Anderson Bell + Christie

We are hiring! Part 1 architectural assistant

hiring part 2

Anderson Bell Christie is a dedicated, friendly, employee-owned architect’s office, with a creative and motivated atmosphere. The practice is situated in the west end of Glasgow, and we are looking for a Part I Architectural Assistant to join us as one of our employee owners.

This is a role for an enthusiastic, highly organised, and proactive person who wants to join a creative practice.

Our practice has a broad spectrum of project experience, as well as a varied ongoing workload including housing, healthcare, commercial, education and community projects. We love architecture and, in our office, you will be creatively challenged and encouraged to develop your architectural career.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assist with projects as needed under the direction of the project architect or team leader.

  • Assist with the production of feasibility reports, design proposals, detail drawings, presentations, reports, applications for planning and building control, tenders and other documents as required.

  • Participate in presentations, site visits, site & technical meetings and other meetings as required.

  • Be aware of and adhere to principles instilled in the RIBA Code of Professional Conduct.

  • Learn & comply with practices procedures and standards, including the quality management system, CAD procedures, Revit procedures and office policy.

Key Qualities & Skills:

  • Have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team.

  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction.

  • Ability to work well under pressure, and meet deadlines efficiently.

  • Ability to use most of the following: Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Be able to ask for advice and support when necessary; listen carefully and ask questions to ensure understanding.

  • Have an excellent command of English, both written and spoken.

Anderson Bell Christie promote a positive work / life balance. All employees have an equal ownership of the business (the John Lewis model). We reflect our values in our approach to balancing work and home life, employee owners:

  • Can choose the hours they work, around the core hours of 10am – 4pm

  • Work a reduced day on a Friday, the office closes at 5pm

  • Work in a hybrid format, all employee owners are in the office min 2 days each week.

  • Start with 35 days leave, which will increase in line with our policy to 40 days.


  • Anderson Bell Christie are offering a salary range of £20k to £25k, based on relevant experience.

  • Our company structure allows us to offer tax free bonuses each year up to £3,600.00, to all employee owners.

  • Anderson Bell Christie offer enhanced parental leave packages.

  • Anderson Bell Christie operate salary sacrifice schemes for both cycles and electric vehicles, which are open to all employee owners.

  • There is opportunity for training, personal development and career progression based on success in the role.

If you meet the criteria above we would like to hear from you, please email your CV and examples of both creative and technical work (10MB Limit), together with a covering letter to

Please apply by 5pm on 05/01/2024.

Anderson Bell + Christie is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.