Urban Designer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Job ID
2022-2386
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Architecture, Architecture/Planning

Overview

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? 

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a highly talented and creative mid-level Urban Designer/Planner for our Austin office. This position has significant growth potential as you collaborate with senior Page planners, urban designers, architects, landscape architects, and other professionals to create integrated, sustainable, memorable, and implementable solutions to complex problems. 

 

  • Provide planning and design ideas and direction on a wide range project types and scales for higher education campuses, research and innovation districts, urban districts and neighborhoods, transit-oriented developments, and mixed-use, residential, and commercial developments 
  • Collaborate with Page planners, urban designers, architects, and landscape architects to create integrated, sustainable, memorable, and implementable solutions to complex planning problems 
  • Participate in client presentations and public processes 
  • Participate in the development of planning reports and other deliverables, including compelling visual representation and narrative 
  • Manage a planning process with scheduling, budgets, staffing, and project coordination 
  • Conduct data research and analyses related to planning projects, such as planning level space analysis or land use development potential 
  • Integrate physical, social, economic, and sustainable factors into responsible designs for our clients 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of integrated planning experience 
  • Graduate degree from an accredited college or university in urban design, planning, or related field 
  • Experience in a range of project types and scales consistent with Page’s practice areas 
  • Strong planning, design, writing, visual, and quantitative analysis skills 
  • Ability to apply technology and software applications creatively to support planning solutions 
  • Advanced skill in digital software (Rhino and/or Revit, Adobe Creative Suite) 
  • Experience in AutoCAD, ArcGIS mapping for urban design and planning, and Data Visualization 
  • Advanced skill with hand-drawn urban design analysis, illustrative plans, renderings, and 2D and 3D representation 
  • Exceptional design talent in all phases of the design process is required as well as a deep understanding of urban design standards and principles 
  • Interprets and explains policies & procedures, building/land development codes, ordinances, etc. 
  • Ability to perform effectively in interdisciplinary teams 

 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • AICP certification or license in a related discipline (registered architect or registered landscape architect) 
  • Certification or experience in sustainable rating systems such as LEED-ND, EcoDistricts, and/or Living Community Challenge 
  • Interest in emerging technology such as AR/VR and interactive data visualization tools 

 

Candidates who do not submit a portfolio will not be considered. 

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