We are currently recruiting for an experienced Associate level Urban Designer to be part of a Design Consultancy in Bedford. The role will involve working on commercial and residential masterplans, Urban designs and layouts for UK projects.
The successful candidate will be flexible and organised with design skills and a passion for creating great places. They will thrive on team work, have technical and problem-solving skills and be able to think strategically with responsibility for client liaison and project management. Experience of design development from concept to planning submission is required. An interest in the UK housing sector and a good understanding of the planning system is essential.
The ideal candidate will have:
An Urban Design qualification;
Ability to work very closely with the Design Director;
Experience of working for national house builders or similar;
Ability to conduct site, context and character appraisals and analysis to inform design;
Production of masterplan drawings, design strategies and illustrations to support design principles;
Experience working within an architectural practice or multi-disciplinary firm;
Experience working on UK commercial and residential masterplans;
Ability to manage projects and coordinate the production of comprehensive Design and Access Statements and Design Codes;
Awareness of market requirements and development economics;
Good attention to detail and the ability to see the bigger picture;
Experience and understanding of community engagement;
Excellent written and communication skills with proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft office, AutoCAD and Sketchup
Excellent team-working and communication skills;
An ability to work independently, managing their own time and workload to meet tight deadlines.
This is a permanent opportunity offering ongoing career progression and development, salary is subject to experience and ability.
If you have the desired skills and experience and would like to have more information about the position, please contact me on 0207 743 7554 or email me with your CV.
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