Architect (AIA registered Part 3)

Location Beijing
Discipline: The Built Environment
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Contact name: Alex Brookes

Contact email:
Published: 7 months ago

​​Job title: Architect

Reporting to: Partner of the current project on a day to day basis and ultimately to the Senior Partner

Foster + Partners, the award-winning multidisciplinary consultancy have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Part 3 Architect to join our fantastic office in Beijing.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • 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. AlA, National Administration Board of Architectural Registration (NABAR))

  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with Foster+ Partners procedures and standards

Qualities & skills required


  • Hold a degree from a university in the US

  • Registered Architect in a US state

  • Legally able to work in Beijing and will be already based there

  • Able to speak Chinese

  • Must have strong REVIT experience

  • Hold a Masters qualification in Architecture

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ability to use some of the following: MicroStation, PhotoShop, Illustrator, lnDesign,Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes holiday pay company pension and DIS.

If you would like to be considered for the position please apply with an up to date CV and portfolio.