KEO International Consultants

Urban Designer

Job Location(s) UAE-Abu Dhabi
Posted Date 6 months ago(12/21/2020 7:50 AM)
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# of Openings
Urban Planning


KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.


As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.


We invite you to join us.


Our newest opportunity is for a talented Urban Designer to join our allied practice, InSite based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This position will work under the direction of more senior staff and in collaboration with other team members on master planning and urban development projects across all KEO markets.


We envisage success in this role to include;

  • Assist in the preparation of conceptual, preliminary and detailed urban designs, site layouts and supporting materials (reports, maps, drawings) for master planning and urban development projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of development control regulations, urban design guidelines, and other related planning and urban design standards for master planning and urban development projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of urban designs that respond to existing regulatory requirements and guidelines for master planning and urban development projects.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines involved in master planning and urban development projects.
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of plans and reports to clients and regulators.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include a minimum of 5 years work experience partnered with a Bachelor in Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Planning. 


Previous experience working on UAE based projects.

A strong understanding of Abu Dhabi planning standards and regulations.

Design orientated with creative flair.

Master’s degree preferred.



KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work. We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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