graduate scheme
Expires15 days

Graduate Architect

Job description

We are the architectural practice within the international consulting engineering group Arup – established by Ove Arup in London in 1963 as Arup Associates, we rebranded as Arup in April 2018 marking the expansion to for a global practice with teams in Europe, the Americas, Australasia and East Asia . We work closely with Arup's unparalleled range of experts in the built environment. Our aim is technologically advanced design that is simple, purposeful efficient and beautiful, and sensitive to environmental and human needs in line with Ove Arup's vision for ‘Total Architecture'.

You will work within the project teams as an architectural graduate. Projects will vary in duration which helps to provide a diverse working environment. This is a varied role, and your day-to-day responsibilities could include the following:

  • Assisting with design work
  • Preparation of drawings and models
  • Assisting with preparation of bids, and the delivery of presentations as your experience develops
  • Planning your workload so that you can deliver on time or ahead of target
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety and other regulations

Reward and benefits

  • Profit share scheme
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including a flexible benefits fund and highly competitive pension
  • An interesting and varied workload
  • Opportunities for short and long term global mobility
  • A supportive and friendly team, based in an excellent working environment
  • Technically challenging projects that will stretch and challenge your skills
  • Support towards professional accreditation and career development opportunities
  • In order to be considered for the position you will be required to upload a portfolio or examples of your work

What we are looking for

  • Strong conceptual and design talent
  • Fundamental understanding of the design process and ability to translate great architecture into a great building
  • Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Max, Rhino, and Adobe Suite skills an advantage
  • Ability to maintain organized and accurate project records
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Fluency in English, other languages an advantage
  • Confidence in working in a challenging, complex and international environment
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team
  • Please note that we are unable to offer Tier 2 visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.


Professional degree and diploma in architecture, (RIBA Part 2) or equivalent at 2.1 or higher

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Our week-long Graduate Welcome Event will take place in September 2019. Whilst on occasion we may be flexible with our start dates, we would ask that the successful candidates join their peers for this event.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 1 July 2019

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Closing date:  1 July 2019

Expires15 days

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