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Architectural technician/Part 2 architectural assistant or intermediate interior designer
at Alexander Owen Architecture

Alexander Owen Architecture is seeking the immediate start of an architectural technician, Part 2 architectural assistant or intermediate interior designer to join its Peckham Levels-based practice in London.

The position is for an initial three month fixed contract available immediately with a view to a permanent position thereafter.

The role:

  • primarily developing detailed design, construction and setting out information for a series of bathrooms in a private residence
  • at other times you’ll be working on a wider selection of design-led architecture and interiors-based projects in the private housing sector producing 2D drawings in Autocad and 3D drawings in Sketchup
  • we are looking for a self-motivated individual who is resourceful, independent, able to multitask and eager to become part of a growing studio
  • whilst we are looking for someone with a high level of creativity, they must also be technically minded
  • the salary is negotiable based on experience and in line with the RIBA salary guidelines
  • the role is a three month fixed contract initially but with a view to a permanent position thereafter
  • the position is available immediately


  • primarily you’ll be asked to develop interior design concepts and specifications into buildable, detailed design packages ready for procurement and construction
  • you will be participating in regular design meetings with third party interior designers and contractors
  • you’ll work closely with external suppliers to coordinate construction information
  • you’ll be expected to work independently with minimum supervision
  • you’ll be expected to be highly organised


  • we will provide you with a creative, friendly and energetic working environment based in one of London’s most exciting and creative community-based projects, Peckham Levels
  • we will give you an in-depth understanding and broad range of experiences across RIBA Stages 2-5

Key skills and requirements:

  • must have at least two years’ experience in the UK within the London residential market
  • must have experience managing various tasks on multiple projects simultaneously across concept design, planning and building regulation stages within an assigned timeframe
  • a good understanding of building regulations and construction techniques and detailing
  • a good working knowledge of AutoCAD and of standard architectural drawing practice including floor plans, elevations, sections and M&E layouts
  • a good working knowledge of 3D visualisation packages including SketchUp
  • a keen eye for design and presentation for both architectural and interior-based projects
  • the ability to multitask, manage your own workload and juggle multiple projects at various work stages on tight deadlines
  • the ability to take and interpret instructions and work with minimum supervision, yet be confident in asking for help
  • a confident individual with excellent communication skills in English both written and verbal

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