Ackroyd Lowrie are recruiting for an Associate / Associate Director

Bethnal Green
Salary – dependent on experience - in the region of £40-£50k p.a.
03 Jul 2018
02 Aug 2018
Job (Function)
Associate , Associate director
Contract Type
Full Time

Ackroyd Lowrie is recruiting for an Associate / Associate Director

Ackroyd Lowrie is a fast-growing, innovative architecture practice based in the creative hub of Bethnal Green, East London.  

We work across a range of sectors and scales but always with the same commitment to design quality. We have developed an award-winning design process which uses VR technology to put our clients at the heart of the design process.

We are currently working on regeneration schemes for half a billion pounds worth of new homes and workplaces, and our long-term aim is to be on the cutting edge of designing the cities of the future.

We are looking for an ambitious associate who wants to gain a huge amount of experience and become part of a vibrant, young team.  This is a perfect opportunity for a proactive, reliable, organised and go-getting individual to flourish in an exciting practice and work in a great studio environment.

Required skills:

  • Candidates should have a flair and passion for effective design and strong technical design skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across the board are required to interact with clients and team members alike
  • Experience or understanding of resourcing projects and be able to manage a team effectively
  • Be interested in helping run and grow a small business and have a great attention to detail
  • Great project management skills
  • Be reliable and have the ability to multi task
  • An understanding and diplomacy when dealing with clients and be able to manage difficult situations professionally when required
  • Have great IT skills and be numerate and able to use a spreadsheet
  • Have an interest in innovative technology
  • Good hand drawn skills
  • Software skills must include: Vectorworks/Revit
  • Experience of the following would also be an advantage: NBS Building/Create, 3DMax, Rendering

Required experience:

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years job running experience post-part 3, preferably in the UK.
  • RIBA stages from 0 to 7
  • Working on contract values between £750k and £25m.
  • Working on both refurbishment and new builds.
  • Sufficient experience in the UK to steer a project through the construction process.
  • This is a permanent position immediate start date.

Working with us gives you:

  • Salary – depends on the candidate and their experience but in the region of £40-50k  PA
  • Training and development opportunities, with high potential for career development
  • Opportunity for equity/share options in a growing small business and potential for future directorship
  • An office environment that is friendly, flexible and multicultural, with a sustainability commitment
  • Regular social activities and an annual trip abroad
  • Being part of a committed equal opportunities company.

How to apply:

  • The subject line of your email MUST include your name and the position you are applying for.
  • ****Independent applicants only - NO agency appointments considered****
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Please contact us at the email address given below and not directly to the office.
  • Please do not use your email as your motivational/covering letter.
  • Please send your covering letter, CV and work samples as attachments to your email (preferably as PDFs) to:

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