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At HAUS, we always connect Senior Urban Designers with London’s best planning consultancies and architecture firms. And since our recruiters come from a design background, having all worked in various practices before moving into recruitment, we know the industry and can offer honest, credible advice on your next career move. We’re a down-to-earth bunch who speak to clients and candidates as real people. This means no jargon, no waffle and no fluff – just a genuine passion for the industry and its people. Our job board below displays our list of current list of Senior Urban Designer jobs in London. Before applying, please take a look at our Architectural CV Guide for top tips from our expert recruiters to ensure you’re demonstrating your skills in the best way.
What is a Senior Urban Designer?
Senior Urban Designers will typically have at least five years’ experience in the field and a track record of delivering successful projects across a variety of environments, scales and complexities. As key members of the design team, Senior Urban Designers are often required to lead urban designs team in the delivery of masterplans and visions for projects that deliver places of value in towns and cities.
Duties of a Senior Urban Designer
Having enjoyed a career as an Urban Designer, this more senior position comes with a new set of challenges and with far more project responsibilities. You will have substantial input on masterplanning projects from inception to completion, usually with a particular emphasis on leading teams; managing and motivating junior designers. You will also play a central role in client management and satisfaction; maintaining and growing existing relationships, while identifying future opportunities.
Skills and Competencies
Senior Urban Designers will be expected to have a strong urban design background, usually gained across a number of sectors such as residential, mixed use, retail, employment, and leisure. Confident in presenting complex plans, the role will typically require an ability to deliver innovative design solutions and detailed planning applications. On top of this, excellent communication skills, report writing ability and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, CAD and Sketch Up are highly desirable skills.
How much do Senior Urban Designers get paid in the UK?
Salaries for Senior Urban Designers in the UK can range from around £36,000 to £46,000 per year, as indicated by our Salary Guide. Designed to help ensure candidates are getting the right wage, the guide provides a handy overview of the average salaries for professionals working across the architectural spectrum in the UK.
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HAUS Careers is an Architecture and Design recruitment agency in London. We are a team of ex-industry professionals with varied backgrounds and specialist knowledge in a multiplicity of sectors. At HAUS we love design and have a passion for great Architecture.
Our varied backgrounds and relevant experience allow for a deeper understanding of our industry. Our expert knowledge of Architecture, BIM, Landscape, Interior Design, Urban Design and Creative Support allows us to identify talented professionals and the best practices.
We work with London’s best practices and ensure our candidates are always placed in the right environment. We have a great relationship with both our clients and candidates for this exact reason. We are always looking for the most talented designers and professionals to ensure our industry’s future continues to grow.
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