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Designer (Space Planner) - London - Permanent - £Competitive salary

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Designer (Space Planner) – London – Permanent - £Competitive salary

Our client a leading Architectural practice in London is seeking a Designer/ Space Planner to join their award winning and modern practice.

(This role would also suit a recent graduate)

Responsibilities

  • Exploring the spatial design of office buildings, research and education facilities, leisure and living environments across the world
  • Working effectively as part of an integrated project team of architects, designers, consultants, stakeholders and clients
  • Undertaking strategic space planning studies and floorplan analysis exercises across a range of projects
  • Preparing developing and editing CAD drawing, excel spreadsheets and documents
  • Undertaking benchmarking, best practice and trend analysis for space planning, furniture selection and interior space specification across a range of building typologies
  • Developing and advancing the Workplace Consultancy offer through proactively exploring and developing best practice

Qualities and skills required

Essential

  • Previous space planning experience
  • Excellent CAD and drafting skills
  • Proficient in Excel and working with numerical data
  • Excellent research, data analysis and report writing capabilities
  • Excellent design capabilities, creativity and attention to detail
  • Able to fully understand client needs and how this affects the development of design solutions
  • Strong understanding of current and evolving best practice in space planning
  • Keen to learn from and be inspired by others and to contribute to the learning and development of others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to manage and prioritise tasks and time efficiently
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands and able to prioritise duties and work under pressure
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Methodical and accurate and consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible attitude
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally
  • Able to remain calm and resilient at all times
  • Appreciation of, and commitment to the business of the Practice
  • Empathy with a creative environment
  • Able to travel internationally on a regular basis

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world leader in Architecture and become part of an award winning team

Please contact Jon Janes on  0207 415 7182 or email jon@velocityrecruitment.co.uk for more information.

Velocity Recruitment