WE ARE HIRING – Architectural Assistant

WE ARE HIRING – Architectural Assistant

April 29, 2021

We have remained busy throughout lockdown, and now an increasing workload means we are hoping to recruit two new positions to our team in Hadleigh.




We are seeking a talented Part 2 Architectural Assistant or recently qualified Part 3 Architect who will have the experience, skills and knowledge of all RIBA work stages. The successful candidate will demonstrate high quality innovative and considered designs in accordance with the Core Values of the practice and aspire for high quality place making.

The positions will include working on a variety of projects within our varied portfolio both individually and as part of a team-  including one-off house designs, listed building refurbishments and extensions, commerical offices and public buildings such as a new golf clubhouse for Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club.


What skills are needed:

Vectorworks 3D (preferable, but training will be given)

Experience of Construction Contract administration (JCT Suite)

Adobe Suite (InDesign and Photoshop)

Competent in drafting Design and Access Statements

Knowledge of planning, building regulations, statutory compliance and technical standards

Experience of managing and working with other team members

Collaborative approach within the design team

Experience in sustainable and energy conscious design


Our Core Values: 


Our designs are original and draw on our client’s and site’s unique qualities to ensure our work is fit for purpose and meets the brief.


Deliver an exemplary level of service to ensure designs are delivered on time and the highest standard.


to challenges and fast to react in finding solutions. Our in-depth knowledge of design innovation and technical compliance mean we have the skills and qualities required to assess issues swiftly and find the right result.


To always maintain high levels of communication within the Practice, with design teams and with clients.


To act with complete integrity and honesty throughout all aspects of the practice. Including colleagues, clients, consultants and stakeholders.



Salary : (Subject to position and experience)

Pension Contributions

Flexible working

Social events (restrictions permitting)

Support for continued learning and progression


If you are interested please send your CV to careers@wk-architects.co.uk