Architect Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England

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Job description

Position Overview:

As an Architect, your primary responsibility will be to oversee and manage the design and construction processes of various architectural projects. You will be involved in all stages of a project, from initial concept development to final completion, ensuring that the design meets the client's requirements, adheres to relevant codes and regulations, and is executed within the specified budget and timeline. Your role will involve a diverse range of tasks, including working on drawings, creating 3D models, conducting interior design, obtaining planning permission, performing site inspections, and conducting site surveys.

Key Responsibilities:

Design Development:

Collaborate with clients to understand their needs, preferences, and project goals.

Develop architectural design concepts and solutions that meet the client's requirements.

Prepare sketches, drawings, and 3D models to communicate design ideas effectively.

Working Drawings:

Produce detailed architectural drawings, including plans, elevations, sections, and details.

Ensure compliance with building codes, regulations, and industry standards.

Coordinate with structural engineers, electrical engineers, and other professionals to integrate their systems into the design.

Interior Design:

Collaborate with clients to create functional and aesthetically pleasing interior spaces.

Select appropriate materials, finishes, furniture, and fixtures.

Create interior design drawings, mood boards, and specifications.

Planning Permission:

Prepare and submit planning permission applications to relevant authorities.

Ensure compliance with local zoning regulations and building codes.

Coordinate with consultants, clients, and authorities to address any concerns or modifications required.

Site Inspection and Supervision:

Conduct regular site visits to monitor construction progress and ensure adherence to design intent.

Review and respond to contractor's requests for information or clarification.

Resolve any design-related issues or conflicts that arise during construction.

Site Survey:

Perform site surveys to gather accurate measurements, topographic information, and other site-specific data.

Analyze and interpret survey data to inform design decisions and ensure compatibility with the existing site conditions.

Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture or a related field.

Professional licensure or registration as an architect (varies by jurisdiction).

Proficiency in architectural design software such as AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, or similar tools.

Strong knowledge of building codes, regulations, and construction methods.

Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively collaborate with clients, consultants, and project stakeholders.

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Prior experience in managing projects from concept to completion is preferred.

Familiarity with sustainable design principles and LEED certification is a plus.

Note: The specific responsibilities and qualifications may vary depending on the organization and the nature of architectural projects. This job description serves as a general overview of the typical tasks and requirements for an architect.

Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 20 per week

Salary: From £25,600.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Flexitime


  • Flexitime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Loyalty bonus
  • Quarterly bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Slough, Berkshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Architecture: 6 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: EDAR 00223

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