6 hours
2017-12-142018-01-13

Urban Designer, Abu Dhabi

Aecom
Abu Dhabi
  • Job Code
    23339-1182585
Company AECOM

Job Title: Urban Designer, Abu Dhabi

JobID: 23339-1182585

Location: Abu Dhabi, ARE

Description: **Business Line** Building Engineering

**Position Title** Urban Designer, Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

**Job Summary**

AECOM is currently seeking an experienced Urban Designer. The Urban Designer works within the studio team to provide technical expertise on allocated urban design projects. The role includes the application of architecture and urban design skills along with project coordination responsibilities from time to time.

The Urban Designer works closely with senior staff including the Project Manager (PM) to produce and refine reports and product in accordance with the project scope. The Urban Designer must be flexible and able to work both independently and within the team, usually within tight time frames within the parameters of each project.

As a key member of the studio, the Urban Designer shall actively and positively contribute to the studio on a daily basis. This includes participation in the team meetings and any other initiatives that are agreed by the studio leadership team.

Key capabilities include:

+ Strong design skills with conceptual urban design scale architecture capabilities

+ Strong graphic and visualization skills, able to conceptualize ideas in either sketch or digital formats

+ Advanced computer skills in a range of packages including Revit, 3D Software (Rhino, etc), CADD, Adobe Creative Suite and other software as required, knowledge of Grasshopper or scripting preferred

+ Global perspective, and strong knowledge and interest in contemporary design, including ability to identify and suggest international best practice case studies and benchmarks

+ Desire to drive innovation in the development and communication of design ideas

Job Duties

+ Work with the allocated project manager to produce project reports, drawings, and other documents to meet client deadlines as outlined by the PM

+ Assist in the preparation of conceptual and schematic design plans and reports as required by the PM

+ Assist in the preparation of documentation & presentation packages for projects

+ Participate in design workshops with clients and staff as appropriate to the projects

+ Liaise with clients in accordance with the project requirements and as agreed by the PM

+ Work harmoniously in the team environment, practicing open communication, a participative approach to work and commitment to projects

+ Work with other AECOM offices from time to time to assist in projects as well as gain assistance in studio projects

+ Participate in the appropriate practice circles, information sharing and firm wide programs as required

+ Implement and use AECOM’s QA system for all project work, maintain and refine in-house design standards, procedures, and policy

+ Contribute to the team environment, practicing open communication, a participative approach to meetings and work and commitment to projects

Specific Skills Required

+ Advanced computer skills in a range of packages including Revit, 3D Software (Rhino, etc), CADD, Adobe Creative Suite and other software as required, knowledge of Grasshopper or scripting preferred

**Minimum Requirements**

+ 2 or more years’ experience in an area of expertise with a growing portfolio of work which demonstrates excellent technical capabilities.

+ Experience working in the Middle East would be an advantage

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Architecture, Urban Design or Urban Planning

+ Postgraduate qualifications advantageous.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:_

_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Planning_

**_Country_** _United Arab Emirates_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _167035BR_



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