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Part 1/2 architectural assistants
at POD Architects

POD Architects is looking for Part 1 and Part 2 architectural assistants to join its growing team in London.

The role will work on a wide variety of projects ranging from design development to planning packages to tender information. POD Architects have a predominant focus in the residential mixed-use sector with schemes ranging in size from 150-400 units along with some one-off houses.

About us

POD Architects is an award-winning practice with a focus on residential mixed-use projects and the retail/hospitality sector.

The social responsibility of POD Architects is to believe that architecture can create better places, that architecture can affect society and that it can have a vital role in making places civilised by making a community more liveable.

Many of the project’s POD are involved in feature strategically important sites and we treat the design of each as a collaborative effort working with clients and local authorities with many in-house design reviews.

We strive to create a working environment that is both collaborative and enriching.

We are seeking architectural assistants to assist the directors to:

  • deliver design quality
  • assist in coordinating design teams and staff
  • promote the practice

You will:

  • assist the team within the office comprising of architects and architectural assistants
  • assist in the delivery of projects
  • contribute to the creative direction of the office
  • support your team to achieve project goals

Skills and experience for Part 1: 

  • Part 1 assistant with Revit experience
  • ability to work well in a team
  • confident, organised and proactive
  • ability to use Microsoft Office and Adobe software, including Photoshop and InDesign
  • excellent written and verbal English

Skills and experience for Part 2: 

  • Part 2 assistant with at least two years’ working experience
  • experience working on residential projects
  • confident, organised and proactive
  • competent with working experience using Revit software
  • ability to use Microsoft Office and Adobe software, including Photoshop and InDesign
  • excellent written and verbal English

Benefits and culture (eligible after the probation period):

  • flexible start and finish times
  • Bike2work scheme
  • promote a work-life balance by encouraging staff to visit sites and project precedents
  • provide an annual summer trip (Europe or in the UK)
  • provide an annual Christmas party
  • provide many team social events throughout the year
  • RIBA pension scheme
  • facilitate the direction of your career
  • finish work early on a Friday to go for team drinks

If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV, portfolio and an introduction about yourself including an answer to the following:

  • working architecture experience in years
  • working Revit experience in years
  • qualifications
  • salary expectation
  • availability

Please submit applications via the apply for job button below.

Salary: Undisclosed
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