Careers, Leeds

Senior Architect – RIBA Part III

Who we are

Carey Jones Chapman Tolcher (CJCT) is a leading UK Architecture & Interior Design firm. A young and vibrant practice with a reputation as an award winning design lead commercial practice, delivering value, quality, sustainable across all building sectors.

About the role

This is an excellent opportunity for a positive, self-driven candidate to join a friendly environment and a thriving, ambitious architecture team, who inspires professionalism, confidence and tenacity.

The position requires a motivated Project Architect who can help the team deliver a growing portfolio of exciting and varied projects across many sectors.

To be based in our Leeds studio, the candidate must successfully coordinate and engage in design team interaction, communicate design ideas to a range of audiences and resolve construction challenges. The role involves both concept and detailed design and taking a project through to site, so experience in the later RIBA stages is essential.

Leeds Office location: Close to Royal Armouries Museum, with an excellent river view.

Company culture

Each team member is an ambassador for CJCT and represents the company.

Therefore leading by example, personally delivering high quality and consistent standards of design, project management and client care with the objective of creating innovation and aim to achieve award winning success are essential attributes.

Skills required:

 Candidates should have between 3 – 5 years post Part 3 experience and have an excellent knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD and also be able to present ideas and concepts graphically using current industry standard tools.

Key tasks

  • To execute responsibilities of a Senior Architect, undertaking potential additional roles/responsibility in accordance with CJCT procedures and professional guidelines
  • Managing & producing hand sketches, CAD drafting for all work stages, NBS specifications, briefs
  • To act as the day-to-day contact/interface for projects
  • To assist in carrying out projects reviews at required stages
  • To manage to work of others assisting with projects
  • To assist in formal project presentations
  • To contribute to the production of presentation material, define format brochures and production of project reports
  • To be flexible and committed to the needs of the practice, team and project within the terms of employment. This could include providing support to other CJCT teams, attending related events etc.

Team and Practice

 “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”

~ Michael Jordan ~

 At CJCT we support a team focused culture.

Therefore, this role involves a team member who’s going to:

  • assist in encouraging the team to achieve high quality and consistent standards of design, project management and client care
  • ensure staff personal development and CPD undertaken
  • contribute to defining time management requirements for individuals and ensure completion
  • be visibly committed and loyal to CJCT team, practice and client
  • assist in encouraging the team to achieve high quality and consistent standards of design, project management and client care

Salary: Depending on experience


  • Private pension scheme and life insurance
  • Health insurance scheme
  • 25 annual holiday



Phone: +44 (0)113 224 5000

Address: Rose Wharf, 78 East Street, Leeds, LS9 8EE

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are afraid that we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.