Location: Washington, DC

Urban Designer

Immediate Opening for Urban Designer
DPZ CoDesign is widely recognized for our contributions to planning, design and regulations and influence on making walkable urbanism, complete neighborhoods and resilient regions all over the world. We are currently seeking an Urban Design professional to work in our DC office located in Gaithersburg, MD. Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a full range of benefits including a casual, dog-friendly workplace. This is a full-time position.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Urban Design, Architecture or related field with 2-5 years of experience in urban design and the master planning process. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketch- up and Adobe Creative Suite required. Strong interpersonal, written, verbal and analytical skills with ability to work collaboratively in a team format. Interest and willingness to travel on week- long charrettes, both in the U.S. and internationally, is essential.

Please email a pdf of your resume and portfolio to the attention of Laura Ohannesian at

About Gaithersburg and Kentlands
Gaithersburg, MD is located in Montgomery County and consistently ranks as one of the most culturally diverse cities in the U.S. Unique neighborhoods and quiet open spaces are two of the attractive aspects of living in Gaithersburg as well as its close proximity to Washington, DC, with car-free access via the Shady Grove Metro Station. The DC office of DPZ CoDesign is located in the Kentlands neighborhood, which was designed by DPZ and was one of the first new urbanist developments. Kentlands boasts an active pedestrian-oriented mixed-use district with a diverse mixture of people at all stages of life. DPZ continues to be involved in Kentlands, serving as the Community Architect.