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Oxford, UK
Project architect
at Adrian James Architects

Adrian James Architects is looking for a project architect to join its practice in Oxford, UK.

The post is to cover a year-long maternity leave and has the potential to become a permanent role.

We need someone with superb design and technical abilities plus the skill set and experience to act as project architect from inception to completion on complex buildings at our design-led practice.

The responsibilities of the job are to:

  • manage projects through planning, technical design, tender and contract work stages
  • ensure projects meet the brief, run on budget and on time
  • develop designs of the highest quality in concept and detail
  • ensure projects are fully sustainable

The skills required are:

  • exceptional conceptual design and technical design ability
  • wide job-running and contract management experience
  • excellent software capabilities in 2D and 3D
  • strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
  • inquisitive, proactive and positive attitude

AJA has a strong design emphasis, encouraging singular, radical approaches to a wide range of projects. We have a stringent environmental policy with a dedicated ambition to be carbon positive in practice and in our projects. Our studio is in central Oxford very near the station. We are Mac-based, using Vectorworks (3D) and SketchUp predominantly. We are not a large practice, there is no rigid hierarchy and we can be flexible about employment terms. We are, of course, an equal opportunities employer. We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and responsibility.

In any submission for the job, we will need to see evidence of strong design skills, software command and tectonic know-how, as well as high grades in all qualifications. If selected for interview candidates will need to show that they are technically adept and razor-sharp.

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