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Part 1 architectural designer
at Do Ho Suh

Do Ho Suh is seeking a Part 1 architectural designer to join its team in London.  

The London-based studio of artist Do Ho Suh is looking for a Part 1 architectural designer. This role requires close collaboration with the artist and studio team on a diversity of projects from start to completion. Candidates are required to multi-task and take a flexible approach to juggling workloads.

We are specifically seeking candidates who can demonstrate a conceptually driven approach with an ability to express original ideas through their portfolio. The role would benefit from someone with multi-disciplinary interests who is looking to test the boundaries between art and architecture and work outside of a traditional practice.

Requirements:

  • skilled in Rhino, VRay, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and knowledge of other Adobe Suite softwares
  • ideally have knowledge of Grasshopper and willing to develop skills with this programme
  • knowledge of Cinema4D (Octane render) desired and/or other similar softwares, such as Maya, Houdini, 3DS Max etc.
  • extremely organised and capable of juggling a busy workload
  • friendly and personable
  • an interest in art and creative approaches to architecture

Responsibilities include:

  • establishing design briefs (could include artwork or exhibition design)
  • sketching initial design ideas with the artist
  • researching materials, processes or market requirements
  • producing detailed, final hand drawings and specifications and/or using dedicated computer software to produce design specifications, including costings
  • producing Rhino 3D models from 3D archival scans/mesh data
  • making samples or working models by hand or using computerised prototyping equipment
  • testing design concepts by computerised modelling or physical hands-on testing of models
  • liaising with external partners such as engineers and fabricators to discuss and negotiate appropriate production processes
  • producing prototypes
  • identifying the suitability and availability of materials
  • co-managing architectural team’s supplies and organisation of space; liaising with studio to order new supplies
  • aiding the studio team with administrative and day-to-day tasks as required

The role is based in the studio in N1, London, five days a week, from 9am to 5:30pm. The salary is commensurate with experience. Attractive benefits are available after 12 months of service.

Please send your CV, portfolio and a cover letter outlining why you are suited to this role via the ‘Apply for job’ button below with the subject line: ‘Part I application’. Shortlisted candidates may be set a short task.

The application closing date is 24 March 2024.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we cannot guarantee a response to those who have not been shortlisted. If you do not hear from us by Friday 29th March please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

We value diversity and particularly welcome applicants from those currently underrepresented in the art and architecture sectors, in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, socio-economic background, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
  • Applications have closed.