Urban Designer
Flood Modeller
London, United Kingdom Countrywide,United Kingdom
4d ago

Your Impact :

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed today and into tomorrow.

With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Everything is urban. Cities are growing and evolving, becoming more influential and requiring integrated thinking around how they expand.

Jacobs is seeking an experienced Urban Designer to join it’s growing team in London. Our strategy considers how we can shape regions and cities holistically as well as set the agenda to create better urban environments.

The Cities team is a new studio created within Jacobs, integrating strategic design-led thinking with the company's multi-disciplinary background.

Working with private and public sectors in the UK and internationally, the team are examining how new housing and jobs, place making, health and well-being should be linked to infrastructure opportunities, bringing a new direction to Jacobs' outlook in Europe and creating an impetus for our cities to thrive.

As Cities team member, you will be working within a newly created London studio space, designed to encourage a collaborative working environment.

You will be working as part of a team of highly creative designers alongside economists, environmentalists, transport engineers and other disciplines with the opportunity to lead projects and define research areas within the studio.

We have a number of opportunities of differing scales in Europe, North America and the Middle East.

Here's What You'll Need :

  • A post-graduate degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design or Architecture
  • Professional experience on multi-disciplinary, urban-scale projects within a consultancy environment
  • Proven design skills, incorporating city analysis, urban design, master planning and public realm
  • Strong software skills in Autodesk / Esri, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D and parametric software
  • A creative, conceptual approach to urban design
  • Inquisitive attitude to our cities, how they are evolving and what are their influences
  • A team player with excellent communication and presentation skills
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