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Automated Architecture Ltd (AUAR) is a spinout company of AUAR Labs, a research laboratory at UCL. We are a studio working at the intersection of design, technology and community, developing a fully-integrated housing platform based on a modular timber building product and an automated design and fabrication toolkit. The platform facilitates the delivery of high-quality, affordable housing with local communities and people at the core of the process. Our vision includes the ethical decentralisation of automation, including robotics, into localised, community-led settings.

We are recognised leaders in our areas of work including automation, generative design, AI, design, community. Some of AUAR’s work is in high profile museum collections such as the Centre Pompidou, we have written books and been featured in the press (Wired, BBC, SkyNews, The Guardian, Mashable). In 2019 we wrote a book on the topic of automation in architecture called Robotic Building: Architecture in the Age of Automation. In 2020 we designed and built Block West in partnership with local residents in Knowle West, Bristol and citizen-led digital arts organisation Knowle West Media Centre. Block West has been shortlisted for an AJ Small Projects Award in 2021.

We are expanding and are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and creative individual with WebGL/Javascript experience who wishes to develop their own field of expertise in a fast-growing, innovative and ambitious company.

We offer excellent benefits including flexible and remote working, a social and friendly atmosphere and significant growth opportunities. If it sounds like you could be the right fit, please get in touch with us on info@automatedarchitecture.io!

Job Description

AUAR is looking for a full-time WebGL/Javascript Developer for immediate hire to work on our team developing an innovative 3D web platform for generative building design.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and creative individual who wishes to develop their own field of expertise in a fast-growing company. Interested candidates can email a cover letter, CV and working examples to info@automatedarchitecture.io.

Essential:
At least 3 years commercial development experience
● BSc or BA in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or any relevant field. Practical experience can supersede a degree requirement.
● Demonstrable knowledge of OOP Languages: Javascript and/or Typescript
● WebGL engines and libraries such as Babylon.JS, Three.JS, PlayCanvas
● Demonstrable experience with 3D WegGL (for example Three.JS, PlayCanvas, Babylon.JS) and 3D game platforms such as Unity or Unreal
● GIT/Source control
● Knowledge of various operating systems and browsers (windows, iOS, Android, etc.)
● Practical experience of agile development methodology
● A collaborative and team player with excellent communication skills

Nice to have but not essential:
● Experience with .NET Core and C# (used for Tooling)
● Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) data model knowledge
● Autodesk Revit API and app development experience
● Experience with AI & Machine Learning
● Experience with Cloud Computing, Cloud DataBase
● Experience of SQL / NoSQL databases (MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Google Cloud BigQuery)

Language requirements:
● Fluent in English

Location:
● Remote (with Right to Work in UK only), although a Bristol or London base is preferred to be able to occasionally work within our existing team locations.
Other information including benefits:
● Salary commensurate to experience
● Flexible working arrangements
● Unlimited holiday, sick days, and paid time off in lieu
● Training opportunities
● Employer pension scheme
● Generous employer maternity and parental leave policy
● Early employee shares options available
● AUAR is a spinout of UCL and staff benefit from close connections to the university

Automated Architecture Ltd are looking for a Data Scientist who will work with us in developing research and innovative application solutions for the architecture and construction sector. The successful candidate will be expected to work alongside the AUAR Directors, project leads and development team, and may be part of discussions with clients and collaborators. The role will include the design and development of new projects as well as additional functionality to existing systems based on business requirements. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and creative individual who wishes to develop their own field of expertise in a fast-growing company. Interested candidates can email a cover letter, CV and working examples to info@automatedarchitecture.io.


Essential:

  • BSc or BA in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or any relevant field (practical experience can supersede degree experience)
  • 2+ years of applicable work experience
  • Interested in research work as well as applications
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms
  • Fluency with one or more programming languages: Python, Java, C#
  • Experience of SQL / NoSQL databases (MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Google Cloud BigQuery)
  • Experience with Cloud Computing, Cloud DataBase
  • Data science toolkits like: Jupyter or TensorFlow
  • A collaborative and team player with excellent communication skills


Nice to have:

  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc
  • WebGL engines and libraries such as Babylon.JS, Three.JS, PlayCanvas
  • Experience with 3D softwares and game platforms such as Unity or Unreal
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc


Language requirements:

  • Fluent in English


Location:

  • Remote (UK only), although a Bristol or London base is preferred.


Other information including benefits:

  • Salary commensurate to experience
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Unlimited holiday, sick days, and paid time off in lieu
  • Training opportunities
  • Employer pension scheme
  • Generous employer maternity and parental leave policy
  • Early employee shares options available
  • AUAR is a spinout of UCL and staff benefit from close connections to the university

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