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What is a Project Architect?
Project Architects are typically leaders of the design team, responsible for the overall development and implementation of a project. Most Project Architects have at least five years experience and in most cases will have a proven track record for the design and delivery of numerous successful projects, along with the ability to present a portfolio of high-profile work. At HAUS, we relish the challenge of matching experienced Architects with the most sought-after Project Architect roles in London.
Duties of a Project Architect
As a senior member of the design team, Project Architects must ensure that the team is working effectively while keeping to schedule and budget. They will have the ability to take the reigns of a scheme and lead the team through all stages of a project, and may be responsible for the technical development, budgeting, design coordination and contractor liaison. Project Architects will also be expected to travel to projects and attend design and client meetings.
Skills and Competencies
Excellent technical and construction knowledge is essential. You will have experience running projects from start to finish and will be able to demonstrate the ability to follow through design and front-end work into the technical delivery of projects. Strong communication skills, and the ability and willingness to work closely with outside consultants, contractors and clients are prerequisites. As with most architectural roles, relevant software skills such as AutoCAD, SketchUp / Rhino, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are vital.
How much do Project Architects get paid in the UK?
Salaries for Project Architects in London typically range from around £39,000 to £47,000 per year, as indicated by our Salary Guide. Our architectural salary guide is designed to help ensure candidates are getting the right wage, and provides a handy overview of the average salaries for architectural professionals across the spectrum in the UK.
Our recruitment team has more than 17 years’ combined industry experience and regularly meet with leaders from London’s top architecture firms, from boutique studios to the largest commercial firms.
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Who we are
HAUS Careers is an Architecture and Design recruitment agency in London. We are a team of ex-industry professionals with varied backgrounds and specialist knowledge in a multiplicity of sectors. At HAUS we love design and have a passion for great Architecture.
Our varied backgrounds and relevant experience allow for a deeper understanding of our industry. Our expert knowledge of Architecture, BIM, Landscape, Interior Design, Urban Design and Creative Support allows us to identify talented professionals and the best practices.
We work with London’s best practices and ensure our candidates are always placed in the right environment. We have a great relationship with both our clients and candidates for this exact reason. We are always looking for the most talented designers and professionals to ensure our industry’s future continues to grow.
How are we different?
At HAUS we understand from experience that recruitment is more than just matching someone’s skillset to a job description.
We are always looking to launch professionals next step in the industry. That’s why we get to know our candidates. We welcome the opportunity to meet over a coffee, tea or beer (or all of the above) so we can get a stronger understanding of their career aspirations and match their specialist skills and experience to the right role.