Senior Urban Designer / Master Planner

BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Apr 17 '19Posted on:

BIG Architecture seeks an Urban Designer/Architect to join us in our NYC office. As an Urban Designer/Architect, you will be responsible for design and technical production on projects of varying scales. This will encompass conceptual design, the technical side of production of drawing sets, grading and planting design, and landscape materiality.

We seek an applicant who has:

  • A professional degree in urban planning (architecture and landscape degrees will also be considered)
  • 8+ years experience in urban planning
  • Experience in developing technical design of urban plans
  • Experience in coordinating traffic, civil, infrastructural, financial, zoning consultants
  • Experience with approvals and political process in multiple jurisdictions
  • Experience with leading community engagement efforts
  • Able to work with multiple teams to provide guidance on technical development and approvals processes
  • Able to communicate clearly and confidently to diverse clients and public officials
  • Work with partners on advancing agenda on future of urban design, mobility, ecology, infrastructure
  • Work with business development team on urban planning RFQs and proposals
  • Work with recruiting to hire talented urban planners
  • Create excitement and interest around urban planning

Be able to:

  • Assist in preparation of transportation plans and studies, including corridor, greenway, and bicycle/pedestrian feasibility studies.
  • Prepare environmental documents in accordance with NEPA and SEPA; including Minimum Criteria Checklists, Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, and other technical reports.
  • Prepare community planning studies; including Community Characteristics Reports, Community Impact Assessments, and Indirect and Cumulative Effects Analyses.
  • Formulate and conduct technical planning studies in a timely and efficient manner and present results in concise, well-written documents.

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