Calling all Urban Designers! Come join the Urban Design Center
In working to put communities and citizens first, the City of Charlotte’s Department of Planning, Design, and Development is committed to creating great places. The Department of Planning, Design, and Development is chiefly responsible for collaborating with community partners, guiding growth, sustaining the natural environment while also designing vibrant and inclusive avenues for citizen enjoyment. The Charlotte Urban Design Center’s mission is to advance the quality of Charlotte’s built environment and bring public awareness to the importance of urban design. The center reveals how design influences quality of life and economic resilience, and advocates for great public places in a livable city.
The City of Charlotte’s Urban Design Center is looking for a Project Manager and Planner to join our team! Please read more about each position below and see links to apply.
Project Manager — The City of Charlotte’s Urban Design Center is looking for a Project Manager and Urban Designer with experience managing construction projects from concept through construction, leading and mentoring staff, collaborating with design and development professionals, and leading community engagement processes. This position leads large placemaking projects, serves as a design expert on interdisciplinary teams, and is responsible for providing guidance to other team members.
Planner & Urban Designer — The City of Charlotte’s Urban Design Center is looking for a Planner and Urban Designer with experience in urban design principles, practices, and their application to the community. This position will be very collaborative, working across City teams and projects that focus on placemaking and urban design. This position provides support to the Urban Design Center, including co-leading placemaking projects, providing design guidance on capital projects, and assisting planning processes.
If you have any questions, please reach out to Erin Chantry, Program Manager at Erin.Chantry@charlottenc.gov