Architect at David Chipperfield Architects

  • Permanent
  • London

David Chipperfield Architects

We are looking for an experienced Architect to join David Chipperfield Architects.

Architect at David Chipperfield Architects

We are looking for an experienced Architect to join David Chipperfield Architects. The should be a self-starters with team spirit and importantly someone who shares our creative ambitions and passion for sustainability. For this vacancy you will need to be an ARB registered Architect (Part 3 UK or equivalent) have between 4-10 years of work experience post Masters (not including internships or Part 1) and have experience managing a package/area of a medium-large size project.

This role is for qualified architects with a Masters degree in Architecture.

We encourage diversity and applications from all backgrounds, races and genders.  When you apply and submit your CV please use a basic word format so the web application system can easily read the details, and attach any special format (InDesign PDF etc) as separate documents along with your portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

You will have responsibility to oversee a package of work for a medium or large size project, be familiar with drawing package issue, with experience delegating work to others and managing external consultants.  You will work as a part of team to deliver design driven architectural projects.  This will include producing drawings, making models, leading architectural design and production. You will be a strategic thinker when it comes to design and have strong design collaboration and research skills.

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

You will need to have experience working on international projects from planning to completion, a recognised UK Part 3 or equivalent degree qualification,  a portfolio displaying strong design skills, be confident, organised and pro-active, have the ability to visualise, illustrate and present ideas clearly and be fluent in English.
Skills required: ArchiCad (preferred) or Rhino, Photoshop, InDesign, Modelmaking and Hand Drawing.


We have a diverse and international team, who are passionate about architecture and you will learn great skills as well as make friends and be part of building exciting projects across the world.  We offer a full suite of employment benefits including private health insurance, cycle to work scheme, a cash health plan, employer contributed pension, an employee assistance plan, and relocation assistance for candidates who need to relocate to London. We work on a hybrid model of office/home working with 3 days a week (minimum) in the studio in London and allow for up to 30 days a year to be worked from abroad. We offer an active CPD and learning programme with support for career development.

About David Chipperfield Architects

David Chipperfield Architects is an international architecture studio founded in London in 1985. The practice has developed a strong reputation for expertise in design and for the quality of its work. The practice works across the private and public sectors, with a diverse portfolio that includes celebrated cultural, residential, educational, commercial and civic projects. Offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai, contribute to the wide range of projects and typologies. Together, the four offices drive common architectural ambitions and share a commitment to the collaborative aspect of creating architecture.

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