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Urban Designer

Urban Designer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £33 - £36 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

  • Contact email:

    joannes@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

  • Job ref:

    JS/082147

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-12

  • Start date:

    2019-04-01

URBAN DESIGNER - LONDON

Our Client is an international Project management, Engineering and Design business.   The Architecture & Masterplanning side of the business is a national practice of over 400 Professional employees.  They operate from 12 regional offices in the UK and have a wide variety of skills such as Architects, Building Surveyors, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Urban Designers and Master planners. 

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Urban Designer to help deliver ambitious masterplanning projects internationally.  Our Client has major current commissions in the Middle East and in other regions and this role is to support a growing world-class team focussed on design excellence. 

We are looking for someone to:
• Support lead designer / masterplanners
• Provide creative influence on design projects
• Take ownership of tasks
• Support the discipline director in preparing client presentations

The masterplanning team primarily focuses on large scale complex project internationally from the London office, where the role will be based.

Background in Architecture or Landscape with a Master’s degree in Urban Design or equivalent;
Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience;

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Rhino with a working knowledge of Grasshopper,
• Revit (having implemented on projects)
• Adobe Creative Suite
• AutoCAD and Sketchup
• GIS

SOFTWARE SKILLS ADVANTAGE / GOOD TO HAVE:

• 3D Max
• Rendering tools like Vray
• Dynamo for Revit
• Python
• Excellent hand drawing skills (architecture / landscape)

SOFT SKILLS:

• Enthusiastic, highly motivated, proactive and eager to learn;
• Comfortable taking on new challenges;
• Work collaboratively, well organized and keen of taking ownership of tasks and deadlines;
• Seeking new ways to innovate and inspire the team;
• Interest in urbanism;

LANGUAGES:

• Written and speaking and written proficiency in English;
• Written and speaking proficiency in Arabic or French would be advantageous;

Strong portfolio of work which demonstrate individual’s design and technical capabilities at all stages of projects. The portfolio should showcase a variety of projects at a range of scales and types with strong focus on major developments and regeneration;

There will be a task based evaluation during the interview;






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