Architect (CAD Design)

South Oxfordshire
Salary £30,000 - £35,000, depending on experience
07 Aug 2018
28 Aug 2018
Job (Function)
Architect, CAD
Contract Type


Job Title:                         Architect (CAD Design)

Reports To:                     Head of Design

Work location:                 South Oxfordshire OX44 7XD

Salary:                             £30,000 - £35,000

Hours:                             Full time,will consider part-time hours


Established 2012, Green Unit manufactures the ARC - a high quality, healthy and sustainable modular timber building system, which can be easily configured to create bespoke layouts.  The components are constructed at Green Unit’s factory and built into building sections for transport to site, where buildings are installed and commissioned in days. 

ARC modules can be configured to meet a range of market needs including residential, commercial, Healthcare and premium holiday accommodation.

After extensive testing, prototyping and development, the business has already manufactured and sold the concept models in to key target markets. The Company is now ready to scale its operations by moving to a new factory and also growing our team.


As an Architect with CAD experience, you will be Lead Architect and Designer for Green unit, delivering building layouts, specifications, planning submissions, marketing and client-facing materials in accordance with the ARC modular building.


  • Produce designs and images of the proposed structure; including building layouts, elevations and specifications to meet the needs of clients and the in-house Marketing and Sales team
  • Work as part of the R&D team, developing new adaptions of the ARC system, product improvements and new marketable products
  • Develop in the use of CAD and Photoshop, learning new processes and skills to prepare images of concept buildings, showing them furnished, in use, and in landscape.
  • Liaise with building regulations consultant, engineers, specialists and suppliers to ensure all designs are fully compliant at design stage.
  • Produce production briefs for approved builds, detailing compliant specifications and configurations according to the client contract, and progress these with the Production and Procurement teams for implementation.


  • Architect with advanced CAD design skills, especially Rhino 5/6 (Grasshopper experience an advantage)
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of timber and building materials and construction techniques

The post holder will live within a 45 minute commute of the Green Unit office/factory, or be willing to relocate to within that radius

Please contact Jonathan Finnerty for more details

This job advertisement is not contractual and is liable to change over time.

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Are you a stage 2 or stage 3 RIBA qualified Architect ?

Do you have more than 2 years experience of working with CAD design on live projects ?

Do you have experience of using Rhino CAD software?

Would you be prepared to undertake a basic and advanced course in Rhino CAD software prior to commencing employment with Green Unit (course costs would be refundable

are you currently entitled to work in the UK and if necessary would you relocate so you are within a 45 minute driving distance of OX44 7XD

What experience do you have?

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