Chattanooga Design Studio seeks an enthusiastic, charismatic and detail-oriented designer to support its mission and help guide the Studio’s design efforts. The Studio is a non-profit community resource that promotes excellence in urban design in Chattanooga through education, facilitation, and collaboration. As a steward of the city’s rich legacy of urban design and planning, the Chattanooga Design Studio will strive to increase public awareness of urban design issues and their impact upon our quality of life. With a particular emphasis on the importance of the public realm, the Studio will provide high level coordination of urban design efforts to help frame a vision for the future growth of the city that promotes optimal value for the community.
About the Position:
The Urban Designer will lead both daily office management and long-term program related outreach for the Studio. The Urban Designer will be responsible for performing, assisting with and leading a broad array of design and community engagement operations in support of the projects and programs of the Studio. This position is full-time, 40-hours per week, and reports to the Executive Director. Significant verbal and written communications attributes are imperative.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate critical organizational skills; and thinking in the design of the community at a variety of scales; demonstrate knowledge of principles, practices, and trends in architecture and urban design; exhibit strong written, oral and graphic communication skills; possess illustrative graphic skills in hand renderings and/or computer aided techniques; and be capable of effectively working in ethnically, and socio-economically diverse environments.
Required Education and Experience:
The minimum requirements for the position are a bachelor's Degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or planning from an accredited college or university.
Candidates should also exhibit:
-Demonstrated knowledge of urban design principles and practices,
-Ability to communicate effectively, by drawing,
Ability to communicate effectively, by orally and in writing,
-Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work and activities,
-Ability to work effectively in a diverse workforce.
Commensurate with experience.
Application and Deadline:
To apply please send cover letter, resume, and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for application: Close of Business on Friday, May 31, 2019
For more information on the studio please visit: chattanoogastudio.com