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Architecture

Hotspots of skills in demand

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 New Zealand’s architectural job market is active, particularly in the large-scale commercial and industrial sectors. Solid activity is also evident in the residential sector as a result of people purchasing their first property.

 Architectural practices are looking for Registered Architects at the senior level in response to a good pipeline of projects. Candidates require project management experience as well as strong client interaction and communication soft skills.

Practices are also looking for both Revit and ArchiCAD Technicians who are proficient in creating detailed construction documentation with an emphasis on commercial, educational and residential experience.

Finally, Associates with practice management experience as well as existing Business Development experience remain in high demand.

Jobseeker advice

When it comes to your project experience, it is important not to pigeonhole yourself. Gain experience in as many sectors as possible, ideally including the commercial and multi-unit residential space in light of current demand.

It is also advisable to upskill in Revit software.

 

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