Senior Urban Designer - BDP

London, Clerkenwell
Permanent, Full Time

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and creative Urban Designer with substantial design experience to join our London studio.

You will work with urban design colleagues alongside town planners, architects, landscape architects and other professionals on a wide variety of exciting projects. Our work is varied and includes masterplans and regeneration frameworks for public and private sector clients in the UK and around the world. At the moment we’re playing a part in NLA’s ‘insight study’ – London’s Towns Shaping the Polycentric City where our proposals for Hale Village and West Norwood are included as exemplar projects.

Away from London we’re preparing a vision and development strategy for Basing View in Basingstoke and a large residential masterplan for Ashchurch. Overseas we’re helping prepare the masterplan for Ibn Haldun University Istanbul and collaborating with our Japanese colleagues at Nippon Koei on proposals for Bach Dang waterfront in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

By undertaking a variety of duties on a range of projects across multiple sectors, you will develop your skills and experience in a supportive environment, while making a key contribution to the urban design team in the London office.


About you

You will be an experienced urban designer with substantial experience gained at a leading practice. You will have a strong academic background along with a passion for urban design, regeneration and sustainability, and will be enthusiastic about delivering design solutions within the interdisciplinary BDP ethos.  Experience in the residential sector is an advantage.

As an enthusiastic team player, you will enjoy working in a collaborative team environment to tight deadlines and demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels and backgrounds, including the design team, clients and external consultants.  You will also be expected to respond to new job opportunities.


About us

BDP has a dedicated Urban Design team within its London Urbanism Studio. This brings together the expertise of landscape architects, urban planners and urban designers to deliver imaginative development frameworks, masterplans and regeneration strategies.

Urbanism is an integral part of BDP’s multi-disciplinary offer, with a strong external profile and reputation, working with public and private sector clients on a challenging range of projects across the UK and abroad and is able to drive positive urban change through our integrated approach to design; creating places for people to experience and enjoy in the process.


BDP offers

In return, BDP offers an excellent opportunity for your personal development as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, profit share, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions and a dynamic working environment in the heart of Clerkenwell.


To Apply

Please visit via our web complete our online application form, please ensure that you enclose a CV and relevant examples of work that demonstrate your design skills, also stating why you believe you are suitable for the position. Please include your salary expectations.


This position is based on a full time permanent contract.

BDP is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies or third party applications please.