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Architect (Manchester Studio)

Studio Egret West is looking for a recently qualified Architect to join its new Manchester Studio, based in the Makers Quarter Kampus.


With the main studio in Clerkenwell, London, Studio Egret West is growing a new satellite studio in Manchester. Studio Egret West is an award-winning multidisciplinary practice of 87; architects, urban designers, landscape architects, graphic designers, model makers and filmmakers working on a range of mixed use place-making projects.

Our growing portfolio of UK and European projects leads us to seek a talented Architect to join our new Manchester Studio, within the Makers Quarter Kampus. This is an opportunity to get involved in the expansion of our practice, at the start of our second studio in the UK. Our Manchester base will build on the success of our Mayfield and Albert Bridge House commissions in Manchester, Cotton Quay in Salford and our latest project to lead the 4,500 home transformation of Holt Town.

We are looking for professionals with some experience working on large residential projects. You will be a lateral thinker, problem solving and creative urban designer looking to make a difference in matters that affect our world. You will be expected to work on projects of all scales including urban design as well as architecture.

We offer a collaborative working environment, with the opportunity to develop your own knowledge and that of other disciplines within the studio. As a company, we actively support your professional development.


  • a professional degree or diploma in architecture or urban design/equivalent

  • experience working on large scale residential/mixed-use projects (stages 0 to 3) in the UK is a requirement

  • demonstrable talent for design and experience working in the RIBA early stages

  • excellent digital presentation skills

  • proficiency in Revit is essential

  • experience working in 3D CAD systems

  • excellent communication and coordination skills

  • relevant permit for working in the UK

How to apply?

Studio Egret West is a very sociable place to work, and we offer a host of benefits Studio Egret West is an Employee Owned Trust, which offers all members of the studio the opportunity to engage in the studio direction. The studio is a very sociable and inclusive place to work. We operate an inclusive culture, putting people at the centre of our decision-making process. Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion is a fundamental part of our Charter. All candidates are treated fairly regardless of background, age, race, sex or disability.

The role will come with a tax-free bonus scheme in line with the Employee Ownership regulation.

The studio offers several benefits such as weekly yoga classes, social sporting events, regional and international studio trips, free breakfasts, enhanced parental leave and a variety of hybrid working benefit schemes.

Please email your CV with examples of your work, together with your salary expectations to: [email protected]

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Architect (Manchester Studio)