Urban Designer

Studio Gang Studio Gang Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 12 '18Posted on:

Studio Gang is seeking an Urban Designer with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience to join our Chicago office.

Working collaboratively with a design team on multiple aspects of urban design and planning, the Urban Designer communicates overall urban design concepts, objectives, and critical issues, applying their knowledge to tasks and assignments; develops design sketches, renderings, models, and graphics for presentation materials; responds to the technical implications of urban design decisions; and facilitates studio and project goals.

This person must demonstrate a well-developed understanding of conceptual urban design documents and fundamental theories of urban design, project design, and execution. A five-year bachelor’s degree in Architecture or master’s degree in Urban Design with advanced knowledge of drafting and 3-D rendering software (Rhino, AutoCAD, Revit) is required. Prior project management and strategic planning experience is preferred.

Studio Gang    
Founded and led by architect Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an architecture and urban design practice with offices in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco. The Studio works as a collective of more than 100 architects, designers, and planners, employing a design process that foregrounds relationships between individuals, communities, and environments. A sustainability ethos is central to the practice, coupled with a methodology defined by research and experimentation, including collaborations with a wide range of disciplines both inside and outside the traditional design field. Current projects include the expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York; the new United States Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil; a new campus for California College of the Arts in San Francisco; and mixed-use towers in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Amsterdam.

Studio Gang offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, basic life, short-term disability, long-term disability, and voluntary/term life insurance, as well as holidays and paid time off, 401(k) enrollment, and profit sharing.

Studio Gang is committed to equal opportunity employment and considers all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at Studio Gang will be considered without regard to citizenship.


To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to and specify Urban Designer in the subject line of your email.

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