Architecture Social’s recruitment service is a specialized solution for architecture practices seeking to build their ideal team. With our team of ex-industry specialists and extensive network across the architecture industry, we are uniquely positioned to source and screen top talent for our clients. Our recruitment process is efficient and effective, and we provide ongoing support to ensure a positive experience for both clients and candidates.
Stephen is the Founder of the Architecture Social, Future Architects and Education Development Group Member of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), an ambassador for the Architect’s Benevolent Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
He is also a former elected Council Member of the RIBA, Visiting Critic and Teaching Assistant of Manchester School of Architecture, professional mentor for Postgraduate Architecture students at the University of Westminster.
Previously he worked in the Architecture industry at EPR Architects for three years after completing a degree and diploma in Architecture at the University of Westminster and Manchester School of Architecture.
In 2014, Stephen left practising Architecture to pursue a career in recruitment where he worked alongside industry-leading Architecture Practices.
In 2021, Stephen joined Ackroyd Lowrie, an ambitious Architecture Practice as their Head of Talent. He was responsible for internal recruitment and retaining existing staff, alongside building up his own business known as the Architecture Social.
Swansea City Council
Head of Architecture at Macdonald & Company
Recruitment Director at Shape Careers
Recruitment Consultant at Bespoke Careers
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)
Allies and Morrison
Arney Fender Katsalidis (AFK) Studios
David Chipperfield Architects
ECE Projekt management Limited
Fairhurst Design Group
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Fletcher Priest Architects
Glenn Howells Architects
Hale Brown Architects
Jefferson Sheard Architects (JSA)
JTP (John Thompson and Partners)
Leonard Design Architects
Levitt Bernstein Architects
Perkins + Will
Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)
The Manser Practice Architects
The Architecture Social is a member of APSCo (The Association of Professional Staffing Companies) which is the only membership body dedicated to representing excellence in the professional recruitment industry.
The APSCo badge is recognised by candidates and employers as the differentiating quality mark in professional talent acquisition.
As an APSCo member, we are also required to complete a regular member compliance assessment which enables us to demonstrate that not only do we understand our legal and regulatory obligations, but also that we are working to best practice recruitment standards.