Urban Design Director


About the Company:

Our client is a leading provider of planning, design, and development services in Australia. They are passionate about creating places that are vibrant, sustainable, and connected. They employ talented and committed professionals in the fields of Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture and Engineering.

About the Role:

Opportunity exists for an Urban Design Leader to join their team in Melbourne. The successful candidate will be interested in progressing their career by taking a leading role with respect to mentoring, team growth, client management and other leadership functions. Projects are an exciting range of state-wide projects, ranging from residential greenfield development, renewable energy developments, large public spaces and restoration and regeneration projects, all with a strong focus on sustainability.

The Responsibilities:

· Lead the conceptualisation and planning of urban design solutions that are functional, sustainable, and aesthetically pleasing;
· Create and oversee the development of project proposals, design guidelines, and plans.
· Collaborate with other design professionals and consultants, including architects and engineers, to ensure integration of design goals and objectives.
· Play a key role in mentoring junior team members, providing leadership and guidance on all aspects of the project, from concept through construction.
· Conduct research to determine best practices in urban design and planning.
· Review and analyse zoning and land-use regulations, environmental assessments, and other relevant data to inform design decisions.
· Assist in business development activities by participating in marketing efforts and developing relationships with clients.

The Requirements:

· Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design.
· Minimum 10 years of experience in urban design planning and design.
· Demonstrated ability to manage multidisciplinary teams and projects.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
· Knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite.
· Familiarity with building codes, zoning laws, and regulations.
· Passionate about sustainability, placemaking, and creating lasting impacts on communities.


· Competitive salary and benefits package
· Opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects
· Chance to make a real difference in the lives of people
· Collaborative and supportive work environment

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Associate Director
Leigh Monro
+61 451 674 977

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