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We are always on the look out for talented people to join our team, those with relevant undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and particularly strong skills in drawing, mapping, photography and writing. Experience in the planning, designing and delivering of public realm studies, visions and concept designs is also highly desirable.

Please see below for additional information on our current vacancies and how to apply. 

  • PROJECTS DIRECTORS

    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.



  • SENIOR URBAN DESIGNERS

    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.



  • ARCHITECT/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

    We wish to appoint an Architect/Landscape Architect who has experience in the analysis of wider scale urban conditions and a thorough technical knowledge of the delivery of public realm schemes. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in designing, detailing and delivering hard landscape and streetscape schemes.

    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.



  • URBAN DESIGNERS & PROJECT ASSISTANTS

    We are looking for Urban Designer & Project Assistant candidates with a RIBA Part I or II, Masters or equivalent qualification, with all ranges of professional experience. Candidates should have 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.

    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.



  • COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING COORDINATOR

    Publica is seeking an ambitious and motivated Communications and Marketing Coordinator to join our urban design practice. This is a key new appointment, reflecting our expanding business and client base and a desire to formalise our communications activities as we continue to grow and broaden our service offer. 

    The role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced communications professional to implement and deliver a new communications and marketing strategy, working closely with the senior management team to develop the business brand and the role and agenda of communications activities within the practice.

    To view the full job description or for details of how to apply please click here. 



  • GRAPHIC DESIGN ASSISTANT

    Publica is looking for a talented and conscientious Graphic Design Assistant who can support our graphic design team in the development and implementation of the company’s identity across all printed and digital materials. This is a creative and varied position within an in-house environment. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working on materials for print; have excellent communication and organisation skills; possess a portfolio that shows an eye for typography and detail; thrive within a supporting role; and have an interest in architecture and urbanism.

    For further information, please click here to download the full job description. If you believe you can contribute to our work and practice please send us a CV, cover letter and short PDF of work samples (max attachment size 10MB) to recruitment@publica.co.uk stating Graphic Design Assistant application in the subject line. Your cover letter should state clearly why you are interested in working with Publica, and what you would bring to this role.



  • GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

    The Publica graphic design internship offers an opportunity for new designers to gain professional work experience within our in-house graphic design team. Our team is multi-disciplinary and collaborative, which means that successful applicants will work across a variety of creative outputs in a fast-paced environment. 
                
    Requirements:​
    •  A strong graphic design portfolio that showcases an interest or experience in typography, editorial design, infographics, illustration, photography or maps
    •  Good visual research skills
    •  Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 
    •  Someone who is keen to listen, learn and collaborate in order to support the Publica team
    •  Good communication and organisational skills
    •  An interest in architecture and the urban environment.

    During the internship, Publica will support the development of professional skills and provide feedback. We will encourage research, development and collaboration with the wider Publica team.

    Applications: To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio in PDF format showing 4–5 examples of your best work (max attachment size 10MB) to recruitment@publica.co.uk, stating Graphic design internship application in the subject line. Your cover letter should state clearly why you are interested in working with Publica and also include details of your availability.