Current Roles

Residential Masterplanner / Senior Urban Designer

Salary: Circa £45K + Benefits

The Business

Our client is a design consultancy that operates throughout England and Wales which is owned by a well established Group business . The practice is looking to appoint an experienced Senior Master Planner / Urban Designer to further strengthen the existing design team based, which are based out of their Bedford office.

Role & Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be expected to help maintain and raise the design quality across the Group
  • Reporting directly to the Design Directors, the role will include the overseeing & preparation of conceptual urban design and planning work, feasibility studies, master planning, development briefs and design strategies
  • Manage and delegate projects in respect of timescales, client/consultant liaison, and meetings with local authority & project teams
  • Work from concept design through to detailed design, producing CAD drawings, 2D/3D graphic presentations and design narratives to budget and schedule
  • Interaction and communication with clients and consultants during the design phase and at presentations
  • Oversee and delegate work to more junior members of staff

Experience Requirements

  • Must be passionate about urban design and UK residential architecture
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience working on residential projects in the UK
  • Have a recognized urban design qualification
  • Can demonstrate good hand drawing ability to produce 1/500 scaled feasibility residential layouts
  • Proficient in Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Auto CAD and Sketch Up
  • A firm grasp of national and local design codes are essential
  • Proven professional experience working with UK house builders on high profile National Master Planning/Urban Design projects
  • Ability for researching and analysing project specific data and information to underpin the design proposition

The Opportunity

  • The chance to join a busy and fast growth design business
  • The security of being owned by a well established and successful Group consultancy business
  • Take a lead role in the future growth of the business
  • The opportunity to grow your skills and career through involvement in a wide range of strategic and detailed projects ranging from 5 units to mixed use developments of up to 200 Hectares

Please send your CV to George Woodward at Novo Executive Search. 

Engineering Design

Construction and Property


Job Ref No: GW Masterplanning/Urban Design

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