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Part 2 architectural assistant
at Own Projects

Own Projects is hiring a Part 2 architectural assistant to join its team in London.

About us

Own London is a design and development studio that specialises in high end residential property, commercial and hospitality in London. Our in-house multidisciplinary team consists of architects, interior designers, chartered engineers, craftsmen, project managers and property managers. By designing, constructing, developing and managing property in-house, our collaborative imagination and collective intelligence brings a creative edge of difference and the highest levels of detail.

Our portfolio includes more than 30 projects in prime Central London. Our expertise cover; residences, hospitality and commercial spaces. All unified by a guiding vision, to enrich the lives of the individuals who occupy them.

About you

We are are looking for a talented, experienced and dedicated Part 2 architectural assistant to join our friendly team. The candidate must have a proven track record of designing and delivering architecture and interior packages, with focus on high end residential projects. The role requires drive and initiative in a fast paced, lively and creative environment.

The role:

  • responsible for delivering architectural packages from concept to construction
  • assist with the preparation of presentations to clients
  • responsible for project deliverables, meeting multiple project design schedules
  • to work well within a team and report concisely to your manager
  • you will assist the project architects with the design and technical aspects of a project(s), ensuring it is delivered to the required timeframes
  • site visits and coordinating with the construction team on the delivery of the projects
  • you will work closely with the project architects, head of design and managing director on conceptual designs, presentations, design development and production

Skills and experience required:

  • proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite and 3D SketchUp or Rhino
  • degree qualified in architecture
  • experience with listed buildings and basement construction
  • a solid understanding of the planning process, RIBA stages of development and the UK development industry
  • experience of preparing and submitting planning applications
  • two plus years’ tangible experience with good knowledge of high-end residential design projects in the UK, London specifically
  • great knowledge of interior materials for boutique office and luxury residential sectors
  • able to prioritise tasks, working on several projects at once
  • great problem-solving skills if faced with an issue, able to evaluate all the possible solutions
  • quick lateral and forward-thinking capabilities with the ability to stay calm and positive under pressure
  • excellent English with strong verbal and written communication skills

Salary: Undisclosed
  • Applications have closed.