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Architect, Technologist & Technician Job Vacancies South West

We employ talented individuals to work on conservation architecture in our Somerset and Devon offices.

Please see full description of current job vacancies below.

Current Vacancies


We are looking for an experienced Architect to join our friendly team in Taunton, Somerset. Applicants must have conservation experience with at least 5 years in practice and an ability to contribute to practice management. We are looking for someone to get involved in the joint running of a busy office and managing the team, as well as running jobs, and have a demonstrable ability to consistently win new work.

We have a wide-ranging jobs list and are looking for someone who will enjoy working on a variety of projects from village church conservation to planning permission on a contentious site, repair/extensions to historic houses and country estates, or designs for new build property in the countryside.

Interested applicants should send a CV, covering letter and portfolio of work to [email protected]

Architectural Technologist

We are seeking an experienced Architectural Technologist to join our expanding team working on interesting historic building projects.

We have an opportunity available in the Barnstaple, North Devon studio working with a friendly and experienced team.

The ideal candidates will be/have:

  • CAD proficient, ideally Vectorworks
  • Self-motivated, imaginative and able to prioritise and manage schedules
  • A knowledge of planning and building regulations useful
  • An interest in conservation and historic buildings

Reply with CV and examples of work to [email protected]

Part 2 Architectural Assistant

With an ever increasing workload we are looking for Part II Architectural Assistants to join our team in our North Devon studio.

Our current jobs list is varied and includes masterplanning of exciting large-scale projects as well as church repairs, barn conversions, country estate extensions, and hospitality projects for restaurants, hotels and contemporary new builds and extensions. 

The role will involve:

  • Incorporating contemporary designs and considering the reuse of space in historic buildings
  • Design ideas for contentious sites
  • Preparation of technical drawings, reports and visualisations
  • Site visits, overseeing construction work, liaising with clients, contractors etc to take projects to completion
  • Working with the team as well as taking on responsibility and managing projects.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Clarity in communication
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Good technical skills
  • Experience of technical packages such as Vectorworks, Microsoft Office
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • Enthusiasm for historic buildings, their conservation and reuse
  • Ability to design for constrained sites

If you are enthusiastic about the built environment and want to work with a friendly team in the South West, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Part 1 Architectural Assistant

We are looking for talented individuals to join our expanding team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to work well within the team
  • The ability to work under direction as well as under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of conservation and historic buildings
  • Ideas for contemporary design in the reuse of spaces
  • Good technical knowledge

Candidates will have a particular interest in conservation and historic houses.

Our current workload is an exciting mix of conservation and new build including country houses and estates, and barn conversions.

We have opportunities in Shirwell near Barnstaple in North Devon. 

You will be expected to demonstrate experience in design and construction and clarity in communication and presentation is crucial.

Please submit your application electronically to [email protected]

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