Urban Designer/ Masterplanner

Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
£25000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
16 Sep 2017
Closes
14 Oct 2017
Ref
AC234235
Contact
Alice Cook
Sector
Architecture
Job Type
Permanent

Urban Designer/ Masterplanner

Bedfordshire

Ref: AC234235

Salary: £25,000- 34,000 (& 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 Urban Designer to join their busy Urban and Architectural design team which is based within Bedfordshire.

Ideally, you will have a number of years' worth of experience within practice working on masterplanning and urban design schemes. Ideally this experience will be within the residential and mixed-use sectors.

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 Urban Designer/ Masterplanner 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 Urban Design/ Masterplanner role: Bedford, St Albans, High Wycombe, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Luton, Hitchin, Bletchley, Kettering

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 Urban Designer/ Masterplanner position, please call ALICE on (01792) 365109 or alternatively, could you please e-mail your CV to: alice.cook@penguinrecruitment.co.uk