Senior Urban Designer


Date Posted



Urban Planning June 12, 2018 Brook Mcilroy Toronto, ON, Canada

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Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Project management of urban design projects including preparation of Campus Master Plans, Downtown Plans, Corridor Plans, Mobility Hubs, Community Plans, Urban Design Guidelines, Master Plans, Peer Reviews, etc.
  • Preparation of urban design visions and documents, including Urban Design Rationale Reports, Official Plan & Zoning By-law Amendments, Draft Plans of Subdivisions and Minor Variances
  • Presenting materials at public workshops, client meetings, internal workshops, and Council meetings
  • Collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of architects, landscape architects and planners on planning and urban design projects
  • Coordination of sub-consultants
  • Preparation of proposals in response to RFQs and RFPs
  • Manage project budgets and team allocations
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Support other project work within the studios as needed. 

Qualifications and skills required:

  • A Master’s degree in urban design, architecture or landscape architecture and a minimum of 5-10 years of urban design experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Professional Membership in or eligibility to become a member in the design professions
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail, analytical and organizational skills
  • Motivated, flexible and enthusiastic team player able to work in an open studio format
  • Experience in the project management of urban design projects
  • Experience in municipal planning approvals
  • Skill in urban design software applications including AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign etc.
  • Willingness to travel within North America.