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Part 2 Architectural Assistant required for Chichester’s leading RIBA Chartered architectural practice.

James Wells Architects is looking for a highly motivated, talented young Architectural Assistant to join our practice based in the centre of the cathedral city of Chichester in West Sussex.

The practice focuses primarily on high quality residential work in a value range from £300,000 to £2 million.

architectural assistantOur current projects include

Two new homes in Ardingly for a developer client, a new build house inspired by Palladio’s Villa Poiana and a range of outbuildings for a Listed Farmhouse which include a small barn repurposed as a photographic studio; a stable repurposed as a workshop; a large barn built in stone and oak recreated as a gym with home office and library space over; and a new swimming pool enclosure.  See more work here

Are you a motivated individual with good design values, excellent CAD skills and dedication to creating beautiful new spaces? We really care about proportions, scale and materials, we strive to achieve the best design solution for each project and work hard to fit the challenging requirements of planning as well as creating homes which clients enjoy.

What is it like working as an Architectural Assistant at JWA?

Alex Bancroft joined JWA in April 2017 as a Part 2 Architectural Assistant and is currently completing his Part 3 Qualification, Alex comments: “Working with James has been a real eye-opener for my training.  We are a small team so one of the real benefits is working closely on a day-to-day basis alongside James.  He is a thoughtful, caring and a fantastic mentor with a huge amount of architectural experience in both new build and refurbishment in domestic and commercial projects.”

If you are interested in joining our Award Winning, small team, please email your CV and Portfolio to