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Architect Job South West

We are always interested to hear from talented individuals.

For our latest job vacancies, please see below. 

Current Vacancies

Architect

With an increase in enquiries for larger commercial and private projects and a surge in clients purchasing and refurbishing in the countryside, we have an opening for an experienced Architect to join our friendly team in Taunton, Somerset.

Ideal applicants will have 3-4 years in practice as well as some conservation experience. We are looking for creative minds who can find solutions to fit a client’s brief whilst meeting rigorous planning and technical requirements.

Current projects include, masterplanning for a luxury Art Deco island hotel; the ongoing regeneration of a rural village for dotcom entrepreneurs – including the creation of a farm to supply the Manor house hotel and pub with locally sourced food; a new build Georgian-style mansion with orangery swimming pool and plans to increase biodiversity in the adjacent water meadow; the renovation of a rural farmhouse and conversion of barns to office and studio space in Dartmoor National Park; and renovation and upgrades to a Grade I listed Country Estate.

The ability to prioritise workload and adapt to the differing requirements of projects is a must. The role is dynamic ever changing and will continually present diverse interesting challenges. We are looking for an applicant with a long term career in mind.

We have an experienced team to guide and assist, and we encourage collaboration and teamwork as well as learning for further qualifications.

If you think you might be the right fit for the role, get in touch with your CV, covering letter and portfolio of work to [email protected]

Part 2 Architectural Assistant

We are looking for talented individuals to join our team. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Clarity in communication
  • Excellent presentation and technical skills
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • Confidence to take on responsibility as well as working under direction
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of conservation and historic buildings
  • Experience of technical packages such as Vectorworks & Microsoft Office

The roles will include:

  • Incorporating contemporary designs and considering the reuse of space in historic buildings
  • Design ideas for contentious sites
  • Preparation of technical drawings, reports and visualisations
  • Site visits, overseeing construction work, liaising with clients, contractors etc to take projects to completion

We have opportunities in Somerset, and offer a supportive, friendly and flexible working environment. We are a small practice which means you will be directly involved with projects on site and meeting clients. There is regular CPD training and good support for future learning. 

If you are enthusiastic about the built environment and want to work with a friendly team in the South West, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Part 1 Architectural Assistant

We are looking for talented individuals to join our expanding team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to work well within the team
  • The ability to work under direction as well as under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of conservation and historic buildings
  • Ideas for contemporary design in the reuse of spaces
  • Good technical knowledge 

Our current workload is an exciting mix of conservation and new build including country houses and estates, and barn conversions. There are opportunities in our friendly design studio in Taunton, Somerset, and we offer good support, plenty of CPD and as a small practice, we offer the opportunity for you to be directly involved with projects, site and clients.  

Please submit your application to [email protected]

Admin Assistant

This part-time role is available in the Shirwell studio in North Devon. Duties of the Admin Assistant include providing support to our directors and employees, assisting in the daily office needs, and managing our company’s general administrative tasks. These will include but not be limited to:

  • Primary point of contact for callers/visitors to the office.
  • Answering/making phone calls.
  • Audio/copy typing, proof reading.
  • Post handing, digital filing.
  • Monitoring various email accounts.
  • Producing information packs for new jobs.
  • Assisting in the production of reports.
  • Assist staff in the management of their diaries.
  • Raising invoices/statements and monitoring debtors.
  • Maintain Petty Cash.

As this is a supporting role, the ideal candidate will need to be able to adapt to the different working styles of the Directors and technical staff. They will also be able to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently and be able to prioritise workload.

We are looking for a team player to fit into a relaxed friendly office. Please apply with covering letter and CV to [email protected]

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