careers at dhk

Our strong and dynamic team is the foundation of our success. We are always looking for ambitious and talented architects and designers to join us working on significant new projects locally and internationally. As one of the largest design practices in Africa, dhk works across a range of disciplines and scales. With a steadfast commitment to design excellence, our team is incredibly curious, passionate and research-orientated. As a result, no single day at dhk is the same. We are a harmonious, happy studio and operate in an environment that ensures our best talent can thrive. Hence, staff can expect weekly training session, #dhktalks on Fridays, flexitime with core hours, and more. Click here to access the architecture jobs and other openings at our Cape Town and Johannesburg studios. Alternatively, they can be accessed via one of the links below.

In addition to this, dhk has job shadow opportunities for Grade 11 and 12 learners who would like to explore a career in architecture. The programme takes place in March, June and September every year and runs over two days. Including practical activities like site visits, model building and one-on-one time with professionals, it provides learners with an all-inclusive experience. The programme is available at our Cape Town studio for a maximum of eight students. Due to limited space, email now to apply.

Furthermore, there are several paid full-time internships on offer for architecture and architectural technology students every year (for periods of 6-12 months). The internships are part of the Go for Gold learnership programme, which assists in providing aspiring architects with exposure opportunities. The programme enables candidates to enhance their education in order to transition onto tertiary education. To find out more information, email