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Urban Designer - Tower Hamlets, London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £35,000 - £40,000
  • Ref 14735
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Urban Designer Job in Tower Hamlets, London

An award-winning AJ100 international placemaking practice of architects and masterplanners, established 30 years ago is seeking an experienced Urban Designer job available to join their dynamic team in their London studio.

This renowned practice, comprising just under 100 people, undertakes placemaking projects at every scale, from cities and towns to neighbourhoods, streets, and individual buildings.

The successful Urban Designer will be integrated into a blended team of Urban Designers and Architects, with support from graphics, visualisation, admin, and IT teams. Although the practice does not have in-house landscape or planning teams, it values collaboration and creative problem-solving, encouraging communication and team effort.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Producing layouts, parameter plans, and land budget plans
  • Writing reports for Design and Access Statements (DAS) and Design Codes
  • Managing projects with supervision, demonstrating the ability to hit the ground running
  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team, including Architects, Urban Designers, and support staff.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3 years post-qualified experience within a design practice, specifically working on large-scale urban design and masterplanning projects in the UK
  • Proficiency in producing layouts, parameter plans, and land budget plans is essential
  • Evidence of report writing for Design and Access Statements (DAS) and Design Codes (Design Code experience is beneficial but not essential)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, CAD, and hand-drawing
  • Experience in residential-led, mixed-use projects and large-scale master plans
  • An architecture background is preferred but not mandatory.

What you get back

  • Salary of £35,000 – £40,000
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Flexible working
  • 25 Days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Health insurance & Life assurance
  • Annual Summer and Christmas parties
  • Social events throughout the year.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Terms: A candidate is deemed to have been successfully placed once they have started a new job as a result of an introduction made by Hunter Dunning and when they’ve successfully completed the probation period.

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