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Urban Designer 2
Farr Associates is an architecture, urban planning, and urban design firm located in Chicago, IL, dedicated to creating sustainable urban places. We want to grow and are seeking an Urban Designer 2. Projects in the studio focus on master planning, site planning, urban design, zoning, community outreach, with a strong emphasis on implementation. Projects are often a hybrid of urban planning and urban design, therefore, we are looking for candidates that can effectively contribute to both areas. This position will manage projects within the Urban Design Studio, including communicating with clients, managing timelines, and budgets, and working with peers to see design projects to completion.
4+ Years of experience in architecture, urban planning and design, landscape architecture, or a related field.
Project management experience
Strong design skills and sensibilities
AICP, AIA, RLA accredited or on an accreditation track; LEED accreditation preferred
Someone who shares our vision for sustainable, socially-equitable, and urbanist design
Ability to effectively communicate with clients and stakeholders
Ability to manage project deliverables, deadlines and budgets
Good public facilitation skills
Good communication, writing and editing skills
Strong organizational skills
Proficient in Adobe Suites, AutoCad, and 3D programs.
Knowledge of GIS a plus; hand sketching skills a plus
Ability to travel as required
This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits.
If interested please email resume, cover letter and sample portfolio or work samples as a single PDF less than 10MB to: firstname.lastname@example.org
No calls please.