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Part 2 architectural assistant
at MATA Architects

MATA Architects is looking for a Part 2 architectural assistant to join its team in London.

MATA Architects are looking for a talented Part 2 architectural assistant to join our friendly team based at Great Western Studios, London W2.

MATA Architects is a design-focused and collaborative studio. Our current projects are diverse and different, ranging from private to multi-unit residential and commercial schemes and hospitality.

We employ a variety of tools during our design process and allow time for testing and refining through sketching, physical and digital 3D modelling, parametric design (Grasshopper, Revit).

Our ideal candidate will be looking for an opportunity to join a young and ambitious practice in its early days. They will be excited about the prospect of working across all RIBA Workstages and of a role that encompasses a wide range of tasks across a mix of live and research projects.

The right applicant with initiative and drive will have a voice at MATA, helping to steer and develop the direction of a growing practice.

We invest in people and support career growth and development.

Required skills/experience:

  • a good graphic eye with excellent visual and verbal communication skills
  • proficiency and confidence in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • excellent 3D modelling skills – physical and digital
  • proficiency and confidence in Rhino
  • fluency in written and spoken English
  • experience of at least one year in a UK architectural office
  • good technical skills and some experience working at detailed design Stage 4

Proficiency in the following software is advantageous:

  • Microstation
  • Grasshopper
  • Enscape
  • Revit

The successful candidate will have:

  • a high level of motivation, pro-active attitude and a willingness to learn
  • a generalist skillset with broad interests
  • a passion for architecture and design
  • ambition and the confidence to propose new and creative ideas
  • office dog friendly

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply via the ‘apply’ link below and include the following information:

  • CV/work samples
  • in 150 words describe a building or piece of design (industrial design, fashion design, graphic design etc.) that inspired you or that you love and why
  • in 150 words describe a previous project that didn’t go smoothly. Explain how you dealt with those challenges to complete the project successfully
  • please do not include a cover letter


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