Project Architect

Bond Bryan is a multi-disciplinary practice comprising Architects, Landscape Architects, Masterplanners and Interior Designers. With a diverse range of award-winning projects in both the public and private sector, we focus upon the creation of lasting sustainable environments that, first and foremost, will enrich the lives and experience of people and their communities.

We offer our services – both nationally and internationally – from our four studios in Kent, London, Birmingham, and Sheffield.

Due to an exciting and expanding workload, our Westerham Studio in Kent is looking for a Project Architect to join their already-established, creative and growing team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious Project Architect, with a proven track record of working on multiple projects across a variety of sectors, to join a thriving practice with an exciting – and constantly expanding – portfolio of work.


The Role:

  • We are seeking an ambitious and creative candidate to work in this key role within our design team.  This is a project running position that seeks a candidate with a least 3 years post ARB registration experience in the UK. The candidate will have the ability to work well in teams and autonomously to manage and deliver major projects.

    As a Project Architect you will work directly with our Director and Associate Directors on the design and development of projects – from concept stage right through to the completion.

    The role as project Architect, will be both leading an “in house” team of architectural staff and an external design team comprising sub-consultants for large educational and commercial schemes.

Developing The Architectural Design

  • Lead the briefing process.  Record the brief in report form, minutes and by compiling room data sheets.
  • Take responsibility to produce Accommodation Strategies, Feasibility Studies and Utilisation and Area Forecasts.
  • Review and comment on project programmes
  • Develop Deliverables Schedules for the architectural teams and all associated consultants
  • Obtain quotations for sub-consultants and surveys and appoint as necessary
  • Prepare concept design sketches and then develop the design by utilising ArchiCAD 
  • Brief and manage an architectural team to realise design proposals in a drawn format
  • Brief and manage a Visualiser, culminating in a 3D animation of the project
  • Contribute to the development of the ArchiCAD BIM model
  • Produce Stage Reports and any other necessary reports required for projects
  • Take responsibility for the compilation of the Planning Application package
  • Chair, record and minute Design Team meetings and Co-ordination meetings
  • Attend client project meetings to present architectural designs and reports
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Design Team to achieve deliverables
  • In conjunction with the client, develop and produce Room Data Sheets
  • Ensure that the design is kept within the Clients set budget.

Preparing Detail Design and Production Information

  • Advise the Project Technician regarding the programming of deliverables
  • Contribute to the detailed design process and co-ordinate detailed design information
  • Work in conjunction with the contractor for Design & Build projects
  • Attend Design Team Meetings (DTMs), co-ordination meetings and workshops and present detailed design proposals. Record minutes and prepare any associated documentation
  • Review the Acoustic and Fire reports and incorporate the strategies into the detailed design package.
  • Prepare specifications for construction work
  • Prepare drawings, plans and documents for statutory approvals eg Building Regulations.
  • Contribute to design-stage risk assessments
  • Construction On Site
  • Make site visits and record findings of site observations
  • Attend DTMs and site meetings, record minutes and prepare associated documentation
  • As required by the contractor, prepare and present construction drawings/details using ArchiCAD
  • Respond to the contractors’ requests for Information


Post Construction 

  • Assist with the production of Construction Record drawings.  


Professional Practice

  • Adhere to Bond Bryan’s internal policies e.g., Quality Assurance
  • Undertake structured Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Uphold the reputation of the Practice at all times to existing customers such that they place repeat business or recommend us to others
  • Assist with the compilation of bids and tenders.
  • Attend interviews as necessary

Life at Bond Bryan

Alongside the opportunity to both work and lead on a variety of exciting projects, the successful candidate will join an enthusiastic, friendly and dynamic architectural practice which puts great emphasis on a healthy work-life balance and encourages a collaborative company culture.
A competitive salary (based on experience), alongside a variety of company benefits including: flexible working hours, free fresh fruit, subsidised regular social activities, a health benefits package, pension contributions and health insurance. As part of the firm’s commitment to professional development, Bond Bryan offers support time to undertake professional qualifications and studies.

We are extremely proud of our reputation which has been built on both professional expertise and innovative solutions; we are looking for someone to join us who will share our aspirations to provide an ever-improving product within both our industry and society at large.

We strive to ensure that opportunities to work and develop at Bond Bryan are open to all. We treat all job applications equally – regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Interested? Here’s How to Apply
To apply, please send an email to with your CV, salary expectations and a covering letter explaining why you are the right candidate for the role and what gets you out of bed in the morning.

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