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Assistant Virtual Designer - Hybrid

Willmott Dixon
Closing date
5 May 2024

Job Details

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Virtual Designer on a 12 month fixed term contract with the potential to go permanent. Reporting to our Virtual Designer based within our New Business Bid Team, the Assistant Virtual Designer will assist the Virtual Designer in submissions, enhancing our bids to win work for the business. You will produce models and animate projects to demonstrate a clear proposal of how we will manage our customer's projects. This includes logistic strategies, 4D methodologies and final CGIs.

Promoting an agile working environment, the role is split between office (3 days in Weybridge or Farnborough) and home (2 days), therefore the candidate should be located within a reasonable commuting distance.

The ideal candidate should have experience in 3D modelling. You will assist in creating 4D animations to support our construction methodology and logistics. You will also assist in creating breath-taking CGIs within the rendering software, occasionally utilising photoshop. You will then learn how to model projects in the built environment and therefore a willingness to learn is fundamental.

The role will include:

  • Creating and editing your own 3D library
  • Working with our bid operational lead to create logistics and construction methodology visuals/animations to enhance the bid
  • Researching new techniques and bettering the buildability capabilities within the desired software's.
  • Working with our virtual designer to think of innovative ways to improve our competitive submissions, bringing our construction methodology to life.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential and desirable criteria

Essential criteria

  • Good understanding of some or all software's (3DS Max, Sketchup, Revit, Lumion and Autocad)

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Understanding of 3D animation techniques and architectural, exterior/interior visualisation

Personal Qualities

  • You will be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and cooperation.
  • Make best use of available resources and seek new sources of support when necessary.
  • State your own position and views clearly and confidently in conflict situations.
  • Identify your customers' needs and expectations and strive to deliver them.
  • Prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives.
  • Present plans clearly, concisely, accurately and in ways that ensure understanding.
  • Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others.
  • Find practical ways to overcome barriers.

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile and flexible working wherever possible. We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

With over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive. Willmott Dixon was recently awarded No 1 in the Best "big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a King's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.


Willmott Dixon is the 2nd largest capital works, regeneration and support services. We pride ourselves on our long history, and in being a sustainable company which respects and care for people in the wider environment.

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