Senior Architect/Associate

London (Central)
£55,000-£70,000 per annum
Closing date
8 Nov 2023

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Architect, Project Architect, Senior Management

Job Details

Join a Global Design Innovator

Are you ready to be part of something extraordinary? We're working with a pioneering design practice leading the way in benchmark Retail, Culture, and Hospitality. Founded in 2002 as a luxury retail boutique, they have evolved into a global design agency with projects spanning architecture, interiors, and products. The team, a melting pot of talent from around the world, brings unique flavors to their work, united by a shared appreciation for the finer things in life. Their culture thrives on collaboration, creativity, and innovation to deliver excellence to their clients.

The Role You've Been Waiting For

They offer more than just a job, they offer a lifestyle:
  • Elevate your fitness with personal classes during lunch breaks.
  • Savor complimentary daily lunches from in-house chefs.
  • Embrace a greener commute with a Cycle Scheme.
  • Gain peace of mind with Life, Health, and MediCash Insurance.
  • Enjoy paid annual leave and a fully paid Christmas Closure.
  • Invest in your professional growth with a Development Budget.
  • Build connections at their weekly studio drinks and monthly socials.
Elevate Your Career with Them:

Imagine yourself at the heart of a project team, shaping the future of luxury Retail in China. You'll work on large-scale projects (150,000 – 800,000 sqm) from Concept Design to Completion, focusing on Interior Architecture and base build. As a key team member, you'll blend design prowess, technical expertise, and efficiency to create architecturally innovative and technically sound projects.

Requirements That Set You Apart:
  • Understand mainland China local codes and construction processes.
  • Mandarin proficiency is a plus.
  • Confidently support the project lead in interior and architectural design.
  • Your communication skills light up every room.
  • You see the fluid connection between creativity and technical design.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with other disciplines like interior design, installation, and branding.
  • Expertise in building regulations, codes, and standards.
  • In-depth knowledge of building materials, physics, and details.
  • Familiarity with architectural/design project stages and packages.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of design and project teams.
  • Masterful time management and organization.
  • Develop expertise in fabrication, building techniques, manufacturing, and construction site processes.
Your Exceptional Skills & Experience:
  • 8+ years of architectural design experience on a global scale, including specific projects in China.
  • RIBA ARB Part III or Equivalent.
  • Mastery of AutoCAD, Revit, and Rhino.
  • Proficiency in Rhino and Enscape is a plus.
  • Take the lead in LDI and external consultant coordination.
  • Confidently lead SD & DD package delivery.
  • Champion teamwork and foster strong interaction.
  • Exhibit top-tier design illustration skills.
  • Efficiently manage time and tasks.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Skilled in 3D modeling, drafting, and BIM.
  • Ability to deliver DD-stage packages.
Thank you for considering this great opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and learning more about how you can contribute to this wonderful team. If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

You must have the right to work in the UK.


FRAME works with people and businesses who design, engineer, build, manage and maintain Building & Infrastructure. Previously operating under the Faststream brand and is still owned and operated by the Faststream Group and its employees, we've been working within these sectors for over 16 years and in that time have made thousands of successful placements. If you're looking to hire people, or looking for a new job within any of these markets then we can almost  certainly help you out.

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