About the job
We invite you to join us.
Our newest opportunity is for a talented Associate Urban Designer to join our allied practice, InSite. InSite are urban designers, planners and landscape architects who share a love for the craft of designing the built environment and consist of a diverse studio of designers from around the world.
The Associate Urban Designer will bring a passion for creativity, storytelling, artistry, and positive energy to our Doha design studio. The ideal candidate will have strong creative and problem-solving skills and an ability to take leadership within our energetic, fast-paced, creative environment.
We envisage success in this role to include;
- Demonstrating a highly refined understanding of the underlying spatial arrangements that give form and character to urban areas via the interrelationship between built and open spaces.
- Demonstrating a detailed understanding of the production techniques, procedures, and standards related to urban planning and design projects.
- Providing design leadership and mentorship to staff.
- Leading, organizing and directing teams in the execution of assigned projects.
- Managing teams preparing conceptual design strategies from Visioning through Detail Design for master planning and urban development projects.
- Managing teams in their preparing of development control regulations, urban design guidelines, masterplanning reports and other related planning and urban design standards for master planning and urban development projects.
- Managing teams in their preparing of masterplanning reports and submissions that respond to existing regulatory requirements and guidelines for urban development projects.
- Coordinating with other internal disciplines and managing the activities of outside sub-consultants in the execution of assigned projects.
To be successful in this role, candidates must come from a design-oriented background, have 10+ years’ experience working at the urban scale, on large-scale urban projects, 5+ years’ MENA experience on master planning projects, and be passionate about the design and construction of cities complimented by a Bachelor and Master degrees in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design or Urban Planning.
- Design-orientated with creative flair.
- Advanced Knowledge of software programs (Rhino, Grasshopper, City Engine, Dynamo) would be highly advantageous