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Senior Urban Designer

Senior Urban Designer

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Architecture , Interior Design

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30k - £35k plus car allowance

  • Contact:

    Kelly Puttock

  • Contact email:

    kelly.puttock@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KP169896

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2017-07-18

We are delighted to be working with a nationally recognised leading Independent Consultancy that specialises in planning, design, environment and economics as they continue to attract exceptional talent into their expanding teams.

Working across a number of high profile sectors with a range of clients nationally; you will be a part of professional team that is known for delivery of architectural and urban design solutions to excellent standards.

Your role:

  • Understanding the urban masterplan/design project and conducting research into relevant technical urban design and planning issues.
  • Undertake the preparation of plans and drawings, together with design and access statements and other documents (as required under the direction of the project associate or director).
  • Work alongside project teams throughout the design process from brief development to site analysis, design development and the preparation of outline and detailed planning applications. 
  • The opportunity to have a growing responsibility for managing the project as instructed by the project associate or director. 
  • Demonstrate effective communication, attending meetings and public consultation events. Developing client relationships.
  • Have an increasing responsibility for the financial management of projects as you progress. 

Your Skills: 

  • Excellent design skills with an ability to resolve the diverse technical requirements of the project with the aspirations of place making. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well either individually or collaboratively within a team. 
  • Excellent presentation skills with a growing ability to undertake presentations to a range of audiences. 
  • Able to use a variety of media in the design development and documentation of a design project. 
  • Ability to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure while remaining calm and professional at all times. 
  • Good hand drawings skills and / or ability to use some of the following: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Vectorworks, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. 

Qualifications:

  • Degree level or equivalent with a post graduate qualification in Urban Design preferred.
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team, with exposure to leading projects.
  • Knowledge of current planning issues and regulatory framework

If you are looking to join an organisation that invests in its people, helps you to develop your career and has a nationally respected reputation then this is a role worth talking about.