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Shanghai, China
Junior/mid-level architect
at Goettsch Partners

Valode & Pistre Architects is looking for junior to mid-level architects to join its team in Beijing.

About Valode & Pistre Architectes

Valode & Pistre Architectes is one of the ten famous design firms in Europe and the largest architectural design firm in France. The firm was founded in 1980 by Mr. Denis Valode and Mr. Jean Pistre. Both presidents are members of the French academy of architecture, in which Mr. Denis Valode has long taught in the department of architecture of the prestigious ecole des beaux-arts in Paris.

As a brand, Valode & Pistre, or “VP” for short, has established design companies in Paris, France, Beijing, China, Moscow, Russia and dubai, united Arab emirates. To date, VP has attracted more than 200 architects, planners and interior designers from 15 different countries.

VP has four internal branches: architectural design company, urban planning company, architectural structure technology company and interior design company. The main design works of VP are distributed in 16 countries and regions around the world, mainly including large public buildings, commercial centers and residential areas, such as office buildings, hotels, international exhibition and conference centers, scientific research centers, museums, universities, hospitals, comprehensive commercial centers, hotels and high-end residences.

Denis VALODE and Jean PISTRE and the company’s lead architect — each of them an expert in architectural design, management and international affairs. The lead architect ensures that a project is developed and developed in accordance with the macroscopic concept that it should have; The architect in charge of the scheme is responsible for the building’s depth and development to every detail.

Valode & Pistre Architectes is looking for a junior/mid-level architect to join their team in Beijing.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • support the creation and development of overall design concepts
  • perform work on phases of various architectural projects including concept design and design development, preparation of presentation drawings and specifications
  • prepare schematics, design development and construction documents
  • coordinate and communicate all aspects of architectural design within multi-disciplinary teams as requested
  • work directly with clients and other professionals independently and analyse client problems and develop architectural solutions to those problems


  • a minimum of two years’ experience
  • degree holder or above in architectural design or related majors from a recognised Chinese or foreign tertiary institution
  • able to work closely with clients and project team
  • hands-on skills in CAD, Photoshop, V-Ray, Revit/BIM and Rhino Grasshopper
  • good communication and team skills
  • self-motivated, hard-working and willing to work overtime
  • fluency in written and spoken English
  • solid experience of creating and developing overall design concepts and formulating design presentation strategies by architecture design software or freehand sketch

About Archibucks

Archibucks is a professional design and engineering talents recruitment firm in China. We recruit designers including architects, landscape architects, urban planners/designers, interior architects and engineers including structural engineers, MEP engineers, building engineers for over 100 leading design and engineering firms in China. Our clients include SOM, mad, Aedas, Arup, CallsionRTKL, Valode & Pistre, Chapmantaylor, HPP and other top leading international design and engineering firms.

We accept candidates who want to find an internship or formal job in design/engineering firms in China. Our employers are mostly based in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen.

Submit your application package including a CV and portfolio, all in English using the apply for job button below.

Tele-interview; qualified applicants will be invited for a tele-interview arranged by Archibucks or employers.

Salary: Undisclosed
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