Careers

At Warren and Mahoney, we have a culture of open innovation - of individual enquiry combined with collective spirit. We are actively seeking exceptionally talented architects, designers and delivery experts to join our team. Strong growth, Trans-Tasman expansion, a solid design legacy and a learning environment will all help to build and progress your career.

Warren and Mahoney employs almost 300 people in seven design studios across New Zealand and Australia. We are a team of creators, makers and enablers. Our people are our most valued contributors. Celebrating their diversity, in every dimension, allows us to truly reflect the communities we design for and ultimately enhance.

We foster a diverse workplace and inclusive culture. We are committed to the principles and practice of equality, and make appointments on merit. We recognise the employment aspirations of women, Māori, Pacific Island, other ethnic and minority groups, people with disabilities, to ensure fairness in employment for all people and groups of people. We promote a work culture in which all of our people, whatever their gender, ethnic background, social background, sexual orientation or role, are valued, treated equitably and with respect.

We welcome your application. Please provide a covering letter, a current curriculum vitae and portfolio of recent work. Ensure all information is correct and work is credited accurately. We will reply as soon as possible.

Warren Mahoney Auckland I3 A0253

We have created a new role of Recruitment and HR Administrator to work alongside our Recruitment Manager and HR team in Auckland. This role will have a varied workload, but will have a strong focus on providing recruitment support, including drafting job advertisements, assisting with screening of candidates, arranging interviews and other meetings and updating our recruitment management software system.  It will also support the HR team with key processes, such as inductions and exits, long service leave, and annual leave management, along with data entry, reporting and other administrative tasks.

The successful candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification and ideally one or two years’ experience in an HR or recruitment team, although recent graduates will be considered.  He/she will have experience in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and have demonstrated time management skills, with the ability to remain calm under pressure and manage numerous tasks throughout the day.  The successful candidate must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written).

In return, you will be joining a dynamic team in an agile, vibrant and social work environment, with an open and collaborative approach across all studios to create a ‘one studio’ culture.  Our people are valued for their contribution to the success of the practice and individual career development is an important aspect of this success.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV to hr@warrenandmahoney.com  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

7024 Mason Bros 16

As a result of significant growth and business focus on best practice marketing, a new role has been created for a Copywriter Submissions and Content to work collectively with principals and the marketing team to provide all copy needs.   In this role you will be the guardian of our tone of voice and our messaging, ensuring strategic accuracy and adherence to Warren and Mahoney business goals and brand identity. 

This role is based in our award-winning studio in the vibrant Wynyard Quarter in Auckland. 

Key deliverables will include:

  • Contributes to developing concepts and copy for multi channel  content, marketing campaigns,  new business proposals and presentations.
  • Contributes to development and execution of creative concepts and branding strategies
  • Responsible for proposal writing and RFPs
  • Coordinating, reviewing and preparing high quality submission documents and presentations
  • Preparing content for submissions, proposals, design reports, design boards and presentations
  • Your persuasive communication skills will ensure information is sought from others to manage projects and deadlines effectively.
  • Assisting with general marketing and communications scope including writing marketing material for some of our projects across our diverse range of clients and awards entries.

You will be tertiary qualified in communications and marketing with a minimum of five years experience.   Design industry experience would be advantageous.  You will be responsible for all copy writing from specialties and credentials to highlighting our practice’s unique abilities and processes.  Your written communication skills will ensure key messages are conveyed in a clear and concise manner and technical jargon is translated into conversational English where appropriate using correct vocabulary representing the architectural and design industry. 

Warren and Mahoney values open and collaborative communication across all studios to create a ‘one studio’ culture.  All people are valued for their contribution to the success of the practice and individual career development is an important aspect of this success.

To find out more in confidence, please email your CV to hr@warrenandmahoney.com. All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you

I3 A1491

We have created a new role of Recruitment Manager to lead our strategic and operational recruitment activities. Based in Auckland but operating across Australia and NZ, this role will be responsible for the whole remit of recruitment from identifying and implementing different sourcing strategies, liaising with leaders on recruitment needs, identifying new channels and creatively using social media to target passive and active candidates to managing and undertaking the day to day recruitment activities of the team and ensuring we provide a high quality candidate experience.

 The successful candidate will have:

  • At least ten years’ experience in recruitment, with ideally five years in a management position
  • Experience leading an in-house recruitment function with strong people leadership skills
  • Extensive understanding of, and experience in, best practice recruitment, including different recruitment assessment tools, interview techniques, candidate selection methods and sourcing channels
  • Experience building strong employment brands
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Ideally, experience in a design or architecture environment

In return, you will be joining a dynamic team in an agile, vibrant and social work environment, with an open and collaborative approach across all studios to create a ‘one studio’ culture.  Our people are valued for their contribution to the success of the practice and our focus on individual career development is an important aspect of this success.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV to sarah.coleman@warrenandmahoney.com  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Wam 2016 Queenstown C2 A5390

We are seeking a Studio Administrator to become an integral part of our team. This is a sole charge role that offers variety in duties; has authority to organise others to achieve deadlines and requires management skills to ensure administrative goals are met by all people. Set in an idyllic location you will be joining a dynamic team of architects and designers in a vibrant and energetic work environment.

Responsibilities will include providing essential support with project management systems, accounts payable and receivable, reception duties, travel coordination, and taking ownership of studio administrative tasks. This is a key role where experience working within a team is vital.  

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-5 years experience in a similar position.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes, particularly Excel
  • Proven numerical ability
  • A high level of communication skills both verbal and written and confidence to seek information from others
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Confidence to organise others and manage deadlines
  • An inquisitive and inquiring mind, a keen interest in building architectural knowledge would be ideal

If this sounds like you, please apply with your CV to HR@warrenandmahoney.com. The role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ Residency Visa.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Warrenmahoney Welly 0062

We are seeking an experienced Architectural Graduate to join our Wellington studio.  The successful candidate will have: 

  • A tertiary qualification in architecture
  • A minimum of two to three years’ working experience
  • An eye for design and demonstrate clear technical capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills as you will be fully involved in projects, contributing your thoughts and ideas
  • Experience using Revit

In return, you will be joining a dynamic team in an agile, vibrant and social work environment, with an open and collaborative approach across all studios to create a ‘one studio’ culture.  Our people are valued for their contribution to the success of the practice and individual career development is an important aspect of this success.  You will work alongside senior leaders who have a passion for quality design and architecture and who will assist you on your pathway to registration.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and portfolio to HR@warrenandmahoney.com. All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit. We look forward to hearing from you.

Wam Queenstown  C2 A7173 R

A rare opportunity to influence the built future of Queenstown, New Zealand

The luxury and adventure capital of the Southern Hemisphere, Queenstown’s alpine location and metropolitan culture forms an idyllic location for work and play. Due to growth, Warren and Mahoney is seeking our next Principal and studio co-leader to help develop Queenstown’s built identity and environment. Working with the current leadership team, you will also be shaping the future of the practice.

At Warren and Mahoney, we believe that identity matters. Our next Principal will be an expert communicator, strategist and designer, with a passion for understanding local cultural contexts, and translating them into spaces that connect people and create a sense of belonging. With a portfolio of exceptional built work in the high-end hotel, hospitality, and residential sectors, either gained in New Zealand or further afield, you will be inspired to grow and develop our opportunities both in the Queenstown office and wider Warren and Mahoney network. Your office will be set just one street back from the majestic Lake Wakatipu, but your influence will extend across our other six studios that act as one.

In addition, our next Principal will:

  • Have a track record of delivering insight-led, user-centric projects that connect people to place and shape a community’s identity
  • Be an expert communicator who develops trusted relationships with clients, key stakeholders and pivotal community groups, and actively engages with the local business community
  • Fundamentally understand the financial, social and environmental benefits of good design, and incorporates these understandings at the heart of his/her work
  • Be a natural leader, both in collaborating with your co-leader and team, and in setting a new standard for Queenstown’s built environment
  • Be a Registered Architect with at least 10 years’ experience.
  • Be a part of Warren and Mahoney’s next chapter. 
  • Help define a new benchmark for Queenstown’s design. 
  • Build upon our exceptional project legacy. 
  • Be a part of the design and business community that builds and thrives upon Queenstown’s global success.

In return, we offer a leadership role in a dynamic design business and an excellent remuneration package, which includes the potential for shareholding.

Please send us your portfolio and CV, with a cover letter detailing your career highlights, to Sarah Coleman, Group People and Culture Officer at sarah.coleman@warrenandmahoney.com by Sunday 8th July, 2018.

I3 A2344

As a result of significant growth in our business, we have created a new role of Legal Counsel to work alongside our Chief Operating Officer in Auckland and provide legal and company secretarial advice and services for our studios in Australia and NZ. This role will have a varied workload, including reviewing, negotiating and providing commercial advice to management on contracts with our clients and sub-consultants, legal compliance, risk management and corporate governance.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a current practising certificate and have at least 4 years’ PQE
  • Have significant experience reviewing and negotiating contracts, ideally with a background in commercial or construction law
  • Have experience in company secretarial responsibilities
  • Enjoy working in a high performing environment
  • Be curious and adaptable with creative problem solving skills
  • Be client focused
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)

In return, you will be joining a dynamic team in an agile, vibrant and social work environment, with an open and collaborative approach across all studios to create a ‘one studio’ culture.  Our people are valued for their contribution to the success of the practice and individual career development is an important aspect of this success.

This role, while having an Australasian ambit, is based in the Auckland studio and is required to work Monday to Friday - however there may be flexibility in the hours worked on those days.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV to hr@warrenandmahoney.com  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents or hold a valid NZ work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

I3 A2030

We are seeking an experienced Project Architect to join our Auckland studio and lead a number of high profile projects. We are looking for someone with:

  • demonstrated ability to set design direction
  • experience in leading and delivering significant projects
  • ability to develop, maintain and lead successful client relationships
  • experience in producing quality documentation

Successful candidates will have a tertiary qualification in architecture and be registered in either NZ or abroad, ideally with a minimum of ten years’ practice experience.

As we are a highly collaborative team, excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

This is a key role in our busy Auckland studio.  If you are looking for more opportunities to lead in a vibrant, growing studio with a passion for quality design and architecture, then we would love to hear from you.

If this sounds like you please email your CV and portfolio to HR@warrenandmahoney.com.

 

I3 A1945

We are seeking a talented Intermediate – Senior Revit Architectural Technician to join our Auckland studio. 

Warren and Mahoney attracts a diverse range of projects that give our Technicians challenging work and variety.  We are seeking candidates that are proactive to uphold the high-quality design and build ethics our practice prides itself on, and an independent attitude which allows you to take responsibility and ownership of your work. 

You will hold a tertiary qualification as an Architectural Technician, demonstrate complex architectural knowledge and proficiency in Autodesk Revit

We are team-oriented with an emphasis of working collaboratively with other Warren and Mahoney studios.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and portfolio to hr@warrenandmahoney.com. The role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents, or hold a valid work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Wam 2016 Wellington C2 A3356

We are seeking an experienced Project Architect to join our Wellington studio and lead a number of high profile projects. We are seeking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated ability to set design direction
  • Experience in leading and delivering significant projects
  • Ability to develop, maintain and lead successful client relationships
  • Experience in producing quality documentation

Successful candidates will have a tertiary qualification in architecture and be registered in either New Zealand or abroad, ideally with a minimum of ten years’ relevant experience.

As we are a highly collaborative team, excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

This is a key role in our busy Wellington studio.  If you are looking for more opportunities to lead in a vibrant, growing studio with a passion for quality design and architecture, then we would love to hear from you.

If this sounds like you please email your CV and portfolio to HR@warrenandmahoney.com.

I3 A2030

We are seeking an ambitious and talented Architect with experience in the New Zealand health sector to join ourAuckland studio.

The successful candidate will display and possess the following skills and attributes: 

  • The ability to develop and maintain successful client representative relationships
  • Have a minimum ten years of experience in the health sector
  • Experience with District Health Boards and private health providers 
  • Proven experience in taking projects post-concept to completion
  • Experience leading a project team and relevant co-ordination experience with secondary     consultants
  • Proven experience in quality design and documentation
  • Proven experience in a formal Quality Assurance process

Successful applicants will hold a New Zealand-recognised architectural qualification, with a portfolio that demonstrates clear design ability and technical knowledge in the delivery of health projects. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.  

You will join a dynamic and creative team working across Australasia on a diverse portfolio of projects. 

If you have a passion for influential design and architecture and this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then we would love to hear from you. 

 If this sounds like you please email your CV and portfolio to hr@warrenandmahoney.com.  The role is available for immediate start.  All applicants must be NZ permanent residents, or hold a valid work permit.  We look forward to hearing from you.