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Studio assistant
at Carmody Groarke

Carmody Groarke is looking for a studio assistant to join its team in London.

Carmody Groarke is an award-winning architectural studio based in Farringdon, London working internationally on a wide range of arts, cultural, heritage and residential projects.

The studio is seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and motivated studio assistant to join its team. Reporting to the studio director, you will be an integral part of the studio team, helping to maintain the day-to-day smooth running of the practice.

The ideal candidate will be proactive and efficient with a can-do attitude, being approachable, personable and able to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the studio. You will be expected to offer assistance in all areas of the studio, troubleshooting a variety of issues and coming up with solutions accordingly.

The role is a great opportunity for a graduate looking to work in a creative environment and become fully immersed in the workings of an exciting architectural practice.


  • positively contributing to the studio through a range of day-to-day administrative responsibilities, maintaining a well-organised, tidy and presentable studio environment at all times
  • managing studio supplies, maintaining equipment and ordering replacements as and when needed
  • answering the phone, receiving and distributing posts and orders, meeting and greeting guests
  • preparing meeting rooms, setting up client presentations and organising refreshments
  • acting as the first point of contact for all contractors relating to the studio premises
  • liaison with IT consultants to ensure maintenance of equipment and software, escalating any issues as required
  • coordination and allocation of software licenses
  • supporting project teams with relevant tasks as required, including organising pin-ups and displays for design reviews, model archiving etc.
  • monitoring the studio-shared mailboxes, redirecting emails to the relevant team members in a timely manner
  • organising taxis, couriers and architectural model transportation
  • maintaining health and safety supplies and records, organising annual risk assessments and maintaining compliance by following up on actions identified
  • supporting the EA/Team Coordinator to organise events for the studio including trips, summer and Christmas parties
  • ordering studio print materials, assisting the new business and communications teams in distributing booklets and publications as required
  • oversight of the studio offsite archive, maintaining accurate records and organising model storage and transportation when needed


  • great communication and interpersonal skills
  • strong organisation skills; good at prioritising and managing your own workload
  • be a self-starter with the ability to use your own initiative, and be willing to get stuck into the role
  • good Microsoft Office skills and knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign would be beneficial but not essential
  • knowledge of the architecture and design industries would be beneficial

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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
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