Environmental Design Analyst @ Foster and Partners

Dear List,

There is a chance for a bright, talented young individual to join our London based team as Environmental Design Analyst in the Specialist Modelling Group at Foster+Partners.
We are looking for someone with a solid knowledge of lighting and daylighting simulation techniques to be involved in a number of world class projects.
Exceptional design skills are required, together with outstanding communication and presentation capabilities.

Your work will involve assisting the design teams in developing integrated designs, with a strong focus on the assessment and development of lighting and daylighting aspects of a project, balancing the aesthetic and technical requirements.
You will be immersed in a very creative and interdisciplinary team, which forms the core of R&D at Foster +Partners and that drives innovation on a number of high profile and unconventional projects. Our work constantly challenges the boundaries between architectural and engineering disciplines, striving for the achievement of tightly integrated, high performance building designs.
Our work includes projects of all scales from luminaire design to daylight availability assessment at a master planning scale, through lighting and daylighting assessment and design for a number of building typologies.

General Requirements:
Degree in Architecture or Engineering disciplines
Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present them for discussion
Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team
Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently
A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning
Fluent English, written and spoken

Software Requirements
Advanced knowledge of Radiance and/or other lighting simulation tool
Proficiency in Rhinoceros and/or Microstation
Adobe Creative Suite
Ms Office
Scripting abilities a plus

If you are interested please send me a C.V. and portfolio of works at [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>
For large portfolios (above 3MB) please send a link from a web based service as they could otherwise be blocked by the mailing system.

Best Regards,

Giovanni Betti

Giovanni Betti

Associate Partner – Specialist Modeling Group
Environmental Design Analyst

Foster + Partners
Riverside, 22 Hester Road
London SW11 4AN
T +44 (0)20 7738 0455
D +44 (0)20 3147 5705
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