Careers

POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Senior Architectural Designer

  • Successful and busy architectural design company
  • Career development opportunity
  • Guaranteed projects to work with

Design your own career success working for this highly respected and successful Hawke’s Bay consultancy – can you see the bigger picture?

The Createus Group’s core values are design excellence, integrity, innovation, collaboration, customer service and sustainability. Do these resonate with you? Createus make it their priority to delivery quality work that’s done right the first time and take personal responsibility and accountability for the work they deliver. They challenge design concepts and “industry best practice” in order to improve customer solutions. This is the kind of place where, if your work ethic and values align, professional development and career opportunities are available for the right individual.

With modern offices within the Business HQ in Hastings, the team at Createus Group work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. They have a growth plan in place and have recently secured significant projects and are currently in the market for an exceptional Senior Architectural Designer.

The role will include interpreting designs and drawing up detailed plans, ensuring client briefs and expectations are met, whilst complying with best practice and relevant building codes. Operating at this senior level, a key aspect of the role will be leading, coaching and supporting other team members. In particular you will work closely with our Technicians, providing direction and guidance, drawing upon your design capabilities.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Architectural design experience at a senior level (preferably 6+ years of in practice experience within NZ)
  • Proven experience in the fields of residential alterations and renovations, residential new, light commercial and industrial architectural – structural
  • Strong design abilities with knowledge of urban design principals
  • Able to prepare working drawings for a wide range of building types
  • Good practical knowledge and understanding of relevant NZ standards and Codes
  • Project Management skills, both in house and site management
  • Able to lead and motive a team of technicians to get results required by the principals
  • Be able to delegate projects and workloads
  • Able to liaise with clients, consultants and other stake holders to provide the service that is required
  • Proficient in ArchiCAD and of related computer packages i.e.: Twin Motion, Sketch up
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Innovation and the ability to think ‘outside the square’
  • Have analytical skills with an eye for detail and the practical ability to visualise a drawing constructed, high standard of workmanship

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of like-minded professionals, working on a broad range of commercial and residential projects. You will need to hit the ground running in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with many projects on the go at any one time. You’ll have access to brilliant training and growth opportunities which could include Directorship opportunities for the right person.

To apply for this role please attach your CV and a covering letter telling us about what you could bring to this role – we understand these are exceptional times so if you would like to have a chat about the role you can call Martin on 021 959 303 for a confidential chat.

Please note that experience with the NZ building code is a must, and we will not be able to give consideration to applicants without this experience.

 

 

Architectural Technician

  • Successful and busy architectural design company
  • Grow your career with support and training
  • Variety of project work

Want to put your skills to good use in a busy, stimulating and positive work environment? Join this highly experienced and supportive team, and work on a wide range of projects.

The Createus Group’s core values are design excellence, integrity, innovation, collaboration, customer service and sustainability. Do these resonate with you? Createus make it their priority to deliver quality work that’s done right the first time, and take personal responsibility and accountability for the work they deliver. They challenge design concepts and “industry best practice” in order to improve customer solutions. This is the kind of place where if your work ethic and values align, professional development and career opportunities are definitely encouraged.

With a new office within the Business HQ in Hastings, the team at Createus Group work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. They have a growth plan in place and are currently in the market for an Intermediate to Senior Technician. You will need to hit the ground running in this fast-paced, dynamic environment with many projects on the go at any one time.

The role will include conceptual design, interpreting design, compliance checking, ensuring all work is completed to time frames for residential new builds, complex residential alterations and the more straight forward commercial developments.

To be successful in this role you must enjoy learning and;

  • Ideally have 5 years + industry experience
  • Must have good level of knowledge of construction in NZ and the NZ building code
  • Practical drafting experience, from start to finish and across a wide range of project types
  • Have analytical skills with an eye for detail and the ability to visualise a drawing constructed
  • Be technology minded with excellent PC skills, and ideally have experience with ArchiCAD
  • Have the ability to problem solve without constant supervision
  • Have a can-do attitude, and enjoy helping out when and where needed
  • Have the ability to work well in an open plan environment

On offer is a supportive and close-knit team environment full of highly experienced professionals. You’ll have access to brilliant training and growth opportunities, and career progression for the right individual.

To apply for this role please attach your CV and a covering letter telling us about what you could bring to this role or alternatively call Martin on 021 959 303 for a confidential chat.

Please note that experience with the NZ building code is a must, and we will not be able to give consideration to applicants without this experience.