Scenic Hudson seeks an Urban Designer to advance our goal of Hudson Valley cities and towns becoming more economically vibrant, environmentally healthy and reflecting the needs of all citizens. The designer is a creative and dynamic team member who will develop, coordinate and implement projects related to urban and waterfront design and planning, neighborhood revitalization and community and regional trails to connect people the Hudson River and other natural assets.
The successful candidate with have a Master’s degree in urban design, landscape architecture, architecture, planning or related field required with 3-5 years of related experience; AICP preferred. Must have excellent communication skill and ability to clearly describe planning and design concepts with words and images including concept sketches, design development, 2D and 3D graphics (proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, GIS). Proven community engagement and collaboration, such as convening and leading community meetings and design charrettes required. Must be organized and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines. Grant writing and administration experience preferred. Occasional evening and weekend meetings required, traveling throughout the Hudson Valley. Must have clean driver’s license and own vehicle. Ability to speak and write in Spanish, a plus. Must have a commitment to environmentally sustainable and socially equitable practices, as well as familiarity with designing for climate change resilience and adaptation.
Full time, with competitive salary and benefits. Applications should be e-mailed to: email@example.com. Send resume, recent graphic design samples (2-3) and brief writing sample. Further information can be found on our website: www.scenichudson.org. No phone calls please. Scenic Hudson is an EOE promoting cultural diversity and excellence.