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Company Values

Professionalism underwrites our day to day conduct; guides each of our best practice behaviours and is applied equally to our relationships; internally + externally.

Aligned Purpose

In our daily behaviours, we:

  • Collaborate with passion because we make better decisions together
  • Respect genuine teamwork by recognising the talents of others
  • Share and encourage diverse opinions because we love learning from different views
  • Enable and add value to the ideas of others. We do not diminish their contributions

Bespoke Delivery

In our daily behaviours, we:

  • Treat every project as unique and we are driven to understand each stakeholder’s priorities
  • Listen to our clients, colleagues and suppliers/consultants with curiosity, not entrenched opinion
  • Use our knowledge and expertise to develop a sustainable + elegant solution
  • Take responsibility and are accountable for the quality of our decisions

Enabling Creativity

In our daily behaviours, we:

  • Are excited by crafted design that imbues aesthetic & functional beauty
  • Embrace a ‘studio’ attitude to nurture and percolate design
  • Elevate creativity & innovation to surpass client expectations
  • Do not value generic solutions
  • Encourage risk taking as part of the creative process

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Available Positions

Senior Project Architect / Associate

We are seeking a talented leader and technically skilled Project Architect to work across a range of high-rise commercial, hotel and multi-residential projects valued at $30m+.

This is a great opportunity to secure a key leadership position in our rapidly expanding architectural team and for the right person, transition rapidly to Associate or Senior Associate role. Generous remuneration for a suitable candidate. 

Key responsibilities

  • Expertly lead the delivery of multiple projects of varying sizes and typologies across several team of highly engaged, passionate and competent designers;
  • Work closely with Directors, Leadership and multi-disciplinary design teams;
  • Proactively drive and coordinate production, documentation and delivery strategy from concept phase onwards to post construction;
  • Proactively manage design and documentation decisions and negotiate delivery with key internal and external parties;
  • Play a mentoring role to team members both within projects and as part of our mentoring and development program;
  • Contribute to technical expertise and delivery strategy to other major architectural projects;
  • Championing the translation of design concept’s into exceptional outcomes;
  • Collaborating with our designers to enhance design expression during documentation and construction;
  • Day to day client, consultant and builder engagement/coordination.
  • Oversee the management of project operations including resourcing, invoicing and project review using Union Square and Microsoft Project software;
  • Contribute to the development of our quality and documentation systems;

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture and/or Master of Architecture.
  • Registration as an Architect in Australia.

Skills and experience

  • A minimum of 8 years in a similar project leading role, with no less than 5 years being Australian based with leading design focused architectural companies.
  • Subject matter expert with construction detailing, technical and regulatory requirements;
  • Revit proficiency, production capabilities and documentation planning skills are a must, including a strategic approach to BIM;
  • Organisational skills to meet budget & programme targets, including value management processes with tier-1 builders;
  • Competency in independently managing the full project life-span from project engagement to contract administration, preferably in high-rise commercial, hotels and multi-residential projects.
  • Experience mentoring and educating other architectural colleagues.

Benefits and culture

  • A lively, social work culture;
  • A healthy, new workplace opposite the Exhibition Buildings;
  • An on-site makers workshop;
  • Training and development workshops;
  • Regular events and team activities;
  • Opportunities for rapid career development to Associate/Senior Associate

We welcome talented staff from a diverse range of professional backgrounds, and we are an equal opportunity employer.

To express your interest and become part of our creative team, send your CV and portfolio (PDF 10MB max) to the attention of Nicole Symes, Practice Manager at employment@techne.com.au , with a clear subject heading identifying the role you are applying for.

Techne will only respond to shortlisted candidates. Applicants with a right to work in Australia will only be considered. Direct applications only, no agencies.

What do our staff have to say?

“At Techné, the studio environment is open and collaborative. It is a place where ideas are shared and my point of view is valued.”

— Bianca Baldi, Interior Designer

"We have a lot of fun together at Technē working on exciting projects, celebrating our wins and socialising as a team. There is always a new Technē designed bar, restaurant, pub or café to road test.”

— Nicole Symes, Practice Manager