Koichi Takada Architects - Sydney



We are always welcoming talented and dedicated architects to join our team.

We are a young and growing practice, and we continuously develop our capabilities to deliver cutting-edge design and services. We provide a creative and constructive team environment where our people can develop their professional skills and have opportunities for long-term career progression. You will learn from the best whilst working on exciting projects. Our studio is located in a landmark warehouse building in Surry Hills, Sydney, with a relaxed feel and plenty of natural light and views.

We encourage architects at all levels to send us their CV and portfolio, and we are actively searching for a Project Architect and a Graduate Architect.

Project Architect

As Project Architect, you will have the support of highly experienced directors and associates, ensuring your continuous growth and enabling your career progression within our team. You will work on various high-end, large-scale multi-residential projects from design concept through to delivery. In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading projects from concept design to construction
  • Tracking the progress of each project and report to the directors
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • Liaising with clients, council, consultants
  • Producing AutoCAD drawings, checking and marking up shop drawings, reviewing your team’s drawings
  • Leading a small team, mentoring juniors

The ideal candidate for the role will be an all-rounder with the following experience, skills and attributes:

  • 5 years postgraduate experience in coordinating residential projects in a similar role
  • NSW Registration
  • Proven experience in coordinating a small internal team and liaising with clients, council, consultants
  • Proficient in documenting in AutoCAD
  • A high sense of responsibility with an excellent eye for detail and strong problem-solving skills
  • Mature communication skills
  • A strong work ethic and “can do” attitude
  • An eagerness to learn and a commitment to deliver outstanding work
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Thorough knowledge of BCA and Australian standards
  • A degree in architecture from a recognised university

Applicants must be Australian Residents or hold a valid Australian work permit allowing full-time work.

If you meet the above selection criteria, please send your cover letter, CV and portfolio in PDF format (no more than 10 MB, no web links please) to the Practice Manager via the Apply button.

Please also indicate your availability.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Graduate Architect

As Graduate Architect, you will work alongside a Project Architect, providing input into the design aspect and assisting with DA, tender and construction documentation.

You have:

  • A minimum of 12 months post-graduate experience in an architecture firm, working on multi-residential or mixed-use projects in AutoCAD
  • A strong work ethic and a “can do” attitude
  • An eagerness to learn and a commitment to deliver outstanding work
  • Excellent 3D and 2D CAD skills: AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Rhino
  • Good Graphic Design Skills: Photoshop, InDesign
  • Good communication skills
  • A BA Hons or Master degree in Architecture from a recognised university

If you meet the above selection criteria and you want to join an innovative and growing practice, please email your cover letter, CV and portfolio in PDF format to the Practice Manager at cv@koichitakada.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.