Architect - Project Lead (London)

We have an exciting opportunity for an ARB-registered Architect to join our busy flagship studio in London and to develop your career in a well-structured, supportive environment. We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and ambitious, design-led individual who has completed Part III. You will enjoy working as part of a team and excellent communication skills are essential.

  • Manage planning applications and other regulatory application procedures
  • Contribute to project briefs and work on these as the project progresses
  • Prepare and present design proposals using computer-aided design (CAD) and/or REVIT, as well as traditional drawing methods
  • Lead the design process through all stages and co-ordinate design information
  • Advise clients on procuring the best and most appropriate contracts for the work they are undertaking
  • Produce detailed specifications for suitable materials or processes to be used
  • Carry out design-stage risk assessments


  • Must be a qualified ARB registered architect
  • Must demonstrate experience in similar roles and with relevant project experience
  • Experience of working on large-scale, complex projects
  • Experience of workplace design is a must
  • All-rounder with technical proficiency and experience of developing early-stage designs through to construction information on medium to large-scale projects
  • Commitment to developing high-quality design information with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to present and communicate design ideas and concepts
  • Detailed working knowledge of Autodesk Revit through all workstages.
  • Graphic design presentation skills, including knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, SketchUp etc., would be beneficial
  • Ability to liaise with other consultants and construction professionals, to create technical solutions and resolve client and contractor queries
  • Detailed working knowledge of UK Building Regulations and British and industry standards.
  • A team player with strong communication and leadership skills
  • Enjoy working as part of a team in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Ability to work to deadlines and effectively manage your time
  • Takes ownership of tasks and duties


  • A creative and enthusiastic individual with a passion for design and ability to work well as part of a team and thrive in a diverse and exciting studio environment
  • A keen interest in, and knowledge of, sustainable design would be an advantage
  • Ability to work across multiple projects and effectively manage your time
  • An ambition to take on responsibility and grow within the team and practice


With a wide range of exciting projects at various stages of design in both the UK and internationally, we are offering an opportunity to develop your professional experience and senior career with us. We offer continued learning, coaching and mentoring and a range of leadership initiatives to support your development as senior member of the team.

Chapman Taylor offer a wide range of additional benefits to our employees to enhance our people & culture offering.


All candidates will be required to provide proof of right to work for the relevant employment location.

We believe in creating studio environments that are both person and thought diverse. Our employees work in inclusive spaces where everyone has access to the same treatment, opportunities, and advancement.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your CV and examples of your work, emailed to: quoting reference: CT/L/028/ArchitectProjectLead

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