Recruitment

East is an architectural practice with a wide range of projects. We focus especially on public realm and housing for local authorities.  We are looking for an architect with at least four years UK experience post part 3 to lead on new housing and landscape projects. We are also looking for a part 2 architectural assistant to work on these projects. While we are currently working from home our office base is located in London Fields in a large studio space, and we are open to part time working. BAME applications are particularly welcome. 

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RIBA Part II architectural assistant

East is currently looking for a RIBA Part II architectural assistant to join our practice. This is a full-time position, but with a possibility for part-time working and flexible hours. East is an award-winning, design-led architecture, landscape and urban design practice. We are currently a team of sixteen in a studio located near to London Fields. We are looking for someone self-motivated, flexible, responsible and resilient.

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Candidates should have the following:

  • — experience in housing and experience or interest in landscape
  • — the ability to understand a complex brief and think strategically whilst concurrently dealing with the more practical details of construction
  • — the ability to work within a team and consultants, clients 
  • — attention to detail and the creativity and persistence to find solutions
  • — experience in all RIBA work stages
  • — excellent conceptual, graphic and design skills
  • — proficiency in Vectorworks (2D and 3D) and the adobe suite
  • — experience of working with BIM
  • — experience in Revit welcome

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These skills should ideally be evidenced within your CV/portfolio.

In addition candidates must have:

  • — one year minimum post RIBA Part II experience in the UK, more preferred
  • — fluency in both written and spoken English
  • — proof of eligibility to work in the UK

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RIBA Part-III architect 

East architecture are currently looking for a RIBA Part-III qualified architect to join our practice. This is a full-time position, but with a possibility for part-time working and flexible hours. East is an award-winning, design-led architecture, landscape and urban design practice. We are currently a team of sixteen in a studio located near to London Fields. We are looking for someone passionate, flexible and resilient, who will be able to run with a project or task.

 Candidates should have the following:

  • — experience in housing and experience or interest in landscape
  • — the ability to understand a complex brief and think strategically whilst concurrently dealing with the more practical details of construction
  • — the ability to confidently co-ordinate design teams, working alongside a team of consultants, clients and the rest of the team at East
  • — attention to detail and the creativity and persistence to find solutions
  • — good knowledge of building contracts
  • — experience of bespoke construction detailing in putting together construction information
  • — a thorough understanding of UK Building Regulations
  • — experience in all RIBA work stages, particularly stages 4-7
  • — excellent conceptual, graphic and design skills
  • — proficiency in Vectorworks (2D and 3D) and the adobe suite
  • — experience of working with BIM
  • — experience in Revit welcome

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These skills should ideally be evidenced within your CV/portfolio.

In addition candidates must have:

  • — undertaken a RIBA Part-III course
  • — four years minimum post RIBA Part-III experience in the UK, more preferred
  • — fluency in both written and spoken English
  • — proof of eligibility to work in the UK

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Early applications are encouraged.

Please send your application as one pdf file no more than 10MB  including;

  • — CV and small portfolio of work
  • — details of UK referees of previous employer/s
  • — salary expectations and details of availability

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Judith Lösing, Director

East architecture, landscape, urban design

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work@east.uk.com

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We current work from our homes , but the office address is:

Unit 3.3, First Floor

Bayford Street Industrial Centre

London Fields

London E8 3SE

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East is an equal opportunities employer, and BAME applications are particularly welcome

Please note that we will not be able to contact all applicants.