Vacancy - Architectural Assistant

Exciting opportunity – Architectural Assistant to Senior Associate Director required

February 12th, 2020 Posted by All, Vacancies

If you are looking for a new opportunity where you can nurture your own development and work with dedicated and passionate people, this may be the role for you.

Due to our continued growth, we’re looking for an experienced Architectural Assistant to join our team. Based in the heart of the picturesque town of Stamford, Lincolnshire, we are an inspiring, highly ethical, supportive and fun place to work. We work across the UK for a large number of high-profile clients and the position will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply your knowledge, skill and creative flare in an exciting environment.

About the role;

Sitting between the technical and design department, this is an integral role which requires a unique person possessing the right mix of technical ability and creative flare along with a can-do attitude.

The successful applicant will primarily support the later living and design team to take a client brief, interpret their vision and go on to produce masterplans supported by area schedules, drawings and layouts for the proposed buildings and surrounding landscapes.

In your role as Architectural Assistant, you will assist the Head of Residential and Later Living in a multitude of ways to ensure a complete view of the client’s brief is considered with no question or consideration left unresolved.

This is a hands-on and diverse role, where each day will be different. You will be ready and willing to go the extra mile in your support to the later living and design team as well as the wider team in general.

We would love to hear from you if you have;

The ideal candidate will have qualifications in Architecture to degree level as well as a background of 1-2 years’ experience of working within the Architecture industry. You will have an enthusiasm for later living concepts and aspirations to take your existing skills and experience to drive your career development in this area.

The specific technical abilities required for this role include:

  • Experience with industry specific software including:
    • CAD
    • SketchUp
    • Revit
  • Microsoft Office (with a strong focus on Excel)
  • The ability to sketch freehand to a high standard to produce fit for purpose designs
  • Knowledge of Architecture project brief layouts and expectations
  • The ability to conceptualise client briefs and turn them into visually inspiring masterplans and accompanying documentation including Design and Access Statements and area schedules
  • Experience in conducting in-depth research relating to proposed sites and incorporating this research into masterplans

The ideal person will have the right mix of experience, knowledge and technical ability, however, the most important thing for us is that you possess a great attitude. The specific attributes required for this role include:

  • Highly organised
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Efficient and effective with both time and resources
  • Great eye for detail
  • The ability to take your own initiative
  • Can-do attitude
  • Team player

What we offer;

At Urban Edge, we are dedicated to our people and offer an extensive benefits package. In return for your hard work you can expect to receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 26.5 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Private healthcare
  • Life cover

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

To apply for this Architectural Assistant opportunity please email your CV to: jobs@urbanedgearchitecture.co.uk outlining what you would bring to the role. Please include a portfolio with samples of your work.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. If you require a Certificate of Sponsorship please make this clear as part of your application and include the expiry date.

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES