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  • Hello there, my name is Richard McMunn from the interview trading company PassMyInterview.com.

  • And in this tutorial, I will teach you how to pass an architect interview. It does not

  • matter which organization you are being interviewed for, I am going to give you a number of architect

  • interview questions that I can guarantee will come up, and more importantly, top-scoring

  • answers to accompany those interview questions. So, please do stick around and watch the tutorial

  • from beginning to end, because it will make a big difference to your preparation. Now,

  • before I get into the content, a quick, warm welcome to this architect interview training

  • tutorial. My name is Richard McMunn. That's me there in the center, and I've been helping

  • people to pass their interviews for about 20 years now. I do that primarily by creating

  • top-scoring answers for you that you can't find anywhere else on the internet. On that

  • basis, please do SUBSCRIBE to the channel by clicking the red button below the video,

  • and then you won't miss out on any of the training videos I'm uploading. And I would

  • also very much appreciate your support if you gave the video a LIKE. Thank you very

  • muchthat always motivates me to create more content for you. So, let's get in to

  • the architect interview questions and answers. The first question during your architect interview

  • is going to be: Tell me about yourself and the past experiences you have relevant to

  • the role of an architect? So, here is my suggested answer. “I am someone who is very passionate

  • about my work as an Architect. I am highly-professional, creative, flexible and, above all, I hold

  • the relevant technical knowledge and expertise to carry out this job in line with the expectations

  • of your company. The past experiences I have relevant to this role include, previous stints

  • as an Architect at both small and medium-sized organizations, whereby I was often working

  • with a diverse range of clients on complex architectural projects that involved large

  • numbers of interested stakeholders and contractors. I have never missed a project deadline and

  • I am always able to come up with solutions to often complex financial or infrastructural

  • architectural issues that meet the needs of the client. One of the main strengths I possess

  • as an Architect, that I feel makes me a strong contender for this position, is the fact I

  • am someone who always takes ownership of challenging situations and I will go the extra mile to

  • come up with the right solution to the project I am responsible for.” That's a strong,

  • confident answer that then sets you up for the remainder of your architect interview

  • with confidence. So, the second question I want you to prepare for is: Why do you want

  • to work for our company as an architect? I can guarantee this will come up pretty early

  • on during your architect interview. Here is my suggested answer. “I want to work for

  • a company that puts good architectural design at the core of everything it does, and also

  • one that has a strong reputation in the industry that attracts the most challenging projects

  • to work on. Before applying for this architect position, I carried out lots of research in

  • relation to your past work, your ethics and values and also what your plans are for the

  • future. As my research went on, you became more and more appealing to work for. If I

  • am successful I feel I will be working alongside some of the best architects in the business

  • and I will be able to put my extensive experience to good use. This means I will be able to

  • thrive in the role and help you achieve your commercial and financial objectives.” The

  • next question: If somebody delivers a substandard piece of work to you late, that is needed

  • for a client presentation the following morning. What would you do? So, let me just repeat

  • that question. Somebody delivers a substandard piece of work to you late, that is needed

  • for a client presentation the following morning. What would you do? Here is my suggested answer.

  • “I would take ownership of the situation and stay behind late to get the work up to

  • the standard needed in time for the presentation the following morning. Although it really

  • should be down to the person to go back and complete the work properly themselves, I would

  • not have the confidence in them to do the work necessary on time. Therefore, I would

  • express my dissatisfaction with the work, sort it out myself and then speak to the person

  • at a later date to discuss the reasons why the work was not up to standard, and what

  • they needed to do next time in order to not let the team down in the future. As I say,

  • I would always put the business first and take ownership of situation like this, to

  • make sure the work we are producing is up to the correct standards.” Next question

  • of your architect interview: In your opinion, what are the necessary skills and qualities

  • needed to be an architect? Here is my suggested answer. “I believe there are seven really

  • important skills and qualities needed to be a competent architect. First of all, you need

  • a genuine passion for your work. Passion breeds hard work, determination and also a commitment

  • to excellence. Other qualities you need are confidence in your work, a desire to maintain

  • technical competence, an adaptable approach to projects and also exceptional communication

  • skills. Finally, you need to have commercial awareness to ensure the work you carry out

  • is part of the organizational strategic objectives your employer is working towards, and also

  • a collaborative approach to completing architectural projects successfully.” That shows you have

  • really thought carefully about all the skills and qualities that are needed, and I also

  • like the fact in the answer, that you are giving a set number. So, in that response,

  • you are giving seven really important skills and qualities. Next question. Tell me how

  • you organize, plan and prioritize your work as an architect? Here is my suggested answer.

  • “I always plan my work by deciding which tasks or projects require my attention in

  • line with the objectives of the company I am working for, or the project I am accountable

  • for. I am a big user of checklists, as these assist me in keeping my work organized and

  • they also ensure I complete all work on time, and also based on which tasks need my attention

  • the most. At all times I aim to be both effective and efficient. Effective is basically doing

  • the right tasks, and efficient is doing those tasks in the right manner. I am also very

  • good at time management, and I have an innate ability to complete architectural tasks and

  • projects on time, regardless of their complexity. Finally, I always carefully manage the information

  • I receive from othersthis includes only attending meetings I have to, prioritizing

  • emails that need my attention, and also reading up on, and researching, information and data

  • that is applicable to the projects I am working on. I feel my previous experience makes me

  • highly competent at organizing, planning and prioritizing as an Architect.” That's a

  • very strong answer to that question! Next one. What are the three main costing methods

  • open to architects and which, in your opinion, is the best for our business? So, let me just

  • repeat that question: What are the three main costing methods open to architects and which,

  • in your opinion, is the best for our business? Here is my suggested answer. “The three

  • main methods of costing are percentage basis, lump-sum, and charge-for-time. There are pros

  • and cons with each of them. However, the best for your business would have to be the charge-for-time

  • costing option, as this means you can accurately get paid for the exact work you carry out

  • for a client. Having said that, the charge-for-time option is least popular with clients, because

  • the fees can start to run away. The percentage fee option is useful for very large projects

  • and will require a closer working relationship between the client and the architect. What’s

  • important with this option, is that the exact scope of work must be agreed beforehand. Now,

  • the lump sum option is great for certain projects, providing the exact works are defined before

  • the works commence. This option means you have the foresight to allocate the exact resources,

  • personnel and time needed to the project based on the prior-agreed lump sum amount.” Now,

  • if you'd like more help with your architect interview, there's a link that has appeared

  • in the top right-hand corner of that screen. If you click that, it will take you through

  • to my website PassMyInterview.com, where you can download more great answers to difficult

  • interview questions! I hope you enjoyed that tutorial. If you have any questions, please

  • put them in the comments section below. Other than that, please do SUBSCRIBE so you don't

  • miss out. And as I say, I would very much appreciate your support if you liked the video.

  • Thank you for watching. I wish you all the best for passing your architect interview,

  • and have a brilliant day! Thank you.

Hello there, my name is Richard McMunn from the interview trading company PassMyInterview.com.

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