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Senior architect
at Hayhurst and Co

Hayhurst and Co is looking for a senior architect to join its team in London or Totnes, UK.

We are currently working on a wide range of exciting projects including one-off homes, community and cultural projects around the UK.

In the first instance, you will be involved in working on a number of projects at different RIBA stages with a focus on community projects in the southwest at the early RIBA stages and supporting other team members working on one-off homes. As a small studio, you will be involved in all aspects of the practice from design, detailing and delivering projects as well as contributing to the development of the practice generally.

As a senior architect, you will have a minimum of five years’ post-qualification experience, excellent communication skills and a desire to contribute to a creative team-working environment. Ideally, you should be able to work in a range of media including Revit, Enscape, Vectorworks and Adobe Creative Suite.

Hayhurst and Co is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the London Practice Forum. We are keen to receive applications from a diverse range of candidates and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups.

Key requirements:

  • RIBA Part 3 (or equivalent qualification)
  • minimum five years’ post-qualification experience
  • strong design skills with an interest in materials, craft and the environment
  • strong technical skills, ability to think through bespoke detailing and experience of leading projects through RIBA stages 4 and 5
  • experience of client, consultant and contractor-facing roles and ability to foster excellent external relationships
  • ability to support an associate lead a team and help mentor recently-qualified architects and architectural assistants
  • understanding and experience of Passivhaus design, LETI principles and low energy buildings
  • ideally, experience in the use of Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and (preferably) Vectorworks
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • excellent time management, organisation, planning and attention to detail

The salary will be within our senior architect range of £42k – 48k per annum plus company benefits. The role is full-time, studio-based with a start date in January 2024. This will be based in either our London or Totnes studios and candidates should note their preference in their application.

Please submit a PDF of your CV, portfolio and professional work samples (less than 5 MB, no web links) to via the apply for job button below. Please also submit a cover letter with the subject line “Senior Architect – your name”. No agencies please.

Deadline for applicants is end of day 1 November 2023.

Interviews will commence the week of 13 November 2023.

Salary: £42,000 - £48,000
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