Use technical knowledge and ability to produce high end, commercial interior fit out and joinery details, information and documentation/schedules in line with agreed drafting protocols and filing procedures.

Coordinate and manage design information and project documentation delivery and maintain accurate up to date specifications, drawings & records.

Ensure issued design information meets regulatory requirements and maintain an up to date and professional working knowledge of the UK Building Regulations, Disability Acts, Health & Safety, designer’s CDM responsibilities etc.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, good holidays and generally keep to standard office hours.

Along with your application please confirm that you can supply evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom.

Richmond has good transport links, we therefore expect applicants to have no reason to commute for longer than an hour daily, each way.

How to apply

To apply please send a copy of your CV and example portfolio of your recent work (in PDF format and no more than 5MB)

Please include contact details/recent references from a minimum of two previous employers with your application.

Please identify any professional and/or trade association memberships you hold.

Application deadline: 11 May 2017

No agencies please.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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