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3D planning technician
at Cityscape Digital

Cityscape Digital is hiring a 3D planning technician to join its team in London.

Contract: one year fixed term – hybrid (WFH Monday-Tuesday, on site Wednesday-Friday)
Starting date: ASAP

We are looking for someone new to join our technical planning team here at Cityscape Digital. This role is central to our planning and feasibility projects, focusing primarily on the technical creation of planning images. Core responsibilities are camera matching for non verified and verified views (aligning 3D data to 2D photographs accurately), producing accurate wire-line views (Accurate Visual Representations) and producing related technical documentation.

The ideal candidate is passionate about precision, detail and organisation, understanding these as crucial to the success of our planning processes. An interest in architecture and buildings is considered crucial – an interest in photography, design trends, art/sculpture or similar, is considered a bonus.

Planning technicians work with the head of planning to ensure all work is delivered to the highest standard and they strive to make their work continuously better, while satisfying the commercial objectives of the client without sacrificing the accuracy of the work.

We provide training on all procedures and standards for our workflow. As a company that thrives on innovation, we will provide ongoing opportunities for individuals to deepen their knowledge, increase their skills through training and mentoring.

Required experience:

  • it is desirable that the candidate has experience working in the London planning industry
  • minimum experience; graduate, intern or one to two years’ experience in one or more of the following fields: planning, architectural, architectural visualisation, digital or technical illustration
  • good knowledge of 3DSMax is desired; proficiency in Photoshop
  • familiarity with other 3D or CAD software (e.g., Rhino, Revit, AutoCAD)

Essential skills:

  • knowledge of development in London and an interest in buildings and London planning
  • high standard of personal efficiency in 3D software
  • good verbal and written communication skills; able to interact with other staff and external parties
  • excellent attention to detail
  • good time management skills

Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to

Workflow and technical:

  • camera matching for non-verified and verified views (aligning 3D data to 2D photographs accurately)
  • work in line with the planning structure producing AVR1/wireline views under the guidance of the LVMF handbook
  • CAD model/drawing conversion and positioning according to OSGB coordinates
  • producing pre-planning support material (massing renders, reports)
  • adhering to server and PSD structure
  • basic and detailed 3D modelling from architecture drawings and reference information


  • working solo or in a team
  • work as part of a team, as well as working independently on projects
  • display confidence in own judgement and seeking to improve it continuously
  • seek critique of own work and take criticisms on board

Project management:

  • estimating timescales and working within time constraints
  • aim to meet or exceed project targets
  • attend client meetings fully prepared and engage with parties in attendance; leading 3D element of these meetings as time progresses


  • leading technical projects
  • liaising with architects and consultants for project information; responsible for full appraisal of all project information before commencing on a project; assess holes and errors, identify and flag these
  • ability to produce advanced analysis material within our standards, under the guidance of the lead analyst
  • producing documents in support of the teams work for internal or external use
  • viewing corridor analysis and views assessment locations knowledge from the LVMF handbook

Company benefits:

  • centrally located office in London Bridge, moments away from mainline and tube stations
  • private health insurance after successful probation
  • free yoga sessions with More Yoga
  • cycle to work scheme, with secure cycle storage and showers
  • travel card loans after successful probation
  • hybrid work environment
  • pension scheme
  • access to Headspace wellbeing app
  • happy hour on Fridays
  • 20 days annual leave plus public holidays, increasing to 23 after five years of service

How to apply

If you are interested please apply via the apply for job button below and attach your CV and portfolio as a single PDF document (or include website link within PDF CV). If there is no CV and portfolio included in your application, we may not review. We cannot guarantee responses to all applications as this depends on the amount of interest against the role although we try our best to update candidates on the status of their application.

We value the richness that unique perspectives bring to our team, and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply, however applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
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