|Functional Area:||Architecture & Design|
Architects work in the construction industry designing new buildings, restoring and conserving old buildings and developing new ways of using existing buildings. They are involved in construction projects from the earliest stages right through to completion.
Their work includes:
preparing and presenting design proposals to clients
producing detailed drawings
negotiating with contractors and other professionals
attending regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialists
co-ordinating the work of contractors
making site visits to check on progress
dealing with problems that might come up during building.
Architects usually work 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday. Most architects’ work is office-based, although some time is spent visiting clients and sites.
Salaries may range from around £25,000 a year up to £100,000 or more for partners and directors.
|Key Skills:||AutoCAD, Wireframing, Design Prototype|
|Reporting to:||Senior Architect|