Current Vacancies

Available positions at Forensic Architecture are listed below.

You will be joining a small team of researchers based at Goldsmiths, University of London, who are working on a frontier research project that mobilises architecture to bear upon violations of human rights, analysing complex historical and current political events through the development of new research tools.

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter, and portfolio (if applicable) to Sarah Nankivell at info [@]

Please note that we are happy to receive general applications to keep on file. We frequently review these as and when the need for project-based staff arises. We will confirm receipt of your application, however your materials may be reviewed at a later date.

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Architect/Researcher/Animator (general application)

We’re looking to hire an architectural researcher with strong animation skills for an upcoming investigation.

When applying for this position, please include samples of or links to your animation work with your application.

Applicants should:

  • Have a professional degree in architecture, design, or a relevant field
  • Be versatile, proactive, and have a strong ambition to learn
  • Have strong research and conceptual inclination (research experience is a plus)
  • Have strong animation, graphic, and 3D modelling skills
  • Be rigorous, communicative, capable of multi-tasking, and with a keen eye for detail
  • Have strong collaborative skills and the ability to work well in a team
  • Have advanced knowledge of 3DS MAX, Cinema 4D, Blender, or other animation software
  • Be comfortable using Adobe AfterEffects (knowledge of Adobe Premiere is an advantage)
  • Be confident in quickly learning new software


Software Developer (general application)

We are always in need for talented developers to help us analyze complex historical and current political events through the development of new research tools, on a per-contract basis. You would be joining a small team of researchers working on frontier research projects that leverage computer graphics, information visualization and 3D photography to bear upon on investigations on violations of human rights around the world.

We have extensively used WebGL, React/Redux/ES6, Django, MongoDB, d3.js and are always looking to incorporate new technologies that prove useful.

Ideally, applicants would

  • have their strengths lie in full stack web development, computer graphics and/or data visualization;
  • have knowledge and interest in computer graphics, GIS, mapping and geospatial visualisation technologies, practices and tools, including and particularly in 3D space;
  • have a strong research and conceptual inclination, research experience is a plus;
  • be rigorous, communicative, capable of multi-tasking
  • have an open mind to learn and use other languages, frameworks or design patterns.
  • have good taste for visual design and an eye for usability.

Please contact: Franc Camps-Febrer (Software development lead) – fcf [@]


While Forensic Architecture does not have a formal internship programme at this time, we do occassionally hire interns whose skills and interests would be well-suited to a particular project or our overall research aims. If you are interested in working with us, please send your CV, cover letter, and portfolio to info [at]

Please note that we are, unfortunately, unable to sponsor internship visas and so cannot accept applications from candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK.