Purcell is an award-winning architectural and heritage consultancy practice with a strong commitment to quality. We have staff of approximately 200 talented architects, designers, heritage consultants and surveyors across 14 studios in Australia, Hong Kong and the UK. Together, we work on some of the finest buildings from meticulous heritage and conservation schemes to bold contemporary design, we create thoughtful architecture that enhances its context.

Our Melbourne studio is looking for an Architect to join the practice on a full-time basis, based in Melbourne. The studio has a wide range of projects including places of regeneration, infrastructure and public buildings. This is an excellent opportunity to join a talented team, work on exciting projects and help the studio move from strength to strength.

Candidates ideally will have:

  • 2 – 5 years’ experience.
  • A wealth of experience to join the team with local market knowledge of Victoria.
  • Previous experience in Heritage/Adaptive Re-use preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, presentation ability, capacity to be involved with BD, networking.
  • Strong front end design, presentation and graphic skills.
  • Competition/Bid experience.
  • AutoCAD and Adobe creative suite experience preferred
  • Demonstrated design development, documentation (CAD) and construction phase experience;
  • Report writing experience.
  • Be passionate about being part of a new firm in Australia and wants to work with an International brand, working on established projects but also helping Purcell grow in the Melbourne market.
  • Down to earth, 'can do' attitude.
  • Someone that has strong skills but is also open to developing themselves with an International firm of some 200 staff across the globe.

It would also be an advantage if candidates possess:

  • Experience of working on conservation, repair and reuse of heritage or existing buildings
  • Experience in bidding and tendering for services
  • Architect Registration in Victoria with ARBV
  • Membership with relevant industry or professional bodies
  • Further heritage qualifications or memberships

This is an exciting opportunity to join a large, well respected Practice with excellent opportunities for career progression, whilst working within a close-knit team in a local studio.

In return Purcell offers an excellent salary which is negotiable dependent on your experience, and a generous benefits package.

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback to candidates. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of your original application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful in your application and we wish you well in your job search.

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