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Stantec Urban Designer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


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At Stantec, we approach every project as a partnership, because our work creates a lasting impact on our clients’ communities. We believe that when smart, passionate, creative people come together, real possibilities are within reach.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do; they give our work purpose. If you want to be a part of our unwavering team and can bring your sense of imagination and determination to every challenge, then this is the right place for you.

Stantec is currently looking for an Urban Designer to join our dynamic team.

Some of the key job responsibilities of this role entail this following:

 Assist with urban design and master planning related tasks under the direction of the project Senior Planner or Urban Design Lead.

 Assist in preparation of site analysis by describing applicable patterns of land use, density, ownership, urban fabric, transit networks, open space networks, community amenities, etc.

 Identify existing facilities and infrastructure on site, and characterize relevant environmental data.

 Develop benchmarking by identifying and describing comparable projects and/or design aspects.

 Develop design of a range of project types and scales by preparing sketches, drawings, illustrations, 3D models, and rendered plans and perspectives.

 Develop and prepare Design Control Regulation Sheets.

 Develop urban design and architectural design guidelines.

 Coordinate with CGI/rendering subconsultant to develop and story board animations and 3D renderings.

 Coordinate with multiple parties including internal teams and external consultants, and occasionally with the client technical counterparts.

 Develop massing models for pre-concept/ conceptual studies incorporating conventional urban design principles.

 Develop design guidelines for urban design, planning & architecture appropriate to the development character and principles.

 Develop Master plan concepts in compliance with community facility and planning standards.

 Prepare and maintain datasets (in excel) including land use, population statistics and development assumptions to support discipline and specialty trade inputs.


Urban Designer


If you have the following qualifications, we would love for you to be a part our diverse team:

 Degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture with proven experience in master planning/urban design; post graduate qualification in Urban Design is a plus.

 Registration in internationally recognized planning / urban design certification is preferred.

 Certification in any related sustainability standards including Estidama, LEED or Well Community Standards is a plus.

 4 -6 years of work experience in similar role.

 Experience in various scales and types of masterplans in the region.

 Strong command and understanding of Abu Dhabi planning policies and standards including Public Realm Manual, Urban Street Design Manual, Community Facilities Planning Manual.

 Have delivered master planning submissions to the Department of Municipalities and Transportation (DMT) and have a thorough understanding of the process and requirements including CMP, DMP and Development Control Regulations and GIS specifications manual.

 Understanding of Estidama and Sustainability standards.

 Knowledge using AutoCad, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, REVIT, 3D programs: such as Rhino Sketchup

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About Stantec:

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

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United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi


United Arab Emirates




Abu Dhabi