BPTW is an established design-led practice with a successful track record delivering large scale schemes and a market leader in sustainable design, working in the residential, urban design and mixed use sectors.

We are an award winning AJ100-listed, RTPI and RIBA & CIAT Chartered practice and have been recognised as one of the top 50 employers in the UK by Building Magazine’s Good Employer Guide over multiple years. We were also named ‘Architectural Employer of the Year’ at Building Design’s Architect of the Year Awards 2021.

We are a lively and sociable practice of over 120 people with studios in London and the Midlands. We take the development and well-being of our staff seriously, and offer great career development opportunities. Working alongside leading developers, housing associations, local authorities and private clients our philosophy is centred on creating homes and places that transform people’s lives.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer with and active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda, and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

The role

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Urban Designer looking to develop their career within a dynamic and sociable practice. The successful candidate should have relevant experience working within a UK architectural environment.

Personal attributes

Excellent communication skills are essential as the role will require liaison with clients and consultants. Our office operates in a unique studio environment, so it is imperative that you are comfortable and effective working within teams. You should be motivated and demonstrate ambition and initiative to work with minimal supervision. Your role will require the ability to work to deadlines and carry out multiple tasks.

  • Large-scale residential, regeneration and masterplanning experience
  • Proven design experience in practice
  • Design and hand-drawing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team
  • Knowledge of software such as Photoshop, InDesign and Sketchup
  • Working knowledge of Revit essential
  • Knowledge of current UK Building Regulations
  • Knowledge and understanding of building components/typologies and their relationship to public space and urban infrastructure
  • Self-motivation, enthusiasm and outstanding communication skills

Reports to

You will report to the Architectural Partner/Associate

How to apply

Please email a copy of your CV and cover letter with a selection of residential work to people@bptw.co.uk with the title of “Urban Designer”. Please state your right to work in the UK in your application.

Benefits

London is an exciting, creative place to work, but we recognise the financial pressures facing students starting their career and the cost involved in living and working here. Negotiable based on experience, we offer a competitive starting salary plus a range of excellent benefits, including:

  • Regular design reviews, CPDs and social events
  • Simply Health scheme
  • Insurance cover (Life Assurance; Critical Illness; Income protection)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel season ticket
  • Pension Contribution of 3%
  • Contributions towards recognised professional courses and an allowance for study time

About us

Our studio is based in the vibrant and historical centre of Greenwich, a World Heritage Site with the fantastic Cutty Sark, Royal Naval College and Greenwich Park close by. Along with the renowned Greenwich Market there are a range of shops, restaurants, gyms, nurseries and many other useful amenities and places of cultural interest on our doorstep, making Greenwich a fantastic location to work. Our office is close to major transport routes and a 10-minute commute to central London.

We are a lively and sociable practice who take the development and well-being of our staff seriously and offer outstanding career development opportunities. Working alongside leading developers, housing associations, local authorities and private clients our philosophy is centred on creating homes and places that transform people’s lives.