Intermediate Design Architect (Part 3)

Architecture London, United Kingdom


Intermediate Design Architect (Part 3)

NBBJ is a design and architecture firm, fueled by ideas and a culture of collaboration. With offices around the globe, the diverse perspectives of your future colleagues and clients will inspire and challenge you to be extraordinary. Innovation and creativity are at the heart of our work: creating spaces and experiences that better connect people to each other as they live, learn, and work in their communities. We partner with pioneers like Amazon, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Massachusetts General Hospital as we create solutions for tomorrow guided by our vision: we design for life. Are you interested in designing what’s next? Join us.

We seek an Intermediate Design Architect (Part 3) with a strong design focus for our growing team in London. The right candidate is an independent thinker who thrives on group collaboration and a fast-paced environment, with experience in the Healthcare / Corporate / Science sector. This person must be motivated, have a strong design sense, detailed-orientated, confident voicing their opinion within a team, able to work within a team and independently, and possess a positive attitude and excitement towards their work.

Your New Role:

  • High quality design of projects of various sizes and complexities, for academic, institutional and commercial clients within the studio
  • Foster and develop design talent within the studio, leading project design teams with enthusiasm and setting standards for professional and creative rigour
  • Participate in work-winning pursuits developing design proposals for bids, presenting at interviews, engaging with clients face to face

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience, primarily in Higher Education, Science, R&D sectors
  • Registered Architect (ARB or equivalent)
  • LEED Accreditation is a plus
  • Strong conceptual design and schematic design skills
  • Strong analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and graphic communication skills; ability to work within diverse teams of designers
  • Capability to prepare design and construction documents and coordinate specifications
  • Proficiency in Revit with 3D modeling skills (eg: Grasshopper and Rhino)
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchup, 3DS Max
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, open environment
  • Willingness to participate in industry speaking or presentation engagements

Why choose NBBJ?

We believe that all NBBJ employees should love their work. This means not only loving what you do but having pride in your workplace. We strive to be that irresistible place to work by enhancing your employee experience with customized programs and comprehensive benefits. In addition to 100% covered employee healthcare costs and 401k contributions, we offer unique professional development opportunities, volunteer opportunities and access to leading technology and resources to further help you love your work and advance your career.

• NBBJ has been named three times by Fast Company as one of the most innovative architecture firms.
• Founded in 1943, our first office opened over 75 years ago in Seattle, Washington. We now have over 10 office locations around the globe.
• We are a transdisciplinary, cross-practice focused firm with a deep portfolio of Civic & Cultural, Commercial, Corporate, Healthcare, Higher Education, Science and Technology, Sports, and Urban Environment projects. We also have several areas of service expertise including: Architecture, Environmental Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Workplace Consulting and more.
• In the past decade, NBBJ has received more than 300 awards from leading global, national and regional award programs across the business, real estate and design communities.
• We work with 5 of the top global high-tech companies, 14 of the U.S. News and World Report Top Hospitals, and 4 of the top 10 highest-ranked learning institutions.
• Our clients include institutional leaders such as Cambridge University, Google, Samsung, Cleveland Clinic, Tencent, and Stanford University.

Our Values
More than words on a page, our values sustain our culture, drive our actions, and impact every level of our practice. In our work, we never settle for the status quo and always strive to live by our values in service to our clients' organizations, our profession, our society and ourselves.
• We exist to create enduring value for our clients and society.
• We fulfill our legacy through brilliant design, steward leadership, and enabling rewarding careers.
• We know that our people are the lifeblood of our firm — and essential to our humanistic heart and soul.
• We embrace the power of teams and collaboration to unleash breakthrough creativity.
• We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through listening, learning, and humility.
• We are a leadership intensive and role based firm.
• We prize innovation, never stop learning, and seek to share what we know.
• We are dedicated to the realization of resilient and sustainable outcomes.
• We all share in the realization of our “design, people, business” triple bottom line.
We deliver design excellence — and we design for life.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

NBBJ does not accept unsolicited resumes or similar submissions from third party recruiters or employment agencies. Any unsolicited materials received by NBBJ from a source other than an individual candidate will be considered NBBJ property and NBBJ reserves the right to pursue and hire candidates referred to us without any financial obligation to the third party in question. If you are interested in becoming an approved NBBJ external recruiter, please contact a member of the NBBJ Talent Acquisition Team.