£35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Lucy Brice
Job Function
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Architect
Job Description and Role - Situated in the modern and bustling town centre of Basingstoke, Our client is an award-winning progressive, creative and pragmatic architectural studio with a breadth of experience across many sectors and building types.
They are seeking an enthusiastic Architect, with a minimum of 3-5 years post Part 3 experience, specialising in Residential Design.

Key Terms:
*Salary dependent on experience but typically between £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
*Full time role, 40 hours per week(
Monday to Friday, 9am until 6pm with 1hr lunch break)
*Holiday:23 days pro rata
*Pension:3% contribution if the candidate contributes 2% of his/her salary
*Private healthcare after 2 years of service
*Full training and mentoring package

*Management of medium sized projects with Director supervision; management of numerous small projects
*Understand the design project, particularly focusing on our current residential schemes
*Prepare and develop drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design.
*Assist in the co-ordination of the internal design team
*Take responsibility as the team leader for specific areas of the design and project development
*Liaise with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies
*Thorough knowledge of and compliance with their procedures and standards

This diverse role will involve the following:
*Reporting to the Project Director:
oCarrying out work in accordance with their Code of Practice
oInvolvement in business development activities (networking, attending professional events, representing practice etc); able to recognise and respond to potential opportunities, informing directors as appropriate.
oWinning, leading and overseeing multiple projects; supervising and tutoring junior staff
oProducing detailed drawings
oWorking with Director to set out budget and costs
oWorking with Director to set out project specific criteria for success, including deadlines and resources
oContributing to setting and articulating design philosophy and practice values.
oPlanning and delivering client presentations
oAttending regular meetings with clients, contractors and consultants, authorities etc.
oProject management and helping to coordinate information
oContinually developing professional skill set and knowledge to ensure competence for projects
oDocumenting own work conscientiously

In return for your dedication and commitment, they offer you an exciting working environment within their fast-growing and friendly studio, as well as the opportunity to work on a variety of Design projects.

Required Skills / Experience:
*At least 3-5-year's post RIBA Part 3 experience
*Residential design experience
*Live within 1 hours commute of Basingstoke
*Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities
*Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion
*Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project, with good working knowledge of CAD systems
*Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently
*Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team, assisting and supporting team members
*Flexible attitude
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Highly presentable and professional manner
*Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook and Excel 2015)
*Sociable, outgoing character with a good work ethic
*Able to react to a fast paced environment, good time management and attention to detail.
*Ability to assist in the management of architectural assistants on the team

*Working knowledge of Vectorworks, Sketchup, and InDesign
*Previous experience with Apple MACs advantageous
*All applications must be supported with a Portfolio of recent projects undertaken

Please contact Lucy Brice, Resourcing Group for further information - or call 02382 023180

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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