Architect – 5+ years qualified

Location: Preston

Due to continued growth and success, Cassidy + Ashton is looking to recruit a full-time Architect to join our award-winning team in Preston.

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This will be a busy and varied role providing support to the Architecture and Town Planning departments on a diverse range of projects within a wide range of sectors including education, commercial, industrial, leisure, residential and heritage work.

This new position provides a perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to work alongside our existing dynamic team and demonstrate their ambition, drive and passion for delivering a great service, as well as maintaining and growing our diverse client base.

A professional manner and good interpersonal communication skills are essential.



  • Working closely with in-house Planning Consultants.
  • Lead and manage projects from early concept through to completion and handover.
  • Consult with clients and consultants to deliver and drive forward developments as Lead Designer.
  • Prepare drawings, presentation material and stage reports throughout each RIBA Stage.
  • Supervise / assist in the training of junior staff.

Qualifications and skills

  • A minimum 5 years’ post qualification experience.
  • Must be ARB registered.
  • Proficient in AutoCad and Revit. Other software experience welcomed (for example, Sketchup)
  • A strong visually presented portfolio of experience showing a variety of development types ranging in size and complexity.
  • Good time management skills, solid organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise a varied workload.
  • Ideally experience of both traditional and design and build procurement routes.
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written.


  • Highly competitive salary fully dependent on the level of experience.

Other benefits

  • 25 days’ annual leave per annum.
  • Auto enrolment into the company pension scheme on successful completion of probationary period (three months).
  • Professional membership fees paid.
  • Regular CPD.

To apply, please email your CV, portfolio of work and a covering letter to Lawrence McBurney email:

    • Royal Institute of British Architects - RIBA
    • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - RICS
    • Royal Town Planning Institute - RTPI
    • iso9001
    • iso14001
    • abr

    Thank you

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