We are C+W O’Brien Architects
Passionate about great architecture


Now is your chance to jump up to the mark and grab that position you have been waiting for.

Our award-winning ethos is to create high quality architectural solutions that blend a strategic design-led approach with an integral commercial awareness.

As place-makers we know that architecture is about more than an individual building and we work collaboratively with our clients to understand and develop the spaces around and between structures.

This year we have been shortlisted for the prestigious AJ100 International Practice of the Year. We are looking for people that can help us grow and achieve our goals.

We are looking for self-motivated Architects with an ambition to make a mark within a growing company.  Entering at a senior level we anticipate you quickly becoming a key member of our highly motivated and diverse architectural team. Our portfolio includes residential, retail, commercial, data centres and leisure projects with a strong emphasis on Modular construction.  Design, Technical Design, Team Player, Team building and motivational qualities are an essential part of your skills.

Become a valued part of our design team and let’s make a difference together, and have some fun on the way. We are currently finalising the list for our annual office Christmas Ski Trip and now is you time to ensure you get your place

Salary and benefits will not be an issue for the correct candidates.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Master planning, place making and concept design skills
  • Design and Technical Design skills
  • Client brief assimilation and management
  • People skills and motivational skills
  • Personal development ambitions
  • Team building and motivational skills within the office and externally within the design team
  • Manage Submissions of applications for Planning Permissions
  • Preparation of statutory compliance, tender and construction documentation
  • Negotiating with contractors and other professionals
  • Attending regular meetings with contractors and other specialists
  • Making site visits during any construction works
  • Problem solving during construction works

Essential Criteria:

  • Architect (Registered with the RIAI a benefit but not essential)
  • Strong knowledge of Irish construction industry and building regulations
  • Min 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of people
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work efficiently
  • The ability to work under own initiative and be part of a team
  • Excellent IT and administration skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment with a high level of attention to detail
  • Revit skills and have experience/be capable of working in a BIM environment and an interest in using BIM in a systematic fashion
  • Competent in using Graphics software (e.g. InDesign / Photoshop)

Please submit you CV and portfolio to contact@cwoarchitects.ie