About Us

Willmore Iles Architects is a RIBA chartered practice specialising in the design of high-quality student accommodation and large residential development schemes across the UK. It’s our mission to create great-looking, flexible environments that build a real sense of community and well-being, making them much more than just a place to live.

Willmore Iles Architects is also an Employee Ownership Trust and an equal opportunities employer who support hybrid and flexible working.

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About You

You will have the opportunity to lead and deliver on projects with large stakeholder clients, coordinating design teams and supporting a bid process. The projects will entail liaising with clients, consultants, planners and the construction team so you should be confident, professional, friendly and a good team-worker. As a Senior Architect you will also be part of the team responsible for managing briefs, fees and programmes.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent design skills with the ability to work through technical issues across all RIBA work stages and have a good knowledge of UK Building Regulations and experience of writing NBS specifications. A working knowledge of BIM would be preferable. We would also welcome applicants with specific interests or experience in low carbon design and whole life carbon analysis.

Applicants must also be able to demonstrate experience of Revit and AutoCAD. Good graphic presentation skills including knowledge of InDesign, Sketch-Up, Enscape and Photoshop would be preferable.

The right applicant will be organised, enthusiastic, self-motivated as well as a team player, with good written and verbal skills as well as fluency in speaking and writing English.

If you can show experience in some or all of the above and are interested in progressing your career with us, we would love to hear from you.

The position is full-time based from our Bristol office, offering a competitive salary.

Please send a CV and short portfolio (no more than 5MB) to by 19th August. We do not require a lengthy cover letter, but a short statement referencing relevant experience and confirming dates and availability.


Written by Robert Posted in Studio news
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