We want talented and creative individuals to join our team. The presence and contributions of every building and space we design has the opportunity to positively impact our communities.

To learn more about our exciting roles, reach out to us with your CV and portfolio via careers@fkaustralia.com.

MEL, SYD, BNE

Designers

Behind every Australia 108, MONA and Merdeka 118 is a designer like you

We’re looking for talented and creative individuals to join our team of design professionals.

Built environments should do more than shape the landscape; they should shape our society. Through their presence and contributions, every building we create must in some way be a force for positive change.

Founded on the philosophy of innovation through collaboration, our practice has evolved from a Melbourne-centric architectural practice, to a highly awarded, multi-disciplinary international design firm.

With studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, our work influences built environment thinking across the globe.

We’re looking for designers to join our team who are as passionate about the built environment as they are teamwork and collaboration. You should have the creativity and design nous to shape and innovative, as well as the drive to contribute to our studio culture.

To apply, submit your cv & portfolio via careers@fkaustralia.com. Please note you must have the right to work in Australia to apply.

In the meantime, we encourage you to check out more of our work on Instagram @fenderkatsalidis

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AUS

Students

We are regularly intaking driven and passionate students at the middle and end of each year. We encourage you to apply at any time to be considered for one of our student intakes.

We are looking for students ready to jump into whichever role is required in the studio. A student of architecture is someone still studying either their Bachelor or Master of Architecture, while a student of interior design will be studying a formal interior design qualification. At FK, we don’t expect our students to know everything but are willing to learn and grow. We want students with a great attitude, a good design eye, and a passion for the built environment.

MEL

Senior Project Accountant

FK is seeking a people and financially focused Senior Project Accountant to join our national team, located in Melbourne.

We are an award-winning architectural firm with studios also in Sydney and Brisbane. Our teams have designed landmark, commercial, cultural and high-rise residential developments across Australia and Asia. We have some of Melbourne’s tallest, most recognizable buildings and a recently completed super tall tower in Malaysia, among others.

Structures aside, we’re equally proud of the culture we’ve built here at FK, which is why we aim to hire people who share our same passion for teamwork and collaboration. This role will interface with FK team members at all levels of the business. We are looking for someone friendly and ready to help with anything that pops up.

Reporting to our Finance Lead and working as a key role in our finance team, this person will need to be ready to support our project leaders with financial elements of their projects including invoicing, analysis and debtor management. This role is an end-to-end Senior Project Accounting role supporting our landmark projects through their dynamic and interesting lifecycles.

The main elements of this role include:

  • Maintaining project revenue forecasts, billing schedules and project phase budgets.
  • Project labour and expense budgeting, monitoring, reporting and control.
  • Revenue recognition processing, review, reporting and WIP management within policy guidelines.
  • Debtor management, monitoring and follow-up.
  • Maintaining accurate project information within the company’s ERP system.
  • Professional fee and disbursement invoice creation.
  • Contribute to the design and delivery of in-house group training sessions on project financial control.
  • Regular project reporting and assisting with report design and dashboard enhancements.
  • Consulting and liaising with key people and provide astute guidance in relation to project performance and planning.
  • Assisting with month-end project accounting processes as required.

As our next Senior Project Accountant, you will:

  • Have a strong interest in project management methods as well as general company accounting concepts.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop productive working relationships and manage those relationships with maturity and confidence.
  • Having the ability to manage multiple priorities and to work under pressure with a degree of autonomy.
  • Utilise effective problem-solving skills to make informed, timely, and effective decisions.
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude, ready to jump on to whatever task is required.
  • Inquisitive and keen to learn and further your knowledge.

This exciting career opportunity is a permanent, full-time role with opportunity for advancement.

This role will suit someone with 7+ years’ experience in a similar role in a professional services environment, and a formal qualification in accounting or project management is desirable.

We look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter via careers@fkaustralia.com.

SYD

Architect

FK is seeking talented people to join our Sydney team.

We’re an award-winning architectural firm with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and landmark developments across Australia and Asia. We’ve designed Melbourne’s tallest, most recognisable pair of buildings, the soon-to-be second-tallest skyscraper in the world and the largest private museum in the Southern Hemisphere, among others.

Structures aside, we’re equally proud of the culture we’ve built here at FK. Which is why we aim to hire people who share the same passion for design and the built environment as they do for teamwork and collaboration.

We are looking for talented Architects to join our Sydney team, both experienced graduates or recently registered architects are encouraged to apply.

As the newest member of the FK team you will:

  • Have proven experience working on projects of scale, across all project phases.
  • Have used Revit in a professional environment on large scale projects.
  • Have proven experience in working with local NSW and Sydney planning regulations.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop productive working relationships and manage those relationships with maturity and confidence.
  • Be able to manage multiple priorities and to work under pressure with a degree of autonomy while meeting project timeframes.
  • Be able to work effectively in a multi-disciplined project team.
  • Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple conflicting priorities and meeting timeframes.
  • Be commercially astute, with strong financial management and negotiation skills.
  • Have strong consultant coordination experience and ability to manage external stakeholders efficiently.
  • Utilise effective problem solving and negotiation skills to make informed, timely, and effective decisions.

This important role will involve:

  • Utilizing key architectural skills such as concept planning, sketch design, design development, consultant coordination etc. to contribute to FK’s wide range of projects.
  • Using your construction knowledge to produce documentation to a high standard when required, or to assist those team members who need assistance in producing documentation.
  • Attendance on site including working with clients, builders, and consultants whilst on site to maintain FK’s design standards.
  • Partnering with external consultants to get the best outcomes for the client and the project.
  • Researching, understanding, and complying with relevant building codes and standards, including safe design principles.
  • Adhering to all relevant QA and office standards in the execution of your work.

This exciting career opportunity is a permanent, full-time role.

Applicants should be suitably qualified, with a Master of Architecture or equivalent education, have over 2 years’ experience in a professional environment.

We look forward to receiving your cv and cover letter via careers@fkaustralia.com. Please note you must have the right to work in Australia to apply.

In the meantime, we encourage you to check out more of our work on Instagram @fenderkatsalidis or on our website www.fkaustralia.com

BNE

Architect

FK is seeking talented people to join our Brisbane team.

We’re an award-winning architectural firm with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and landmark developments across Australia and Asia. We’ve designed Melbourne’s tallest, most recognisable pair of buildings, the soon-to-be second-tallest skyscraper in the world and the largest private museum in the Southern Hemisphere, among others.

Structures aside, we’re equally proud of the culture we’ve built here at FK. Which is why we aim to hire people who share the same passion for design and the built environment as they do for teamwork and collaboration.

We are looking for talented Architects to join our Brisbane team, both experienced graduates or recently registered architects are encouraged to apply.

As the newest member of the FK team you will:

  • Have proven experience working on projects of scale, across all project phases.
  • Have used Revit in a professional environment on large scale projects.
  • Have proven experience in working with local QLD and Brisbane planning regulations.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop productive working relationships and manage those relationships with maturity and confidence.
  • Be able to manage multiple priorities and to work under pressure with a degree of autonomy while meeting project timeframes.
  • Be able to work effectively in a multi-disciplined project team.
  • Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple conflicting priorities and meeting timeframes.
  • Be commercially astute, with strong financial management and negotiation skills.
  • Have strong consultant coordination experience and ability to manage external stakeholders efficiently.
  • Utilise effective problem solving and negotiation skills to make informed, timely, and effective decisions.

This important role will involve:

  • Utilizing key architectural skills such as concept planning, sketch design, design development, consultant coordination etc. to contribute to FK’s wide range of projects.
  • Using your construction knowledge to produce documentation to a high standard when required, or to assist those team members who need assistance in producing documentation.
  • Attendance on site including working with clients, builders, and consultants whilst on site to maintain FK’s design standards.
  • Partnering with external consultants to get the best outcomes for the client and the project.
  • Researching, understanding, and complying with relevant building codes and standards, including safe design principles.
  • Adhering to all relevant QA and office standards in the execution of your work.

This exciting career opportunity is a permanent, full-time role.

Applicants should be suitably qualified, with a Master of Architecture or equivalent education, have over 2 years’ experience in a professional environment.

We look forward to receiving your cv and cover letter via careers@fkaustralia.com. Please note you must have the right to work in Australia to apply.

SYD

Studio Coordinator

FK is seeking a motivated Studio Coordinator to join our Business Support team in our Sydney studio.

Built environments should do more than shape the landscape; they should shape our society. Through their presence and contributions, every building we create must in some way be a force for positive change.

Founded on the philosophy of innovation through collaboration, our practice has evolved from a Melbourne-centric architectural practice to a highly awarded, multi-disciplinary international design firm.

With studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, our work influences-built environment thinking across the globe.

This important role will involve:

  • Reporting to the National Project Operations Manager you will work in close collaboration with the local studio admin team & wider national team to provide dedicated support to the studio, assist with the day-to-day general office operations, and promote a thriving workplace culture.
  • Crafting an outstanding front of house experience with a high level of attention to detail in all areas, especially with respect to our client and visitor experience.
  • Having impeccable presentation, friendly and professional communication skills, and the ability to host and interact with visitors, including staff, suppliers and clients on a variety of levels in an accommodating and conscientious manner.

And as our next Studio Coordinator you will:

  • Provide representation at the reception desk and timely response to phone calls and inquiries;
  • Coordinate bookings for all FK hosted meetings;
  • Meet and greet of visitors, attend to their needs and provide refreshments;
  • Troubleshoot and maintain company phone and boardroom AV systems;
  • Maintain a presentable studio – set-up/pack-up and attentive throughout the day to reception and boardroom spaces, kitchenette, print and supply areas.
  • Coordinate and maintain reliable reception functions – couriers, distribution of mail, catering etc.
  • Maintain and order stationery and office supplies routinely;
  • Assist with the induction of new team members including workstation set-ups for new and relocating staff;
  • Assisting with the management of company emails, responding to general inquiries as appropriate;
  • Assisting with the coordination of office appointments and services maintenance;
  • Responding to minor premises and equipment issues and coordination of their resolution;
  • Oversee and maintain the facility management records to meet our leasing requirements;
  • Assist with organising staff functions and events hosted by the studio and its team members;
  • Assist with arranging and booking travel plans, including liaison with travel agents;
  • Assist with Accounts Payable administration tasks;
  • Assist with coordinating supplier presentations and upkeep of the studio’s product library;
  • Coordinate and/or attend to a range of ad-hoc or out of office errands on behalf of the studio and its team members.

This exciting career opportunity is a Part-time role. We are looking for someone with at least 5 years experience in a similar role.

To apply, submit your CV via careers@fkaustralia.com. Please note you must have the right to work in Australia to apply.

Photographer: Fender Katsalidis