Design Assistant

Year out Student Placement - Design Assistant
£24,654 per Annum plus excellent benefits
12 month fixed term contract

Are you a recent urban design/architecture graduate with an interest in the regeneration of East London with a passion for creating new urban neighbourhoods?

Our purpose is to create a lasting legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  The London Legacy Development Corporation's vision is to create a unique and inspiring place for events, leisure, sport and culture, a hub for enterprise and innovation and diverse sustainable communities built around family housing with a range of affordability.  LLDC promotes high quality urban and architectural design both within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and in existing communities that surround it, to create a well connected and distinctive new area of East London.  Sustainability and inclusivity are integral to all of the work LLDC engages in.

Role Summary

The Design Team are looking for a talented individual to provide support in a creative and challenging directorate.  The individual will assist with high quality architectural and urban design proposals relating to a range of projects led by the Legacy Corporation and also assist with:

  • The preparation of design briefs
  • The production of drawings and diagrams and desk-top published documents
  • Technical drawings and layouts
  • Material for exhibitions and public consultation
  • Research and preparation of studies and on site projects

Knowledge and Experience

  • Architecture/Urban Design/Landscape Design degree with RIBA part 1 or equivalent
  • Experience of producing accurate, structures and well written reports, digitally produced design drawings, analytical diagrams and guidelines
  • Some experience in practice (post RIBA Part 1 or equivalent)

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient with IT skills, including Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, In-Design and Photoshop), MS Office, and 2D/3D CAD (preferably Microstation)
  • Excellent free hand and computer draughting/modelling skills
  • Excellent mapping skills
  • Competency in producing urban spatial analyses
  • Highly numerate with the ability to organise and prioritise workload

To find out more about this post and working for LLDC, please download a copy of the recruitment pack here.

To apply for this position please download an application pack and email your completed submission to ahead of the deadline below.

The closing date for this position is Thursday 23rd July 2015 at 12pm Noon.

Interviews will be held on 3rd/4th August 2015