Plywood shelving design for a shop in London with books and storage

Architecture for London has an opportunity for a studio assistant to join its team in London. An ideal position for anyone studying architecture or looking for a design-related role.

We are looking for a studio/office assistant ideally with architecture/design-related education or experience to carry out administrative roles within a thriving practice. The studio assistant would support the studio manager and the senior team.

We are award-winning architects and designers working on a range of private residential, and commercial projects across London. We work toward Passivhaus and EnerPHit standards of comfort and low energy, creating sustainable homes.

The ideal candidate should be looking to build experience and responsibility but also be willing to carry out the basic tasks required in supporting a busy practice. The role covers studio management and marketing.

This is a full-time or part-time role based at our studio in Farringdon.

Studio management:

  • Administrative tasks
  • Prepare and edit documents
  • Studio maintenance and housekeeping


  • Preparing awards submissions
  • Researching and editing written content
  • Supporting business development
  • Organising events

Essential skills:

  • Excel/Google Sheets
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Organised
  • Strong communicator
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • Proactive and logical approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise workloads

Our studio is a friendly and collaborative environment where the team is encouraged and provided with the opportunity to develop and progress. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from minority background candidates typically underrepresented across the built environment. 

Benefits and studio culture:

  • Nest Ethical Fund pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Enhanced paternity and maternity leave
  • CPDs and internal talks
  • Yearly eye exams
  • Health and well-being including cycling expeditions, lunchtime badminton or table tennis and summer sports evenings.
  • Fresh fruit and bread are provided by the studio daily
  • Monthly vegetarian team lunch cooked by team members
  • A calm, creative and light-filled studio space
  • We are a tight-knit team and have regular studio outings and social events
  • Model workshop including a 3D printer and laser cutter

Expected salary to be £27,500-32,000. Salary will be commensurate with ability and experience.

The initial contract will be for a 3-month period, with the potential to extend.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and will be based at our studio in Farringdon.

Applications have now closed. Speculative applications are welcome.