AWW Architects AWW Architects


Current Vacancies – Plymouth

Job title: Architect (3+ years post qualification)

Location: Plymouth

Start date: Immediate

Hours: 37.5 per week

Reporting to: Ian Sanders – Plymouth Director

About the company:

With offices in Bristol, London and Plymouth, AWW is an Architectural and Interior Design practice championing a collaborative approach to creating exceptional built environments. With an enviable blue-chip client base, their reputation as a great place to work is underpinned by awards including: AJ100 Employer of the Year National Finalist 2016 & 2017; AJ100 South West Practice of the Year & Best Place to Work (4 years running); and No. 20 in Building Magazine’s list of Top 50 Architects 2016. In 2017 we were the only South West Practice listed as one of Britain’s 1,000 inspiring SMEs by the London Stock Exchange and have retained this accolade in 2018. Furthermore 2018 has seen AWW move up to number 59 in the AJ100 architectural rankings.

As an ARB qualified Architect, with a minimum of three years post qualified experience, you will work on a diverse range of projects across a variety of sectors putting your skills and experience to good effect:

  • maintaining professional relationships with client team throughout design process
  • good presentation and communication skills across a variety of media
  • knowledge of all standard forms of construction, their principles and practice
  • understanding environmental implications in the design / construction process
  • ability to work with others to support development of projects at all stages
  • solid understanding of basic site practices including site safety measures
  • understanding of the planning, design and build process

You will be a valued member of a highly skilled and professional team and be offered excellent support in your continued professional development.

The Person

The successful Architect will demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of Revit and:

  • be familiar with Building Regs, HSAWA, Disability Act, CDM, British Standards etc.
  • have knowledge of graphic and spreadsheet software and applications
  • understand the Construction Design and Management Regs 2015
  • have the ability to source, research, detail and present information

For consideration

Please email your CV and portfolio to

Graduate Scheme

Some of our Directors are RIBA Part 3 examiners. We welcome applications from graduates with an excellent academic record. Strong communication and presentation skills as well as a talent and passion for design are key. Every possible opportunity and resource will be given to help you achieve your RIBA work placement requirements.

We will give you individual responsibility from the start and a sector Director will be your mentor. You will become involved in projects of varying scales and across a diverse range of sectors. AWW offers a wide range of training opportunities, regular in-house CPD sessions, and supports the achievement of professional qualifications.

We offer Part I and Part II placements in all our offices. We also offer an annual six week summer placement to students undertaking a BA Hons Architecture and Planning Part 1 RIBA and RTPI accredited course at UWE (University of the West of England). This is part of our ongoing commitment to support architectural education.

Employee Benefits include:

  • AJ100 Employer of the Year – Finalist 2017
  • AJ100 South West Practice of the Year – title held for an unprecedented four consecutive years
  • AJ100 South West Best Place to Work – title held for an unprecedented four consecutive years
  • Ranked No. 20 in Building Magazine’s list of Top 50 Architects 2017

AWW is an equal opportunities employer, we welcome all applicants irrespective of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, gender, or sexual orientation, but you must have the right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to all candidates.