Ruimtelijk Traineeship

Mecanoo Architecten

  • Sluitingsdatum 2020-02-17
  • Dienstverband Fulltime/Parttime
  • Bedrijf Delft
  • Branche Bouw/Installatie

Mecanoo Architecten




Make sure that you state the position that you are applying for in the Subject Line of your email. Applications should include a curriculum vitae with personal data, education, experience, software knowledge, and key projects which best represent your personal and/or academic prowess. Links to personal websites or other digital platforms are welcome.

Mecanoo is committed to equality of opportunity in employment, irrespective of gender, gender reassignment, marital status, disability, age, race, colour, nationality or sexual orientation. Our employment and recruitment practices support this principle, taking action where necessary, to enable all current and potential members of the practice to maximise opportunities.
Our long-term focus is on developing the potential of our employees and, as such, Mecanoo is always interested in hearing from exceptional candidates with the skills to work on diverse projects of all scales. Our ongoing internship programme aims to provide designers in training with opportunities to flex their muscles on projects being designed and completed around the world.


Business Development Officer

Mecanoo is seeking to recruit a native English Business Development Officer (BDO) with an architectural background to collaborate with the business development team on competition entries and tender submittals at our headquarters in Delft, The Netherlands. The BD team of Mecanoo is responsible for actively developing, acquiring and assessing potential projects, conducting market research and following up on market opportunities worldwide. As a business development officer, you will prepare and respond to Requests for Qualifications/Proposals, Requests for Information and Client proposals.

Ideal applicants should be proficient in written and spoken English (equivalent to a native English speaker), written and spoken Dutch is highly appreciated. Applicants should have experience working in a highly ambitious design environment, and are extremely self-motivated, confident and have the ability to think and work on many tasks at once. You have proven writing and graphic skills (published work is a plus). As BDO, you might be involved in early design phases including strategic approaches, so a keen interest in research, strong analytical skills and a good eye for detail are indispensable. Knowledge of MS Office and the Adobe package is required.

Mecanoo is seeking to recruit a driven interior architect with 2-5 years of professional experience to work on a wide range of interior projects in the Netherlands and abroad. Ideal applicants will be highly self-motivated and have strong conceptual, graphic and design skills. Previous experience with material research, technical detailing and construction drawing is required.

Applicants should have strong communication skills and have the ability to work independently within a project team. Professional proficiency in English is required. Software knowledge: Adobe Creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign), Revit, Autocad, Rhino or 3DSmax.

Mecanoo is seeking to recruit a talented urban planner with 3-7 years of professional experience to work on a wide range of large scale urban planning projects, such as competitions, masterplans, development plans and studies. As an urban planner, you are responsible for the design, production of drawings and models and on the other hand for client contact and presentation of the design. You will be part of a close landscape and urban planning team so we expect you to be a great team player.

Our urban and landscape projects vary in scale from square and park design to large-scale structural visions, often with an architectural component. Most projects require sensitivity in the human scale and awareness of the public realm. The knowledge within our landscape and urban development team are broad and practical. The designs are creative, inventive and ambitious. We manage the projects from the acquisition phase up to and including the execution phase.

Applicants should have strong communication skills in English as well as in Dutch and be proficient in Adobe CC and Rhino. Experience with Autocad and Revit is a plus.

Communications Coordinator

Mecanoo is seeking to recruit a communication coordinator to support our office in Delft. You will work closely with our marketing communications manager, our business development team and the PA of Francine Houben. You will take care of the coordination of the writing, editing, and assessment of interviews and publications and the organization of internal and external events at Mecanoo.

We are looking for someone who likes to work in a dynamic, creative environment, is flexible and hands-on and could switch easily between tasks. Also, it is important that you have a clear interest in PR and experience with writing/editing. You are precise, a good organizer and a great executive. You have excellent social skills and can prioritize your tasks. Knowledge of architecture and/or urbanism is considered as an important asset.

The ideal candidate is available for at least 4 days a week. It is essential that the candidate is fluent in Dutch as well as in English.


Internship Architecture

We have positions available for talented architecture trainees on our team in Delft, to support project architects with project designs. Ideal candidates will have strong conceptual and design skills combined with the ability to visualise spatial plans.

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D modelling/visualisation programmes. Proficiency in English is required and candidates should have excellent communication skills.

We have positions available for new technical (architects) interns. As an intern you will be part of a project team where you assist and support the project leader. Experience with Revit is a prerequisite, and experience with other BIM related software is an advantage. The ideal candidate is fluent in Dutch as well as in English.

Ruimtelijk Traineeship

Ben jij de stedelijk of landschappelijk ontwerper van de toekomst? Wil jij zo snel mogelijk een stevige en zelfstandige professional worden die zich in elk project staande kan houden? Dan is het Ruimtelijk Traineeship iets voor jou! In 2 jaar tijd ga je aan de slag bij 4 verschillende werkgevers (Mecanoo, Gemeente Den Haag, Posad Maxwan, Buro Sant en Co). Dit betekent dat je elke 6 maanden wisselt van werkomgeving. De werkgevers verschillen in grootte, type opgaven, cultuur en mensen. Door op elke plek aan een unieke opdracht te werken, doe je kennis op van het volledige vakgebied.

Heb jij voldoende ambitie, veerkracht en creativiteit om niet door één maar door vier bedrijven geselecteerd te worden? Stuur dan voor 1 januari 2020: Motivatiebrief (in het Nederlands), CV, Portfolio: max. 10 MB.

RIBA Chartered Practice


Oude Delft 203, 2611 HD Delft

The Netherlands

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