Job vacancies at van Ellen + Sheryn

Part-I and Part II architectural assistant / junior architect

Van Ellen + Sheryn is a small RIBA Chartered practice, based in the town of Ashburton, on the fringe of the Dartmoor National Park in Devon.

We are seeking a talented, friendly and highly motivated Part I or Part-II graduate architect, or newly qualified architect, to join our expanding team. We specialise in the high end residential sector, however our workload is multi-faceted and is currently diversifying.

Your roles and responsibilities would include the following:

  • manage your own projects from conception to completion, with the assistance of a director
  • work both independently, or with other team members on a number of projects simultaneously
  • prepare planning applications, detail design packages and site monitoring
  • liaise directly with clients and other external consultants


The ideal candidate would have the following skills:

  • experience working within a practice, preferably having undertaken those roles identified above
  • excellent computer skills (ideally Microstation, SketchUp, Photoshop, ArchiCAD, Microsoft Office)
  • excellent written and spoken English
  • be able to work under pressure, meeting tight deadlines
  • enjoy the experience and have a laugh


We will ensure the right candidate is given appropriate experience to complete their Part II and Part-III qualifications and has the potential to grow within the practice.

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