Urban Designer I
Urban Designer IPerkins+Will
Atlanta, GA 30309
As an Urban Designer I on our team, you will:
- Provide creativity and assistance throughout the design process under routine guidance and following the process outlined by the team.
- Contribute to the overall success of the team by adhering to firm and project goals and standards of excellence in design, execution, and living design.
- Support data gathering, research, and creative exploration.
- Analyze sites, programs, and other key project elements through quantitative and qualitative means.
- Develop analytical and design drawings throughout the design process using analog (through sketching and physical modeling) and digital means (through digital analyses, sketching, and modeling)
- Assist in preparing design documentation including master plan reports, design guidelines, and client-ready presentation materials.
- Coordinate input and produces revisions to drawings, project deliverables, mock-ups, and other project material.
- Assist in reviewing, evaluating, and integrating zoning and policy requirements into project design.
- Assist in developing strategies for key urban frameworks and systems including but not limited to circulation, open space, buildings, and infrastructure.
- Assist with project-related client and public discussions and presentations.
- Take increasing ownership on tasks within project teams and studio activities.
- Exercise creative judgment in all aspects of the design process.
- Proactively ask questions and expresses curiosity about the world of design and the industry at large.
- Participate actively within collaborative team settings such as: casual team interactions, design charettes, reviews, and pin-ups.
- Keep open communication within the team and with designated team leader.
- Communicate ideas and thoughts in a way that inspires others.
- Assist with coordination among other design partners and consultants.
- Self-check work for accuracy, omissions, legibility, and for document compliance in accordance with the Project Delivery Manual.
- Complete tasks and responsibilities on projects, within the scope of work, schedule, and budget, in an organized, timely and consistent way.
For consideration, you should have:
- 0-3 years of experience.
- A professional degree in Urban Design, Landscape, architecture, or related discipline.
- Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit strongly preferred.
- Additional proficiencies may include site analysis, preliminary design studies, and field measurements.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn.
- Collaborative and professional work ethic.
- LEED GA or within 6 months of hire.
- Preparing for AICP certification.
Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples. Include your resume and a compact, representative sample of your work (no larger than 6MB).
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The safety of all employees is a priority during COVID, and we presently require everyone to be fully vaccinated to enter our studio or attend in-person client meetings or visit job sites.
Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
At Perkins&Will we believe that inclusion spurs creativity and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people + ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve.
"Design has the power to inspire joy, uplift lives, and strengthen the spirit of community."
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