We are hiring

We wish to fill a number of vacancies at our growing studio in Kentish Town, London.  We are looking for talented and experienced Architects with a minimum of three years post RIBA Part 3, as well as a Studio-Coordinator.

The studio

Alison Brooks Architects is an internationally acclaimed architecture practice established by founder and principal Alison Brooks in 1996. With a portfolio of award-winning and high-profile work in the UK, Canada, Europe, Australia and beyond, our work encompasses urban design, housing and mixed-use developments to university buildings, buildings for the arts and one-off houses. We work in an open, research-led practice environment that encourages creative, critical engagement amongst our team members and our professional collaborators.

We believe in the transformative power of architecture and work tirelessly to ensure all our projects respond inventively to the diverse contexts and constituencies that they serve. We’re committed to reducing the impact of our architecture on climate change and we are rising to this challenge as a practice. Every effort counts.

Our dynamic practice culture is open, hard-working, focused on continuous learning, knowledge sharing and professional fellowship. We are looking to recruit highly motivated Part 3 architects to join our super-skilled team on a range of exceptional live projects at design, detailing and construction stages.


Qualified Part 3 Architect


  • degree in architecture
  • ARB-registered architect
  • a minimum of three years post-RIBA Part 3 experience in the UK
  • excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Experience and knowledge:

  • excellent 3D design skills and experience across a range of 3D design platforms
  • experience delivering complex projects using BIM
  • experience working in teams across all Work Stages
  • experience delivering higher education, cultural and/or mixed-use projects
  • confidence in leading meetings and making presentations
  • excellent knowledge of UK building regulations and planning procedures
  • excellent attention to detail


Studio Coordinator

The studio coordinator is the first point of contact for visitors, clients and staff. You will be committed to creating an excellent first impression for all visitors, support the Creative Director, have an eye for detail, a can-do attitude and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities will include:


  • ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the office
  • reception duties: answering calls and directing calls as required, greeting clients, preparing meetings, managing office supplies, equipment, post
  • manage and maintain suppliers and contracts; kitchen; etc
  • manage printers, printer supplies and maintenance contracts
  • coordinate the office calendar and meeting room bookings
  • maintain excellent office standards, ensuring a tidy environment
  • support employees with administrative tasks where required
  • support design teams with diary management and travel arrangements
  • coordinate Management Meetings and Practice Meetings
  • issue agendas and take minutes
  • manage premises e.g. repairs, desk moves, etc
  • collate and record expenses and petty cash
  • manage the samples library
  • arrange CPD training seminars
  • manage practice events, staff and client hospitality

Personal assistant

  • support the Creative Director with diary management and travel arrangements
  • collate and record Director’s expenses
  • work with the Communications Manager to organise and book client meetings and presentations
  • assist with bookings of seminars, talks, presentations, etc

Skills and experience

  • prior studio coordinator/reception/PA experience, ideally within a creative or design environment
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • proficiency with Adobe Suite desirable
  • high attention to detail
  • excellent verbal and written communication with a strong attention to detail
  • able to take initiative and work in a dynamic studio environment
  • exceptional time management skills
  • highly organised, proactive and professional


Please email your CV, application letter and digital portfolio to: careers@alisonbrooksarchitects.com

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and based in the London area

Alison Brooks Architects is an equal opportunities employer and treats all job applicants equally, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, beliefs or religion.

Robert Park