This job has ended. Find similar jobs.

Architectural Designer

Posted 2 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Architectural Designer

Your new company
Will be working for an independent design based practise based in oxford, working on Bespoke Design & Build Solutions.

Your new role
The Architectural Designer (AD) is responsible for supporting the technical problem solving and architectural design for structure, shell and turn-key projects. Working with the wider design team the AD will contribute to the delivery of a fully coordinated package of technical drawings, information and specifications for each project.

Reporting to Development Manager

Liaises with:

  • Design Team
  • Sales and Estimating teams
  • Construction team
  • External consultants and sub-contractors
  • Client/clients professional team
  • Approval bodies (Planning, building control, warranty providers etc.)

What you'll need to succeed

  • Produce details working drawing packages using AutoCAD CAD design software, supporting the efficient delivery of designated structure, shell and turn-key projects.
  • Technical problem solving - resolution of engineering, material, detailing and building performance queries by suitable investigation, discussion and clear communication of outcome.
  • Support design liaison between the clients and their professional team, consultants, sub-contractors, approval bodies etc.
  • Contribute to scheme design -from first principles - using freehand and CAD skills.
  • Architectural materials specification enquiries, take off and scheduling including the identification of key lead-times for critical components.
  • Planning & programme - ability to manage multiple projects and reliably hit deadlines and project milestones.
  • Provide support to the wider business when requested.
  • Communication - liaise with internal & external key stakeholders to ensure timely information flow, clarity of delivery from consultants and subcontractors and appropriate engagement with site and factory based parties.
  • Quality control - to check - as part of an ongoing quality control process - other design team members and consultants work.
  • CDM - ensure consideration of safety and build-ability is integral to the design process, that risks are designed out wherever possible and that residual hazards are effectively communicated to key stakeholders and site based teams.
  • Site liaison - telephone support visits and meeting attendances to review progress, discuss design and detailing aspects, resolve issues and liaise with the team and client's agents.
  • Ensure compliance with the Quality Management System at all times, keeping paper and electronic documentation, records and filing up to date.
  • Operate with the highest regard to Health & Safety ensuring compliance with the Health & Safety policy.
  • Other duties which may from time to time be required as requested by the Company Directors.

What you'll get in return
25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (we ask for a small proportion to be saved for Christmas closedown)
Permanent Position
Pension Scheme
Office based: hours of work 8:30 - 5pm with one hour for lunch

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call marlon.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Reference: 34382965

Bank or payment details should not be provided when applying for a job. is not responsible for any external website content. All applications should be made via the 'Apply now' button.

Report this job