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We are currently looking for: 

A Communications Assistant to support with the coordination and delivery of Publica's communications and advocacy activities. 

A Projects Director with experience in the planning, designing and delivering of public realm studies, visions and concept designs. 

A Landscape Architect with over three years of experience in designing, detailing and delivering public realm schemes. 

An Urban Designer with experience in detailed analytical work and in designing, detailing and delivering public realm schemes. 

Job descriptions can be found below.

We are not actively recruiting for any other vacancies in our team. However, we welcome speculative applications from talented people with relevant undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and particularly strong skills in drawing, mapping, photography and writing. Job descriptions for roles in our office can be found below. 

  • COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

    This fast-paced role involves working closely with Publica’s project teams, graphic design team, film unit, animation unit and research team to source content and collaborate on production. To see the full job description click here.

    The ideal candidate will have a passionate curiosity for issues relating to urban design, architecture, and the public realm, combined with a dynamic, proactive and creative approach to media and communications. 

    Experience and skills required

    Strong copy-writing and editing experience and a high attention to detail

    A proven ability to creatively and effectively use social media to communicate key brand messages to various types of audiences

    A relevant degree in journalism, communications, media studies, or a related field

    Comprehensive knowledge of PowerPoint, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and MailChimp

    Experience using content management systems such as Word Press or similar

    Ability to prioritise tasks in order to efficiently meet deadlines, while working collaboratively and productively with all colleagues 

    Applications 
    To apply for this position, please send your CV, cover letter and two short writing samples to recruitment@publica.co.uk stating Communications Assistant the subject line. Your cover letter should convey why you are interested in working at Publica, and what you hope to bring to the role. 



  • PROJECTS DIRECTOR

    Publica is looking to recruit new Projects Directors at a senior level within the practice to lead teams delivering and developing urban design proposals and strategies for public spaces on high profile sites across London.

    This is a client-facing role that will suit candidates with a strong design background in architecture or landscape architecture, with experience of developing proposals for public spaces, managing teams and working closely with private and public sector clients at a decision-making level. 

    The nature of Publica’s work ranges from in-depth neighbourhood surveys and socio-cultural research to drawing up concept designs for the hard landscaping of streets and spaces, play strategies and planting strategies – as well as setting briefs, giving design recommendations and offering overarching advice on cultural uses, housing renewal and masterplanning to our broad client base in both private and public sectors.

    Potential candidates should have minimum eight years’ industry experience working on delivering public realm schemes and a thorough understanding of our sector. This role will report directly to the Urban Design Director.

    Publica is a fast-growing, 35-strong multidisciplinary urban design practice, which can offer a supportive working environment for the right candidate, together with opportunities to grow and develop within the company. 

    Application: CV, cover letter and portfolio showing projects of urban scale, including examples of research, strategic proposals, drawing, detailing and photography, (PDF format, max 10MB) to recruitment@publica.co.uk stating 'Projects Director - Design application' in the subject line.



  • ARCHITECT/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

    Architect/Landscape Architect should have experience in the analysis of wider scale urban conditions and a thorough technical knowledge of the delivery of public realm schemes. Publica is particularly interested in candidates with experience in designing, detailing and delivering hard landscape and streetscape schemes.

    At Publica, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, preparing and delivering public realm strategies, masterplans and concept designs for sites across London and the UK.

    Application: CV, cover letter and portfolio showing projects of urban scale, including examples of research, hand sketching and photography, (PDF format, max 10MB) to recruitment@publica.co.uk stating Architect/Landscape Architect application in the subject line.

     


  • SENIOR URBAN DESIGNER

    The role of a Senior Urban Designer is to manage projects and help support the development of our growing business. Key responsibilities will be to lead a team consisting of Urban Designers and Project Assistants in delivering, planning, designing and writing area surveys, public realm studies, public realm visions and concept designs for sites across London. This is a client-facing role working closely with the Project Directors and other members of the team. Potential candidates should have minimum five years industry experience working on detailing and delivering public realm schemes and a thorough understanding of our sector.

    You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, preparing and delivering public realm strategies, masterplans and concept designs for sites across London and the UK.

    Application: CV, cover letter and portfolio showing projects of urban scale, including examples of research, hand sketching and photography, (PDF format, max 10MB) to recruitment@publica.co.uk stating Senior Urban Designer application in the subject line.



  • URBAN DESIGNER & PROJECT ASSISTANT

    Urban Designer & Project Assistant candidates should have RIBA Part I or II, Masters or equivalent qualification, with all ranges of professional experience. This includes experience in both detailed analytical work and of producing urban design and public realm proposals. Further desirable attributes include excellent drawing, mapping, photography and writing skills.

    At Publica, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, preparing and delivering public realm strategies, masterplans and concept designs for sites across London and the UK.

    Application: CV, cover letter and portfolio (PDF format, max 10MB) to recruitment@publica.co.uk stating Urban Designer application or Project Assistant application in the subject line.