The Leeds-based practice has announced the immediate appointment of Mr Roden, who was a director at the London office of Dublin-based HKR.
Mr Roden was chief architect of a £74 million, 13-storey building that won planning approval last month for a site at Fore Street, in central London.
The building, a project of investment and service group Telereal, is due to be finished in spring 2010.
A specialist in commercial office design and urban regeneration Mr Roden was previously a director at London-based Michael Aukett Architects. He will join the commercial office division of Carey Jones’ London studio.