Senior Architects (12+ years of experience)

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Senior Architect (12+ years of experience)

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Full-time · Amsterdam

This is an open application for Architects of various disciplines within architecture from 12 to 18 years of experience. When applying, you will be able to specify your discipline. If you are outside of this experience frame, we recommend to apply for other roles that you can find on LinkedIn and our website. As a Senior Architect with strategic oversight, you are at the forefront of ensuring the seamless execution of projects, encompassing design, technical intricacies, financial management, and effective team coordination. Your role extends to active involvement in acquisition processes, adept contract handling, and the formulation of comprehensive fee proposals. In formal meetings, you serve as the representative of the office, making decisions of a complex and sensitive nature..

UNStudio is committed to taking a human – and planet – centric approach to all our work. Our commitment to creating a more impactful built environment drives us to think unconventionally. From cities to airports, from buildings to bridges, from experiences to brands and products, our teams generate fresh ideas and innovation solutions to some of the most pressing societal issues.

We want to challenge the status quo and collaborate with our clients, partners, industry experts to contribute to a greener, healthier and smarter built environment so that users are enabled to foster stronger future communities.

The Position:

As a Senior Architect at UNStudio, you are the maestro orchestrating projects to success — your expertise covers design, technical intricacies, budgets, contracts, and team coordination. You don't only design, there's more to it.

You're not ''just'' in meetings; you are actively shaping decisions in the spotlight, applying your strategic finesse. Your deep understanding of organizational dynamics, politics, tactics, and finance is your strategic advantage in navigating project complexities.

In risk management, you're the guardian, identifying threats and collaborating with Directors to create innovative and strategic solutions. Your role is an exciting journey where your expertise drives UNStudio's success, ideal for experienced professionals seeking a dynamic challenge.

The Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Architecture / combined with a Bachelor Engineering BBE is a plus

  • At least 12+ years of experience as an Architect and/or Project Coordinator within a dynamic, international environment

  • Familiar with all phases of design with a focus on design development, construction documentation and construction

  • Knowledge of large scale complex (mixed use) consultant coordination

  • Fluent in English (presenting, speaking, reading, writing)

  • Experience with Rhino BIM workflow is a very big plus

We look forward to receive your CV/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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