Urban Designer

Overland is seeking Urban Designers with a minimum of one to three years of experience with urban scale projects preferably in urban environments. It is desirable, but not necessary, for candidates to have supplemental experience and/or education in the fields of landscape architecture, architecture or urban design.

Candidates are expected to exhibit confidence and a strong collaborative attitude. Flexibility, initiative, problem-solving skills, and a positive attitude are important qualities we look for. Our goal as a firm is to unlock the embedded potential in our projects, creating catalysts for transformation for both our firm and its employees.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of 1-3 years experience working at multiple scales and contexts including campuses, urban districts and neighborhoods; strength in grounding a project in research is desired

Bachelor or Masters Degree in Urban Design/ Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture and/or Bachelor or Masters Degree of Architecture

Professional licensure is  preferred but not required

Must have initiative, enthusiasm, motivation and be comfortable working within small interdisciplinary collaborative teams

Outstanding ability to verbally and graphically communicate design concepts with internal and external design team members

Knowledge of urban planning, zoning, land use, land development code, and technical issues

High Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, ESRI ArcGIS, and Sketchup or Rhino and ability to work across multiple platforms to produce work of exceptional quality

Excellent design talent and knowledge of best practices in urban design, landscape architecture, and sustainable development

Strong understanding of place making, urban form, building typologies, and the relationship of buildings to (urban) landscapes

It is preferred but not required to demonstrate experience facilitating/managing projects and/or experience preparing proposals/grant writing

Qualified applicants will be evaluated based on their portfolio, work experience, personal and professional references, and interviews.

Please send your resume and portfolio to careers@overlandpartners.com