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David Chipperfield Architects’ London office is looking for experienced architects to work as part of our design teams on a variety of projects. This role requires ARB certification (UK Part 3 or equivalent) and between four to ten years of work experience post Masters (not including internships or Part 1). Applicants should have experience at a design-focussed practice managing a package/area of a medium or large sized project, be confident delegating work to others and managing external consultants and demonstrate an interest in sustainability. You will need to be skilled in using Archicad software.

This role is for qualified architects with a Masters degree in Architecture. If you have not yet graduated from your Masters in Architecture or are a new graduate with limited experience please do not apply to this role.

David Chipperfield Architects encourages diversity and welcomes applicants from all genders, backgrounds and beliefs. As part of our efforts to improve representation in the office, we ask that applicants do not include their name and/or photograph from their CV and portfolio to help counteract unconscious bias in the hiring process.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

Applicants will need to have experience working on international projects from planning to completion, a recognised UK Part 3 or equivalent degree qualification, a portfolio displaying strong design skills. Applicants should have a demonstrable interest in design excellence, critical thinking, and the societal and environmental impact of architecture. They should be confident, organised and proactive, with strong design collaboration and research skills and the ability to present and explain their ideas both internally and to clients and external partners. Fluency in English is essential.

Applicants should be skilled in the use of Archicad as well as Rhino, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.


On top of a competitive salary, David Chipperfield Architects offers staff a wide range of benefits including: medical cash insurance plan, pension and parental leave provision, private healthcare, an employee assistance programme, paid professional memberships, training opportunities, cycle-to-work scheme and interest-free TfL season ticket loans. The practice has an active internal culture that includes talks and events as well as staff diversity groups to promote awareness and equity around gender, LGBTQ+ and racial equality. There is a core hours policy allowing for flexible start/end times to the working day and hybrid working allows staff to work from home some days. An international working policy allows staff to work from abroad for up to 30 days each year.

Please apply via this link (external)

Please note that we do not accept emailed applications.