Urban Designer - Urban Design/Planning
This position involves the organization and leadership of projects that are larger in terms of complexity and scope, and/or leading multiple, smaller project efforts simultaneously.
You have broad professional experience and deep industry knowledge of planning principles and practices, and you are able to apply this knowledge to a broad range of project types and tasks.
You are able to combine innovative thinking and imaginative problem-solving skills to bring contextual and place-based solutions to your projects.
You are able to make decisions and recommendations to guide projects, using your experience and professional judgement to craft the final outcome.
As a leader within the studio, providing mentorship, cultivating a positive project experience, and fostering a collaborative environment for your teams and your studio are key elements of your role.
As a leader within your studio and the firm, you participate in office-wide initiatives aimed at improving or impacting practices, operations, and/or business development.
Your skills and expertise will provide a resource for guidance for other projects and managers in the office. SERA is a progressive, 100% employee-owned architecture, interior design and urban design & planning firm based in Portland, Oregon. Since 1968, SERA has been instrumental in the development of the city’s national reputation for livability. In 2015, we opened a second office in the Silicon Valley.
We work collaboratively with communities, universities, corporations, and institutions to formulate a sustainable development framework for the social, cultural, economic, and ecological infrastructure that underpins the making of whole and beautiful places. Our culture reflects our commitment to great design, client service, and sustainability. SERA provides our employees with an enjoyable work environment and opportunities for professional and personal development. We provide quality service to our clients, while ensuring the growth and well-being of our team.