Senior Urban Designer

£20-30 per hour
Closing date
22 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time
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Seeking a Senior Urban Designer for a fixed term contract (6 months)

As part of the architectural team, the Senior Urban Designer focuses on developing masterplans for medium- and large-scale projects in the UK and internationally. This role encompasses conceptual and strategic thinking, city-scale and regional Masterplanning, building design, and the production of detailed urban design guidelines and development frameworks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the lead for selected Masterplanning projects, managing both internal and external stakeholders to ensure delivery from concept through to detailed stages.
  • Design independently and as part of a wider team – understanding the full complexities of the urban design process, e.g. transport, economics, infrastructure, design codes and guidelines etc.
  • Build a network across the business and seek leadership opportunities by directing and supporting junior team members.
  • Make a positive contribution towards project meetings and client presentations.
  • Develop a working understanding of cost control, fee charging and project finance, and consider how project fees are maximised without threat to client relationship and repeat work.


  • Degree in urban planning/architecture/landscape architecture and an MA in urban design (or equivalent)
  • Proven experience in leading projects across a wide range of project sectors, including infrastructure/transport, urban regeneration, residential masterplanning and have worked across UK, Middle East, Asia and Africa
  • Advanced software skills, and are highly proficient in at least four of the following (Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Rhino, GIS software, CityEngine)

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