Urban Designer II

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Designing places that inspire joy and well-being since 1935.

Job Details

As an Urban Designer II in Boston, you will:

  • Use experience and knowledge of planning and design to proactively contribute to the overall success of the team in a wide variety of landscape, urban design and campus planning projects.
  • Analyze and visualize large spatial datasets in GIS and Microsoft Excel such as space programs for higher education institutions.
  • Analyze and visualize spatial frameworks and systems at the campus and urban scale including but not limited to circulation, open space / ecology, buildings, and infrastructure.
  • Develop plan and 3D drawings and diagrams at multiple geographic and time scales.
  • Complete tasks and responsibilities on projects, within the scope of work, schedule, and budget, in an organized, timely, and consistent way.

To join us, you should have:

  • A professional degree in Urban Design, Architecture, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
  • 3-5+ years of experience.
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling, drafting, visualization, and graphic software.
  • Proficiency in mapping and GIS software, specifically ESRI ArcGIS Pro; knowledge of datasets from federal government agencies such as the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Geological Survey, and NOAA is preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and comfortable with large datasets.
  • Experience with Grasshopper and other scripting languagesStrong interest and experience in data visualization; knowledge of Tableau is a bonus.
  • Strong visual communication, typographic, and layout skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the team as well as independently.
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn.
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)