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Associate Director

Listed 22 days ago

About Ignite
With more than 30 years’ experience in Architecture, Planning and Interior & Urban Design, Ignite Architects have built a reputation for designing beautiful spaces that create harmony between the built and natural world. Our multi-disciplinary team spans our 5 design studios across NZ and Australia.

You won’t find any ego’s here.  At Ignite we pride ourselves on being an open and communicative firm, who puts our people and clients first.  We are a social bunch with an active social club, and many regular events.  People are friendly and approachable (including our leadership team), and we promote a non-hierarchical structure.  We must be doing something right, due to the long tenure of most of our staff!

About the role…
When we say we are leaders in socially responsible architecture – we really mean it.  The firm supports many not for profit charitable organisations, and in line with this philosophy, our residential division also works closely with Housing NZ on affordable housing projects.  In addition to this, projects comprise of large multi-unit / multi-level residential, mixed use, hospitality, education, as well as modular prefabricated construction.  The role is responsible for:
  • Client relationship management, retention and business development
  • Mentor-ship and growth of junior staff
  • All project phases from concept through to construction
About you…
We are looking for a senior architect with at least 8 to 10 years’ experience, and ideally knowledge of the NZ housing market.  You should have experience of timber-frame, along with multi-unit / multi-level residential housing projects.  Any experience in the design of compact housing will be highly regarded.    

What you will receive …
  • A vibrant and creative team environment that is centered around our people - you will enjoy our modern work space, with a family feel.
  • Competitive salary and flexibility in the way you work
  • An opportunity for future directorship
Applications close on Tuesday 27th August, however we will be reviewing applications as they are received.
You must hold a valid NZ working permit to apply for this role.
Job type
  • Architecture & Interior Design
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Auckland