Senior Urban Designer

England, London, East London
£28 - £34 per hour
23 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Public Sector Team
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Officer, Planner

Our client is based in East London, right in the heart of London's most rapidly developing area. The Borough they occupy has more green space than any other inner London Borough. As a developing area they are experiencing rapid economic growth, particularly in the tech, media, fashion and other creative industries.

They are looking for an established Urban Designer / Architect to join the team until at least the end of March 2018. Your work will focus on urban design and sustainability and the role will sit within a newly established 'Growth' team. The multidisciplinary team comprises architects, urban designers, landscape architects, conservation specialists and sustainability experts and this is an excellent opportunity to be at the forefront of key project work that they undertake.

On a day to day basis you can expect to be involved with:

- Negotiation and determination of urban design and architectural matters related to a range of planning applications
- Attending 'design surgery' sessions
- Preparing strategic urban design briefs
- Undertaking design research as

To carry out this role you will need to hold a relevant degree level qualification in Architecture, Urban Design, Planning or equivalent. You will need experience using GIS mapping software (or similar) as well as design package such as Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Sketch-up

It's important that you are comfortable with multi project workload and that you can work well under pressure when required. The ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast moving multi-disciplinary team environment is essential. Previous London based experience would be an advantage.

The rate will be at least £28/hr.