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Urban Designer


Mithun is looking for a highly collaborative, multi-faceted Urban Designer with 5+ years of professional experience to join our team. You will help grow our urban design practice and lead (or grow to lead) complex projects of all scales – community, corridor, public realm and district plans plus design guidelines – with a focus on design and implementation of urban environments. This includes an understanding of transit-oriented, sustainable urban development; mixed-use projects; infrastructure and public realm design; and centered around resilience, healthy communities and equity.

The ideal candidate has strong design and graphic sensibilities, a clear understanding of integrating multiple scales and the ability to keep a project on track to create success for private, public, institutional and non-profit clients. Your excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to develop engaging relationships with diverse groups and proven experience in entitlements will move the needle on resilient urbanism.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s or Master’s professional design degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design and professional certification and/or licensing. An additional degree in a complimentary discipline including Environmental Studies, Urban Planning or Public Health is a plus. Proficiency with MS Office, InDesign and Revit is preferred. Experience with additional visualization tools and scenario planning tools are a plus. Experience with Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, experience in the states of Hawaii and California and bilingual skills are also a plus. Membership and leadership in professional organizations such as APA, ULI and EcoDistricts are desired.

At Mithun, our design has purpose—to create positive change in people’s lives. We are an internationally recognized leader in sustainability, combining exemplary design with a focus on building and site performance, human health and social equity. Since the inception of the practice in 1949, our work has been recognized with hundreds of peer and industry awards including six AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten project recognitions. Mithun is a JUST organization and ranked among the top firms in the nation by Architect magazine.