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Senior architectural technician/technologist
at Claridge Architects

Claridge Architects is looking for a senior architectural technician/technologist to join its practice in London.

Claridge Architects is an award-winning, emerging design-led practice based in Queens Park, London.

Role and responsibilities

We are currently looking for an experienced architectural technologist to join our team. Candidates should ideally have six-ten years’ work experience, leading projects from RIBA Stage 3-7.

Candidates should be able to show the ability to lead team members and demonstrate:

  • a comprehensive understanding of the UK building regulations
  • experiencing running multi-million-pound jobs through technical delivery stages
  • demonstrate strong technical knowledge and produce strong construction detailing
  • personal motivation and discipline to work independently as well as within a team environment; to be supportive of others
  • clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills essential in working with internal teams and external clients and consultants
  • ability to carefully analyse problems, in order to generate appropriate solutions
  • an ability to plan, prioritise and organise workload
  • thorough checking of team drawings and be able to modify/suggest changes
  • effective reporting to project leaders

Skills required:

  • qualified as an architectural technologist/technician, with a minimum of five years’ professional working experience
  • able to demonstrate work that is all yours in a well-presented portfolio
  • a fantastic technical mind and a good eye for detail
  • ideally you will have worked in a small to medium-sized practice
  • care and attention to detail involved in delivering the scheme of work packages
  • a proficient user of Revit and/or AutoCAD, worked on live projects within the UK
  • Vectorworks experience
  • NBS specification writing
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • 3D modelling experience (SketchUp/3ds Max)
  • 3D printing experience
  • be presentable and confident with both client and contractor facing responsibilities
  • excellent English, both written and verbal and eligible to work in the UK

Personal qualities

The successful candidates will be confident, friendly and efficient. Enthusiastic about working as part of a dynamic and energetic team, happy to assist wherever required.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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


  • salary dependent on experience
  • RIBA pension scheme – 3% contribution from the company
  • permanent health insurance
  • 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 submit the following items using the ‘apply’ link below (FAO Nermin Mikari):

  • your CV
  • a brief PDF portfolio with examples of your work (A3 format – construction details essential)
  • a short covering letter about yourself

Interviews will take place ASAP. No agencies please.

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

  • Applications have closed.