Experienced Senior Architect Vacancy

Leicestershire extension
  • Drawing and sketching design solutions by hand
  • Developing schemes using 2D and 3D computer CAD packages such as AutoCAD and Revit
  • Producing 3D images using CAD and rendering packages
  • Creating 3D physical models — Producing reports. Knowledge of ‘Sketch Up’, ‘Photoshop’ and ‘In Design’ an advantage
  • Producing /maintaining other documents using programmes such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Participating in design debate, and providing support to more junior team members
  • Researching products, materials, buildings
  • Making presentations within practice to staff on projects
  • Presenting confidently to clients
  • Up to date awareness of current Building Control approved documents
  • Operating standard filing systems within office for drawings and correspondence
  • Prepare drawings and forms for planning submission, liaising with relevant consultants
  • Undertake professional exams
  • Strong contribution to design team
  • Strong design awareness and fundamental skills (quality of portfolio, graphic skills, aesthetically conscious etc)
  • Represents the practice professionally through quality of work; acts as an ambassador
  • Demonstrates commitment to architecture as career; enthusiastic and dedicated
  • Understands the implications of time on cost; able to compromise where necessary
  • Keep up to date with RIBA CPD requirements
  • Have a specialism eg Conservation/Listed Buildings/Commercial
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  • Represents practice professionally; creates good impression
  • Develops greater understanding of business development skills; recognises importance of these in ensuring success of business
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate well with clients; establishes rapport quickly; interprets needs and responds appropriately
  • Understands impact of conflict of interest; informs more senior colleagues of client complaints
  • Approachable; helpful and sincere attitude; effective and clear communication of own ideas.
  • Mentor to less experienced team members
  • Developing project and team leadership role within the practice
  • Key company representative to external contacts, clients and consultants
  • Overseeing and leading multiple projects, supporting more junior team members in their delivery of projects
  • Developing Commercial Awareness, taking an interest in cash-flow and profitability of the practice, helping to steer company strategy.
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  • Co-operative and receptive; possesses positive outlook, even in face of adversity
  • Positive approach to work and team; willing and enthusiastic
  • Responsive to requests; sensitive to others; able to talk to wide range of people
  • Strong communicator within team; keeps others informed
  • Takes responsibility for own performance
  • Shares knowledge and encourages self development in others
  • Manages day-to-day workload effectively; able to juggle varied demands on time
  • Completes work accurately and to agreed requirements; organised; keeps desk tidy; meets deadlines set
  • Maintains awareness of budget constraints; understands the need for these, and achieves targets set
  • Achieves results required; possesses stamina; reliable
  • Contributes information to decision-making process
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  • Able to articulate strategic direction of practice; contributes towards achieving goals
  • Demonstrates consistency with design philosophy through actions
  • Explains new ideas and leading edge thinking from studies to colleagues wherever possible
  • Demonstrates a flexible and responsive attitude when faced with change
  • Continues learning on the job. Proactively seeks out opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills
  • Supports and develops more junior team members in securing their qualifications
  • Considers new policies and processes for business improvement
  • Responds to changing needs of the business and helps to reform strategy accordingly
  • Assisting in general duties in the office
  • Undertaking all job activities in line with Health and Safety guidance and requirements
  • Competitive renumeration
  • Friendly working environment
  • UK driving licence required
  • No agencies at this time thank you.

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