Project Architect - Seniors Living

Take the reins on an exciting local project! Bring your aged-care experience to an established national practice with a central Melb CBD studio. Enjoy development opportunities, lunchtime yoga sessions and more.
  • Salary: A$85000-95000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 50697

About this role

This national studio is based in the heart of Melbourne's CBD. They work across a variety of sectors, including senior living, education, local government, hotel, and defense, with the addition of some fantastic pro-bono work. Set in a charming and quirky building, the studio is led by approachable Principals who value work-life balance and offer some great perks including professional development opportunities with their  ‘future leader’s program’, flexible working hours and a calm work environment. They are looking to welcome a confident and on-the-ball Architect to the team to lead a Seniors Living project under the guidance of a Principal. The successful Architect will have exceptional communication skills, suitable local experience, and a thirst for driving projects through all phases. Progress your career with an established group and reap the benefits of a medium-size team with a large practice backing!

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a Seniors Living scheme autonomously
  • Develop concept work into detailed design and beyond
  • Manage clients, consultants and team members
  • Assist with construction detailing and documentation
  • Ensure the highest quality project outcomes

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Architecture or Drafting
  • Current ARBV registration (preferred)
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience, including local senior living projects (ideally) 
  • Strong Revit proficiency
  • Experience working across concept stages through to completion
  • Ability to build rapport, present with impact, and respectfully influence outcomes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively

Benefits & Culture

  • Enjoy multiple benefits, including Thursday lunchtime yoga sessions, in-house industry talks, development opportunities and flexible hours
  • Add a renowned and significant practice to your resume
  • Join a professional, down-to-earth and friendly team
  • Embrace various professional development prospects

Jenna Harrold

Bio: Jenna gained her Bachelor of Interior Architecture and Design at Nottingham Trent University and worked as a senior designer on retail, commercial and mixed-use projects for six years. In late 2016 she made the move to Australia to help establish the practice on the ground in Melbourne undertaking a business development role, familiarising herself with local developers, architectural practices and the Australian architecture & design landscape. Jenna has an expansive understanding of the industry domestically and abroad - she joined Bespoke Careers in 2017 on the architecture team.

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