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Design Architects

We are looking for enthusiastic Design Architects with 3+ years of experience to join our team in Amsterdam.


The atmosphere in our office is informal, international, multidisciplinary, highly ambitious and very dynamic, but also friendly with a focus on personal and professional development. The average age of our employees is 34 years and our employee base is made up of about 30 different nationalities. Almost all employees have an academic background. For the Amsterdam office we encourage Design Architects to apply, as we are looking for exceptional talent to support our team.

The Position:

You will be focusing on various aspects of architectural design, ranging from research and theory, to a spectrum of programmatic scales and typologies (See our Projects page). This position will require you to continue growing your current responsibly level while helping train and mentor junior staff. Becoming a self-guided professional that never stops learning and continues teaching others is key for the culture of the office.

The Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Architecture
  • At least 3 years of experience
  • Experience as a Design Architect or as an Architectural Intern within a dynamic, international environment
  • Outstanding knowledge of 3D Modelling in Rhinoceros plus Grasshopper
  • Familiar with all phases of design and construction
  • Experience with Revit software is a very big plus
  • Knowledge of 2D drawing in AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of rendering software such as Enscape and V-ray
  • Fluent in English (presenting, speaking, reading, writing)
  • Multilingual a plus
  • Highly motivated, self-guided, and research driven
  • Willing to contribute to our collective knowledge culture

We look forward to receiving your C.V./resume + portfolio + short motivation letter.

When you work at UNStudio

  • You have the opportunity to work on high profile, challenging global projects
  • You are part of a creative, fresh, professional and academic working environment

  • The city centre of Amsterdam is on your doorstep: one of the world's most beautiful cities
  • Research is an integrated and valued part of your daily work
  • You have the opportunity to initiate and develop research projects with external companies and institutions
  • Your experience is highly valued, but your innovative and entrepreneurial attitude is ranked highest
  • You work in a young international team that is highly ambitious, collegial and social, made up of recently graduated architects, experienced senior architects and everything in-between
  • You design through discovery, and learn on the job
  • You get as much creative freedom as you are willing to take
  • You find yourself in a responsible position as soon as you are ready
  • Friday Afternoon Drinks are always waiting for you
  • Our annual Summer and Winter Events have become legendary
  • You have 30 annual holidays, with a holiday allowance in addition to your annual salary

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