About the role:
We are seeking a 3D Digital Modelling & Visualisation Specialist to work on a diverse portfolio of projects including:
Photomontages (Visually Verified) for Landscape Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) in both rural and urban environments:
- Grid connection and infrastructure
- Transport proposals
- Renewable energy developments
- Terrain and forestry changes
- Public realm and landscape design proposals
- Architectural proposals (day and night)
- Landscape and climate change visualisation.
- Working with the Landscape Design team to create visualisations at a range of scales and degrees of resolution to help interpret competition entries, detailed schemes and proposals for public consultation events.
The individual would be part of a friendly, experienced team of visualisation and GIS specialists committed to high quality professional work with a strong emphasis on delivering effective, innovative solutions.
Involved in all stages of project development from tendering through to completion, the candidate will be expected to participate in all aspects of the work carried out, including assisting with generation of new business, client liaison and occasional attendance at public consultation events.
The role includes the opportunity to share and participate actively in the management and ownership of the business through the Employee Ownership Trust, which places full ownership of the company with the employees.
This role could be based in Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow. We are happy to discuss a blend of working from home and the office if desired (once pandemic risks / restrictions are lifted).
A full time role would be based on 37.5 hours Monday to Friday. However, LUC has a strong track record in flexible working and we have been recognised for our flexible working culture, so we are happy to discuss a range of flexible working options for this role including some remote working and /or part time hours (minimum 30 hours per week) if desired.
Salary range: £24,000 – £30,000 FTE depending on experience.
Candidates should be qualified to degree level in a relevant discipline or have a blend of knowledge and qualifications reflecting a similar level of expertise. Application of your skills in a landscape, architectural or urban design context is preferable although not essential.
Excellent working knowledge of relevant 3D visualisation software (such as AutoCAD 2D/ 3D, Autodesk 3DS max, V-Ray, Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite) is necessary and a familiarity with Resoft Windfarm and Revit would be an advantage. Experience of using Augmented or Virtual Reality apps to support your work would be desirable.
Confidence in working with a variety of data formats and the ability to learn and use new technologies and software is required.
Basic knowledge of GIS and / or photography skills would be desirable but not essential. A willingness to take photography is essential (this would require a valid driver’s licence – photography training would be provided).
Good oral and written communication skills are required. An organised and efficient approach to completing work within tight deadlines is important, as is the ability to build effective relationships with colleagues and clients.
For further details about LUC please visit our website www.landuse.co.uk
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter, quoting reference: 2021-19 and specifying your preferred location(s) to Jennie Williamson, People & Culture Advisor at: HR@landuse.co.uk.
Closing date for applications: 26 May 2021.
LUC is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups. We value the differences, needs and contributions a diverse workforce represents, and we strive to embed equality, diversity and inclusion in all our people related activities.
To apply for this job email your details to HR@landuse.co.uk.
LUC is an independent planning, impact assessment, landscape design and ecology consultancy, working across the UK and internationally.
With a track record spanning 50 years and a team of over 200 skilled professionals, we bring great depth of knowledge and experience to our work across the private and public sectors.
In order to help secure our continued independence, we have recently become a fully employee owed business after establishing an employee ownership trust (EOT). This aligns with our strong focus on people; everyone at LUC is involved in key company decisions and has a say in how we work.
Whether we are advising a commercial developer, utility company, Government agency or local authority, ours is a collaborative approach, which puts the client at the heart of the process.
We listen. We take the time to understand what drives our clients. Then we create bespoke and appropriate solutions that meet their needs and deliver the greatest value for their projects.
We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking, which has led to a strong reputation for successfully resolving even the most complex of issues. No matter what the project, we aim to find the most sustainable solution.
We are also passionate about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.