Junior Urban Designer

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Junior Urban Designer

Our Urban Unit is expanding! We're looking for a talented Urban Designer to join our team in Amsterdam.

Full-time · Amsterdam

As an international architectural firm, UNStudio is active in the broadest fields of architecture and urban design. Our project portfolio covers every aspect of design, ranging from small to large-scale projects, research and theory. The atmosphere within each of our offices is international, multidisciplinary and ambitious, but also open, non-hierarchical, team-based and friendly, with attention to personal well-being, knowledge development and career planning.

We are looking for a Junior Urban Designer to join our Amsterdam office who will participate as a full team member in our Urban Unit. We expect our designer to provide both creative input and solid work production. Tasks include urban scale research and analysis, design tasks on multiple scales, communication and visualization of ideas.

The Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a design discipline (Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture);
  • 1-3 years of experience in a design discipline (Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture)
  • Excellent understanding of the complexity of the urban scale and masterplanning
  • Excellent understanding of the complexity of the urban scale and master planning
  • Able to work efficiently with a large team of designers in a collaborative and creative environment but also steer the design process of small teams of junior designers and interns.
  • Software required: Rhino, Adobe Suite (GIS and Grasshopper are a plus)

We look forward to receiving your C.V./resume + portfolio + short motivation letter

When you work for UNStudio

  • You have the opportunity to work on high profile, challenging global projects
  • You are part of a creative, fresh, professional and academic working environment
  • The city centre of Amsterdam is on your doorstep: one of the world's most beautiful cities
  • Research is an integrated and valued part of your daily work
  • You have the opportunity to initiate and develop research projects with external companies and institutions
  • Your experience is highly valued, but your innovative and entrepreneurial attitude is ranked highest
  • You work in a young international team that is highly ambitious, collegial and social, made up of recently graduated architects, experienced senior architects and everything in-between
  • You design through discovery, and learn on the job
  • You get as much creative freedom as you are willing to take
  • You find yourself in a responsible position as soon as you are ready
  • Friday Afternoon Drinks are always waiting for you
  • Our annual Summer and Winter Events have become legendary
  • You have 30 annual holidays, with a holiday allowance in addition to your annual salary