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Recruitment – are you looking for a new challenge?

James Wells Architects is always interested to hear from talented individuals. The practice is based in Chichester, West Sussex to service a growing Sussex and South Coast client base. The founding Director brings a wealth of architectural expertise to the region. James Wells has been running an architectural practice for over 20 years designing for both commercial and private clients, the team has ongoing clients and projects in London.

We have a range of new projects including extensions and new build residential work as well as speculative developments in Central London. JWA is a busy, design-led practice working on creative and inspirational high-end projects in the South of England.

work with us

Due to our growing workload we are currently recruiting for:

Part II or Part III Architects

We are seeking to find a confident individual with three years minimum experience of working in practice, good AutoCAD skills and strong practical construction detailing experience.

You will work closely with James and fit in to our, small dedicated team.

JWA supports continual professional development and James can help guide you through your future architectural training.

Skills required:

  • proficiency in Autocad, Creative Suite and SketchUp preferable
  • good visual communication skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

If you are interested in joining us, please submit your application to with:

  • a brief cover letter/email explaining why you want to work for us
  • your CV
  • a sample portfolio of your work as a PDF attachment, max 5MB

James Wells Architects has been established for over 25 years with a strong track record in award winning architectural design. Our major focus is currently designing for large scale private residential projects, we also undertake commercial projects for developers and companies in the hospitality sector.

Salary according to age and experience.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Have a look at our work and please contact us if you’d like to join our team.

New Build Barn West Sussex

New Build Barn, West Sussex

00 Penthouse Central London

Central London Penthouse

00 Listed House remodelling 1

Listed House in South Downs National Park