We're Hiring!

We’re currently looking to expand our team in our London & Oxfordshire studios following a series of successful new commissions. 

To apply please send CV’s and concise portfolios to recruitment@mailendesign.com 


Based in the centre of Clerkenwell, London and the Oxfordshire countryside we run a collaborative working environment where everyones’ opinion counts. We are a relaxed social team, care passionately about our work, but have fun doing so. 


MailenDesign is an equal opportunities employer.

Experienced Part 2 Architectural Assistant or Part 3 Architect - London

Apply to recruitment@mailendesign.com with the subject title “Part 2” or “Part 3” Architect”


Salary: Dependant upon experience

Location: London – Office based but flexible and P/T home working possible


Mailen Design London, 14 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1A 0DP


We are a young and ambitious design-led studio based in the heart of the Clerkenwell Design district. We have a wide variety of projects including private and public residential, commercial, hospitality, and leisure sectors.


Job Description:


We are currently seeking an experienced Part 2 Architectural Assistant, or recently qualified Part 3 Architect to take a leading role on important new design schemes within our London studio.


You will have to opportunity to be involved in a number of projects as both lead-designer and assistant. You will have involvement at all stages of the design process from early concept design through to delivery on site.


You will be an active member of our small team who is confident in their ability and keen to discuss the development of architectural ideas in design reviews and presentations.


You will be an ambitious and talented designer who wants a varied role with significant responsibility. You will be client-facing and undertaking contract administration.


Essential Skills:    


You must have the ability to take projects from conception to completion and be confident and professional in a leading role. You must have excellent communication skills verbally, written and drawn.


You must have the following:

  • A passion for highly crafted Architecture and an interest in material detailing

  • Excellent design skill and presentation ability

  • Minimum of three years post Part II experience within a UK Architectural office

  • Project-lead experience, or significant client-facing experience as an assistant

  • Demonstrable experience and comfort working at all RIBA stages

  • Self-led with very high standards and attention to detail

  • A desire to exceed expectations

  • Knowledge of the UK Planning and Building Regulations process

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple project deadlines

  • AutoCad, SketchUp, and Adobe Suite software 

Whilst not essential the following is highly desirable:

  • Working knowledge of Autodesk REVIT

  • Traditional JCT contract administration experience

  • Residential experience


Any As a suitable candidate you will need to be an excellent communicator and have a positive friendly personality, who is equally comfortable working independently and as part of a team. You will be confident, well organised and a good manager of your own time. As the job requirements will be varied you will be happy to work flexibly in accordance with the demands of the role. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are vital.


The role presents a particular opportunity for a recently qualified Architect to gain experience on a number of high-quality design schemes approaching and currently under construction. Equally for those studying towards their Part 3, significant JCT traditional contract experience is available through a number of privately funded projects.


The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a passion for Architecture and Design in all its forms along with an ability to deliver to the high standards we aspire to.