Senior Project Architect

The Project Architect, Senior selects, evaluates, and implements architectural procedures and techniques used to complete projects. Responsible for minor or small architectural projects. Being a Project Architect, Senior may supervise and guide the work of lower-level architects. Prepares reports and specifications as requested. In addition, Project Architect, Senior typically requires the use of more advanced techniques. Requires a bachelor’s degree of architecture. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a state architect’s license. Being a Project Architect, Senior contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Project Architect, Senior typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

Senior Project Architect Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Project Architect to join our team.


  • Managing project fees and resourcing schedule;
  • Project running experience with a focus on commercial/ workplace schemes;
  • Revit experience is preferred- to work on high end residential projects, single dwellings and multi-unit developments;
  • To oversee other technical staff and mentor as required;
  • Contribution to the wider business, involvement with fee proposals, competitions, pitches with a wider interest in practice wide development;
  • Client facing with the ability to lead a team;
  • Undertake client appointments and site visits;
  • Contract Administrator / job-running and site experience is essential;
  • This is a client facing role – excellent presentation and communication skills are essential;
  • Dealing with planners and planning issues;
  • Work and assist on multiple projects at one time;
  • Thinking creatively to contribute/produce new ideas for projects alongside the team;
  • Proven experience of driving projects forward – attention to detail and hitting deadlines.


  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties, work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Must be RIBA / ARB UK qualified with minimum 5+ years’ experience with the majority of post qualification experience in the UK;
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD whilst experience in REVIT is also a distinct advantage;
  • Relevant experience in bespoke design, residential & refurbishment for high-end domestic projects in the UK;
  • Numerate, able to make accurate calculations with attention to detail;
  • Well-presented and personable, with excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • An interest in both commercial workplace and residential schemes;
  • Able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, multi-task and manage own workflow to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Full UK Driving licence and car is essential;
  • Contract Administration duties to assist the Architect Director in running and managing projects;
  • Excellent Communication skills are paramount;
  • A varied background of both early stage and delivery of schemes;
  • Software requirements – Vectorworks, Revit experience beneficial, Sketch-up and Adobe package;
  • Team-spirited with a bright & confident personality;
  • IT literate, proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook.