Herriot Melhuish O’Neill Architects - Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, Tauranga

Work towards a leadership role in our Wellington Studio


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HMOA Wellington is looking for a registered architect who is considering the next step in their career or is wanting to work towards a leadership role.

Here’s an exciting opportunity for an experienced architect to join our design-led practice in Wellington.

You may be looking for a change in office culture or seeking a new challenge.

We’ve been in the business for 25 years and our increasingly diverse portfolio includes a range of projects, from houses and baches to heritage and multi-unit developments to commercial interiors and film studios—you’ll never be bored! 

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HMOA is mid-sized NZIA award-winning practice known for its supportive, inclusive work environment. 

We’re seeking a registered architect who has:

  • good design strength
  • strong communication and leadership skills – or a commitment to working towards a leadership position 
  • an interest in exploring the possibility of becoming a shareholder or future director of HMOA
  • a comprehensive knowledge of New Zealand building systems and construction methods
  • experience and ability to work across a range of project types, including residential and commercial
  • flexibility and adaptability
  • knowledge and experience of Autodesk REVIT (experience with REVIT is preferred, but training and support is available for suitable applicants). 

What we can provide:

  • a flexible, supportive and family–friendly environment
  • a focused and stimulating team based in one of our new central Wellington studio
  • a range of interesting projects to work on
  • professional growth with in-house training and support
  • plenty of potential to move into a senior leadership role and even become a shareholder of director

We'd love to hear from you. To discuss further, call John Melhuish on 027 2309035 or email your CV (including referees and/or references) and portfolio, with four or five examples of your work to office@hmoa.net.nz

Remuneration package, including potential shareholding, will be discussed in person.  

Only applicants with New Zealand Residency will be considered for this role.