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Associate Director/Director level qualified Architect for design focused Shoreditch based practice

White Space
London (Central), London (Greater)
to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

Job Details

Due to long term expansion plans this award-winning design focused practice based in the heart of Shoreditch is looking to add a super-talented and ambitious qualified Architect to their current senior management team. They have been established for many years and are now eager to take the practice into it's next exciting chapter and therefore, they now need to recruit an Associate Director/Director level qualified Architect who possesses a solid mix of both design & technical/delivery experience. Their workload is within the commercial (new build & refurbishment) and residential developer led sectors where they have a solid pipeline of work. They offer an extremely active office social life and their studio has a really great feel to it!

This role will require the individual to play an active part in the "big picture" strategic decisions within the practice while leading your own project team(s) on multiple schemes within the commercial sector. They are looking for that special someone who can drive projects forward, lead a small team of talented Architects & Architectural Assistants, and who has the ability to focus on both the design and technical aspects of projects. If you're looking for a role that is going to test you on a regular basis and keep you extremely busy then this is for you!

To be considered for this quite unique opportunity you must possess the following:-

  • RIBA & ARB registered
  • Min 10yrs PQE within the workplace sector
  • Be a total all rounder
  • Have worked on projects throughout all the RIBA stages with particular focus on stages 3 to 6
  • Possess extensive job running and management skills
  • Strong understanding and interest in sustainability, an experience of Naybers, BREEAM, Leti targets etc
  • Be ambitious & driven with the ability to motivate and mentor team members
  • Keen to get involved in the management of a growing practice
  • Experience in a client facing role
  • Great personality and happy to get involved!

If this sounds like you and you would like to hear more about the role then please get in touch ASAP as the client is looking to appoint someone right away!


We are a bunch of straightforward, knowledgable and empathetic individuals who are passionate about architecture and the people who occupy this space.  Ultimately we see our job as to listen, to care, to connect and to challenge.  We are not backward in coming forward and aim to work closely with all of our clients and candidates to achieve the best outcomes possible.  Our mantra is to find the right solution for every role that we work on and for every person that we represent.


White Space is a connected, results focused and creative recruitment consultancy that cares.  With decades of specialist architecture and design recruitment experience between us we are fully plugged-in to our markets.  We know who to talk to and how to get there.  We recruit for some of the biggest names in architecture and a lot more besides.  Whether your dream is to work for a big name practice or a small up and coming outfit (or anything in between), or if you are a client needing to gain access to untapped talent, then we can help you achieve it.


To us it is not so much about sales, more about having a great relationship with you that leads to the perfect solution that you deserve.  Give us a try, the process will be fun and you won't be disappointed.


Company info
020 3897 7700
WeWork Old Street
145 City Road

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