Senior Urban Designer

Location:  Cardiff, Wales

Job Ref: 12195


Job title: Senior Urban Designer


Location: Cardiff


Rate: Competitive


Term: Permanent


Job Summary:


Our client is an independent multi-disciplinary consultancy, seeking to appoint a Senior Urban Designer to join their expanding team in Cardiff.


The successful candidate will have a degree in Urban Design and proven experience within a consultancy. Experience should include strategic and detailed design, planting, construction, contract management and site supervision. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a variety of urban and landscape design projects both in the UK and internationally. Clients include local councils, Welsh government and private sector developers.


Responsibilities / Accountabilities:


The Senior Urban Designer will:


  • Project manage urban design and landscape inputs with limited supervision.
  • Work within a range of sectors including water, transport, residential and mixed use.
  • Deliver masterplanning, public realm and consultation.
  • Mentor junior members of the team.
  • Build their own network of contacts and maintain client relationships.
  • Have some financial and staff management responsibilities.


Qualifications / Experience:


The Senior Urban Designer will have:


  • A degree in Urban Design, with an additional qualification in architecture/planning/landscape being advantageous.
  • Experience of strategic and detailed design, planting, construction, contract management and site supervision.
  • Experience of landscape design would be desirable.
  • Excellent graphic and written skills, with knowledge of programmes such as AutoCAD and Adobe (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop).
  • Experience of mentoring staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading consultancy, offering one of the best benefits packages in the sector. 

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