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Planning & Content Designer - Cities - London (2479) in London at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Our strategic planning services help our clients create an integrated platform for development. We support clients and their stakeholders in shaping the future of places, which are resilient, and a flexible enough to meet the changing needs.

Our current portfolio includes a diverse city projects and programmes across all continents. From Jakarta to New York, London to Santiago and from Riyadh to Tiblisi we are working with city leaders to examine the obstacles in the way of their vision, defining the strategies and programmes to make concrete progress. Our work has helps cities to  enhance their plans, programmes and practices enabling cities to deliver tangible improvements to quality of life for the benefit of all citizens. In keeping with our technical background, all of our analysis and strategy development is underpinned by the full range of deep infrastructure design,  engineering and environmental analysis available across our practice.

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We are looking for a talented Planning & Content designer to work in our vibrant London office.

What will I be doing?

  • Work with senior designer in strategic planning and economic development department on content coordination for document and media content production.
  • Coordinate preparation of written and illustrated content from multiple teams (including consultants, analysts, engineers and in-house graphics staff).
  • Manage workflow of content preparation for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Manage packaging and occasional hand-over of document content for translation into other languages (including those with right-to-left scripts).
  • Participate in workshops for best understanding communicative requirements of outputs. Contribute to the development of new approaches to group collaboration workflows including undertaking individual or group research assignments where appropriate.
  • Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches, keeping abreast of emerging new media (particularly design programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat).
  • Working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, other designers, web developers and marketing specialists.
  • Estimating time required to complete work and prioritising workload, using additional help where necessary.
  • Creating style guides and report or presentation templates.
  • Maintaining diagram libraries and storing completed work.

What Can I bring to the role?

  • Professional qualification in design field.
  • Relevant work experience in the field of urban planning, architecture or technology.
  • Experience of graphic communications and branding in different fields.
  • Demonstrated interest and track-record in designing high-end visual content for complex projects in urban and spatial fields.
  • Spatial communications skills coupled with an understanding of urban planning and city development issues.
  • Excellent technical skills including full Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). Experience of post-processing of GIS will be viewed favourably.
  • Excellent IT skills with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience in simultaneous preparation of materials for print and online publication.
  • Cultural awareness.
  • Ability to interpret briefs creatively.

 Desirable Experience: 

  • Experience of working in an international environment.
  • Additional language skills.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and CMS web design languages.

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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