At SAOTA, we have a clear understanding of the place of design in the world and how to deliver architectural projects in diverse markets. Our success is driven by a design philosophy that connects function and form, and the pursuit of true architectural design to create appropriate solutions. The philosophy of practice is embodied in the spirit of enquiry that flourishes amongst our staff.

Given the remote work nature of our practice, we are in the position to consider applications from Architects who are based outside of South Africa. Applications for these positions are open to applicants from:

  • India
  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • Kazakhstan
  • Egypt
  • Pakistan
  • Colombia
  • Morocco
  • Iraq
  • Malaysia

We are looking for Architects (professional registration advantageous) who are proficient in English, have excellent working knowledge of Autodesk Revit software REVIT experience, who have an ongoing desire to stay updated on latest architectural and design trends and technology.

The day-to-day responsibilities of this role include:

  • Develop and be responsible for certain aspects of the project design and development
  • Produce design documentation aligned to the design brief
  • Assist management with the coordination of the project team and program

Our online programs ensure that our teams from around the country and globe, are able to remain connected and collaborate effectively on the projects they work on.

Our team members are encouraged to:

  • Display creative problem-solving skills
  • Develop themselves by attending and participating in our Design Friday and RAD session
  • Grow their careers by learning on our online LMS platform and taking on internal leadership responsibilities
  • Socialise with their peers in our various interactive sessions: RUSk, Blink, Team Socials
  • Look after their health and well-being at work (through our wellness program, STRETCH) and at home

The successful applicant will need to possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Masters of Architecture
  • A minimum of 3 years, post qualification experience at an International Design Practice
  • Excellent knowledge of REVIT
  • Proficient in English – both in writing and verbally
  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present them for discussion

Should you meet the minimum requirements for this role, please submit your portfolio and your application. Portfolios should include:

  • Work that displays your strengths as a designer
  • Projects that you were a Design lead on
  • 5 – 8 projects
  • Masters student Portfolio