Project Architect

About the role

Woods Bagot has landed in Auckland and we are off to a winning start. We are already experiencing rapid growth due to a number of project wins and we are looking for local talent to join our close knit team of highly talented architects and designers.

The role will be based in our Auckland studio and will assist Principal’s and other Project Leaders to deliver projects with high quality design outcomes for our clients.

This position requires a strong all rounder, with high level conceptual design skills supported by the ability to document using Revit. You will have a proven track record of managing project programs and leading a team.

This is a career growth opportunity that will allow you to gain valuable experience working alongside our Principal’s and other Project Leaders. You will have a positive, and professional attitude towards clients and fellow co-workers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Principal in charge in the ideation and evolution of our projects design and assist in resolving complex design issues
  • Ability to communicate in sketches, 3D vignettes and technical drawings
  • Manage the day to day running of projects including client liaison
  • Undertake the production of the project in accordance with that brief
  • Produce technical drawings and documentation
  • Liaising and ability to coordinate with external consultants, including cross checking of drawings and Revit models
  • Happy to be hands on and work across the documentation stages when required


About you

As the successful candidate you will have past experience working with a collaborative, creative and resourceful team. You have specialised experience in the design and construction of architectural projects.


You will be able to demonstrate

  • 10+ years’ experience (or equivalent) working in the Architecture field
  • Hold a Masters Degree in Architecture
  • Proven experience on large scale projects
  • Proven experience working on design elevated projects
  • Registration not essential
  • Advanced Revit skills essential
  • Demonstrate sound skills in overarching concept design to detailed design
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge of project delivery requirements
  • Ability to mentor and guide less experience team members


Benefits we offer

In addition to working for a world class design Studio you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Paid Parental Leave Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Annual Discretionary Bonus
  • Support scheme for Architectural Registration
  • Working on some of the most interesting and complex projects in Australia alongside a talented team


How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio in a combined PDF document through our LinkedIn ad. Due to LinkedIn file restrictions we recommend including a link to your portfolio. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. We do not accept unsolicited resumes or names from agencies. 

All personal data collected by the Company will be kept confidential and only used for recruitment purposes.


Mandatory requirement:

It is an essential requirement that at the time of applying for this position, applicants must be currently residing in New Zealand and have the legal right to work in New Zealand.


Inspiration. Innovation. Inclusiveness. We are Woods Bagot.

Woods Bagot is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


At Woods Bagot, we are committed to creating an environment where difference is celebrated, valued and respected, practices are equitable, and our people feel like they belong. We accept that none of us is smarter than all of us. We believe building a diverse workforce is the foundation to creativity and innovative design – it is only by working together that we can realise the potential of our people, clients and communities around us. Through our inclusive leadership and our truly global studio network of strategists, experience designers and scientists, you will find your voice and have the support and flexibility required to bring your whole self to work and build an exceptional career.