John Simpson Architects

29 Great James Street


London WC1N 3ES

Tel: +44 (0)20 7405 1285

Fax: +44 (0)20 7831 1781


To apply for any of the positions offered here please send a CV and Covering letter to:

We operate a policy where we keep CVs sent to us for a period of 6 months. You may send us applications for Architects, Architectural Technicians, Urban Designers/Planners and Administrative Posts, which we will consider should a vacancy arise.

John Simpson Architects Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer

RIBA Part I/II (or equivalent) Architectural Assistants

There is a new opening for an RIBA Part I/II (or equivalent) Architectural Assistants to start immediately at our offices at Great James Street. This role will involve dealing with work on new buildings and historic listed buildings, either Grade I or Grade II. Applicants need to have experience working with Revit and be capable of putting together families of components for use as part of BIM models.

If you are interested, please include a portfolio in your application to the listed email address.


Administration Assistants required to assist with the day to day running of the office including undertaking a variety of tasks for the directors.

An interest in architecture is an advantage but not essential. Basic training will be provided in the use of design programmes and other software required for daily tasks in an architectural office.

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Reception duties

-Personal assistant duties

-Scheduling meetings

-Procuring office supplies

-Basic maintenance around office


-Publicity, including submitting for awards and bidding for new work

-Updating website and social media

-Writing reports and submitting planning applications

-Project and product research

-Handling drawing packages

-Finance and billing

Skills desired include:

-Minimum 2.2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent)

-Professional communication skills

-Professional organisation skills

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office

-Ability to time manage and prioritise tasks whilst working to tight deadlines and under pressure in a busy office

-A keen eye for detail and care in one's own work