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AECOM Urban Designer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

Enhance teamwork spirit across the various offices and ensure experience and knowledge share in between urban designer is happening frequently.

Ensure all graduate urban designers and other new urban design fresh recruits are receiving the required and needed support to meet the expectations of the tasks assigned to them and to integrate well with the other team members

Drive market and desktop research objectives and topics according to project briefs and office thought leadership topics. Streamline relevant research information and outputs for review by senior staff. Able to steer online research in a timely manner and more effectively.

To read, qualify, quantify and graphically represent urban design standards applicable to projects and apply the same into design tasks. Determine the correct source of planning and urban design regulatory guidelines per region or authority and present to senior urban designers and peers key findings

Represent adequately site reviews and site opportunity and constraints for project and client discussions. Question thoughts and validate design ideas following thorough reading of sites characteristics.

Present a good understanding of urban design principles with consideration to urban scale and urban hierarchy.

Understand the impact of integrating the work of other internal disciplines or external consultant/stakeholders in the design sequence as well as the deliverables output.

Propose relevant and applicable urban design typologies for further review and discussions with senior designer.

Identify international and local benchmarks and precedents for further studies and steer the review effectively as per projects requirement.

Structure urban design deliverables and reports according to the scope of services and the applicable planning authorities’ requirements.

Fair descriptive writing of urban design principles and urban design guidelines

Think in a 3-dimensional manner and able to represent ideas clearly verbally and graphically.

Acquired definitions of basic urban design attributes used across urban Design projects.

Translate and represent innovative design solutions through digital tools and personal skills.

Identify new potential areas of innovation and improvement that the urban design team can benefit from.

Actively participates in internal workshops with ability to put together summary outcome reports.

Prepare material for external workshops.

Be an advocate of quality procedures applicable to the urban design Technical practice group and apply continuously thorough self-checks and reviews of deliverables before being shared.

Have fair understanding of safety in design standards and procedures and able to report on safety inside and outside the work environment and in the design process to senior staff.

Qualifications

Minimum 2 years of experience in Urban Design - Must have Bachelors degree in Architecture or Urban Design. Masters degree preferred. Working towards professional membership in Urban Design or Architecture e.g. RIBA or equivalent.

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10075750

Business Line: U&P

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Design

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