Ashman Architects is seeking a Part 2 architectural assistant to join its team in London.
We have a wonderful opportunity for a passionate and proactive Part 2 architectural assistant to join our studio based in Tower Bridge, just a short walk from London Bridge station. This is an exciting time for us and an opportunity to become a key member of our growing team.
You will have the chance to quickly progress and develop your skills with support and guidance from our tight-knit team of talented and experienced architects. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects from bespoke one-off homes in beautiful countryside locations and rural diversification projects for discerning landowners to, masterplanning and mixed-use developments in London.
Alongside a variety of other projects at various stages of design, the first and main project you will be involved with is an exciting redevelopment of a commercial and residential mixed-use quarter located within very close proximity to our studio. Inspired by biophilic design principals and working closely with the project architect and director, you will be involved in developing and refining the existing design and have the opportunity to gain hands-on site experience, liaising directly with the contractor and client. You will be involved in assisting with the surveying of various units, preparing arrangement drawings and assist with responding to RFI’s as work progresses on site. This project will provide you with the rare opportunity to see multiple, design-led, high-quality projects on site from start to finish within a relatively quick turnaround.
- a passion for architecture and design
- strong design sensibility
- enjoy visualising, illustrating and visually communicating ideas
- good hand-sketching skills a plus
- proficiency in Vectorworks, Sketch-up and InDesign essential
- experience producing general arrangement drawings
- good communication and organisation skills
- attention to detail
- commercial fit-out experience beneficial
- proactive attitude
- fluent in English (verbally and written)
- ability to work as part of a team and autonomously
- recognised Part 2 degree or equivalent
- right to work in the UK
About the studio
We are a friendly, team-focused practice that works with a wide range of clients from ambitious private homeowners to family trusts and commercial landowners. Each project is unique and rooted in site-inspired design with a consideration for the immediate and wider context – leading to sympathetic and intuitive interventions that celebrate and add richness to each project. Our mission is to create exceptional architecture that positively contributes to our environment and the people that our buildings serve – ensuring our buildings invoke a true sense of place, meaning and purpose.
The successful candidate will be part of our expanding studio and become an integral part of our team.
Please note that due to current restrictions, our team are all working remotely until further notice with the option to work from our Tower Bridge studio.
If you would like to apply for this position, please submit your CV, portfolio and cover letter via the ‘apply’ link below.
The salary for this position is £25,000 – £30,000 negotiable on experience.
Due to the high volume of applicants, we regret that we are not able to respond to all applicants.