Urban Design Consultant - LDA Design

LDA Design

We are looking for a talented Urban Designer who shares our appetite for design and placemaking to join our new Manchester design studio. You will form part of a growing team within a creative and collaborative environment, contributing to some of the UK’s most exciting development and regeneration projects. We are ideally looking for an individual with between 2 and 4 years experience within a consultancy environment, however above all we are looking for passionate and talented designers who are able to demonstrate experience of masterplanning and design at a range of scales, including town/city centre regeneration, urban extensions and smaller scale residential developments.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and creative urban professional to play a key part in the creative direction of a major new urban design and landscape studio in Manchester, as well developing their own design and leadership skills in our design focussed studio. We can offer a diverse portfolio of projects and great opportunities for professional and career development within a highly collaborative studio environment.

Key requirements are:

  • Passionate about the built environment with a genuine interest in how places change and develop
  • An open and inquisitive mindset with the ability to work collaboratively to deliver great design
  • Experience of and/or the confidence to liaise with senior members of staff and clients in order to deliver critical critical stages of work on time and within budget
  • A qualification in urban design and practical experience within a consultancy environment
  • A background in architecture or landscape architecture is beneficial but not essential
  • Excellent graphic, written and communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the appetite to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A background in architecture or landscape architecture is beneficial but not essential

Interested?  Then please email your CV, a brief introduction to who you are and why you do what you do and a portfolio showcasing some of your best work (5MB max) to Anne South at:

If you would like to discuss this roles before submitting your application, please contact Mark Graham in our Manchester studio on 0161 359 5684.

www.lda-design.co.uk   LDA Design is an equal opportunities employer.