Experienced Project Architect

London (Greater)
Competitive salary and benefits (negotiable on application)
07 Feb 2018
04 Apr 2018
Job Function
Project Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Project Architect

Location: London
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits (negotiable on application)

An opportunity for a talented project architect to expand our London office and bring enthusiasm to a growing team of architects and designers.

Leonard Design Architects are a design-led architectural practice with offices in London, Nottingham, Kuala Lumpur and a presence in Sydney. The practice’s work varies in typology and scale from the master planning of city centres to the design of one off boutique retail units, and strategic front-end consultancy through to on-site delivery.

We are a progressive employer who take pride our sense of team and culture. An open leave policy, internal mentoring, biannual career planning sessions, external training, internal knowledge sharing presentations, Vitality health insurance, a shower for cyclists/ runners and table football are just some of the initiatives and facilities available to our staff.

We are strengthening our architectural team with the recruitment of a project architect who can join our growing team in London. A candidate should be self-motivated and passionate about retail, leisure/ entertainment, residential and place-making. They will work initially on all early stages of projects for international projects. The role will include but not be limited to:

  • Developing architectural concepts for projects (feasibilities, competitions, design reports).
  • Working within a team of 4/5 architects and designers for large projects
  • Creating architectural layouts and place-making
  • Liaising and over-seeing junior architects work and sharing retail architectural knowledge

Key Attributes:

  • A minimum of 2-year post part 3 professional experience (or equivalent)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work within and support multi-disciplinary design teams.
  • A willingness to be flexible and engage with the wide range of client and stakeholder types.
  • A strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite packages and Revit.
  • A passion for retail and working on global projects
  • Someone who is looking to grow within a company and become a member of a close knit team;

Desirable Attributes:

  • Delivering professional projects and documentation through Revit
  • An understanding of conceptual storyboarding
  • An understanding of Retail layouts/ design principles
  • Someone who is interested in both the vision and the detail of a project
  • Strong sketching ability is always welcomed

Computer Literacy:

  • AutoCAD
  • InDesign/ Photoshop/ creative suite.
  • Windows OS

Ideal complimentary software:

  • Revit
  • Vray
  • Rhino
  • Sketchup
  • Lumion
  • 3DS Max


Candidates should submit their CVs and a PDF portfolio sample to recruitment@leonard.design or DM our director John Morgan on Twitter @Morgan_JohnM

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