Cityscape Digital is seeking a photography and tech resource manager to join its team in London.
This is a full-time role with an option to work remotely Monday to Tuesday and in the London Bridge office Wednesday to Friday. The role reports to the head of planning production. Candidates are required to start as soon as possible.
Cityscape Digital is a leading architectural visualisation studio located on Bermondsey Street in London Bridge. We produce some of the highest quality visuals, interactive, VR and film in the industry, working with the world’s top architects and property developers. We are famed for our inclusive environment and respect for artistry from any creative background, and are always looking for a good fit for our culture.
Cityscape’s planning team is 20-person strong and consists of artists, technicians, photographers and more. We work on a majority of the largest planning applications in London, supporting architects, consultants and developers through all stages of the process, with a variety of products and services.
We take pride in our team and are invested in continuous development and opportunities to push the boundaries of our work and nurture talent.
- centrally located office in London Bridge, moments away from mainline and tube stations
- company-funded after-work social events (rooftop film club, pizza workshop, London Zoo lates, etc.)
- 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 service
We are looking for a photography and tech resource manager to join our planning team. The role encompasses coordinating between external and internal teams, resourcing work and arranging access and permits. You will be working with photographers, survey teams and scheduling the follow-up work against it, as well as resourcing tasks in the planning tech team. The successful applicant will be organised and efficient, have excellent communication skills and with experience working under tight deadlines as part of a wider planning department and report to the head of planning production.
Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to
Photography and survey coordination:
- review and manage photography and survey project briefs to prioritise requests and ensure requirements are clear (equipment, location of site, deadline etc)
- coordinate booking of photographers and surveyors, confirming availability and aligning schedules
- ensuring survey documents are booked and delivered on time ahead of commencing the work
- update the resourcing sheet with confirmed and provisional bookings
- facilitate the briefing process between photographers and project/account managers to ensure understanding of deliverables
- troubleshoot issues to keep projects on track
- track photography and survey project status from kick-off to completion in the relevant log
- maintain good relationships with the external survey teams
- notify teams when survey data deliverables are received
- review photographers timesheets to ensure they reflect their resource and planned time allocation
- arrange permits, travel and equipment as needed for shoots; key site contacts, fees, fares and accommodation booking
- upload reference material for the shoots on Google Drive, manage timelines
- organise internal production shoots end-to-end
- respond to photography search requests and become familiar with assets
- quote and invoice requests for footage, stock images, aerial shoots
- monitor photography and survey capacity and liaise with additional outsourcing/freelancers when there is increased load
- follow all policies, procedures and documentation requirements
- file information and maintain organised systems
- identify opportunities to streamline coordination efforts
Technical team resource coordination:
- become an expert in predicting time-spend for all technical tasks
- manage confirmed resource allocation schedule and capacity
- facilitate resourcing issues and conflict resolution during resource meetings and throughout the week
- monitor time spent on projects day to day, ensuring that each stage of the project is progressing within budget
- approve tech team timesheets weekly, making sure they are accurate and commercially sound
- approve holidays and plan for holiday cover, making sure there are no team clashes, and update the holiday calendar
Required skills and experience:
- two-plus years as a junior project manager or resource manager in the creative/real-estate/property/construction/architecture sector
- good communication skills – written and verbal, including with external teams
- excellent ability to manage workloads, prioritise and organised
- working as part of a team
Desirable skills and experience:
- Google Workspace (email, chat, sheets, docs, calendar, MyMaps)
- experience operating a resourcing platform
- experience with, or willingness to learn, GIS mapping software
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.
Your PDF CV should be included, applicants without a CV will not be reviewed.