Job title: Senior Architectural Designer / Senior Architect (AutoCAD / Revit)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: BE
Expertise: Projects Region Software
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £40,000.00
Location: Nottingham, UK
Job published: 13/01/2022
Job ID: 57061
Contact name: Jack Perks
Phone number: +442038541100
Contact email:

Job Description

With the market as busy as ever, there are now 3-7 live roles available for you to work within a globally recognized design practice based in the Nottingham area.


They are focused on sustainable building design, and how they can produce the best Architectural building solutions (both here in the UK and overseas), in the most efficient way possible, keeping their carbon footprint very low in their building processes. They are keen to speak to any prospective candidates that share these same values,and can offer new sustainable methods of best practice approaches when it comes to building and design.


Sustainability is definitely becoming the focus point for all Architectural firms moving forward, and this practice want to lead by example!


If you'd like to be part of this practices strategy and in turn be rewarded with the chance to work on some very exciting projects that include large scale Airports (Middle-East / China/ America), Also they have Business Schools they are working on in Saudi Arabia and F1 Projects in the UAE. Many others coming through for their 2022 pipeline, and they do also take on close to home projects such as Nottingham City Football ground / Birmingham Bullring regeneration works as well as many other schemes.  


The main roles they are looking to fill, are Architect positions and please see below the salary banding's for each role (In line with their budgets):-  


  • Senior Architect - £40k +
  • Architect - £32 - 38k
  • Architectural Designer - £30-36k


Being registered with the ARB won't be an issue for this role, in fact if you are foreign qualified it could actually go in your favour as my client are very interested in candidates with an international background and you sharing similar project familiarity to their international projects.


They have recently purchased laptops for the whole team, to work remotely and are currently hot-desking. They have decided to give their staff the chance to decide on whether they come to the office or work remotely. This being said, for new starters and to fully get you integrated with their team they would be looking for you to come into their office at least twice a week. 


All CV's will be reviewed and the salary banding above will all be based on the individual ability and experience


Key responsibilities:-

Design Expertise

  • Deliver high quality design work, ideally over large scale schemes on a variety of sectors.

Project Delivery

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the design process and project brief, supporting the preparation of the project deliverables and other activities related to the project development.
  • Deliver high quality work with limited support, demonstrating developed Technical skills and/or design.
  • Manage third parties according to the parameters of the project, showing strong client liaison skills and confidence in leading a project through it's stages.

Team Membership

  • Act as a team player, actively seeking feedback and demonstrating a positive attitude towards work and team activities.
  • Support company-wide initiatives and progress areas of interest outside of projects as part of targeted goals and objectives .

Client Relationships

  • Respond positively towards clients and consultants.
  • Provide support to senior team members with client presentations and meetings as required.

About You

Education, experience and skills preferred

  • Skilled in design, with a portfolio that demonstrates your design flare.
  • Degree in related design field or equivalent certification or skill level; professional registration or equivalent is preferred.
  • One to 5 years post qualification UK and/or international experience with excellent design capability and strong conceptual thinking
  • Proficiency with SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite, Revit preferred, not essential. Knowledge of 3D software is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively, and with autonomy, assisting in guiding and managing junior team members, as required.
  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to demonstrate self-motivation, pro-activity and initiative

Career progression is very key to this practice, as they don't like to hire externally for Senior professionals. Instead, they'd prefer to naturally promote members of their team into Associate capacities and have a very good reputation of giving each member a tailored career plan, and goals for them to work towards to grow into a more senior role in the practice.


Please get in touch with Jack if this position may sound of interest to you. Jack is a consultant at mustard with a specialist regional approach to architectural recruitment. He works with private practices, multidisciplinary consultancies, developers and contractors across the Midlands including numerous AJ100 firms.
mustard are a specialist creative recruitment consultancy with offices in Bristol, London and Hong Kong. Established  for over 11 years, they have a market-leading reputation for quality service and delivery across architecture, interior design and the creative industries.
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