Architectural Technician/Urban Designer

Architectural Technician/Urban Designer
Cambridge
Posted 3 years ago

Architectural Technician/Urban Designer

Location: Cambridge, UK

Salary: £22,000.00 – £25,000.00 Per Annum

Job Level: Associate

Start Date: Immediately

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Industry: Archecture & Planning

Function: Construction & Engineering

Description

Purpose of Role: To support the project team to deliver the very highest quality urban design work within the group

Duties & Responsibilities

• To develop an understanding of the urban design/masterplan project and conduct research into relevant technical, urban design and planning issues.
• To support the of specifications, plans and drawings together with development briefs, design statements, design codes and other documents as required under supervision.

• To support project teams throughout the design process from brief development to site analysis, design development and the preparation of planning applications.
• To contribute or otherwise assist with the tasks for preparing work and managing the project under supervision.
• Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration with full design team and others.
• Follow a set technical approach for design and drawing production.
• Gain a thorough knowledge of and compliance with group procedures and standards including compliance with Quality Management System and Health and Safety requirements.

Skills & Qualities

• Able to demonstrate the desire to undertake the above responsibilities.
• Good design skills with an interest in resolving the diverse technical requirements of the project with the aspirations of place making.
• Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well either individually or in a team.
• Good verbal, graphic and written communication skills.
• A passion for deliverable design and a proven ability to communicate ideas in a clear and exciting way.

• An interest in working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
• Able to use a variety of media in the design development and documentation of a design project.
• Resilience to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure while remaining calm and professional at all times.
• Flexible attitude.
• Ability to use some of the following: PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Vectorworks, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
• An aspiration to progress within their career and a commitment to on-going professional development.

Qualifications & Experience

• Education to degree level in Urban Design. The role would also suit a graduate Architect (Part 2) or Landscape Architect graduate. Other qualifications and experience would be considered on an individual basis.
• Relevant industry related work experience would be advantageous.

Training

For each tier in the team, the company will provide appropriate levels of support, guidance and supervision. As a graduate Urban Designer or Technician, there will be a higher level of guidance and supervision to help to develop the best talent. There will be on-the-job and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

This description reflects the main activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the team/office may be required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and
where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs.

Location: Cambridge, UK

Salary: £22,000.00 – £25,000.00 Per Annum

Job Level: Associate

Start Date: Immediately

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Industry: Archecture & Planning

Function: Construction & Engineering

Application Questions – 
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  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor’s?
  • How many years of graduate Architect (Part 2) or Landscape Architect graduate experience do you have?
  • How many years of Relevant industry related work experience do you have?
  • How many years of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Vectorworks, SketchUp experience do you have?
  • How many years of Autocad experience do you have?
  • How many years of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following licence or certification: legal to work in the UK?
  • Are you in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire?
  • Do you speak fluent English?

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