We're recruiting for a talented Architect, joining our London team

Architect at Woldon, London, (formerly Gluckman Smith)

Woldon Architects

Woldon Architects is seeking a talented Architect to join its London Office.

The role involves working on a variety of one-off residential, conservation and mixed-use projects from inception to completion. Experience should include refurbishment and new build projects in the UK through all RIBA stages.

Founded as Gluckman Smith in 2010, Woldon Architects is an an award-winning contemporary design practice committed to improving the world around us with imagination and expertise. Our work includes residential, workspace and hospitality projects in both urban and rural locations, serving a wide variety of businesses, estates and private clients. The practice has offices in London and the Cotswolds.

We are an enthusiastic team, who enjoy taking a proactive and positive approach to our work. We are a friendly and social Practice and maintain a strong work-life balance.


Experience and Role

You will have at least 4 years qualified UK experience, including new build and refurbishment projets with a strong design sensibility and an eye for detail. You should have a good knowledge of construction methods, detailing and current legislation.  An appreciation of conservation issues is essential, along with an enthusiasm for contemporary adaptation and re-use of historic buildings and landscapes.

The role will involve providing a lead on projects through all RIBA work stages. You will report to the directors but also be able to work independently, within a dynamic team.

You should have excellent skills of communication and ability to co-ordinate. You should be confident working directly with clients, consultants, statutory authorities and contractors. Proficiency in CAD drawing and 3D visualisation is required and the ability to sketch by hand is desirable. A firm commitment both to innovative design and professional rigour will need to be demonstrated. You will be expected to work to budgets and deliver to deadlines.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication and confidence in dealing with clients
  • A good understanding of construction methods and detailing
  • Knowledge of Conservation
  • Knowledge of NBS and writing specifications
  • Good understanding of Building Regulations and relevant legislation
  • An eye for interior architecture and design
  • Ability to work as a team and collaborate with colleagues and other consultants
  • Good understanding of Planning system and strategic policies
  • An ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills

Woldon Architects offers a competitive salary.

Please provide your CV with examples of your work. Applications made via email, please use the subject header ‘Project Architect London Application’. Applications may also be made by post. No agencies please.

Woldon Architects

112 Great Western Studios, Alfred Road, London, W2 5EU. 020 7998 1525