We're recruiting for talented Architectural Assistants, to join our Cotswolds team

Architectural Assistants at Woldon, Cotswolds, (formerly Gluckman Smith)

Woldon Architects

Woldon Architects are recruiting creative and resourceful Architectural Assistants to join their growing team in the Cotswolds.

Projects involve working with and responding to historic buildings and contexts. Our design process aims for an architecture which balances poetic and rational sensibilities. The practice is recognized for producing buildings where fresh thinking and a refined finish are desired. Our work includes residential, workspace and hospitality projects in both urban and rural locations, serving a wide variety of businesses, estates and private clients.

Founded as Gluckman Smith in 2010, Woldon Architects is an award-winning contemporary design practice committed to improving the world around us with imagination and expertise. The practice has offices in London and the Cotswolds.

We are an enthusiastic team, which enjoys taking a proactive and positive approach to its work. We are a friendly and social Practice and maintain a strong work-life balance.


Architectural Assistant – Experience and Role

You will have experience working in a UK practice and on UK projects, you may also be targeting your Part III qualification.  A knowledge of project work stages and organisation of drawings will be required. You should have excellent communication skills and ability to liaise with other design team members. Proficiency in CAD drawing, ideally in MicroStation and 3D visualisation is required and the ability to sketch by hand is desirable. A commitment both to innovative design and professional rigour will need to be demonstrated.

The role will involve working on projects through all RIBA work stages. We expect individuals to be capable of independent working and within a dynamic team. You will also be expected to report to a senior Architect and the Directors. We are looking for someone who will share our enjoyment and enthusiasm for our work.

Work would span all stages of our projects, from concept design and model making, to construction drawings and site visits. An interest in construction and the practical side of architecture is crucial.

Architectural Assistant - Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication and proactive mindset
  • An understanding of construction methods and detailing
  • An understanding of NBS specifications
  • An understanding of Building Regulations and relevant legislation
  • An enthusiastic designer
  • Knowledge of 3D visualization
  • Ability to work as a team and collaborate with colleagues and other consultants
  • An understanding of Planning system and strategic policies
  • An ability to work to deadlines
  • Driving licence

Woldon Architects offers a competitive salary.

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

Woldon Architects

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