Façade Designer

We are looking to employ a façade designer to join our team based in Old Street, London.

What is the role?

Façade designer with design/detailing background, who will collaborate with architects and other building professionals to design and deliver the envelope for high-spec buildings in the UK and abroad.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design of project details under the guidance of a team leader or associate director
  • Producing concept sketches, detailed designs, calculations and reports in accordance with project programmes
  • Liaising with other disciplines and ensuring the coordination of design and detailing work appropriate to the project
  • Review and evaluate design deliverables to advise on compliance with specifications and industry guidance/standards
  • Coordinate with project teams to resolve project related issues and ensure deliverables are met
  • Maintain internal document control of drawings
  • Edit specifications to clarify the technical requirements of the design
  • Review façade contractor’s tender returns and design submissions
  • Witness testing of façade systems
  • Undertake factory visits and site inspections

Skills

You will need to be a good communicator and team worker, able to provide expertise and guidance, as well as able to develop relationships with clients, design team and contractors. You will need to be enthusiastic, pro-active and able to work on your own initiative.

Experience / Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience as:
    • a façade consultant, or
    • a designer for specialist façade subcontractor, or
    • an architectural technician specialising in façades
  • Relevant degree (Façade Engineering, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Structural Engineering, etc.)

What we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • An environment which allows you to develop your knowledge and experience
  • Technically challenging projects that will strengthen and challenge your skills
  • A supportive and friendly team, based in an excellent working environment where everyone is respected and shares in our success
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