GPA is multidisciplinary design led practice, a RIBA Chartered Practice and also RTPI Chartered Town Planners. This dual focus means we can use our planning knowledge (we have three Chartered Planners on the team) in conjunction with ingenious architectural design to find creative solutions for our growing number of clients. Our team of 14 works on a broad range of exiting projects across the residential and commercial sector. Our work typically although not exclusively covers RIBA work stages 0 to 4 We are based in offices in Sutton, located next to Sutton Rail station 20 minutes from central London.
We now need to expand our enthusiastic and talented team. We are looking for two Architects, one who is more experienced and one at an earlier stage in their career, both who are keen to learn and develop their careers further and possibly with complimentary strengths.
We want people with the following qualities:
Team Working - good natured and considerate of others, thriving on working collaboratively.
Wanting to learn and develop
Ability to communicate in fluent verbal and written English essential
Comfortable taking responsibility and working independently
Able to both manage projects and teams as well as work as part of a team led by others
Independent thinkers who can also think strategically
Strong creative design ability from concept to detail
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Sound Knowledge of UK building regulations and planning legislation
Proficient in AutoCAD
Revit proficiency a bonus
Client facing with an ability to also liaise effectively with contractors and consultants on a daily basis
Ability to multitask
We realise that we are asking for a lot and so we are prepared to offer training in areas that expertise is not yet proven for the right people with the right attitude and potential people who are enthusiastic, friendly, hardworking and passionate about helping us grow the practice further.
Please send a covering letter explaining which post you are interested in and why you think you would be a good fit for the role, your current salary and salary expectations. Please also enclose your CV and portfolio. Interviews will be held as soon as possible for successful applicants