We are currently looking for Urban Designers to join our small friendly multidisciplinary team based in our Nottingham office, situated in the heart of the Lace Market.
Lathams is a multi-disciplinary built environment design practice consisting of architects, urban designers, planners and heritage consultants. We specialise in the re-use of existing buildings, the contextual design of new buildings and providing evidence-based guidance for areas facing change.
Our urban design and planning work includes: design guides and briefs; masterplans and development frameworks; public realm strategies; historic area assessments; conservation area appraisals and townscape, heritage and visual impacts assessments. We also undertake research into areas which such, design quality and building re-use. We work extensively with local authorities, commercial partners and others to produce area strategies and project feasibility studies which often help to unlock both detailed design development and funding.
We are currently engaged in the process of transitioning the practice to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). This presents an exciting opportunity for us to push the practice into the future as a collaborative and equitable endeavour. Lathams are an equal opportunities employer, committed to developing a supportive and diverse workforce. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.
Given the nature of the practice and our workload, the successful candidate will need to be interested in architectural design, building re-use and conservation, as well as urban design, and be willing to contribute to diverse range of projects.
You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Trust and will be involved in shaping our Urban Design sector strategy. You will hold a recognised UK degree or postgraduate qualification in Urban Design.
Your qualities and skills must include:
Collaborative; Keen to learn; Self-motivated; Written skills; Graphic skills; Analytic skills.
Lathams use Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up and the Adobe Creative Suite. You should, as a minimum, be proficient in Adobe and willing to learn other necessary software packages as required.
• Competitive salary
• Pension contribution at 3% of salary
• Generous annual leave
• Flexible and hybrid working
• Financial support with approved training and education
If joining our team is of any interest, please apply with a cover letter, CV and edited portfolio to Ann Cullen at
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If you would like to discuss the opportunity before applying, please call Jon Phipps on:
0115 648 5012