Hunter Dunning

Senior Technical Designer

£48,000 - £52,000
31 Jan 2017
28 Feb 2017
Contract Type

This is an opportunity to join a reputable AJ100, high-end Residential name, with the chance to work on a number of international and Prime London projects! Looking to take a lead role within the delivery team, working on a variety of small and large scale high quality housing? This role could be your perfect fit.

With over 16 years’ experience on a wide range of projects across the UK and overseas, my client has built a reputation for producing exciting, contemporary architecture and interiors. Their portfolio includes apartment buildings, individual houses and penthouses, as well as affordable housing. A range of mixed use and non-residential projects also showcase their versatility. With collaborations with some of the most reputable practices in the UK, including Stanton Williams, Gensler and DSDHA, my client delivers an outstanding service and produces work of a high standard of quality. With particular emphasis on bespoke, prime residential property, an opportunity now exists for a Senior Technical Designer, with extensive delivery experience and fantastic Revit ability, to join their London office.

Role & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be brought in to work predominantly within the delivery stages, of a number of live projects they currently have running. You will be brought in to work on a wide range of new high-end residential and hospitality projects, based within the Greater London area, with values of £1 million – £50 million. The ideal candidate will have worked in a small to medium sized practice, specialising in prime residential or other high specification bespoke projects (i.e. hotels) and will have excellent experience working on detailed technical construction information for projects. You will be using Revit across all projects in house and should be expected to confidently produce visuals of the highest standard. Confidence is key for this role, as you will be required to mentor/train more junior members of the team, as well as liaise with contractors and clients on a regular basis.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A confident communicator that is happy to be hands on
  • Fluent in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up and Adobe Creative Suite
  • A minimum of 5 years professional UK working experience
  • Extensive experience working on high-end residential or high-end hotel projects within the UK
  • Be able to demonstrate 3 + projects worked on with Revit
  • Have an eye for good design and detailing, as well as fantastic Technical knowledge
  • Be particularly confident in technical design and construction stages
  • Confident client facing
  • Professional, demonstrable experience running projects all the way through (from conception to completion)
  • Be comfortable mentoring juniors
  • Have excellent verbal and written English
  • Experience working on complicated existing buildings
  • Have a keen interest in design

Unfortunately, applicants without Revit will not be considered for this role.

Salary & Package

£48,000 – £52,000 DOE

Soft Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, the practice arranges regular social events throughout the year and is recognised for their conscious participation in regular Charity challenges. A European trip is organized by the practice each year, rewarding all 32 staff for their hard working efforts, whilst visiting architecture of inspiration along the way. This is a multi-award winning practice, with a strong reputation for regular competition wins and a particular emphasis on team work and creating a friendly working environment.

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