KEO International Consultants

Urban Designer

Job Location(s) UAE-Abu Dhabi
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/30/2022 2:31 AM)
Job ID
2022-6378
# of Openings
2
Category
Landscape Architecture

Overview

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 have 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. 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 Urban Designer 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 and will bring a passion for creativity, storytelling, artistry, and positive energy to our design studios across the GCC. The ideal candidate will have strong creative and problem-solving skills and an ability to provide meaningful contributions within our fast-paced, creative environment. 

 

To be successful for this role, candidates must demonstrate their experience from a design-oriented background and be passionate about their role in the design and construction of cities.

 

We are open to applications for Urban Designers at all levels of their careers across our studio locations including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities in this role will include:

 

  • Positive and sociable personality with a desire for collaboration.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the underlying spatial arrangements that give form and character to urban areas via the interrelationship between built and open spaces.
  • Assists 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.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines involved in master planning and urban development projects.
  • Assists in the preparation and presentation of plans and reports to clients and regulators.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the production techniques, procedures, and standards related to urban planning and design projects.
  • Develop a collaborative approach to working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrating a strong commitment to design quality in all generated material
  • Performs other related tasks as directed.

Qualifications

To be successful for this role, candidates must come from a design-oriented background and demonstrate their passion for contributing to urban-scale projects.  They will have a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Planning.  Master’s degree preferred with some combination.

 

  • Design orientated with creative flair.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills
  • Advanced Knowledge of software programs (Rhino, Grasshopper, City Engine, Dynamo) would be highly advantageous

Please submit your CV and a design portfolio which demonstrates your experience and explains your suitability for the role. Please provide an embedded PDF link on your CV covering a maximum of 10 projects.

 

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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