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Urban Designer/Planner, Coral Gables

Miami, FL
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Urban Designer/Planner, Coral Gables

JobID: 23339-1226571

Location: Coral Gables, FL, 33114, USA

Description: **Business Line** Design + Planning

**Position Title** Urban Designer/Planner, Coral Gables

United States of America - Florida

Coral Gables

**Job Summary**

AECOM is a global multi-disciplinary consulting firm which welcomes projects that offer complex and creative challenges; that combine a local sense of place with respect for sustainability; that deliver valuable, long-term benefits for a wide range of community interests; and that improve the relationship between people and the environment. This involves bringing together urban design, planning, economic, landscape architectural, sustainable and environmental responses to deliver practical solutions for projects of varied scales for private, public, and federal clients. The selected candidate will join AECOM’s Design, Planning & Economics practice in the Coral Gables, FL. Our highly capable team provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural, and social environments.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Prepares materials (graphics and written) in support of planning and design related to master plans, specific plans, community plans, streetscape, design guidelines, form-based codes, zoning updates, feasibility studies, transit-oriented development studies, etc.

+ Develop high quality, graphic page layouts, books, boards, and report deliverables in InDesign

+ Works efficiently on 2 to 4 projects at a time under the supervision of a project manager or principal and is able to prioritize multiple tasks needed to meet deadlines

+ Performs field visits, photo surveys, analyses and documentation of existing conditions

+ Assists project manager on a variety of project tasks ensuring deadlines are met, including project research, base mapping, analysis, interdisciplinary coordination, meeting coordination, public outreach, assisting with the preparation of conceptual design alternatives (in plan, section, and 3D sketches and renderings), and the preparation of interim and final deliverables

+ Provides additional support as needed to ensure smooth execution of projects and continuity of excellent client relationships

+ Other duties may be assigned; this requisition is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's Degree

+ 2+ years of experience in the field of urban design

+ Experience and interest working on planning and regulatory documents

+ Strong design portfolio focused on the urban design of the physical realm

+ Excellent graphic, verbal, and written communication skills

+ Strong interest in working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment

+ Strong interest in developing high quality and innovative urban design, regulatory, and policy planning documents, such as master plans, specific plans, community plans, streetscape, design guidelines, form-based codes, zoning updates, feasibility studies, transit-oriented development studies, etc.

+ Working knowledge (or better) of the following is required:

+ Strong design and graphics abilities, including hand concept sketching and the creation of both digital and hand drawn graphics, maps, illustrations

+ Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

+ AutoCAD 2010 or later versions

+ Working knowledge of 3D modeling and rendering, including SketchUp, Rhino, and 3d Studio Max, Lumion

+ Working knowledge of PowerPoint, and Prezi or other presentation tools

+ The following skills are required:

+ Ability to understand and synthesize the physical impacts of planning and policy decisions on building design, the design of the public realm, and the environment, as well as the ability to convey concepts and issues accurately and convincingly in graphic format

+ Strong attention to detail and quality

+ Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a dynamic deadline-driven environment

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Self-motivated, proactive, and committed to the time, effort, and open-minded perspective that professional growth requires

+ Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative, dynamic team environment

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Master of Architecture in Urban Design (MAUD), or similar, is preferred. Graduates of traditional Master of Architecture degree programs or similar fields MUP, MCP, MURP, etc. who possess relevant experience and excellent qualifications will be considered as well

+ 4+ years of experience preferred

+ GIS analytical and map-production is desired but not required

+ Strong advocate for the role of design in place making, the creation of unique mixed-use, pedestrian- and transit-oriented developments

+ Someone who is able to perform tasks independently, under supervision of a Senior Urban Designer or Project Manager

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Planning_

**_Business Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _177430BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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