Urban Designer Job #1

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Job Title
Urban Designer Job #1




Job Description

TLS Landscape Architecture is seeking an Urban Designer

TLS is a critical design practice rooted in the craft of material, respect for communities, and the spirit of collaboration. Our design culture is expressed in an active and dynamic studio working from Berkeley and Shanghai. We work on a range of high-profile projects in China and internationally and are capable in the full range of landscape design services. We are proud of the quality and innovation we bring to our public realm, our local communities, and the natural environment around the world. We are seeking creative and self-motivated individuals to bring their perspective and abilities to our team.



  • Develop data-driven urban design analysis workflow with parametric design and iteration method, using X information Modeling.
  • Develop site and context analysis to help determine urban design opportunities and issues, understanding programming, massing, buildings, transportation, open space, infrastructure and sustainable sites.
  • Develop zoning, land use and urban design evaluation to identify development projects sites, using GIS and other analysis tools.
  • Participate in site plan and design meetings; Participate in designing massing plans and urban design concepts., Participate in creating urban design and landscape science and technical typologies.
  • Perform documentation and presentation work including diagrams, spreadsheets, booklets, boards, animation and videos.
  • Perform digital renderings for planning and design, using adobe suites, Lumion, 3dmax.
  • Draft construction drawings for plan development, using Autocad and other BIM tools.
  • Assist in planning project review and completion


Job requires Master’s in Urban Design or Urban Planning. Must be able to perform job tasks, including having knowledge of X Information Modeling.


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