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at Gort Scott

Gort Scott is seeking an architect to join its team in London.

Gort Scott is looking for a strong Revit architect to join our expanding team. Ideally you would be able to start immediately. Housing experience an advantage, although not essential.

Gort Scott is an architecture and urban design practice with a focus on how buildings and places create the setting for connections between people. We are attuned to working and thinking at different scales, from one-off houses to planning pieces of city and in both the public and private sectors. We are inspired by the contexts in which we work and develop propositions that resonate with them.

We recognise the link between equality and quality, both in our practice and in the projects that we design. At our self-built Bermondsey studio, we have grown to an international community of over 30 members within a gender-diverse team. We are members of the London Practice Forum and Londonon, collectives for collaboration, research and knowledge-exchange. We are co-founders of RE-SET-GO a paid workplace experience and mentoring programme established with the mission of diversifying architecture practices.

We are committed to working urgently to make the massive changes needed to end the built environment’s contribution to the climate and ecological emergency. This is integral to our wider purpose to create healthy environments for better connections between people, now and for the future.

The studio has won a number of awards including Wallpaper Best Private House, an AJ Retrofit Award, NLA Mayor’s Prize, a Civic Trust Award, RIBA National Award and shortlisted for the Architect of The Year Award.

Key duties:

  • working as part of a project team on the technical production information and coordination of both commercial and residential projects, both new build and refurbishment
  • attend design team, client and consultant meetings as required
  • contribute to the feasibility and conceptual design of architectural projects
  • prepare and submit planning applications and relevant applications to other statutory bodies
  • prepare reports such as Design & Access statements and RIBA stage completion reports
  • manage and carry out the detailed design, drawing packages, detailed specification, programming and resourcing of architectural projects, appropriate to each specific project
  • manage a team, and delegate tasks appropriate to the skill and experience of individual team members
  • support the practice’s development of Revit standards and best practice across the projects in the studio.

Skills and experience:

  • two plus years’ post-Part 3 experience with recognised ARB-registered Part 3 or equivalent qualification
  • high level of proficiency in Revit and experience working in a BIM environment, ideally knowledge of BIM Level 2
  • use and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • familiarity with VectorWorks ideal but not essential
  • experience delivering high profile projects as well as smaller projects
  • experience forging strong relationships with clients, consultant teams and contractors, fostering collaboration
  • experience in managing teams and motivating others to reach their potential
  • excellent design and technical skills and attention to detail
  • excellent project management, planning and organisational skills
  • proactive approach to working either as part of a team or on your own, capable to take the initiative
  • good communication skills, including good written skills for the purpose of reports and presentations
  • use and knowledge of NBS an advantage but not essential
  • an interest and experience in housing projects an advantage, but not essential
  • fluency in speaking and writing English essential

Gort Scott is an equal opportunities employer and particularly encourages applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and women candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the architecture profession. We take a holistic approach to a health and wellbeing – benefits include flexible hybrid working model, extra holiday after five years’ service, extra holiday for the Christmas period, maternity/paternity/shared parental leave, pension scheme, Death in Service insurance policy, mentoring scheme, monthly show and tell, office trips and other social events, two paid volunteer days, up to five paid emergency care for dependents half days, discretionary bonus.

Salary: subject to experience.

www.gortscott.com

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