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Architect, Amsterdam



Amsterdam, Netherlands 

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Job Description:

We are TSH:

The Student Hotel is a brand-new accommodation concept: part classic student residence and part funky design hotel for students-at-heart. We believe in providing a fun, creative and inspiring environment where residents of all ages can live, work, play and grow. To achieve this, we rely on an awesomely fun, smart and motivated team to embrace the student spirit and bring it to life :)

Your team:
The Student Hotel Experience Design & Development Teams are at the heart and soul of TSH. The teams are responsible for the creation and execution of all current and future TSH properties. This includes new concepts and refurbishments, plus The Commons (F&B), Collab (co-working) and ad-hoc internal projects. Made up of top talent across all disciplines; we are architects, designers, project managers, FF&E specialist, stylists and more..

The Design & Development teams will take our company global and make sure that there is a TSH in all major European cities. The TSH internal Architect role is a unique opportunity to have a direct impact on the TSH expansion plan.

Your role:

The role of our internal Architect is to support the TSH Design Team on projects from an architectural perspective. You work with the TSH Acquisitions and Development Teams to evaluate potential new TSH properties from both a new built and refurbishment standpoint.

We are seeking a sharp, analytical, highly-organized individual to create, design and optimize lay-outs of our hotels as well as guarantee the consistency the TSH brand across our locations. You must love scoping projects, finding new and more efficient ways of using and transforming space. This role is a key piece of our development strategy.

Your goals are to scope, analyze, design, and optimize the future TSH projects. The ideal candidate has a very comprehensive skill set. You're able to coordinate with all TSH teams (development, operational, asset management, finance etc.), project manage exterior consultants (architects, costs consultants etc.) and come up with innovative ideas to maximize value creation for TSH.

These are your responsibilities:

  • Scope of projects: work on the initial design and lay-out of the new potential project in one of the key European cities
  • Design briefing: instruct and brief external consultants (architects, cost consultants etc.) to guarantee consistency and relevance of lay-out
  • Design Management: during the design phase of a project you review the proposed designs together with the TSH Development team
  • Team work: work closely with the acquisition, construction and operational team to make sure each of the team’s constraints and objectives is factored into the scoping of the project
  • Travel: travel frequently in Europe to review projects progress and visit potential locations
  • Hustle: come up with innovative solutions to enhance our projects!

Job Requirements:

You have:
Education & experience

  • A degree in Architecture
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within an Architecture studio
  • Previous experience in the real estate/hotel industry
  • Effective English oral and written communication skills; other languages a plus
  • You're fully trained to work in a 3d modeling program

You are legally allowed to work and live in the Netherlands


  • Strong interpersonal, thinking out of the box
  • Data driven decision making mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
  • Ability to take initiative in a constantly-changing work environment
  • Experience in creating and optimizing processes
  • Analytic, and thinking in 3d

And of course you are a student at heart: you know how to create and inspire!

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, young, international organisation. Not just another hotel, we’re a game changing innovator: bringing hotel and student accommodation together in a modern, awesome way
  • The chance to learn and grow in your role, with potential for growth within the company
  • Access to TSH facilities, including our awesome staff canteen and gym
  • Cool events, fun colleagues and a vibrant work environment
  • Work in Amsterdam within our Design Studio department
  • A competitive salary package or freelance rates

Are you in?

Great! Send your CV and explain us why you’re made for this role.

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