Mid-Level Architect

Be part of an award-winning design focused Studio, Client facing role with the opportunity to lead and grow a team, Work closely with the Director in a supportive and flexible environment.


  • Mid-Level Project Architect (all-rounder and design-focused)
  • Mixed-Use and Residential project experience
  • Liaise with clients and consultants
  • Immediate start. Full-time position
  • Brisbane CBD location


We are an award-winning, multidisciplinary team of 200+ professionals working across six studios in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

We work collaboratively on diverse projects spanning bespoke residences, luxury hotels, unique hospitality and workplace interiors, urban design and large-scale master planning.

At DKO we offer a workplace culture based on our core values and ethos; essentially we aim to create a safe, inclusive and diverse space in which our people thrive. 


We care about people. We listen and share. We love what we do. We are always growing and learning. We take personal responsibility. 


We are seeking a Mid-Level Project Architect to join our Brisbane studio.  You will be a confident communicator with strong leadership skills and the ability to balance multiple projects. You will have expert code and compliance knowledge with 5-7 years experience (5+ local experience), a keen eye for design and detail, and the ability to manage a variety of stakeholders and their needs. DKO is a design-focused studio.

Working across masterplanning, multi-residential and mixed-use projects, the specific roles and activities are (but not limited to) the following:

  • To carry out concept design work
  • To carry out work associated with preparing Architectural Planning application submissions
  • To undertake Urban Design and Masterplanning tasks
  • Consultative approach to manage, liaise with and co-ordinate the various requirements and activities of Clients, Consultants and local Councils
  • To carry out Site Analysis and Site Context Analysis
  • To relate designs to relevant codes and local council requirements
  • Management of construction documentation packages
  • An ability to manage a team and inspire design excellence across all projects


  • Work in an award-winning Studio
  • Work in a friendly, supportive and creative team environment
  • Work closely with the Directors and Associates
  • Professional Memberships


  • 5-7  years experience (5+ years local experience)
  • ArchiCAD preferred
  • MSOffice
  • Solid knowledge of Local Planning Codes
  • A keen eye for detail and practicality
  • Quality hand sketching and detailing
  • Sound organisation, time management and co-ordination
  • Excellent communication skills


Commensurate with experience and ability


  • Candidates must be currently eligible to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis.
  • Submit your application including cover letter, CV and sample portfolio (under 5mb) to [email protected] [link removed] with the role name and office location in the subject line.
  • Please note: Applications will be assessed upon receipt; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.
  • We are seeking applications from direct candidates only no recruitment agencies please.

06/04/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Design & Architecture
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