How to apply

Ready to join us and start making an impact? 
Check out our openings and tell us about your unique skills and expertise.

Please send your CV and digital portfolio (PDF, max. 10mb) to: 
Judith de Jongste at

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. 



Architect, Researcher/Writer
(32-40 hours/week)

Mecanoo is looking for an architect, researcher/writer to work on residential focused master plans, building designs and construction projects from our headquarters in Delft, The Netherlands.

Specification: High proficiency in written and spoken English (equivalent to native English speaker), experience working in a highly ambitious design environment, extremely self-motivated, confident and with the ability to think and work on many tasks at once. Feel comfortable in early design phases with a keen interest and focus on research, strong analytical design skills, good intuition for graphic design and presentation design.

Software:  AutoCad (Revit experience is ideal but not essential).
Please send your application before November 22, 2017.


German - speaking Architect
(32-40 hours/week)

Mecanoo is looking for a German speaking architect with 2-3 years of full-time professional experience to work on a wide-range of prestigious projects in Europe, Asia and North America from our headquarters in Delft, The Netherlands.

Specification: Ideal applicants will be highly self-motivated, inquisitive and have the skills necessary to work on multiple large scale projects simultaneously. Candidates should be experienced in all project phases and have a solid basis in presentation skills and graphic design.

Software:  Applicants should be proficient in hand sketching, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Working knowledge of 3D modelling programs such as Rhino and 3D Max is also important. Professional proficiency in English is required.


Experienced Business Development Coordinator
(32-40 hours/week)

Mecanoo is looking for an experienced business development coordinator to join our team at our headquarters in Delft, The Netherlands. You will be co-responsible for proactively researching and developing new business opportunities for which you work closely with the Mecanoo directors, partners and other BD team members. As BD Coordinator you will be responsible for the planning and preparation of tender documents, RFP/RFQ’s and generating proposals.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of relevant marketing experience in the architecture, engineering or construction industry. Qualifications include interest in research, disciplined and confident in a complex international working environment and demonstrated layout and production skills. A solid graphic ability is preferred. Candidate should have highly developed verbal and written communication skills with a good eye for detail. Proficiency in MS Word and Adobe InDesign required. Fluent (written and spoken) in English. Additional language skills are a plus.


Junior Stedenbouwkundigen
(32-40 hours/week)

Mecanoo zoekt gedreven junior stedenbouwkundigen met 2 tot 3 jaar relevante werkervaring om ons team in Delft te versterken.
Ideale kandidaten zijn gemotiveerd, onderzoekend en hebben de vaardigheden die nodig zijn om gelijktijdig aan verschillende grote projecten te werken. Ervaring in alle projectfases is gewenst, alsmede uitstekende grafische ontwerp- en presentatievaardigheden.

Kandidaten dienen ervaring te hebben met handschetsen, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator en InDesign. Kennis van 3D-modelleringsprogramma's zoals Rhino en 3D Max is een pré. Uitstekende beheersing van Nederlands en Engels in woord en geschrift is essentieel.




Internship in Architecture 
(32-40 hours/week)

We have positions available for talented architecture trainees on our team in Delft, The Netherlands, 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 AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D modelling/visualisation programmes. Proficiency in English is required and candidates should have excellent communication skills.


Bouwkundige Stage
(32-40 hours/week)

In ons team is er plaats voor een bouwkundige stagiaires. Als stagiair ben je onderdeel van een projectteam en ondersteun en assisteer je de projectleider bij de uitwerking van projecten. Ervaring met AutoCAD en Revit is een vereiste. De ideale kandidaat spreekt vloeiend Nederlands en bezit voldoende mondelinge en schriftelijke vaardigheden in het Engels.


Internship in Architectural Visualisation/Animation 
(32-40 hours/week)

Mecanoo is seeking a driven architectural visualiser with some knowledge in animation to join our team in Delft, The Netherlands.
Your role will be to work with architects and designers to create exciting and emotive illustrations with an emphasis on artistic style as well as rapid turnaround.
A candidate with both a collaborative attitude and highly developed sense of detailed artistic composition is sought for this role. An architectural background is strongly appreciated.

Specification:  Modelling and production of complex 3D model, exterior and interior building visualisation, post-production polishing of visualisations in Photoshop, quick turn-around of iterations, independent and self-directed work. Develop video animation and work in collaboration with our filmmaker.

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and basic knowledge on AutoCAD and Revit software is appreciated but not mandatory.
Extra skills in After Effects and/or the willingness to learn more about animation and filmmaking are required for this position. Professional proficiency in English is required.



“As an architect you have to be visionary about the future but at the same time you also serve society, be part of shaping the world”

Our projects are known for the special attention we pay to innovation, context, materiality, detail, and sustainability: no two Mecanoo projects are the same.
Mecanoo welcomes challenging briefs and projects of varying sizes across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America. Our multi-disciplinary practice attracts and develops the most talented architects, engineers, urbanists, landscape architects, interior architects and architectural technicians from around the world.

Our long-term emphasis is on the developmental 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.