Employment Enquiries

We are experienced in a range of disciplines and welcome skilled individuals to join our team, if you are interested in working with us, please email your cv and a cover letter to the relevant office.

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Submissions Coordinator

SJB Architects is in search of a Submissions Coordinator who will partner with our Directors, Associates and our Comms team to manage the delivery of tender and award submissions. Our dream candidate is a self-starter who can quickly get up to speed with what's needed, build relationships with our team and successfully communicate SJB's value proposition in exceptional written and visual format.

This role is important to SJB as we build on our success and diversify into new sectors. It is a new role for us, so you will have the opportunity to grow it and make this highly creative production role your own. We want someone who can project manage each tender submission with a well-thought-out program - establishing the scope, inputs and format required, coordinating input from the team and delivering a beautiful, convincing bid as smoothly as possible.

We are looking for someone who has experience in a similar role, or someone who has transferable skills, for example:

  • Do you come from a PA / EA / Administration background but yearn for a more creative role?
  • Are you a comms grad with awesome organisational skills looking for your first professional role?
  • Or are you already in a similar role but looking for a different company culture and better career development opportunities?


A bit more about what you'll do once you are here:

  • You will be part of a young, dynamic team which includes our Comms Manager and Graphic Designers 
  • Coordinate our tender submissions preparation
  • Create high-quality submissions using established InDesign templates 
  • Coordinate the production of submissions including desktop publishing, printing, binding, and delivery
  • Manage marketing collateral including images, precedent submissions, project information, etc.
  • Coordinate inputs from SJB team and sub-consultants
  • Manage panel submissions.


Relevant experience and mindset we are looking for:

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign is a must
  • A great eye for graphic design and layout
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • People skills
  • Strong time management and organisation skills
  • Expertise in herding cats will be highly regarded    
  • Unflappable (essential).


If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a covering email* to careers_architects@sjb.com.au (less than 10MB).

*Tip: Use your intro email to show us your communication skills and outline why you and SJB are a good fit. We are happy to offer this role as full-time, part-time (4 days) or with a flexible working arrangement. Please state your preference in your covering email. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.

Please note, our preference is always to deal with candidates directly, so we are not seeking candidates put forward by recruitment agencies.


Senior Architects

SJB Sydney is seeking passionate advocates for design-based outcomes

We understand that the best buildings are enriched by the craft and detailing of technically-minded architects who are passionate advocates for design at every scale. We value this role and support architects adept at delivery to work from start to finish on our projects, ensuring they have meaningful input into the design process and are empowered to develop a design through technical detail resolution, excellent documentation and a clear process of delivery.

SJB Architects' Sydney studio is growing and we are looking for experienced project architects and detail designers to join our team. We offer a diverse portfolio of projects in scale and typology including residential, commercial, hospitality and mixed use.

Sound like a fit for your career? We'd love to hear from you. Send your CV to careers_sydarch@sjb.com.au or contact HR and Operations Manager, SJB Sydney via LinkedIn.

This opportunity is open to direct candidates only - we are not seeking candidates via recruitment agencies for this role.


Senior Town Planner

(6 month contract) 

SJB Planning (NSW) is an established planning firm based in Surry Hills, Sydney. We are seeking an experienced Senior Planner to join our team for a period of six months to cover long service leave.

We are part of a larger multi-disciplinary design practice comprising Architects, Urban Designers and Interior Designers with offices in Sydney and Melbourne.

SJB Planning has a diverse client base and provides a broad range of planning services.

This is an excellent opportunity to further a career for an experienced and motivated planner interested in working in a busy private consultancy practice.

Applicants must be:

  • Qualified in Planning or related disciplines.
  • Experienced in statutory and strategic processes and assessment of Development Applications.
  • Experienced in preparing strategic planning documents.
  • Ability to convey complex issues in a concise manner.
  • Sound judgement and good interpersonal skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in Local and State Government planning is also desirable.

A copy of the job description can be requested by emailing careers@sjb.com.au. Initial enquiries should be directed to Michael Baker on (02) 9380 9911 or by email at mbaker@sjb.com.au. Interested applicants should also forward their CV and cover letter to Michael Baker via email.

A salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant, commensurate with skills and experience.

**No agencies please**


Senior Architect – Large scale multi-unit residential

We work with Australia's most prominent residential developers and top-tier builders at the cutting edge of innovation and constructability.

We are looking for self-directed Senior Architects who can work at the frontline of some of Sydney's most significant high-rise multi-unit residential projects.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for managing all stakeholders associated with the project - the project team, client, builder and other consultants
  • Oversee delivery of architectural documentation packages through design development, tender and construction phases 
  • Programme the scope of services and provide regular advice on project performance
  • Meet on site regularly with the head contractor to review the built works and report on consistency with design intent
  • Enter into discussion on matters of constructability with key personnel including client representatives
  • Manage multiple stakeholders to deliver built outcomes. 

Relevant experience and interest:

  • You will have a sound understanding of and interest in the commerciality of large-scale multi-unit residential projects
  • You will be able to demonstrate a track record of managing multiple stakeholders on large and complex projects
  • You will be a passionate advocate for design
  • Ideally you will have Australian experience in large-scale residential projects.

Tip: Please make sure you demonstrate your abilities in these areas by articulating the role you played in the projects you include in your portfolio.

If this role is of interest to you, please send your CV and portfolio (less than 10MB) to HR and Operations Manager, SJB Architects (Sydney) via careers_sydarch@sjb.com.au. All enquiries will be treated confidentially.

We are not seeking candidates via recruitment agencies for this role. Preference will be given to candidates who apply to SJB directly.


Senior Project Architect

SJB Architects' Sydney studio is growing. We have opportunities for experienced project architects to join our team to take senior roles on high-end projects including large and small scale residential, hotels, commercial and adaptive re-use.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a multi award-winning studio with a great culture and work on prestigious, design-led projects. 

We will tailor a role to suit an individual's experience and aspirations, however skills we are particularly interested in are:

  • Technical detailing and construction knowledge 
  • Consultant coordination 
  • Coordination of construction drawings 
  • Site experience 
  • Ability to understand design intent and carry through to documentation 
  • Experience in a client-facing role 
  • High proficiency in Revit.

Please be sure to include details of your experience in these areas in your CV and portfolio. Send your info to: careers_sydarch@sjb.com.au.

Connect with us on LinkedIn, Instagram and our website to find out more about SJB and to stay in touch about future opportunities.

We are not seeking candidates via recruitment agencies for this role. Preference will be given to direct candidates. 


3D Architectural Visualiser

Creative ownership of your visualisations from start to finish

SJB is the opposite of a production-line environment. Enjoy artistic freedom and control of your work from zero to finish. Join a small but dynamic team within a large design-led architectural practice in Sydney's Surry Hills. The team enjoys creative licence on many images produced, so this role would suit someone with an eye for design. We use 3DS Max, Cinema 4D and Vray.

The role will involve production of exterior and interior images, aerial shots and high-end luxury marketing images. There is also opportunity to work on animations, 360 images and RealTime VR production. VR and UnReal Engine experience would be highly regarded.

Send us your five best images (interior and exterior) and your CV to start a conversation about working at SJB. Send your info to: careers_sydarch@sjb.com.au

This opportunity is open to direct candidates only - we are not seeking candidates via recruitment agencies for this role. 


Urban Designer

Carve your own career path and help shape Sydney

The SJB Urban team in Sydney is growing.  We're seeking experienced Urban Designers to take a senior role on significant urban design and masterplanning projects. 

SJB Urban has an autonomous studio feel while enjoying all the benefits of being part of a major multidisciplinary design firm.  We offer a variety of work including precinct design, masterplanning, policy development, concept design, research and design competitions.  Within these projects you'll have the opportunity to push the boundaries of urban design, integrating research and technology to deliver great urban design outcomes.

We value different perspectives and strive to develop innovative new ways of practice.  Particular skills and experience we're interested in include:

  • Urban Design, Planning or Architectural qualifications
  • Experience in government or private sector
  • Strong written and face-to-face communication skills
  • Ability to manage subconsultants and clients
  • Problem-solving mindset and the ability to think creatively, critically and strategically.

Sound like a fit for your career? We'd love to hear from you. Send your CV to careers_sydarch@sjb.com.au or contact HR and Operations Manager, SJB Sydney via LinkedIn.

This opportunity is open to direct candidates only - we are not seeking candidates via recruitment agencies for this role.