Architectural Assistant Part II or Equivelant

Location Bangkok
Discipline: The Built Environment
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £ competitive Salary
Contact email: sjenkinson@fosterandpartners.com
Published: about 2 months ago

Role definition

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


Responsibilities

• 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

• 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

• Must have a minimum of 3 years Revit experience

• Must hold an Architect license in Europe or North America

• Must have worked on large design projects

• A minimum of 3 years work experience in a large International Practise


The ideal candidate MUST also be based in Bangkok and speak fluent English & Thai


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