Project Manager: Urban Planning and Design

MIG, Inc.
Berkeley, Sacramento, San Diego, CA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Community Engagement
Urban Design
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 

MIG, Inc. is a national planning, design, management, communications, and technology firm with 275 employees in 15 U.S. offices. We are seeking a motivated and creative Urban Planner and Project Manager to join our multidisciplinary team in MIG’s Berkeley, Sacramento, and San Diego, CA offices.

We are looking for people who are inspired and driven to create great places.


The Project Manager leads project teams to develop innovative plans and solutions for public, private, and non-profit clients. The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team that provides land use and policy planning, urban design, and community engagement services. Typical projects may include general plans, specific plans, downtown plans, streetscapes, and campus master plans.

Candidates must demonstrate independent judgment, personal organization, excellent communications and skills, and an ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities and people.


  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, public policy, or related field. Master’s degree in complementary field highly preferred. 
  • 6+ years of work experience in planning or a closely related field
  • Strong graphics and writing skills 
  • Proven ability to speak in front of groups and to facilitate small and large group discussions 
  • Experience in developing marketing proposals and attending project interviews 
  • Desired computer proficiency includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and InDesign
  • GIS and Adobe Creative Suite software skills a plus, as are bilingual capabilities

The ideal candidate must be able to think critically and creatively; successfully manage projects, work products, and clients; work as part of a collaborative team in an open environment; and maintain a sense of humor and camaraderie. MIG team members share a common desire to engage closely with our clients and the communities impacted by our work. We value diversity and foster an inclusive workplace.

We offer a comprehensive benefits program, flexible work schedule, a rewarding work environment, and a creative atmosphere. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. MIG is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email your resume and portfolio with references and a descriptive cover letter to: No phone calls or email inquiries, please. The position is open until filled.

Published on:
February 8, 2019 - 4:32pm
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