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Senior Architect

Job Title: Senior Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: 45000
REF: Senior Arch
Contact Name: Kirsty Bain
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Senior Architect Basingstoke

An award winning architectural studio with a wealth of varied sector experience is seeking a Senior Architect with at least 5 years post 3 experience, with substantial experience in educational and/or residential sectors.


Purpose of the role

  • Manage medium-large sized projects with minimal Director supervision; manage numerous small projects
  • Understand the design project, particularly focusing on our current educational and residential schemes
  • Prepare and develop drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design and in accordance with the ARB Code of Practice
  • Manage the co-ordination of the internal design team
  • Working with the Directors to set out budget/ costs, project specific criteria for success, including deadlines and resources
  • Involvement in business development activities (networking, attending professional events, representing practice etc); able to recognise and respond to potential opportunities, informing directors as appropriate
  • Producing detailed drawings
  • Planning and delivering client presentations


Essential Experience

  • Minimum of 5-year’s post RIBA Part 3 experience, working in a similar role
  • Substantial educational and/or residential design experience
  • Ability to manage, co-ordinate and prioritise resources
  • 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, with good working knowledge of CAD systems
  • Understanding the financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget
  • Working knowledge of Vectorworks, Sketchup, Revit and InDesign



  • Previous experience with Apple MACs advantageous



  • Competitive salary inline with RIBA recommendations- dependent on experience
  • Holidays, pension, private health care (conditions apply)
  • Payment of ARB fees