Senior Urban Planner

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


At Page, we promise design that makes lives better. We’re actively seeking talented people to join an empowered employee environment. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Houston, Mexico City, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington DC, Page provides architecture, engineering, interiors and consulting services on large, complex projects around the world. We credit the success of our projects that build communities to the global diversity of our people’s backgrounds and experiences. By following our core values in the delivery of our services, we’ve become – and remain – a vital and respected firm. We’re seeking highly creative, committed team members to help us deliver on our promise of making lives better through design. As our market sectors and services grow, we continuously add new opportunities. Will you join us? 


We are seeking a creative, innovative, and collaborative leader who is committed to design quality and passionate about sustainability to become a key member of our team. As a design initiator you will lead project teams through a collaborative design process, generating and advancing thoughtful physical and environment-responsive analyses and cutting-edge design strategies for a range of project types including campus and urban work. As a design-focused studio director you will communicate closely with other firm leaders and Page clients and provide guidance to staff.


  • Understands emerging trends in urban and higher education environments
  • Leads site research and analysis efforts
  • Leads the development of site plans, 3D models, and other physical planning products
  • Implements zoning analyses and reviews jurisdictional requirements to align with projects
  • Oversees assembly of design documents, presentation materials, and reports
  • Leads and contributes to assembly of client presentations and public processes
  • Maintains a professional profile as a thought leader in the field, including speaking publicly and authoring publications
  • Secures new business through client relationship development and management and participates proactively in marketing efforts
  • Mentors Page urban designers, landscape architects, architects, and planners


  • Portfolio of creative urban design and planning projects demonstrating understanding of critical issues, conceptual design abilities and systems thinking
  • Demonstration of high-level of creativity, design talent, and engagement in previous project work
  • Ability to articulate urban design concepts, objectives, critical issues, and solutions
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Ability to work across a broad range of scales
  • Proven success in business development
  • Excellent presentation and client communication ability
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS, and Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper 3D, Enscape (or similar)
  • At least 10 years of project experience in urban design and physical planning
  • Professional degree in urban design, planning, architecture, or landscape architecture
  • Professional accreditation is desirable (AICP, PLA, and/or AIA)





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