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AZURE’s November/December edition explores some of the category’s most innovative spaces, from a new model of urban retreat by Ace Hotel in New York City to a cutting-edge concept store in Lisbon.

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Foster + Partners are seeking an experienced Associate Architect to join their team in Sydney. You will be working on local projects in Sydney focusing on Transportation and Mix-Use High-Rise Tower schemes. The ideal candidate should be a proficient user in Revit and must have on-site experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the design project 
  • Prepare, and develop where required, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design 
  • Assist where required in the co-ordination of the internal design team 
  • Take responsibility, where required by the project leader, for specific areas of the design and project development 
  • Liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies 
  • Seek, and record evidence of, continuing professional development (CPD) and an annual Personal Development Plan (PDP) in accordance with the requirements of the RIBA (or equivalent as applicable e.g. AIA, National Administration Board of Architectural Registration (NABAR)) 
  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with Foster + Partners procedures and standards 
  • Contribute, or otherwise assist, as required 

Qualities & skills required:

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities 
  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based 
  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion 
  • Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project 
  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently 
  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, life long learning 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information 
  • Self motivated and able to take responsibility 
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks 
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team 
  • Flexible attitude 
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally 
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure while remaining calm and professional at all times 
  • Must be proficient in the following: MicroStation, Revit, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe creative suites 
  • Experience of dealing with sub-contractor on site and review of shop drawings 
  • Experience with Transport projects 
  • Have experience working with High rise commercial tower and Laneways typology retail experience 

Desirable

  • Understanding of the architects role in the co-ordination and integration of project information and management 
  • Ability to assist with the management of junior assistant architects on the team 
  • Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget 
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