Senior Architect - Melbourne

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Senior Architect - Melbourne

We are currently looking for a Senior (Design) Architect with strong design team leadership skills to join our new Melbourne office.

Full-time · Melbourne

As an international architectural firm, UNStudio is active in the broadest fields of architecture. Our project portfolio covers every aspect of architecture, ranging from small- to large-scale projects, research and theory. The atmosphere within each of our offices is international, multidisciplinary, design-oriented and ambitious, but also open, non-hierarchical, team-based and friendly, with attention to personal well-being, knowledge development, and career planning.

We are currently looking for a Senior (Design) Architect to join our new Melbourne office. The ideal candidate should have effective management and team leadership skills, strong design sensibilities, excellent technical skills, a flexible mentality, and experience in de design development and delivery stages of large scale mixed use projects.

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. In a small and growing tram you are a self-guided professional that never stops learning and continues teaching others. This is key for the culture of the office.

The Requirements:

  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience on programmatically diverse and large-scale projects. Hospitality is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills with extensive coordination experience with clients and consultants.
  • Good knowledge of Victoria building codes and regulations
  • ARBV registration is a plus
  • Eligible to work in Australia
  • Effective project management and team leadership abilities
  • Excellent knowledge of products, materials and construction methods, especially in Australia
  • Familiar with all phases of design from early pitch to delivery
  • Experience with Revit software is a must
  • Outstanding knowledge of 3D Modelling in Rhinoceros. knowledge of Enscape. & Grasshopper is a plus
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with a continuous desire to both learn from and mentor others.

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 Melbourne is on your doorstep: one of the world's most livable 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
  • Friday arvo Drinks are always waiting for you
  • Our annual Summer and Winter Events have become legendary

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