Origin3 Ltd

Associate Urban Designer


(Full time, Permanent)



Origin3 is a Bristol-based collective of professionals creating thriving new places and urban regenerations. Our multi-disciplinary approach enables us to successfully plan, design and deliver development ranging from a single dwelling to an urban extension or a high-density inner-city regeneration.

Regardless of the project’s size and magnitude our approach, at every stage of the development process, is to share and test ideas to discover successful planning strategies and design solutions. Projects will then emerge out of a careful analysis of context and how contemporary urban life constantly evolves, with outcomes addressing sustainability, viability, urbanisation, local culture and infrastructure delivery.


We are actively seeking a talented, proactive, and ambitious Associate Urban Designer to join our driven team. The successful candidate will work on a diversity of medium and large-scale residential and mixed-use development masterplans and layouts for projects across the UK, for a variety of different clients including house builders, housing associations, landowners, and small-scale bespoke developers. Our projects are often complex and challenging and require our agile expertise across planning, design and development to create the best solutions.


To thrive in the role, you will have:

– A relevant degree (or equivalent), MA/MSc in Urban Design, Regeneration or Planning.

– A minimum of 10 years experience working on large-scale UK residential and mixed-use development masterplans in an Urban Design or Masterplanning role.

-Expertise in AutoDesk software and 3D Modelling (SketchUp or similar).

-Competence in Adobe Creative Suite.

-Comprehensive knowledge of both public and private sector residential markets.

-Excellent hand drawing and presentation skills.

-Be confident and skilled in project delivery, and flourish in building client relationships in a front-facing role.

-Great project management and time management skills, as well as being forward-thinking and an excellent problem solver.

-The ability to effectively communicate with peers, clients, external consultants, and planning authorities in a fast-paced environment.

-The ability to work independently, managing your own time and workload to meet deadlines.

-Management skills and ability to mentor junior members of the team.

-A full UK driving licence and have access to a car.


At Origin3 we endeavour to be the best that we can be and understand that our people are key to making this happen. The successful candidate will be a key part of our friendly, talented and supportive team. We will provide you with a creative working environment in Clifton and encourage you to be ambitious and continue to develop through mentoring and professional development programmes.

We reward our employees with 25 days of holiday + bank holidays, competitive salaries, a company pension scheme, and an array of social activities.

If you are hard-working, passionate and think you’d fit our culture, we want to hear from you. Please email your CV, cover letter and 3 examples of your work to [email protected]

Don’t quite fit all the criteria, but would like to showcase what you have to offer? Send us your CV and examples of your work and we will we’ll keep it on file for when an appropriate position comes up.


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