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Computational designer
at BDP

BDP is hiring a computational designer to join its team in London.

Location: London, Clerkenwell

Salary: competitive

Start date: immediate

BDP Pattern is the sports and entertainment division of BDP, a global architecture and engineering practice with a network of studios across the UK, EMEA, Asia, North America and Latin America.

Specialising in stadium and arena design, BDP Pattern creates iconic venues for clubs around the world. BDP Pattern is currently delivering Everton Football Club’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock in Liverpool and are looking to grow our team for future projects.

We are looking for a passionate computational designer/architect to join the London studio’s computational design team, to work across all live projects, particularly on key packages such as the façade, roof, and seating bowl.


  • RIBA Part 1 or 2, or equivalent qualification
  • expertise in Rhino and Grasshopper is essential
  • a willingness to learn and an interest in computational design is essential
  • a knowledge of Revit and Dynamo is beneficial, but not essential
  • any previous experience in Digital Fabrication/DfMA is beneficial
  • previous experience on large-scale complex projects from RIBA stage 0-4 is

The right candidate will have a portfolio which demonstrates independent thinking, creativity, and a broad range of technical skills illustrating the ability to produce and manage complex geometries. The candidate will have excellent spoken and written English for client-facing workshops and presentations and be prepared for travel within the UK and internationally.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a globally respected architecture practice working across high-profile projects globally. There is a lot of room to grow and develop, with support in place to succeed and rise through the practice.

This will be working in a hybrid role with at least three days in the office and the rest from home.

About us

BDP is a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, engineers and designers working together to create outstanding ‘places for people’. Founded in Preston in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, Singapore and Canada. BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors and has over
1000 awards for design quality.

BDP offers

In return, BDP offers a great opportunity for your personal development with exposure to the full range of BDP’s skills and expertise, as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions, a great working environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.

To apply

To apply for this role please click on the apply button below, you will then need to complete the online application form, please ensure that you attach a copy of your CV, cover letter. Please include an indication of your salary expectations and notice period in your cover note.

BDP is actively fostering an inclusive organisation where people can be themselves and everyone has a sense of belonging. We want our teams to be diverse at every level, reflecting the communities we design for. As designers, we will create spaces for all that promote equity, wellbeing, and participation within the built environment. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills, professional and life experiences, to join us and help us to achieve our aspirations. We also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexibly.

All candidates must be permitted to work in the UK. BDP Pattern is an equal opportunities employer with a strong emphasis on teamwork in a supportive office environment.

No agencies or third party applications please.

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