Senior Urban Designer
I have been retained by a leading multi-disciplinary practice to search for senior urban designers for their Edinburgh office
Job and Person Specification
The role will be predominantly working on mixed-use development masterplans and layouts in the Scottish and North of England markets. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for the right candidate to be involved in high profile residential projects and to develop their skills whilst working in a multi-disciplinary and supportive team environment. The successful candidate will have proven professional experience in a design role and will be fully AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup fluent. The successful candidate will be technically proficient, enthusiastic and understand place making.
Key responsibilities of the role include: • Working predominantly on medium and large scale residential and mixed-use masterplans and housing layouts • Contributing to the design process by producing masterplans, diagrams and documents • Producing outstanding work to a specific brief and within tight deadlines The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: • Experience working on UK residential and mixed-use development masterplans and a proven track record in the delivery of Urban Design or Masterplanning projects • An understanding of Architecture and an ability to develop detailed codes and 3D briefs • A strong design background, ideally with an MA or Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Design • Excellent written communication skills • An awareness of Planning issues and Local Authority design standards in layouts • Ability to produce high quality hand drawings • Fluency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Sketchup (Revit would be beneficial) If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity and have the required skills and experience, please get in touch with Kerry in the London office for more details