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.

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

Advice for potential SJB employees

Send us your CV and portfolio with a brief covering message via email to the relevant SJB office.

Provide your CV and portfolio as PDF attachments with a total size less than 10MB. Do not send us a link to an online portfolio - these are not always easy to access and cannot be saved within our candidate management system. 

Include in your CV

  • Contact details: full name, email, mobile phone, current location, e.g. Sydney, NSW
  • Availability and preferred location
  • Details of current work rights for Australia, e.g. citizen, permanent resident, working visa details
  • Education: education institution, degree, graduation year
  • Software expertise including the type of software as well as your proficiency level, e.g. Revit - basic.
  • Employment history: the name of organisation, role, start and finish dates
  • Limit to two pages if you can! 

Architectural portfolio formatting suggestions

  • Include a selection of recent and relevant projects that you have worked on which best demonstrate your capability
  • Include images and please make sure drawings, photographs and 3D visualisations are appropriately attributed
  • Describe your role in the project, including the stages you worked. You do not need to include a marketing blurb for the project
  • Ideally include construction value, location and size 

Cover email

  • Include what it is you are looking for in your next role and tell us anything about you that we need to know and won't see in your CV and portfolio.

Project Architect

We are looking for dynamic and driven architects who are ready to capitalise on their experience and step up into a project architect role. This role involves high level responsibility, autonomy and opportunity. You will form a critical part of a powerhouse team delivering design-led, high quality projects. 

We have commercial, mixed use, civic, adaptive reuse and residential projects that need experienced architects now. Your role will be running all the day to day aspects of the project, under the direction of an Associate. You will be on the tools in Revit, leading the documentation of the project and liaising with consultants.

We will support you in driving your own career development within SJB. There will be opportunities to work on a broad range of project typologies and scales over time. We offer training, mentoring and ongoing professional development support at all levels.

We are a young, energetic, hardworking, inclusive and social team of 75 working from our Surry Hills studio. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements to suit individual needs. This role will suit someone who is driven, self-motivated and willing to take on a challenge.

There are a few things that are 'must-haves', so please ensure you articulate these clearly in your application:

  • High level of Revit proficiency
  • Project delivery experience on medium or large-scale buildings
  • Solid knowledge of construction and experience taking projects to site.

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

You can contact HR and Operations Manager SJB Sydney via LinkedIn for more information or email your application to [email protected].


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 [email protected] 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 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 [email protected]. 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: [email protected].

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. 


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 [email protected] 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.