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Part 2 architectural assistant
at Claridge Architects

Claridge Architects is seeking a Part 2 architectural assistant to join its team in London.

Part 2 architectural assistant

Claridge Architects is an award-winning, emerging design-led practice based in Queens Park, London. We are currently looking for Part 2 assistants to join the team full-time. Candidates should have ideally one-two years’ work experience, working in a UK design practice.

Candidates should possess excellent design, technical and organisational skills and relevant experience of being part of a busy team.

Role and responsibilities

The successful candidate will assist with an expanding project portfolio, including high-end residential, mixed-use commercial and housing developments, student accommodation and co-living throughout the UK, with exposure to front end planning and technical, at an exciting time for the practice.

Skills required:

  • experience of NBS specification writing welcome
  • good knowledge of the UK building regulations
  • a strong portfolio including medium to large residential projects
  • ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure where required
  • capable of engaging in all areas of the practice
  • excellent English, both written and verbal and eligible to work in the UK

Computer skills:

  • excellent Vectorworks experience
  • strong 3D modelling experience (SketchUp/3ds Max)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

Personal qualities

The successful candidates will be confident, friendly and efficient. They are able to work both independently as well as part of a dynamic and energetic team, happy to assist wherever required.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Claridge Architects encourages a positive work-life balance and to create a collective supportive ethos in the practice.

Benefits:

  • salary dependent on experience
  • RIBA pension scheme – 3% contribution from the company
  • 22 days annual leave rising to 25 days with service in addition to UK public and bank holidays
  • discretionary three days paid holiday in addition to basic entitlement to cover Christmas closure
  • green bike scheme
  • summer Fridays – the practice closes at 1 pm in August
  • RIBA and ARB membership fees paid for all qualified staff
  • comprehensive programme of in-house CPD seminars one day personal CPD provision per year
  • additional study leave for professional exams
  • gym membership for all staff with Fitness First
  • social and sports e.g. running, marathons, social evenings, drinks out etc- summer trips e.g. Antwerp and days out
  • kitchen, showers and secure covered cycle storage facilities

To apply for this role please send the following items using the ‘apply’ link below (FAO Nermin Mikari):

  • your CV
  • a brief PDF portfolio with examples of your work (max. 12 pages/6MB please)
  • a short covering letter about yourself

Interviews will take place immediately. No agencies please.

Due to high volume of applications please note we are only able to respond to successful candidates.

www.claridgearchitects.com

  • Applications have closed.