Urban Designers

  • Full Time
  • Seattle waterfront
  • Posted 1 week ago

Mithun is looking for highly collaborative, multi-faceted Urban Designers with 5+ years of professional experience to join our team and move the needle on resilient urbanism and equitable growth. As an urban designer, you work on complex urban design and planning projects of all scales – community, corridor, public realm and district plans – with a focus on design and implementation. This includes an understanding of transit-oriented, sustainable urban development; mixed-use projects; infrastructure and public realm design; with an approach centered around resilience, healthy communities and equity. As an integrated design firm, Mithun offers opportunities for you to support a range of project scales and types including specialized urban design expertise roles on built work design teams.

The ideal candidate has strong design and graphic sensibilities, a clear understanding of integrating multiple disciplines and demonstrated experience designing at the district scale (eg: 10+ acres). Your excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to develop engaging relationships with diverse groups and proven experience ensuring alignment with urban design and technical requirements will keep projects on track and create success for private, public, institutional and non-profit clients.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s or Master’s professional design degree in Urban Design, Landscape Architecture or Architecture. Additional education , training or experience in a complimentary discipline such as Environmental Studies, Urban Planning or Public Health is a plus. Proficiency with graphic representation and drawing tools including GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, Revit, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite as well as MS Office is preferred. Experience with additional visualization tools and multi-lingual skills are also a plus.

At Mithun, our design has purpose—to create positive change in people’s lives. We are an internationally recognized leader in planning and design, with a focus on sustainable performance, human health and social equity. Mithun has been recognized with diverse national awards including six AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards, ULI Global Award of Excellence, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, CNU Charter Awards, EPA Smart Growth Achievement award, and an APA Great Places in America award. Mithun is a JUST organization and ranked among the top firms in the nation by Architect magazine.

We embrace justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) as key expressions of our mission of Design for Positive Change. We are committed to promoting JEDI both internally and externally, in our firm culture, project work and partnerships. Our goal is not just good intentions but real impact for the people, communities and clients we serve.

Visit http://mithun.com/people/careers/ for more information and to submit your qualifications. Mithun is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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