Senior Urban Designer - Mace Design

Mace Design, part of Mace Consultancy is a specialist urban design, architectural and engineering team and an integral part of the Mace family. We deliver projects nationally for both public and private sectors including government departments, local authorities and private developers. Our work includes town centre frameworks, site development strategies and bringing forward new communities.

At Mace, we work diligently to build strong client relationships through open and honest communication, to exceed delivery expectations and to attract and retain the best and brightest in the industry. We are committed to nurturing a collaborative and client focused culture that treats every engagement as a new opportunity to deliver better and smarter.

We have a bold vision to be the most trusted and respected provider in the construction industry. We want the experience of working with us to be so responsive, so refreshingly open and transparent and so enjoyable from start to finish that it raises not only our client’s perceptions of us, but also of the fit-out and refurbishment sector as a whole.

Be a part of our consultancy business that has delivered some of the most recognised and celebrated projects. 

Senior Urban Designer

Mace Design are recruiting for an experienced/senior Urban Designer to join their rapidly growing business. You will be part of a recently formed Urban Design & Masterplanning team and will be involved in its future direction and growth. You will be exposed to a wide variety of projects and clients and will have the opportunity to be seen as a disrupter and thought leader in the industry.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working under the Head of Urban Design and taking control of a section of a very large project of work across a framework of projects;
  • Providing role specific technical expertise in urban design and act as focal point for all technical design related matters on projects or delegate such responsibility to project based design manager;
  • Seeking out innovative ways of working and identifying research to expand the body of knowledge in the industry;
  • Assisting in the work winning process by providing technical support to the Mace bid team and where requested fulfil the role of bid lead;
  • Managing multiple smaller projects (with or without project based project management). This will be decided on a project basis;
  • Assisting the Head of Urban Design and the Design Director in the implementation of continuous improvement programmes;
  • Interfacing with design teams/designers both within and outside of a specific projects structure;
  • Interfacing with third parties including statutory approving bodies on design related matters.

Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include:

  • Friendly and creative team player, and open to sharing ideas
  • Able to work under pressure, use initiative and manage their time
  • Out of the box thinker and happy to work in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent drawing and graphic skills, with the ability to produce diagrams, design reports and presentations
  • Minimum of 5 years of urban design/masterplanning experience;
  • Knowledge of UK design standards and the planning system
  • Extensive proven experience in delivering projects at various scales;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English
  • Ability to manage time, workload, and be able to work within a team to multiple deadlines
  • Strong CAD/REVIT/Adobe skills.

Qualifications: Postgraduate degree in Urban Design