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Claridge Architects Ltd is looking for a senior architectural technician/technical architect to join its practice in London.

Claridge Architects Ltd is an award-winning, emerging design-led practice based in Queens Park, London.

Role and responsibilities

We are currently looking for an experienced architectural technologist / technical architect to join our team. Candidates should ideally have six to ten years’ work experience, leading projects from RIBA stage 3 – 7.

Candidates should be able to show the ability to lead team members and demonstrate:

  • a comprehensive understanding of the UK Building Regulations
  • experience in running multi million-pound jobs through technical delivery stages demonstrate strong technical knowledge and produce strong construction detailing
  • personal motivation and discipline to work independently as well as within a team environment; to be supportive of others
  • clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills essential in working with internal teams and external clients and consultants
  • ability to carefully analyse problems, in order to generate appropriate solutions
  • an ability to plan, prioritise and organise workload
  • thorough checking of team drawings and be able to modify/suggest changes
  • effective reporting to project leaders
  • ideally – experience in a small to medium-sized practice

Skills required:

  • qualified as an architectural technologist/technical architect, with a minimum of five year’s professional working experience
  • Vectorworks experience
  • NBS specification writing
  • a fantastic technical mind and a good eye for detail
  • be presentable and confident with both client and contractor facing responsibilities
  • excellent English, both written and verbal and eligible to work in the UK

Optional skills:

  • Revit and/or AutoCAD experience on live projects within the UK
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • 3d modelling experience (SketchUp)

Personal qualities

The successful candidates will be confident, friendly and efficient. Enthusiastic about working as part of a dynamic and energetic team, happy to assist wherever required.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

CAL encourages a positive work-life balance and to create a collective supportive ethos in the practice.


  • salary dependent on experience
  • RIBA Pension scheme- 3% contribution from the company
  • 22 days annual leave rising to 25 days with service in addition to UK public and bank holidays
  • Discretionary three days paid holiday in addition to basic entitlement to cover Christmas closure
  • Summer Fridays- The practice closes at 1pm in August
  • RIBA and ARB membership fees paid for all qualified staff
  • comprehensive programme of in-house CPD seminars 1 day’s personal CPD provision per year
  • additional study leave for professional exams
  • gym membership for all staff with Fitness First
  • social and sports e.g. running, marathons, social evenings, drinks out etc- summer trips e.g. Antwerp and days out
  • kitchen, showers and secure covered cycle storage facilities.

To apply for this role please send the following items by clicking the ‘apply’ button below (FAO Nermin Mikari):

  • your CV
  • a brief PDF Portfolio with examples of your work (A3 format – construction details essential)
  • a short covering letter about yourself

Interviews will take place asap. No agencies please.

Due to high volumes of applications please note we are only able to respond to successful candidates.

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