Part III / II Architect or Architectural Designer

BTL Property is a leading design and build company operating across South-West London. Our work is primarily residential refurbishment including extensions, lofts conversion and basements.

We are seeking to hire a talented Architectural Designer or an Architect that has experience in residential refurbishment projects.

You will be working closely with the Head of design, taking full responsibility for designing new extensions to period properties around the South-West London area. You will deal with clients directly throughout the briefing process, design, and pre-planning stages, liaising with internal, and external professionals. Your role will be preparing drawings, plans and documents for feasibility studies, pre/planning applications and obtain relevant permission.

Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Have relevant experience within residential design, building regulations and planning.
  • Commercially savvy with understanding of budgets and construction costs.
  • Positive and approachable communicator, who can lead any client comfortably through the design process and respond effectively to the clients' briefs.
  • Excellent prioritisation and multi-tasking skills Speak and write fluent English.
  • Work well within a team.
  • Minimum 5 years AutoCAD experience
  • Valid UK Driving license.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Liaison with customers, Party Wall surveyors, Structural Engineers on the technical aspects of the project.
  • Prepare, develop and edit, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design and planning applications.
  • Contribute, or otherwise assist, as required by line manager.
  • Undertake surveys and preparing records of existing buildings and sites.
  • Carry out administrative tasks relevant to the production of architectural documents.
  • Carry out allocated tasks competently and professionally within determined timescales, financial budgets and fee/cost targets.
  • Filling and submitting planning applications.
  • Specifying requirements for building control and construction drawings
  • Construction detailed drawings – Preparing Tender packages

The successful applicant will receive:

  • Salary dependent upon experience
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Educational holiday allowance
  • All out of pocket expenses
  • Company pension scheme

Applications consisting of a short cover letter, C.V., salary expectation and portfolio.