Urban Designer

Van Meter Williams Pollack
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Added on: 10 Mar 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Sep 2023

“They have so much energy and passion about what they’re doing. It makes us love what we’re doing.” – Client

Van Meter Williams Pollack is an award-winning multi-disciplinary architecture and urban design firm with offices in San Francisco, Denver, and Minneapolis. We are an open and progressive office with a variety of challenging projects. Van Meter Williams Pollack’s architectural work focuses on community development including mixed-use, multi-family, and affordable housing projects. Beginning with a focus in sustainable practices and emphasizing urban infill, our work has been recognized nationally. We are seeking dynamic individuals with well–rounded experience, who are committed to design and the environment. Visit VMWP’s website, for a description of our current work and philosophy.

VMWP’s urban design work includes transit-oriented development, master planning and specific plans, design standards and guidelines, and project feasibility analysis. Using our architectural design expertise, we have created development prototypes for many cities that assist them in achieving more intensive development in important transition areas of their community. Our design guidelines are prepared to assist developers, property owners, and municipalities to conceive of and design appropriate projects. Each of our projects includes an active community process where we work together with local stakeholders in workshops and charrettes to prioritize goals and create a future vision of their place.


The Urban Designer will assist in all aspects of the urban design work at VMWP including graphic production, presentations, marketing and production of documents. Strong graphic skills and competency in the following software programs are encouraged: Sketch Up, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Revit. Hand-drawing skills are a plus. Candidates must work well within a team and individually in an interactive studio environment. A master’s degree in architecture, landscape architecture, planning, or urban design is preferred.

The Urban Designer position requires:

  • A degree in urban design related field
  • 3-5 years of professional design experience

VMWP is an equal opportunity employer. Salary is dependent on experience. VMWP strongly recommends that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly-hired employees are required to provide proof of vaccination before starting work in the office.

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To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume and portfolio to:
Van Meter Williams Pollack
Please, no telephone inquiries.

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