RIBA Chartered Architect

If you’re a highly experienced RIBA registered Architect with superb design and people skills, and you thrive as part of a well-established, respected and ambitious business, NWD Architects has the ideal opportunity for you to flourish and make a real difference to the company’s continued growth and success.


The focus for this appointment is on succession-planning, so there is a genuine potential for the successful applicant to become a shareholder in the long term, whilst working as part of the Senior Management Team from the outset.


Established for over 41 years, NWD Architects is proud to have developed an enviable reputation and an impressive client base, through its focus on quality and relationships, delivered by a longstanding, dedicated workforce of 10 colleagues.


This key role will see you leading the business growth by exploring opportunities within existing and new sectors, whilst taking a hands-on approach as a skilled architecture designer, working on a diverse range of new build and renovation projects including, but not limited to:

  • Heritage

  • Leisure

  • Housing

  • Education

  • Commercial

  • Retail


You’ll be involved with projects from conception to completion, which will include meeting prospective and existing clients at their offices and sites, predominantly across the North West of England, The Midlands, Shropshire, Herefordshire and North & Mid Wales.

What will I need to be considered for this role?

  • Proven experience as a Senior Architect working on a diverse range of projects including:

    • Residential

    • Commercial       

    • Retail       

    • Healthcare

  • Commercial acumen with ambition and passion to drive the business forward.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable in a client facing role.

  • Conscientious and passionate about delivering high standards.

  • IT proficiency with strong working knowledge of Revit / AutoCAD.

  • Up to date knowledge of Planning Legislation and Building Regulations.

  • Full UK driving licence.


You will work from open plan offices situated in Kelsall, near Chester, right in the heart of Cheshire and conveniently located from home.