London (Central), London (Greater)
Commensurate with experience
26 Aug 2018
26 Sep 2018
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Spaceagency is an integrated design firm based in London and working globally. Our practice connects expertise in urban design and architecture with the human focus of communication design and product design; enhancing how people experience and interact with spaces. This is an innovative area of design, and we are carving out a unique niche within it. Our international client portfolio includes cities, global brands and collaborations with renowned design studios.

The practice is looking to recruit an Associate to take a key role within our team. This full-time, permanent role demands a dedicated self-starter with team spirit who shares our creative ambitions. Leadership and management skills are a must. The ideal candidate will be a registered architect with at least 10 years of experience who is interested in branching out into interdisciplinary design. The candidate will have both good design and technical credentials. They will be used to dealing with clients, colleagues, suppliers, statutory bodies and contractors, ensuring a broad variety of work. Whilst initially reporting to the directors, the long-term goal should be to take ownership of an increasing number of projects, taking a leading role in the development of the practice.

Key responsibilities:

  • lead on design projects across all RIBA project stages
  • create and maintain a strong working relationship with clients
  • manage teams in the delivery of projects
  • mentor junior staff members in their learning and use of the software and drawing protocols
  • understand and adhere to quality assurance systems
  • identify gaps in the knowledge and skills of the practice


  • minimum of ten years professional experience
  • experience working on large scale projects and knowledge of workflow and professional processes on large design teams
  • design talent and a strong portfolio of professional design experience
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • management experience
  • professional attitude with the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • positive and pro-active approach
  • Self-motivation and drive
  • strong software skills: AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suite
  • available to begin work immediately in London and have the relevant working permits for the UK

To apply please forward a CV and samples of work (under 5MB) with covering letter to: Please use 'Last Name_First Name_Associate' as the subject line of your email. Please note that interviews will take place in London. Spaceagency is a chartered practice and an equal opportunities employer.

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