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Winch Design is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, Architect/Architectural Designer to join their Architecture team in London. As an Architect/Architectural Designer you will be central to overseeing architectural expression, project delivery and design strategies across architecture projects; from the scale of expansive buildings to bespoke details.

Winch Design values curiosity in design through sketching, 2d design, 3d modelling, rendering, material curation, photography and model-making. There is also the opportunity to work across all project stages, seeing a design through from ideation to on-site construction and interior fit out and delivery. Winch Design are seeking design expertise, innovation, knowledge and a great attitude towards collaboration. The ideal candidate will be immensely passionate about design, with a keen eye for detail, exceptional organizational qualities and be enthusiastic in realizing unprecedented projects at the pinnacle of the high-end bespoke design world.

About the role:

  • You will utilize details and craftsmanship that redefine high-end design, on projects that allow for unrestricted and exceptional levels of quality and variety.
  • There will be opportunities to travel, working on site globally while engaging with a broad range of external consultants, artisans, craftspeople and suppliers.
  • The role will be primarily office based, with the option to WFH one day per week.

Required skills and experience:

  • Previous experience within a high-end architectural practice is essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD is essential.
  • Good working knowledge of one or more of the following software desirable: Rhino 3D, Enscape, VRay, 3ds Max, Blender, Adobe Suite (specifically InDesign & Photoshop), Sketchup (or similar).
  • Hand drawing and sketching skills.
  • Experience working simultaneously with multiple stakeholders and consultants.
  • Knowledge of materials, sustainable practices and bespoke craftsmanship.
  • Expertise in overseeing, reviewing and creating drawing packages.
  • Experience working alongside interior, furniture and lighting designers, procurement specialists and suppliers.
  • Good knowledge of joinery and detailing.
  • Experience in a client facing capacity.
  • Mood board creation.
  • Advanced understanding of key structural principals and delivery pragmatics.
  • Experience delivering projects on site, within a global context is desirable.
  • Able to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Practical knowledge of construction documentation, processes and procedures.
  • Part Three qualification is desirable but consideration will be given to Part II qualified who can demonstrate an equal level of experience and skills.

Qualities and expectations for this role:

  • Calm in nature, self-motivated and able to take responsibility.
  • Self-initiative to solve challenges, refine processes and drive improvements.
  • Actively support our design process, showing leadership and initiative as a great communicator, with willingness to share design expertise while respecting the experience and skills of the wider team.
  • An opportunity to play a part within an incredibly creative and dynamic design studio.
  • Be excited to advance your own learning and development.
  • Desire to explore, test, and refine appropriate new techniques, learning from projects and the team.
  • Be a team player, with the drive, determination and ability to extend your own design skillset.
  • Detail oriented problem solver.
  • Proactive and forward thinker.

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Competitive salary available depending on level of experience.
  • Hours 9:30am – 5:30pm – Monday to Friday (35 hour week).
  • 24 days annual leave per annum.
  • Lunch will be provided 4 days/week.

On completion of a successful probation period:

  • Private health insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Season ticket loan.
  • Ride to work scheme.
  • Electric car hire scheme.

Interview Process and Timeline:

Interviews will be a minimum of two stages, and a mix of teams and in person at the studio in SW14. Interviews to commence ASAP.

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