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O’LearyGoss Architects – Bristol

May 13, 2024

Are you looking to develop your career as a project architect on a range of exciting projects, from new build to restoration and retrofit?


O’LearyGoss Architects work as a creative team out of a bright and airy studio office in Redland, Bristol. We are looking for a project architect to join our team. We have had an influx of exciting new projects at both pre-planning and construction stage. You will need some experience of working as a project architect on all RIBA stages in the UK, particularly technical stage 4, but you will not be expected to ‘know it all’.

We have a friendly office culture that supports a good work/ life balance and the demands of family life.  Located between the popular Gloucester Road and Whiteladies Road areas, the office is easy to reach by train, scooter, bicycle or on foot.

If you are looking to progress your career in a small studio with big projects, we would like to hear from you.

What we are working on

Current and future projects include:

  • Technical design and construction package for a medium sized apartment scheme.
  • Design to planning stage for a new-build community hub.
  • Concept design for large new build residential scheme.
  • A variety of smaller conversion and infill projects at all stages.

What we offer you

  • A varied workload which includes new build, conservation and retrofit projects within the education, health care and housing sectors.
  • An established company with varied, award winning back catalogue and a passion for building what we design.
  • Opportunity to take ownership of projects and grow your career with the business.
  • A friendly, caring office culture and an employer who values diversity, supports family life and welcomes parents returning from a career break.
  • Attractive and spacious studio environment located in Redland, Bristol.
  • Salary in line with RIBA payscale for the region and your level of experience, with 29 days paid holiday per annum.

What we need from you

  • Interest in working on a broad range of projects at all RIBA stages.
  • Experience of working in the current UK construction and regulatory environment.
  • Competence to undertake stage 4 technical design packages.
  • Confidence, decisiveness and willing to take responsibility.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and thrive in a studio environment.
  • IT literacy and willingness to take on new ways of working (we use Vectorworks on Macs).
  • Dog lover: we have several dogs who spend time in the office.They are not RIBA qualified.

Please send your application, CV and examples of your work (including technical design) to:

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