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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 20 days holiday (rising to 25 days after five years’ service), 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.

  • Recently Qualified Architect
    We are searching for a recently qualified architect, to join our ‘early-stage’ team, with the opportunity to work on a number of significant multi-million pound developments. Ideally you will have between two and five years’ experience post-graduation.

    You will have excellent creative skills and design flair, together with good visualisation techniques.

    Have strong communication skills, commitment, reliability and the ability to work in a team to tight deadlines.

    A working knowledge of Revit would be very beneficial; however, training can be given to a candidate who demonstrates the aptitude to learn.

    You should also have excellent 3D visualisation skills, preferably using Lumion, 3dsMax and / or Cinema.

  • 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 Grawronska at