Senior Designer

Location: London
Job Code: 832


NBBJ is an award-winning global design and architecture firm, a creative company fueled by ideas, and a place where everyone is empowered to contribute to create a better practice.  Recognized as one of the world’s most innovative architecture firms by Fast Company, we have partnered with some of the world’s leading companies and institutions – Google, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford and leading UK and international healthcare providers – to set new standards for performance, organizational culture, health and wellness, and technology/data-driven design..

NBBJ – London has an excellent opportunity for you to join our studio in a Senior Designer to work on complex UK and International Higher Education and Science projects.

NBBJ is a design-driven practice seeking top talent; our work requires high-performance designers who possess strong communication skills and graphic abilities, as well as the ability to work within multiple platforms and understand a holistic approach to design.

Your New Role:

  • Lead and oversee the design of Higher Education and Science projects of various sizes and complexities, for academic, institutional and commercial clients within the studio
  • Foster and develop design talent within the studio, leading project design teams with enthusiasm and setting standards for professional and creative rigour
  • Participate in work-winning pursuits developing design proposals for bids, presenting at interviews, engaging with clients face to face
  • Plan and lead research to discover new and innovative insights for design practice
  • Remain abreast of industry trends and challenges
  • Participate with the HE Practice Leader/Market Leader in business development activities

What you will Need to Succeed:

  • 10+ years of professional experience, primarily in Higher Education, Science, R&D sectors
  • Registered Architect (ARB or equivalent)
  • LEED Accreditation is a plus
  • Strong conceptual design and schematic design skills
  • Strong analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and graphic communication skills; ability to work within diverse teams of designers
  • Capability to prepare design and construction documents and coordinate specifications
  • Proficiency in Revit with 3D modeling skills (eg: Grasshopper and Rhino)
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchup, 3DS Max
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to lead/participate in multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, open environment
  • Willingness and ability to participate in industry speaking or presentation engagements
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Current permission to work in the UK essential

***** NO agencies, Please

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