Associate (Design), Leeds, £50000

Eden Brown
£45000 - £50000 per annum
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Pete Benefer
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
I have an exciting opportunity with a leading modular firm in Leeds. I have a Design Associate vacancy for a bright and capable individual who
wants a lead role within the architecture department assisting with the implementation of advanced working methods, engaging with external partners, manufacturing, construction and supply chain in a complex environment.

Modular experience is not essential, but general capability, intellectual capacity and genuine enthusiasm for the modular project and desire to make a difference will prove essential qualities

The role will involve developing a high-quality design offer as well as running projects that deliver industry-leading modular buildings from inception through fabrication to completion.

Duties Include:

-To lead a team within the architecture department reporting to the Head of Architecture
-To take a leading role within the architecture department to ensure all information produced is of high design quality and is consistent with the developing company aesthetic.
-To develop, with support from the Head of Architecture, a high-quality company design language for the modular portfolio including sufficient differentiation and variability to delivering a wide portfolio of projects. This will be a comprehensive strategy aligned with the technical constraints of the company products.
-To train and develop the wider team in relation to producing high-quality designs as well as a consistent professional approach to information production.
-To work with the technical design team to ensure that there is no disconnect between concept development and delivery and support the technical delivery of projects from a design perspective.
-To assist with best practice BIM implementation including developing project specific BIM Execution Plans and understanding and operating within the companies' developing BIM strategy.
-To engage and coordinate with external consultants to deliver projects.
-To lead a team to deliver high quality design information using the modular product portfolio, ensuring compliance, appropriate accreditation and safety.
-To work with product development, structural engineering, sustainability and MEP engineering as part of a cohesive design function.
-To work with programme managers in delivering projects to our clients on time and within budget.
-To establish a close working relationship with manufacturing to provide appropriate designs, data formats and manufacturing information that maximise efficiency, safety and productivity.
-To support the Head of Architecture and Commercial team engage with clients and develop design responses.
-To support the delivery team in the correct and safe installation of modules on site and ensure architectural team presence when necessary.

My client is looking for a RIBA Part 3 qualification and ARB registration - RIBA registration preferred - minimum 5 years post part 3 experience and a proven record of delivering high quality design through RIBA stages 0-4

-Significant residential experience including the early stage concept development, optioneering and client and stakeholder management.
-Experience working closely with structural and building services engineers and coordinating design information
-Experience leading teams from inception to completion
-Experience mentoring and developing less experienced members of staff e.g. through part 3 qualification or similar
-Understanding of BIM strategy and application
-Experience of using Revit
-Accuracy and attention to detail
-Able to agree key priorities with stakeholders, prioritise tasks and activities and communicate this to the wider team
-Able to adhere to develop a programme, manage key stakeholders and lead a team to deliver design information to agreed deadlines
-Ability to work in a collaborative way

Successful applicants can expect a salary of upto £50000 plus 10% car allowance, 5% contributory pension, private medical, life assurance, 25 days holiday, bonus and more

Please send your CV to and call 0113 394 0133 and ask for Peter Benefer if interested

Your expert recruitment consultant is Peter Benefer, call today on 0113 394 0133 or email

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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