Wolfdene is a leading and award winning multi-disciplinary property developer, we collaborate with best in field consultant teams to create great residential communities. Due to strong foundations and a rapid growth rate, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Associate - Urban Design to join our growing team. We are based in the inner suburb of Prahran close to public transport.
Your new role
Reporting to the Director of Design, you will be an integral member of our small in-house design team. You will work on large multi-disciplinary projects, as well as smaller design projects, where you will project manage the day to day delivery of a range of urban design projects.
Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Managing planning approvals and design process with our key consultants, multi disciplinary teams and local planning authorities;
Assisting with subdivision design, large scale master planning and detailed concept designs;
Designing and project managing the delivery of the place making elements that make up our neighbourhood design projects, which include urban design, landscape architecture, public realm design and planning;
Representing Wolfdene to both internal and external clients and acting as a trusted adviser on Urban Design matters;
Providing expert design input into the preparation of all technical design documentation from our external stakeholders; and
Actively contributing to the development of Wolfdenes culture, and acting as an ambassador for our brand.
In addition to the above, a key element of this role is to take a design developed in consultation with the Director of Design all the way from concept to master plan. This requires local policy knowledge and experience as well as the ability to engage effectively with both external stakeholders and agencies.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have proven experience within a similar role and ideally have the following:
A relevant tertiary qualification, ideally within landscape architecture, urban design or equivalent is essential;
Minimum 7 years experience within a similar role and you may be currently working within a consultancy looking to make the move to the developer side;
Excellent communication and facilitation skills with strong experience presenting to external stakeholders;
Strong urban design skills to ensure tasks meet appropriate technical, statutory and client requirements;
Solid project management principles in carrying out assigned tasks to accomplish key deliverables to the required standard, budget and time; and
Prior experience with CAD software, SketchUp and the Adobe Creative Suite;
What you'll get in return
Working at Wolfdene, we pride ourselves on our collaborative culture where no two days are ever quite the same! You will be exposed to some exciting and high profile projects that will accelerate your career development. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Urban Designer looking to make the move client side into a growing, well established business.