AECOM Graduate Urban Designer, Shanghai in Shanghai, China

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149061BR

Position Title Graduate Urban Designer, Shanghai

Job Category Planning

Business Line Design + Planning

Country China

State/Province/Region CN - Shanghai Municipality

City Shanghai

Why Choose AECOM? Imagine working for a truly global company whose 45,000 employees share a singular passion: to make the world a better place. We enjoy what we do at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed. Come share your passion with us.

About the Business Line

Design + Planning

Our professionals specialize in design, master planning, environmental and ecological planning, strategic planning and economic development. We create implementable solutions that promote sustainable land use and enhance quality of life.

Job Summary

Develop urban design and planning concepts and translate them into clear and compelling graphic images.

Develop innovative design solutions responding to the concept and effectively addressing the social, legal, and economic implications of the physical form.

Develop design in response to technical problems posed by a project’s scope.

Evaluate, select, and apply standard urban design techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications on projects.

Complete drafting assignments.

Conduct research and analysis as needed for a project.

Compile data, perform design computations, and prepare plans and renderings.

Assist in the preparation of production of models, marketing material, and presentation packages for public/private review.

Assist project manager or senior level staff in developing a design strategy.

Attend meetings both inside and outside the firm pertaining to existing and potential projects.

Provide additional support to ensure smooth execution of projects.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture or Master Degree in Urban Design or Landscape Architecture.

Excellent design, visualization, and graphic skills.

Expertise in Adobe Design CS, AutoCAD and Sketch Up or Rhino.

Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Mandarin.

Preferred Qualifications Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

What We Offer

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. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.