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Senior Urban Designer

EKISTICS International is looking for a Senior Urban Designer to join our Vancouver studio working within a skilled multi-disciplinary team, in a diverse and fast-paced studio environment.

The Senior Urban Designer is a key participant in assisting EKISTICS to meld the disciplines of urban design, architecture and landscape architecture. They bring a strong design sensibility and are confident providing design leadership within our studio on tourism, resort, residential, mixed use and large-scale urban design and master planning projects.  Some travel to Asia and or Caribbean with team members required.


  • Qualified + Driven: You hold a degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design.
  • Skilled + Experienced: You have 5-10 years’ experience and a strong design sensibility. Experience providing design leadership and proficiency in freehand concepts is essential. You have a demonstrated ability to generate designs at a variety of scales from concept through to detailed design completion. A background in architecture would be beneficial.
  • Good Communicator: Has excellent written, graphic and verbal communication skills; and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Ability to speak Mandarin beneficial but not a requirement for the position. Energetic, confident, and comfortable making presentations to principals, clients and consultants.
  • Team Player: You thrive on team-work in a multi-disciplinary environment and value our clients, their vision, and goals. You have the ability to manage small teams on You are adaptable to shifting project demands and have a strong sense of professionalism and pride in work, both individual and team-generated.


EKISTICS is a multi-disciplinary design and consulting studio specializing in master planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, new community design and land development. We bring together an energetic team of talented design professionals to deliver projects that are inspiring, successful and sustaining.  EKISTICS International is currently working on projects in China, Vietnam, Cuba, Mexico and Mozambique.

We offer a supportive culture for your career growth, encouraging professional development and continuing education. We are proud to be a family from so many diverse backgrounds. We foster a culture where our traditions and achievements are shared and celebrated, and everyone is welcome.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a talented collaborative team, in a diverse and supportive environment, offering room for career growth and professional development, please submit your resume, portfolio samples and a cover letter telling us a about yourself and why you think you are right for the role.

Email your application for the attention of:
Ron Baerg at [email protected], with Senior Urban Designer in the subject line.

Applications without cover letters will not be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

1925 Main St
Vancouver, BC V5T 3C1
Ron Baerg
(604) 876-5050
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.