Entry Level Landscape Designer/Urban Designer

New York, New York, United States

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented entry level landscape/urban designer for immediate employment in the New York City Landscape Architecture + Urban Design Studio.

In collaboration with design studio leadership, the candidate will work closely with project design teams and project landscape architects, managers and designers to design and assist in the execution of projects within the New York City metropolitan area, nationally and internationally.  Projects in the studio are design-driven and involve close collaboration with engineers, planners, cost estimators, and other technical consultants.
Who we are looking for:

  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills (English) are necessary.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work
  • Proficiency and passion for creating compelling open space design, with an ability to develop the work through the technical design phases.
  • Someone that is a team player and possesses the ability to collaborate as part of a diverse studio team is a must.
  • Someone that is passionate about what they do and about building better cities
  • Possess the skills to generate exceptional two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics
  • Possess strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to self-edit work.

Languages needed: English.

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About the company

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

The successful candidate will

AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The Landscape Architecture and Urban Design portfolio in the New York City studio includes a broad range of urban-based, multidisciplinary public realm projects, such as resiliency and green infrastructure, plazas, streetscapes, parks, waterfronts, infrastructure, urban design plans, master-planning, and ecological restoration. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform technical design & planning work of studio.
  • Prepare hand and computer drawings.
  • Project support and coordination.
  • Participate at client and agency meetings.


Required education and skills

  • Accredited Degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, or Architecture
  • 0-3 years of professional experience.
  • Demonstrated production experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and Rhino is required.
  • Experience on design development and construction details for landscape architecture projects.
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills (English) are necessary.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work.
  • Experience in Microstation, Grasshopper, Revit, ArcGIS, and other computer applications is highly desired.
  • Strong knowledge/interest in plant materials.
  • Experience preparing construction documents.


AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

How to apply

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