Interior Architects/Architectural Assistants
Conran and Partners are looking for fluent Japanese-speaking Interior Architects/Architectural Assistants to join the team in our London studio.
Conran and Partners is a team of masterplanners, architects, and interior designers with a world-class reputation and pedigree spanning over half a century. Our RIBA chartered practice combines a valuable heritage with a contemporary vision that transforms bold ideas into truly inspiring buildings and interiors. From designing Tokyo’s largest masterplan to creating the “world’s most beautiful restaurant” German Gymnasium in 2015 our team is dynamic and diverse with an understanding of design at all scales and across all sectors.
We need creative, ambitious middleweight designers with experience in conceptual thinking, generating 3D design models/visuals and producing design presentations.
The role involves understanding the brief and creative vision and working confidently in 2D and 3D to deliver concepts and drawings; using and developing technical know-how to deliver a project; keeping abreast of the latest trends and developments in material applications; with guidance, developing analysis/planning, briefing and stimulus material; under direction, taking responsibility for preparing creative presentations internally and externally; and, where appropriate attending client and consultant meetings and liaising with other consultants and suppliers.
Our team are expected to be ambassadors for good design and challenging ideas, and show strong contribution and initiative in creative critiques and presenting coherent, creative ideas.
Our ideal candidates have a comprehensive knowledge and experience of architectural and interior design both within Japan and internationally. With experience in the hospitality and residential sectors, successful applicants will be able to clearly demonstrate their ability to fulfil the responsibilities of the role.
We need creative thinkers with the ability to work well in a team, and the capability to collaborate, to innovate and to learn.
Candidates should have architectural qualifications (not necessarily gained in the UK), with considerable interior design flair, and proficiency in AutoCAD, AutoRevit, Microstation and the Adobe Creative Suite is essential.
The role also includes both verbal and written technical translation to and from our Japanese clients, consultants and suppliers and the successful applicant will be able to represent Conran and Partners professionally with high-level clients.
Applications should include your CV as well as a sample portfolio showing 3-4 key projects. These examples should represent your skills and experience as well as demonstrate your understanding of the Conran and Partners design ethos.
Please send applications by post only to: Practice Director, Conran and Partners, Conran Building, 22 Shad Thames, London SE1 2YU. No agencies please. Applications must be received by Thursday 2nd November, 2017.
Conran and Partners is an equal opportunity employer.