Mid-Level Urban Designer (Residential & Education)

Recruiter
Penguin Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
21 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Mid-Level Urban Designer (Residential & Education)

London

Reference: AC9342313

Salary: £30,000- 35,000 (& Excellent Benefits)

A long-standing client, a small-medium sized team of Architects, Masterplanners, Urban Designers and technicians are on the lookout for a driven and motivated Mid-Level Urban Designer to join their new London office which is opening in the New Year.

Ideally, you will have a number of years' worth of experience within practice working on masterplanning and/ or urban design schemes. Ideally this experience will be within the residential and educational sectors although this is not essential.

You will be working from conceptual proposals to Urban Design strategies and Development Frameworks. Our client works on a variety of projects that can include large-scale inner city regeneration, urban extensions and the creation of new communities.

The Masterplanning & Urban Design team brings together a wide range of skills and knowledge to projects, enabling them to deliver imaginative and commercially viable design-led solutions that benefit their investor and the wider community. They provide distinctive and sustainable developments based on a firm understanding of integration into existing movement networks, the current landscape or the surrounding urban fabric.

Essential skills/ qualifications for this Mid-Level Urban Designer Role:

  • A strong passion for urban design alongside design flair
  • A keen interest in masterplanning new communities in the UK
  • Possess a high level of visual and verbal skill including freehand and colour rendering skills. (Experience at producing 1/500 scaled free hand sketch residential layouts would be a distinct advantage).
  • Software proficiency in AutoCad, Photoshop, Sketchup and ideally Revit
  • Excellent communication skills and report writing ability
  • Good hand drawing skills
  • Good organisation skills and a pro-active, friendly manner

Commutable locations for this Mid-Level Urban Design role: Soho, Kensington, Clerkenwell, Westminster, City of London

Benefits: Excellent career guidance and support, involvement in a wide variety of projects, competitive salary, pension scheme, contributions towards professional subscriptions and a vibrant and friendly working environment.

If you are interested in this Mid-Level Urban Design position, please call ALICE on (01792) 365109 or alternatively, could you please e-mail your CV to: alice.cook@penguinrecruitment.co.uk