Experienced Part III Architect

Shoreditch, London
21 Jun 2017
21 Jul 2017
Job (Function)
Architect, Project Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

Quinn Architects is a close-knit and friendly team based in Shoreditch with an exciting international portfolio of bespoke high-end residential and mixed-use projects.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and talented Part III Architect to join our young and vibrant architectural practice immediately and lead our high-end residential projects. Our ideal candidate will be client-facing, share an interest in bespoke detailing, and be able to demonstrate a wide range of experience from project inception to post-occupancy. Working closely with the Director and Associates, success in the role will depend on the candidate’s ability to work flexibly using their own initiative and conduct themselves with a calm and personable manner. There will be opportunities to play a prominent role across our current and upcoming projects, as well as in the strategic direction of the practice.

As a studio, we encourage creativity and independence and can offer the following benefits:

  • Broad range of clients and the chance to work on projects at all RIBA workstages
  • Opportunity to work on interesting and challenging projects in a creative and supportive environment
  • Pension provision
  • Regular team lunches and social drinks
  • Open plan studio in a wider creative community, in the heart of Shoreditch

​This is an exciting opportunity to take on a senior role within a growing and successful practice.

Essential candidate requirements:

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in architectural practice within the last five years, to include significant post-Part III experience as described below:

  • Proven experience with UK-based projects and a good understanding of all RIBA workstages as lead designer
  • Demonstrable experience with technical detailing
  • Demonstrable experience of running high-end residential projects with a contract value of £2million+
  • Proven ability to guide a design team from inception through to project completion
  • Proven ability to work flexibly within a small team
  • Previous experience of client liaison
  • Previous experience of on-site construction
  • Previous experience of Contract Administration and/or Project Management
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Fluency in Vectorworks 2D, Sketchup and Adobe Creative Suite on the Mac platform

Desirable candidate requirements:

  • Experience of conservation and/or listed building projects
  • Experience of competitions and awards

To apply:

Please forward your curriculum vitae, a brief overview of your portfolio and cover letter/email to recruitment@quinnuk.com (PDF format). Successful applicants will be invited for interview on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged.

To aid the process please provide the following information in your covering email:

  • A brief summary of any relevant work experience and overview of how you feel you meet the candidate requirements
  • What do you see as your particular skills and what skills do you hope to develop further?
  • What are your salary expectations?
  • When you would be available to start and do you have any major holidays booked?

​Quinn Architects are an equal opportunities employer. Please note that we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

Strictly no recruitment agencies please.

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