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Senior Urban Designer

London, United Kingdom

  • Job number: 04401
  • Job field: Construction Planning
  • Job posted: 12/12/19
  • Job status: 11/01/20
  • Job schedule: Full-time

Mace Design are recruiting for an experienced/senior Urban Designer to join their rapidly growing business. You will be part of a recently formed Urban Design & Masterplanning team and will be involved in its future direction and growth. You will be exposed to a wide variety of projects and clients and will have the opportunity to be seen as a disrupter and thought leader in the industry.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working under the Head of Urban Design and taking control of a section of project work;
  • To influence and helping to lead the direction of the team;
  • Help the Head of Urban Design to mentor junior staff;
  • Providing role specific technical expertise in urban design and act as focal point for all technical design related matters on projects or delegate such responsibility to project based design manager;
  • Seeking out innovative ways of working and identifying research to expand the body of knowledge in the industry;
  • Assisting in the work winning process by providing technical support to the Mace bid team and where requested fulfil the role of bid lead;
  • Managing multiple smaller projects (with or without project based project management). This will be decided on a project basis;
  • Assisting the Head of Urban Design and the Design Director in the implementation of continuous improvement programmes;
  • Interfacing with design teams/designers both within and outside of a specific projects structure;
  • Interfacing with third parties including statutory approving bodies on design related matters.

The requirements

Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include:

  • Friendly and creative team player, and open to sharing ideas
  • Able to work under pressure, use initiative and manage their time
  • Out of the box thinker and happy to work in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent drawing and graphic skills, with the ability to produce diagrams, prepare and write design reports and presentations
  • Minimum of 5 years of urban design/masterplanning experience;
  • Strong housing focus;
  • Knowledge of UK design standards and the planning system;
  • Extensive proven experience in delivering projects at various scales;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English;
  • Ability to manage time, workload, and be able to work within a team to multiple deadlines;
  • Strong CAD/REVIT/Adobe skills.
  • Postgraduate degree in Urban Design
  • Job number: 04401
  • Job field: Construction Planning
  • Job posted: 12/12/19
  • Job status: 11/01/20
  • Job schedule: Full-time


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