Urban Designer / Planner
Bogota, Colombia
hace 4 días

Bring your vision to shape a better world. Our innovative spirit at Arup compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways developing many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, systems, places and spaces.

Our global reach and our networked offices of over 16,000 creative minds allow us to leverage the best of what is happening in the world and deliver these best practices to our clients in local markets.

Our spirit of innovation and commitment to global thought leadership translate into a firm of people working at the cutting edge of our respective fields.

We are shaping the world in more sustainable, resilient and technology-driven forms.

We are looking for an Urban Designer / Planner to join our Bogota Office to focus on urban and master planning assignments.

You will join a multidisciplinary team of planners across the Americas region with a focus on identifying and delivering innovative planning opportunities for a range of client types.

Our work seeks to uncover and strengthen the interrelationships between land use, transportation, economic and natural systems while being grounded in sustainable and resilient urban design.

The scale of projects can vary from individual site planning assignments to large scale master planning along corridors or in larger districts.

We work in partnership with architects, urban designers and transportation planners. We also work independently, leveraging the skills and talents of our Integrated Planning team in partnership with experts in resiliency, civil engineering, building designs and information technologists.

The ideal candidate will share our passion for creating great places and achieving sustainable planning outcomes that help shape a better world’.

We seek an individual with growing technical experience and motivation to deliver innovative solutions. The candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of general professional experience and 2 years of urban design and planning experience.

In addition the candidate will have a strong background and understanding of both Colombian and international urban design and planning practices.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified applicant to support and engage in challenging projects and tasks.

Responsible for :

  • Supporting urban planning studies at a variety of scales. Potential projects include downtown master plans, waterfront studies, site plans and site-wide master planning studies
  • Supporting preparation of proposals for the public and private sectors in Colombia related to urban and landscape design, urban planning and policy.
  • Working in partnership with other teams supporting large infrastructure projects where planning, urban / landscape design and architecture is a needed component
  • Supporting diverse tasks in small, medium and large, complex, long-term projects working with many different people / facilities / resources etc.
  • within tight time and budget constraints

  • Conducting research and analysis both for project formulation and development
  • Supporting preparation of project presentations, graphic materials and coordination and project management activities both within the urban team and the broader office
  • Contributing to building a dynamic, responsible and innovative urban team and supporting the development of junior staff
  • Executing responsibilities as outlined in the firm’s Quality Management System
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture
  • Master's degree in Urban Design, Urban planning, Landscape Architecture or Master’s in architecture with a focus on Urban or Landscape Design (a must).
  • Minimum of 2 years of specific experience in urban design or urban planning with relevant project experience
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Advanced level of written, verbal, presentation and communications skills both in English and Spanish is essential
  • Knowledge of Colombia s urban design, development and regional planning sector as well as international practices in these areas.
  • International experience will be a plus.

  • Familiarity with socioeconomic and spatial analysis; good analytical and quantitative skills
  • Good command and experience with digital tools including AutoCad, Revit, Rhino, ArcGis, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Experience with BIM will be a plus.

  • Quality design orientation and strong teamwork capabilities
  • Outstanding sense of responsibility, achievement and autonomy
  • Only candidates that fulfill the requirements described will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates should submit their portfolio (small size PDF File) along with

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