Senior (Design) Architect - Melbourne

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Senior (Design) 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 · Amsterdam

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 managing all stages of a project, from concept through to construction.

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:

  • Experience in design team leadership
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Architecture
  • Experience as a Design Architect within a dynamic, international environment
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Familiar with all phases of design from early pitch to construction
  • Fluent in English (presenting, speaking, reading, writing)
  • Outstanding knowledge of 3D Modelling in Rhinoceros, Enscape. Grasshopper is a plus
  • Experience with Revit software is a big plus
  • Highly motivated, self-guiding
  • Willing to contribute to our collective knowledge culture
  • Willing and available for international travel
  • Direct availability is a 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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