An Urban Designer is required for an award-winning architectural practice based on the outskirts of Southampton. Due to a growing in-house team, this practice is now looking to take on an Urban Designer to join them.

This practice has two offices across the UK and employs over 55 staff. They are known for providing services within the architectural, sustainability and urban design sectors. They are currently going through a strong growth period and have an ever-growing portfolio. Projects wise they work on anything from residential, care homes, retirement villages, master planning, and urban design.

As the Urban Designer, your responsibilities will include working on master plans and detailed design for housing developments throughout the UK. You will also look at the overall designs and reviews to improve any existing development and give advice on going projects. Ideally, you will have a good feel and flair for landscape as well as architectural design and masterplanning skills

The salary for this position ranges from £22,000 to £35,000 depending on previous experience.

The practice can offer you regular support and mentoring and believe in progressing from within. They also offer a great benefits package including a bonus, company pension and flexible working hours.

The role of the Urban Designer will involve:

  • Working on Masterplans for housing developments throughout the UK

  • Working on detailed designs for a range of projects

  • Bring flair and passion to the architectural and masterplanning design

  • Look at the overall design and review any existing developments

  • Regularly communicate and liaise with different stakeholders of projects and staff within the practice

To Be Considered: Urban designer

  • Degree or professional qualification in Planning and/or Urban Design

  • Recent and relevant planning / urban design experience

  • Sound technical ability in planning / urban design work

  • Experience in dealing with local planning and highway authorities and good negotiating skills

  • Live within a commutable area of Southampton

For More Information

Contact Curtis Hunter at Konker Recruitment on (020) 3858 8036 / (07954) 111664 or apply directly to the position

REF: Southampton | Urban Designer | 880039