Part 3 Architect, London

We are always interested in hearing from talented architects. We are looking for dedicated self-starters with a commitment to team working and who share our creative ambitions and passion for sustainability. For this vacancy you will need to be post Part 3 UK equivalent and have between 4-7 years of work experience post Masters (not including internships or Part 1) and have experience managing a package/area of a medium-large sized project.

This role is for qualified architects with a Masters degree in Architecture.

We encourage diversity and applications from all backgrounds, races and genders. When you apply and submit your CV please use a basic word format so that the web application system can easily read the details, and attach any special format (PDF etc.) as separate documents along with your portfolio. There is a place to attach documents further down in the form.

If you have not yet graduated from your Masters in Architecture please do not apply to this role, please register for future Part 1 vacancies (through the Register your Interest link). If you have your Part 2 but are not yet qualified or have less than four years of experience, please apply through the Part 2 vacancy.

Key responsibilities

You will have responsibility to oversee a package of work for a medium or large size project and be familiar with drawing package issue and ideally have experience delegating work to others. You will work as a part of team to deliver design driven architectural projects. This will include producing drawings, making models, leading architectural design and production.

Skills, knowledge and expertise

You will need to have experience working on international projects from planning to completion, a recognised UK Part 3 or equivalent degree qualification, an exceptional academic and career record, an impressive portfolio displaying strong design skills, be confident, organised and pro-active, have the ability to visualise, illustrate and present ideas clearly and be fluent in English.

Skills required: Rhino, Photoshop, InDesign, modelmaking and sketching. This role is appropriate for graduate candidates with four-to-seven years of post-masters work experience.


You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting international and UK based architectural projects. We have a diverse and international team, who are passionate about architecture and you will learn great skills as well as make friends and be part of building exciting projects across the world. We offer a full suite of employment benefits including private health insurance, cycle to work scheme, a cash health plan, employer contributed pension, an employee assistance plan, and relocation assistance for candidates who need to relocate to London.

About David Chipperfield Architects

David Chipperfield Architects was founded in London by David Chipperfield in 1985. The practice has since won numerous international competitions and built over 100 projects. Its diverse international body of work includes cultural, residential, commercial and educational buildings and spaces for both the private and public sectors, as well as civic projects and urban masterplans.
Offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai, contribute to the wide range of projects and typologies. Together, the four offices drive common architectural ambitions and share a commitment to the collaborative aspect of creating architecture.
The practice’s work is characterised by meticulous attention to the concept and details of every project, and a relentless focus on refining design ideas to arrive at a solution which is architecturally, socially, and intellectually coherent.
David Chipperfield Architects has won more than 100 international awards and citations for design excellence, including the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2007 for The Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach, Germany, and both the Mies van der Rohe Award (European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture) and the Deutscher Architekturpreis in 2011 for the Neues Museum, Berlin

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