Devon, UK
Architectural assistant
at Peregrine Mears Architects

Peregrine Mears Architects is looking for an architectural assistant to join its practice in Devon. 

A terrific opportunity is available for a talented Part-II architectural assistant to join an expanding firm of architects based in beautiful North Devon.  The successful candidate can expect a salary in the region of £20-25k, dependent on experience and ability, a relaxed working environment in a pleasant Grade II listed studio, company pension scheme and the chance for career progression with a wide variety of design challenges!

We love what we do and are looking for a talented individual to take a hands-on role and be a meaningful part of our team. We’re looking for someone with strong design and presentation skills, particularly at the front end of projects.

Typical tasks will include:

  • concept design proposals
  • design opportunities and constraints reports
  • presentation drawings
  • 3D visualisations
  • hand sketches
  • taking part in design presentations
  • preparing planning applications, including written reports
  • some technical design
  • assisting with contract administration duties on site

Working as part of a small but enthusiastic team, you can expect to take a key role in a wide range of projects sectors including hotels and leisure, residential, community, conservation and private houses.

This is a great chance for a Part-II architectural assistant wishing to get lots of hands-on experience at all stages of projects to achieve the Part-III qualification. We would also consider a Part-I assistant who has a minimum of one year’s UK work experience, a basic appreciation of construction and a genuine flair for design.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a positive, self-motivated and enthusiastic outlook
  • minimum of one year’s relevant work experience in the UK
  • strong design creativity
  • the ability to produce freehand illustrations and 3D renders
  • good CAD skills – experience of Vectorworks will be an advantage
  • good InDesign and Photoshop skills
  • the ability to manage their own time effectively
  • a fresh approach to contemporary design

In the first instance, please email your CV and recent examples of your own work with a covering letter, describing what you offer and why you’d like to join us to:

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