Senior Urban Planner

WXY Architecture + Urban Design WXY Architecture + Urban Design Diversity Badge Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 23 '22Posted on:

Who we are

WXY is a multi-disciplinary practice based in New York City. We are planners, urban designers, architects, data analysts, strategists and creative problem solvers. No matter the size, we tackle problems and find solutions. We work to understand a context, and plan with community in mind. We challenge ourselves to face the array of complex problems and commit to solutions that support a healthy and sustainable future.


This role will engage a range of urban planning disciplines, including master planning, zoning, school planning, community engagement, economic development, sustainability, resiliency, and mobility. The role requires client and team management; directing  research, analysis, and writing tasks related to planning and urban design projects; leading community engagement; developing presentations and visual materials, and supporting discussions related to the studio’s ongoing work and business initiatives.

Skills Required

  • Ability to analyze and interpret a range of data and information
  • Ability to synthesize ideas into a narrative
  • Ability to write clearly, and concisely if needed
  • Ability to manage components of projects and communicate with other staff, consultants and clients
  • Strong verbal communication skills, particularly with respect to community stakeholders
  • Strong familiarity with the built environment and current urban policy issues
  • Interest in and awareness of project budgets and commercial issues
  • Spreadsheet modelling skills
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS and Adobe Creative Suite

Preferred: Knowledge of NYC & DMV regions

Salary We are budgeting $75-$95k p/a for this position, however the eventual offer will be based on your qualifications and experience.   This is a Full-time position.  

Qualifications: Graduate degree in urban and regional planning, urban design, geography, economics, computer science, data science, information  science, policy, education

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation and national origin. WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.


Please send a cover letter, work sample, writing sample, and CV in PDF format to with the subject “Sr. Urban Planner 2022”

No phone calls please.

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