Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Urban Designer

We are hiring! Immerse yourself in the issues around urban design, planning, and architecture in today’s development context. UDA is a multi-disciplined urban design and architecture practice based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and we are seeking an accomplished, professional urban designer with 2-6 years of experience to join us as a team leader. Your primary role will be to work collaboratively in one of UDA’s urban design teams, developing urban design projects, presentations, interacting with clients, and traveling to charrettes and public meetings.

If You Are

  • Passionate about understanding and making great places.
  • Excited about traveling nationally/internationally to work on a diverse range of projects.
  • Interested in listening to and engaging personally with clients and stakeholders.
  • An experienced designer.

At UDA, You Will Be

  • Developing and executing design ideas and presentation drawings.
  • Collaborating with your team members, clients, public officials, stakeholders, and citizens in the development of design ideas.

You Have

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in urban design, city planning, landscape architecture, or architecture.
  • 2-6 years of professional experience in architecture, urban design, or planning.
  • Architectural registration (AIA), and/or American Institute of Certified Planners certification (AICP), LEED AP, or GA are ideal.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates compelling design and hand drawing skills across a variety of project scales.
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communications skills.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, AutoCAD, and GIS.

What We Offer
UDA provides an opportunity for personal and professional growth by working on high-profile, innovative projects on an international stage. Salary is commensurate with experience, excellent medical benefits, short and long-term disability, life insurance, vacation, holiday and sick leave, and a culture that seeks and values diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply
If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a digital portfolio to If you have skills, experience, or qualifications other than those listed above that may be of interest to us, please describe them in your cover letter or resume. UDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified workforce.