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Franklin Ellis Architects currently employs around forty staff. We are engaged on a wide range of exciting projects across a variety of sectors with values from £250K up to £50M. Our range of services include architectural, landscape and interior design as well as Principal Designer role. We are an award winning practice and place significant emphasis on delivering high quality design.

Franklin Ellis operates in a lively, modern, open plan environment within a renovated Victorian pumping station, a short walking distance from the centre of Nottingham.

Franklin Ellis is committed to being technically up-to-date. Our work is almost entirely done using Revit on PCs; we have fully embraced BIM and have several years experience of ‘Level 2’ projects.

We are also dedicated to the continual engagement and training for our staff. We run an active CPD programme, weekly Revit training, hold regular office meetings and a bi-annual review process.

Benefits include 25 days holiday (rising to 30), contributory pension scheme, childcare, healthcare and Cycle to Work voucher schemes.

Franklin Ellis Architects are an equal opportunities employer and consider all applications on merit in the strictest confidence.



Due to an expanding workload, Franklin Ellis are looking to recruit the following staff to join the team at our office in Nottingham. We are looking for passionate, self-motivated, ambitious individuals to join our team of highly creative architects and interior designers to work on the design and delivery of new projects.

  • Senior Interior Designer
    Required qualifications: BA(Hons) Interior Architecture and Design (or equivalent).
    Minimum 5 years’ interior design experience with an Interior Design or Architectural firm.
    Strong creative skills and design flair with good visualisation techniques.
    Strong communication skills, commitment, reliability, able to work in a team to tight deadlines.
    Design experience in Hotels and Office projects is an advantage.
    Basic understanding of architectural and interior detailing.
    Experience in producing FF&E schedules and drawings.
    Experience in lighting design and principles.
    Use of Revit, Autocad, Indesign and Photoshop an advantage.
    Salary to be negotiated subject to qualifications and experience.
  • Experienced Technical Architect or Architectural Technologist

    Your role will be to provide the technical lead to a team on significant multimillion-pound developments post-planning, as well as technical support to colleagues on projects within the office.

    You will have excellent detailing skills, thorough knowledge of UK building regulations, experience of writing specifications using NBS (including Create) and a background of working on large developments in a range of building types.

    The ability to work with both design teams and contractors is essential and job-running experience would be advantageous.

    You should have a working knowledge of delivering production information using Revit; additional software training can be given to the right candidate.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help develop the Leicester office as part of the current management structure.

    Salary to be negotiated subject to qualifications and experience.

  • Prospective Applications
    Franklin Ellis always welcomes enquiries from talented individuals who might want to work for us.

Franklin Ellis Architects is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

In the first instance, please send a copy of your current CV and portfolio demonstrating the scope of your work and experience, to Elaine Gawronska at