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Architect/architectural assistant
at RDA Architects

RDA Architects is seeking an architect or architectural assistant to join its team in London.

RDA is an award winning established chartered practice based in the east Dulwich/Peckham area.  We have an immediate requirement for an architect/architect assistant to join our small, friendly team and to help work on our expanding portfolio of high end and environmentally conscious sustainable projects.

Our practice is currently 12 people strong and we have a diverse team with varying levels of experience.  We work closely together as a small team across all stages of a project. Given the tight knit nature of the studio, the ability to fit in on a personal level as well as a professional level is equally desirable.

You will be working under an associate on multiple private high-end residential jobs.  We require someone with good design skills. ArchiCAD knowledge and sketching is essential. Job running experience is advantageous.

The ideal candidate will preferably have experience of working on domestic projects, with a good understanding of UK regulations, Passivhaus (PHPP) and general sustainable design principals.  A working knowledge of construction detailing and NBS specifications. Excellent design skills and attention to detail are all highly desirable, as well as being able and keen to take on a high level of individual responsibility.  Excellent presentation and communication skills would be required and expected.

As a small practice we can offer excellent experience opportunities at all stages of work on beautiful projects however in return we require a high level of commitment from the successful candidate.


  • competitive salary
  • workplace pension
  • CPD training (formal and informal)
  • Friday evening social (post Covid)

How to apply

Applications should be sent using the ‘apply’ link below including the following:

  • cover letter explaining how you meet all the criteria for the post and why you want to work for RDA
  • CV detailing previous experience and qualifications
  • portfolio showing examples of relevant projects (PDF format, no larger than 10MB)

Please note

We will only enter into correspondence with shortlisted candidates.

We only accept direct applications, no recruitment agencies please.

RDA Architects is an equal opportunities employer.

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