Intermediate Urban Designer

FXFOWLE Architects FXFOWLE Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 16 '17Posted on:

The practice of FXFOWLE Architects encompasses architecture, interior design, planning and urban development. With offices in New York and Washington DC, the firm is committed to innovative design inspired by urbanism, technology and sustainable strategies. FXFOWLE's award-winning portfolio of projects spans the globe and addresses a range of scales and typologies.

We are currently accepting resumes for a full-time talented Intermediate Urban Designer for our NYC office.     

The Urban Designer will perform the following job duties:

  1. Research and analyze urban context including transportation systems, zoning, land use, population density, history, geography, character, environment, and natural resources.

  2. Work on programming research, zoning research, massing studies, orientation studies, and other design studies.

  3. Develop concept diagrams and 3d renderings to convey ideas.

  4. Document urban design strategies and approaches.

  5. Prepare presentation drawings and diagrams representing design intent and urban design vision for housing, office, retail, and mixed-use developments.

  6. Prepare schematic drawings for architecture, urban design, and landscape features of large-scale development projects.

  7. Utilize knowledge of building practices, design standards, and landscape practices, to complete designs and drawings.

  8. Utilize knowledge of land use, zoning, and master planning principles

  9. Ideal candidates will be able to apply knowledge of New York City and/or Washington, DC zoning regulations.

  10. Drawing and diagrams using AutoCAD, 3D modeling, and Adobe graphics suite programs. Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) software is preferred.

  11. Interact with consultants throughout design process.

Position Requirements:

  • Professional Degree Required; advanced degree preferred with ideal candidate possessing joint-degrees in architecture and planning or urban design

  • 5-8 years experience in urban design, architecture or landscape architecture

  • Experience in master planning of mixed use developments, urban re/development and revitalization, new town planning, and Transit Oriented Development preferred

  • Able to prioritize and multi-task.

  • Must be proactive, detail-oriented and a self-starter,

  • Must be hardworking and a team player.

  • Must be professional at all times.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Candidate should be proficient with AutoCAD, REVIT/BIM, Adobe Graphics Suite, and other related design software.


Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and work samples to, including salary requirements.  Make sure to put Intermediate Urban Designer in the subject line.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  FXFOWLE takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

FXFOWLE welcomes diversity in the workplace.

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