GRADUATE ARCHITECT – RESIDENTIAL & HOSPITALITY (5+ YEARS)

LUCHETTI KRELLE is an interior design and architecture studio based in Surry Hills with a focus on hospitality, hotel, precinct and placemaking, single-dwelling residential design

We are currently looking for a talented GRADUATE ARCHITECT (graduate designer or locally registered architect) with 5+ YEARS ARCHITECTURAL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE. 

  • The position is up to five-days per week, however we would consider part-time or freelance offers.
  • 3+ years of your experience must have been within Australia.
  • 3+ years of your experience must have been on single-dwelling residential through construction to project completion.
  • Remuneration will be based on qualifications and experience.

As a GRADUATE ARCHITECT you will be involved across all stages of projects, assist with collaborative design and detailed documentation. We are seeking a talented, confident, and proactive individual with a passion for design and a willingness to engage with all aspects of our creative studio. You will be working within a creative team of interior & architectural designers, and overseen by our in-house registered architect.

our studio:

  • award winning practice, with a mix of local + international projects.
  • focus on hospitality, precinct and placemaking, hotel design, single-dwelling residential.
  • approachable, friendly team.
  • collaborative approach to creative solutions involving all team members, direct contact with our creative directors.
  • focus on studio culture + communication.
  • core values to support a creative, energetic, reliable and passionate studio.
  • social, exercise + cultural activities.
  • dog friendly studio space.

essential experience:

  • tertiary qualification in architecture, with relevant professional experience.
  • interest in architecture, interior architecture & interior design.
  • strong understanding of local/regional planning controls, statutory codes and regulations.
  • strong understanding of approval pathways and processes (clients, landlords & authorities) and the preparation of submission documentation and reports.

essential skills required:

  • love of all things design, particularly single-dwelling residential, hospitality + placemaking solutions.
  • design flair with an understanding of cutting-edge design.
  • critical thinking, taking inspiration from sources beyond Instagram + Pinterest.
  • working as part of a collaborative design team, as well as being able to take design direction from others & work autonomously.
  • exceptional interpretation of design briefs and concepts.
  • exceptional visual, written + verbal communication and phone manner.
  • experience presenting to others.
  • experience assembling graphic presentations & preparing competition submission packages.
  • exposure to local suppliers, sourcing, specifying and scheduling materials, systems & products.
  • experience preparing site investigations, site analysis, feasibility, shadow studies.
  • experience using 3D modelling as a massing, diagrammatic and conceptual tool.
  • experience producing performance specifications, schedules, reports, matrixes, room data sheets.
  • experience liaising with clients, project teams, consultants and contractors.
  • strong project management, project delivery & coordination skills (particularly on single-dwelling residential projects).
  • experience leading & driving a team to deliver projects on time, on budget, programme, design intent, specification & performance milestones.
  • strong technical skills, with a passion for resolving design problems.
  • strong traditional drafting techniques, ranging from conceptual to detailed construction documentation.
  • understanding of detailing suitable for the pricing & construction of architectural projects (particularly on single-dwelling residential projects).
  • positive, confident, proactive, and methodical with an acute attention to detail.
  • exceptional time management skills and an understanding of prioritising tasks.
  • team player & ability to jump in and assist your peers.
  • enthusiastic to work on exciting local, interstate and international projects.
  • a self-motivated focus to deliver to tight deadlines, including across multiple projects at one time.
  • proficiency in 2D & 3D documentation (in a transferrable CAD program).
  • proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Photoshop & InDesign).
  • proficiency in MS Office (particularly Word & Excel).

beneficial but not essential:

  • professional registration as an architect within Australia
  • professional registration as an architect overseas (comparable skills to Australian registration requirements)
  • 2D VECTORWORKS documentation experience within a design studio (or proof of VW drafting proficiency).
  • 3D VECTORWORKS documentation experience.
  • proficiency in SKETCHUP modelling.
  • proficiency in Windows platform.
  • ENSCAPE rendering experience.
  • hand sketching.
  • a valid drivers license.

application:

Please send your application BY EMAIL to our GROUP PRACTICE MANAGER, TOMMY FORD Careers@LuchettiKrelle.com (no phone calls please) and include the following;

  • name, email, phone number & location
  • CV outlining your previous experience & education including dates.
  • portfolio package including examples of relevant experience and documentation (max. 10MB).
  • current references.
  • earliest availability to start.
  • confirmation that you have uninterrupted rights to work in Australia, including any expiration dates.
  • no phone calls please.
  • no agency or third-party applications please.
  • attach PDF documents directly to your email (max 10 MB). 
  • no download links please (Google Drive, Dropbox).
  • applications must be submitted to Careers@LuchettiKrelle.com
  • applications submitted directly through the Seek website will not be considered.

shortlisting:

  • shortlisted candidates will be notified by email.