Studio Contra

Senior Architectural Designer at Studio Contra

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented SENIOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER to participate in the conceptualization, detailed design and execution of projects.

Company Profile:

Studio Contra is an ARCON registered and RIBA chartered architectural, urban and interior design practice based in Lagos with projects in Nigeria, Ghana and the UK. We are committed to the delivery of innovative and thoughtful contemporary architecture for clients with an equal enthusiasm for design.

The company was founded in 2017 and continues to grow. We have a dynamic, entrepreneurial and norm-defying attitude to all that we do.

Job Category:

  • Full-Time role
  • Flexible work from home arrangement on two days of the week

Reporting Relationship: Associates & Directors

Location: Lagos

Apply Because You Want To:

  • Work with a dynamic young architectural design team composed of bright, curious and
    action-oriented individuals
  • Join a growing firm that is currently expanding into new markets in Nigeria, Ghana and the UK
  • Work in a beautiful and friendly office environment with occasional team outings and socials


  • Design compelling, rigorously conceived and high quality, architecture and interiors and urban spaces through all stages from concept to completion.
  • Participate in coordination with consultants on the project team as well as clients.
  • Setting and monitoring project timelines in accordance with client expectations and project resourcing
  • Leading teams within the office.
  • Inspect on projects during construction while coordinating with engineers, consultants and contractors.
  • Staying up to date with architectural international best practices and design culture


  • Masters Level Degree in Architecture
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in architecture
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent CAD and 3D modelling skills – Revit and Sketchup and Rhino are essential
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign), is a plus.
  • Desire and ability to work hard and be self-motivated
  • Ability to work well in a team with the confidence to guide others
  • Ability to pay superior attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Personal integrity and honesty

Job Summary

Lagos, Nigeria Location
Full Time Job Type
Not Applicable Project length
Salary Negotiable
Studio Contra


Studio Contra is an architectural, urban and interior design practice based in Lagos, Nigeria. Committed to the delivery of innovative and thoughtful architecture, we work within West Africa, as well as in collaboration with practices in other parts of the world, bringing a contemporary African interpretation to challenging briefs and new contexts.


Email: Phone: 07031212507

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