Urban Designer - London

c.£35,000 - £48,000 DOE - Urban Designer
Ref: 1128 Date Posted: Thursday 19 Aug 2021
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Our client is an AJ100 practice in east London and is now looking for Urban Designers to join the studio. Ideally, this person will be immediately available/available at short notice. The studio is currently working from home, with access to the office as desired, and will be continuing to work 3 days from home and 2 in the office.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Carry out research projects that add evidence, and other types of value to the practice’s design projects. This will include formulating research tasks, undertaking quantitative and qualitative research, preparing presentation material for design teams, presenting to internal and external audiences, coordinating sub-consultants and general project coordination.

Key Tasks:

  • Develop an understanding of project briefs and support through research and wider analysis
  • Carry out literature research and review
  • Write concise reports/briefs
  • Present insights diagrammatically
  • Understand how and where to collect and analyse quantitative/qualitative data. (This includes familiarity with demographic data, census methodology etc.)
  • Assist with preparation of reports and project documentation
  • Attend and present at regular project meetings

Technical Skills required:

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel. SPSS (or similar) + any other SQL based database comes as a bonus. Scripting knowledge would be great
  • Basic knowledge in GIS software, some familiarity with CAD software would come as a bonus
  • Good knowledge in Adobe CC and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of planning policies and the UK planning process
  • Excellent 2D / 3D CAD skills preferable
  • 3D modeling skills in Sketchup, Rhino or Revit are preferable

 

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