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Urban Designer

  • Salary: £22000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job reference: BBBH372510_1520340955

Job description

Anderselite have pleasure in supporting an established Masterplanning team who have an exciting opportunity for a talented, creative and passionate Urban Designer to join their Bristol studio team.

The Bristol office is made up of approximately 50 people spanning Architecture, Urban Design/Masterplanning, Landscape, Town planning, Graphic Design and Secretarial support. The office is open plan and benefits from a friendly and sociable atmosphere and require an individual to join them to work on medium and large scale residential and mixed use development masterplans and layouts for UK projects. The team provides invaluable assistance to their clients, and in return enjoy outstanding professional development and career opportunities.


The successful candidate will be design orientated and will have excellent technical skills and a strong team capability. Key responsibilities of the role include:
* Working on UK projects (predominantly for national housebuilders) supporting with planning applications for new communities formed through housing-led developments of between 200 and 8,000 dwellings
* Conducting site, context and character appraisals to inform the design for new developments
* Working up masterplan drawings, design strategies and detailed illustrations to support design principles
* Producing indicative layouts for either parts of or whole developments
* Colouring drawings by hand or using design software
* Supporting with the production/testing of concepts for the arrangement of landuses on site
* Supporting with the production of comprehensive design and access statements comprising written and graphic outputs
* Assisting the team to produce comprehensive Design Codes
* Working alongside local communities and other stakeholders through collaborative design workshops and public exhibitions
* Liaising with other technical professionals to ensure technical deliverability of projects


The ideal candidate will ideally have;
* Have either an MA or Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Design
* Be fluent in AutoCad, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketchup, Illustrator and Microsoft Packages
* Be able to produce detailed work to a specific brief within tight deadlines
* Have a strong eye for detail
* Have an awareness and interest in developing sustainable communities
* Have excellent team working skills
* Be a good communicator
* Be willing to learn new skills and techniques
* Be organised and have good time management skills
* Be willing to travel to the Midlands regularly

Excellent salary and rewards package available and tailored for the right person. Ongoing training and development provided.

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