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Franklin Ellis Architects

Working for us
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 £250,000 up to £50 million. Our range of services include architecture, interior design, landscape and visualisation. We are an award-winning practice and place significant emphasis on delivering high quality design.
Work environment
We operate in a lively, modern, open plan environment within a renovated Victorian pumping station, a short walking distance from the centre of Nottingham. All members of the team, from students to partners, inhabit the same space, encouraging a team spirit and a shared learning experience. We have also recently opened a new office in the centre of Leicester and are looking forward to developing our presence in the city.
Work environment
We operate in a lively, modern, open plan environment within a renovated Victorian pumping station, a short walking distance from the centre of Nottingham. All members of the team, from students to partners, inhabit the same space, encouraging a team spirit and a shared learning experience. We have also recently opened a new office in the centre of Leicester and are looking forward to developing our presence in the city.
Revit based workflow
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 of our staff. We run an active CPD programme, weekly Revit training, hold regular office meetings and a bi-annual review process.
Revit based workflow
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 of our staff. We run an active CPD programme, weekly Revit training, hold regular office meetings and a bi-annual review process.
Employment benefits
Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement (with increments dependant on length of service), contributory pension scheme and voucher schemes for childcare, healthcare and Cycle to Work. We like to think of ourselves as a sociable group; events are organised on a monthly basis.
Employment benefits
Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement (with increments dependant on length of service), contributory pension scheme and voucher schemes for childcare, healthcare and Cycle to Work. We like to think of ourselves as a sociable group; events are organised on a monthly basis.
Vacancies
We are currently seeking new staff for the positions below.
Senior Interior Designers
Based at FEA Nottingham Office
  • Due to our growing workload, we are looking for passionate, creative, self-motivated, ambitious Senior Interior Designers to join our team to work on the design and delivery of a range of new projects.
  • Required qualifications: BA(Hons) Interior Architecture and Design (or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5 years’ post-qualification is a requirement. Long-term experience with an interior design or architectural firm is desirable.
  • Strong creative skills and design flair with good visualisation techniques.
  • A track record in delivering quality schemes to site.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, commitment, reliability.
  • Thorough understanding of architectural and interior detailing and FF&E scheduling. Ability to lead a team in delivering both packages of work and overall schemes to tight deadlines.
  • Design experience in hotel and commercial projects would be beneficial.
  • A thorough understanding of Revit, InDesign and Photoshop an advantage.
  • Salary to be negotiated subject to qualifications and experience.
Interior Design Technologist
Based at FEA Nottingham Office
  • Due to our growing workload, we are looking for a passionate, self-motivated, ambitious Design Technologist to join our team to work on the detailing and delivery of a range of new projects.
  • Required qualifications: A degree in architectural technology (CIAT recognised) would be beneficial, but is not essential.
  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate long-term experience (minimum 3 years), preferably with an interior design consultancy or architectural practice.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of architectural and interior detailing and FF&E scheduling. Able to deliver packages of work and overall schemes to tight deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of building control issues / regulations and British Standards.
  • Good visualisation techniques using 3D Studio Max, Lumion, Twinmotion or similar an advantage.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, commitment, reliability.
  • Experience in delivering hotel and commercial projects would be beneficial.
  • A thorough understanding of Revit, InDesign and Photoshop would be advantageous.
  • Salary to be negotiated subject to qualifications and experience.
Experienced Technical Architect or Architectural Technologist
Based at FEA Leicester Office
  • Your role will be to provide the technical lead to a small team on significant multi-million pound developments post-planning. Equally, you should be able to work autonomously when required.
  • 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.
  • You will be able to deliver production information using Revit; additional software training can be given to the right candidate.
  • You will be able to provide technical support to colleagues on projects within the office and assist in the supervision and development of junior members of staff.
  • The ability to work with both design teams and contractors is essential and job-running experience would be advantageous.
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help develop the Leicester office within the current management structure.
  • Salary to be negotiated subject to qualifications and experience.
Prospective Applications
We always welcome enquiries from talented individuals who want to work for us. We review all applications and may contact you at a later time when we have vacancies.
Applications
Franklin Ellis Architects are an equal opportunities employer and consider all applications on merit in the strictest confidence. In the first instance, please email a copy of your current CV and portfolio in .pdf format demonstrating the scope of your work and experience, to Elaine Gawronska:
elaine.gawronska@franklinellis.co.uk