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Senior Associate

Chicago, IL
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Community Engagement
Economic Development
Land-Use Management
Urban Design
Zoning Administration
AICP Certification: 
Not required

Camiros is looking for a Senior Associate to join our Chicago office. Preferred candidates for this position will have between 5-10 years of experience, ideally with at least three years of private sector consulting experience. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a variety of planning and design projects while creating and leading innovative public engagement and stakeholder discussions. 


  • Project management, including direct client contact and coordination with principals and directing associate staff
  • Involvement in a variety of public and client-facing interactions
  • Preparation of master plans including site plans and urban district plans which include land use programming, organization of circulation/transportation elements, and articulation of urban form.
  • Preparation zoning code components, including concept diagrams, high quality illustrative graphics, GIS mapping, and testing of regulatory concepts
  • Research and analysis of precedents and best practices in support of a variety of planning, regulatory, and design projects
  • Collection and analysis of data, and research and interpretation of detailed plans and regulatory documents
  • Active participation in the firm’s promotional activities, including preparation of proposals and presentations
  • The ability to multitask and pivot between varying projects and disciplines
  • Once travel resumes, the availability to travel


  • Degree in planning, urban design, architecture or landscape architecture
  • 5-10 years of experience, preferably including experience in private sector consulting
  • Skills in a range of technical analysis and design software, including but not limited to Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite, and ArcGIS
  • Excellent graphic visualization skills, including plans, renderings, and diagrams
  • The ability to clearly articulate your ideas to a broad audience both in writing and speaking

Please forward your resume, along with a portfolio highlighting graphic and written ability (as a small pdf or a web link only), and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Arista Strungys. In light of current circumstances, please be sure that your cover letter addresses your ability to begin working remotely.



Published on:
January 19, 2021 - 7:02am
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