Urban Designer

NLO Recruiter - Montclair, NJ (30+ days ago)

Urban Designer - Join our team of creative professionals in our new design studio located in the heart of Downtown Montclair! Walk to the train, bus, coffee shops, lunch and more while working on exciting and prestigious projects that impact the future of cities, towns and communities.

Our Urban Designers are responsible for planning, designing and implementing exciting and unique pedestrian experiences. Our Street Design Studio develops cutting edge complete street, streetscape and transportation projects as well as vibrant parks and public spaces. Our driven and creative team members work on multiple, diverse projects in a dynamic and collaborative studio environment.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Positive energy and a drive to be creative and impact communities.
  • A minimum of 3 years (ideally 5-7+ years) demonstrated success in an Urban Designer, Landscape Architect or Urban Planner role with experience working with public clients designing streetscape and public spaces.
  • Advanced proficiency with AutoCad, Adobe suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and SketchUp. Lumion or other rendering software a plus.
  • The ability to complete tasks with a sense of urgency and work under a deadline while consistently exceeding our client’s expectations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an unquestionable attention to detail.
  • The graphic and verbal communication skills required to manage and communicate ideas to clients, vendors and coworkers.
  • Integrity, initiative, and a proven work ethic.
  • Experience during the construction phase of a project is a plus
  • Experience providing professional testimony for municipal Boards (i.e. Planning Board etc) is a plus.
  • NJ Licensed Landscape Architect, Professional Planner or AICP is a plus.

We offer a starting salary and full benefits package commensurate with experience. We are committed to work-life balance and offer every other Friday off with our “9/80 work week” from May-October, your birthday off and more.

Candidates who submit a cover letter, resume, portfolio samples (PDF or website link) AND reference job code 86AUP will be considered for the next step in the hiring process.

No calls or walk-ins, please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Urban Design, Urban Planning or Landscape Architect: 5 years