You will be working for our key client Foster + Partners in their Sydney office as an Architectural Designer. We are looking for a creative Part 2 or equivalent Architect to join the team based in our Sydney office. If you have a flare for creative design and already hold good revit skills working on large projects then please get in touch
Architectural Graduate or recently qualified Architect. Circa 5 years post-graduation experience
Experience with reviewing contractor shop-drawings
Good Revit experience
Good 3D skills (Rhino etc)
Experience on CBD/premium grade office buildings would be advantageous
Experience on transport (metro) projects would be advantageous
Prepare, develop and edit, under the guidance of the project leader or nominated architect, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design
Where appropriate, assisting with Client Liaison in conjunction with other professionals to establish building type, style, cost limitations and potential landscaping requirements.
Where necessary conducts potential studies on condition and characteristics of site, taking into account drainage, topsoil, trees, rock formations, etc.
If required - analysing the site survey in conjunction with project leader and advises client on development and construction details taking into account the surrounding areas.
Where appropriate monitors construction work in progress to ensure compliance with specifications.
Seek to understand the design project
Develop, where required, representations of design options for further discussion by the design team.
Record evidence of your professional experience in accordance with the requirements of the RIBA (or equivalent as applicable e.g. AIA)
Thorough knowledge of and compliance with Foster + Partners procedures and standards
Contribute, or otherwise assist, as required by the Partner, Senior Partner or nominated Architect
Qualities and skills required
Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities
Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based
Evidence of a good design understanding e.g. a good design portfolio
Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project
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 demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks and in response to direction or instruction
Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team, assisting and supporting team members
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 and meet deadlines efficiently and effectively budget
Evidence of the ability to understand design decisions taken by others
Ability to use some of the following: Revit, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer