Craft of Architecture – ARCHITECT

Recruiting for an Architect

COA ( is a design-orientated, award-winning, architecture and design firm, based in Woodstock (Cape Town) working across a range of projects across Southern Africa. We are looking for a talented professional to join our team, in the form of an Architect. In this exciting position, you will be involved in the architectural design and technical aspects of projects, from initiation to concept development and construction.

Functioning across all the stages of architecture and working within a team structure, the successful applicant will:

  • Develop and manage project design and development.
  • Produce design documentation aligned to the design brief.
  • Research, programs, plans, designs, and administers building projects for clients, applying knowledge of architectural design, construction detailing, construction procedures, zoning and building codes, and building materials and systems.
  • Develop design options in collaboration with the design team.
  • Utilize computer-assisted design software and equipment to prepare project construction documentation.

Job Requirements & Experience

  • M. Arch (non-negotiable) and professional registration with SACAP.
  • 5+ Years’ post-qualification experience working on Residential/Commercial projects.
  • Experience in working on all Workstages – able to show evidence of completed projects.
  • Utilisation of design software at an advanced level

Personal Attributes

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and technical skills.
  • Ability to function in a team, under pressure.
  • Keen to work on a wide variety of architectural projects at various scales (multi-tasker).

Additional Information

  • This is a Permanent Contract opportunity based in our Woodstock, Cape Town studio.
  • The remuneration package, which includes group life cover will be commensurate with experience.
  • Candidates should be eligible to work in South Africa and be able to attend the office.

Application Process:

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and current portfolio to us at Kindly note that we only accept applications through this email portal.

Please use the reference Architect (Cape Town) for ease of review

Craft of Architecture retains the right to withdraw our advertisement at any time in the recruitment process.