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Project Architect

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : £37000 – £40000/annum

Excellent opportunity in Leeds City centre for an ambitious Project Architect who is eager and capable of leading a project team to deliver a landmark multi-million pound mixed use Residential scheme on behalf of a prestigious award winning developer.

The Project Architect will be one of a number of talented Designers in the studio and will be a key part of the studio's architectural design and delivery team. The Project Architect will lead a team of architects, architectural assistants and technicians under the line management of a Director.

The role offers the opportunity to join or advance as an Associate and become part of the practice's studio management team.

Our client focus on design led, original and efficient Architecture from project inception to delivery. Working alongside their Interior Design team they foster an open, direct and collaborative work culture that inspires great work for their talented workforce and client.

Responsibilities of the Project Architect

Work as part of an architectural team to successfully complete tasks/projects.
Lead the day to running of medium to larger scale projects, supported by a team of architects, technicians and architectural assistants
Write and create Design and Access Statements that capture the essence of the design, tell the story and explain the thinking behind it
Excellent communication skills; including people management and staff delegation
Demonstrate strong design sensitivity and project running ability.
Production of drawn and graphic information in 2D and 3D
Deliver project through all RIBA work stages at the highest standard
Responsible for project based delivery of and maintenance of Quality assurance for their team/projects.
Effective and profitable project delivery to achieve required financial targets / business plan.
Show Awareness of productive team workingAptitudes

This role is suited to a fully qualified architect with a minimum of 3-5 years post Part III experience with excellent design skills, including the ability to plan, describe, sketch and model complex design briefs. This will include the production of multiple options and to demonstrate rational, cool decision making in project design at inception, pre-planning, post-planning and technical stages of work alongside the design team.

The individual will show commitment and professional drive, take key directions and work at pace, be able to work under their own steam, self-checking, using their initiative as part of the Design team or alone on individual projects tasks.

Essential Criteria

Part I and II from a leading school of Architecture
Part III qualification
RIBA / ARB qualified with experience working in a team
Show knowledge of one or more sectors, preferably residential
Autodesk Revit / 3-d modelling and AutoCAD capability
Have a creative and an inspiring approach
Have good organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
Show an excellent level of education from a leading architecture school
Show a keen interest in the built environment
Initiative and drive, with a positive attitude
Aspiration to work on innovative schemes
Enthusiastic and flexible approach to work
Be able to work under own initiative or as part of a team
Good interpersonal skills and able to work at all levels with colleagues and clients
Excellent Communication skills – both verbally and written
Good people skills
Must be eligible to work in the UKThe Person

Candidates who have the confidence, tenacity and professionalism to produce high quality designs.
The company culture is one of promotion according to talent and impact, not time served in the business. Ambition is expected and rewarded.
The successful candidate will need to have good communication skills and have the ability to work in a busy environment as a member of a team.Salary

£37,000 – £40,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Long Service holiday award, RIBA / ARB fees, workplace pension, Healthcare plan, Annual company away trip, Cycle to work, Ad hoc social nights out.

We are currently shortlisting for this role with immediate interview available for suitable applicants. Please send your CV & portfolio through to Will using the contact details attached

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