Join Our Team: Graduate Urban Designer & Urban Designer

  • 17 Nov 2021 by Editor

Due to an increase in our team’s secured workload, we have two vacancies available at our Manchester studio; Urban Designer and Graduate Urban Designer.

URBAN DESIGNER

Key Responsibilities

Urban Green is seeking a talented Graduate Urban Designer and Urban Designer to join our multi-disciplinary team, in response to an increase in secured contracts. Our current portfolio includes a wide variety of projects and clients particularly in the masterplanning, housing and urban regeneration sectors.

You will support on all urban design related matters; working closely with the team to interpret client briefs, adopting creative design solutions and adding value.

Essential Requirements

  • Post-graduate qualification in urban design with a background in architecture, landscape architecture or planning (or have significant relevant experience in the field of planning / urban design experience in lieu of a professional qualification);
  • 2+ years’ urban design experience of delivering projects of various scales;
  • Lead and manage on all urban design related matters;
  • Experience of delivering written reps, site promotion, outline planning and detailed planning across the following sectors; residential, commercial, mixed-use and industrial;
  • Experience of stakeholder consultation;
  • Ability to interpret briefs and develop strong concepts;
  • Ability to innovate, provide solutions and add value;
  • Deliver design excellence and design flair;
  • Strong working knowledge of the planning system and UK design standards;
  • Excellent illustrative and presentation skills;
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Self-motivated with excellent organisational and time management skills;
  • Friendly and creative team player, and open to sharing ideas;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work across a range of projects;
  • Excellent CAD (2D and 3D), Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp skills; and
  • Assist in business development activities and fee proposals relating to urban design as required.

Urban Green offers a competitive rewards and benefits package, access to a range of individual and professional development opportunities and the guarantee of an engaging and supportive working environment. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

GRADUATE URBAN DESIGNER

Essential Requirements

  • Post-graduate qualification in urban design;
  • Support on urban design related matters;
  • Ability to interpret briefs and develop strong concepts;
  • Ability to innovate, provide solutions and add value;
  • Deliver design excellence and design flair;
  • Understanding of the planning system and UK design standards;
  • Excellent illustrative and presentation skills;
  • Experience of report writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Self-motivated with excellent organisational and time management skills;
  • Friendly and creative team player, and open to sharing ideas;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work across a range of projects; and
  • Excellent CAD (2D and 3D), Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp skills.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of stakeholder consultation.

How to Apply

Please send a bespoke and compelling covering letter and CV/portfolio by email to hello@weareurbangreen.co.uk. The closing date is 4 January 2022. No postal copies. No agencies.

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