Part 1 or 2 Architectural Assistant

Full Time or Part time considered


We require a talented Part 1 or 2 Architectural Assistant for our Truro studio who has strong design skills and a sound working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe suite (Photoshop and InDesign), and Sketchup. We can provide software training if required. We offer a competitive salary and employment package for the right candidate.


Current projects include:

  • Re-use and creative conversion of town & city centre properties

  • New build bespoke homes in coastal locations

  • Conversion of historic buildings

  • Surf School for children with additional needs

  • New town (3500 homes) reserved matter applications

  • Town centre masterplans & visions

Key Skills:​

  • Willingness to learn and adopt new skills and work cross discipline (master planning & landscape)

  • Able to cope with tight deadlines

  • Excellent design skills

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation

  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team

  • Self motivated with a passion for client satisfaction

  • Confident freehand skills

  • Strong CAD skills in AutoCAD (additional skills in 3DSMAX and Revit would be advantageous),

  • Excellent Graphic skills in Adobe Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop

  • To assist the Directors and Associate members of the practise

  • To carry out general shared responsibility tasks of maintaining the office and helping with normal office duties and administration

  • Good sense of humour​

The candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, at various work stages. We can assist them in meeting the ARB criteria and their PEDR completion. Additionally we have experience employing WSA 4th year MArch students and would be able to offer flexibility and help when needed.


Candidates should email a CV and up to 10 x A3 examples of work of pages of portfolio to the address below, ensuring transmissions do not exceed 10Mgb in size and that is in the form of no more than two documents ie, CV and examples of work.  For an informal chat, please call Martyn Lonsdale or Andrew Walker on 01872 273118


Lavigne Lonsdale is an Equal Opportunities Employer