Graduating Urban Designer/Planner

Code Studio
Austin, TX
United States
Professional Areas: 
Regional Planning
Sustainability Planning
Urban Design
Experience Level: 
Entry Level
AICP Certification: 
Not required

We think big! The future of our cities is more than just an incremental improvement on today – it is a transformational change. Code Studio needs your design and creative problem-solving skills to help us manage our growing practice. For more information about Code Studio, check out

We are looking for a talented entry-level urban designer/planner with a strong background in solving complex urban design and planning issues. Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in architecture, urban design or urban planning, and 2-3 years’ experience or a Master's degree in architecture, urban design or urban planning. A background in architecture and planning is necessary for this position. 

Your role:

  • Urban design and precedent research
  • Site analysis and existing conditions documentation
  • Analysis and concept diagrams
  • Site plans and area mapping
  • Illustrative plans, sections and perspective renderings, both hand and digital
  • Form-based code drafting and interpretation
  • Preparation of presentations and production of planning and urban design studies
  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication, and consultant coordination

What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree in urban design, architecture or urban planning
  • 2-3 years’ experience or a Master's degree in urban design, architecture or urban planning
  • Candidates with a Master’s degree or dual degrees in both architecture and urban design or planning are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Strong Sketch-Up skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent computer rendering, massing, and other graphic visualization skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable with multidisciplinary and multi-cultured design teams
  • Working experience with a variety of client types including public agencies, developer and institutional organizations

Salary is negotiable but includes health insurance, paid time off and holidays, as well as an annual performance bonus.

What would you bring to the firm? Tell us about your skills and passion. Send your thoughts, your resume and a portfolio (or link to one) to Let us know your salary expectations. No calls please. . .

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Code Studio is an equal opportunity employer. 

Published on:
April 3, 2019 - 9:31am
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