We are recruiting for a Junior Urban Designer/Masterplanner to join one of the UK’s independently run Planning & Design Consultancy based in Birmingham City Centre. This is the chance to join a company that over 300 staff and 12 offices spread across the UK.

As the Junior Urban Designer, you will be joining the Birmingham office which consists of different teams including Architecture / Landscape Planning & Design / Urban Design / Master Planning and Graphics. The office is set up so that is an open plan which has created a sociable and friendly office. All staff is openly encouraged to develop as a person and within the company no matter who they are. There is a vast amount of opportunities for career and professional development.

Current projects include:

  • New Garden Village

  • Design Codes for new very largescale communities

  • Settlement for 5000 homes

For this position, you will be joining the Masterplanning team to work on a variety of projects including mixed-use developments, masterplans, layouts, and medium/large scale residential. Clients wise you can find yourself working on anything from national house builders, regional developers, and landowners.

The Junior Urban Designer role will involve:

  • Work on projects with national housing builders

  • Support with planning applications for new communities

  • Produce layouts for part or all the developments

  • Produce masterplan drawings, and illustrators for design’s

  • Work independently and within a team

The salary for this position ranges from £18,000-£26,000 and benefits include: Increasing yearly but starting at 23.5 Days Holiday + 8 Bank & Public Hol, Travel Allowance (depending on role), profit share, life assurance & company pension.

To be considered for this Junior Urban Designer position:

  • Have a design focus

  • A passion for master planning and detailing housing development

  • Strong technical skills and ability to work within a team

  • Ideally an MA or Diploma in Urban Design

  • Ability to use AutoCAD / InDesign / Photoshop

For more information on this position contact Tom Stewart at Konker Recruitment on (01392) (357565) or (07804) (477191)