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Architectural assistant
at Studio Sutton

Studio Sutton is seeking an experienced architectural assistant with Vectorworks proficiency to join its growing team in London.

Studio Sutton is looking for a talented and highly motivated Architectural Assistant to join its team in London. The studio has a series of exciting projects within the commercial co-working, residential, hospitality and community sectors in the UK and internationally.

The role

The chosen candidate would welcome becoming an integral part of a small, dynamic and friendly team (including office dog Charlie) predominantly based in our studio near London Bridge. Being a small practice, the type of work and tasks undertaken are various and subject to regular change, requiring a positive and proactive attitude from all team members, working independently or collectively.

Current projects that the chosen candidate may be involved in are:

  • the roll out of a series of space planning and conceptual test fits for a global commercial client
  • the interior concept development, technical detailing and coordination of a series of high-profile co-working spaces in the UK and internationally.
  • the concept development for a series of residential and hospitality projects in the UK and internationally
  • pre-planning stages for a cultural and community project in London

Beyond project work, there is an expectation that the chosen candidate will actively contribute to the overall development, progression and culture of the studio; improving standards, work processes and sharing of knowledge.

In exchange the studio will provide excellent mentoring and professional development opportunities through good exposure to all aspects of the operation of a friendly and ambitious architectural and interior design studio. We are passionate about all aspects of the design and aim to regularly attend relevant talks and exhibitions.

There is scope to work from home or elsewhere appropriate to suit your individual needs from time to time, beyond the pandemic. However, we will expect strong engagement and commitment in return for this flexibility. Government restrictions permitting, we will expect and encourage face to face collaboration as part of an energetic and driven studio culture. As such we are looking for candidates in or with easy access to Central London.

Our projects are currently based in London and overseas and you may be required to travel within the UK or abroad to attend project sites, suppliers and client meetings or training as required (restrictions permitting)

Requirements:

  • interior architecture degree or a Part 1/2 architecture qualification
  • a minimum of two years’ UK based work experience, related to ‘current projects’ listed above
  • excellent skills in Vectorworks 2D and ideally 3D (applicants without Vectorworks skills will not be considered)
  • experience in all stages of design projects from concept to tender to construction and handover
  • good knowledge of and ability to navigate UK building regulations related to interior commercial fit-out projects
  • excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • skills in other software such as Adobe After Effects and Twin Motion is a bonus
  • UK resident status and legally able to work in the UK, residing in or close to London
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • excellent presentation and graphical representation skills including hand drawings
  • good interiors specification knowledge including furniture
  • self-motivated with excellent intuition, initiative and ability to work independently, whether remotely or in the office
  • excellent time management skills and commitment to meeting strict client deadlines
  • excellent attention to detail, including mental arithmetic

Studio Sutton is an equal opportunities employer. Salary dependent on experience. Available to start mid April.

Unfortunately we are unable to reply individually so you will only hear from us if your application is successful.

CV and portfolio

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www.studiosutton.co.uk

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