Project Architect (Southern Studio)

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, we are looking for a Project Architect to join our London or Kent studio.

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

To work directly with the Project Director on the design and development of projects – from concept stage right through to the completion of a project, the candidate must have DFE experience.

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

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.

What can you expect?

Developing the architectural design:

  • Lead the briefing process.  Record the brief in report form, minutes and by compiling room data sheets.
  • Take responsibility for the production of 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 develop the designby utilising ArchiCAD and Sketch-up
  • 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
  • Attendclient project meetings to present architectural designs and reports
  • Ensurethat the architectural team produces all information necessary to submit applications to all relevant statutory authorities
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Design Team
  • 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 thecontractor for Design & Build projects
  • Attend Design Team Meetings (DTMs), co-ordination meetings and workshops and presentdetailed design proposals. Record minutes and prepare any associated documentation
  • Review the Acoustic and Fire reports and incorporate the strategies into thedetailed design package.
  • Prepare specifications for construction work
  • Prepare drawings, plans and documents for statutory approvals eg Building Regulations.
  • Contribute todesign-stage risk assessments


Construction on site:

  • Make site visits and record findings of site inspections.
  • Attend DTMs and site meetings, record minutes and prepare associated documentation.
  • As required by thecontractor, prepare and present construction drawings/details using ArchiCAD.
  • Respond to thecontractors’ requests for Information.


Interested? Here’s how to apply
Please email with your CV, salary expectations and a covering letter – tell us a bit about yourself: what gets you out of bed in the morning?
Salary is dependent on experience.

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