Project Lead – Urban Design

Allen Jack+Cottier (AJ+C) is looking for an experienced, talented, and passionate  Project Lead – Urban Design to join our team.

AJ+C is a renowned architecture, interior and urban design practice that has created some of the most innovative and sustainable environments for over 70 years across multiple sectors. The AJ+C Urban Design team combines the type of intimate involvement and project responsibility typical of a small studio with the opportunities for career advancement of a large firm. We work at scales ranging from a single building to neighbourhoods covering hundreds of hectares.

If AJ+C sounds like the place where you’d thrive and you want to be involved in the next decade of Sydney’s evolution, then we invite you to apply.


At AJ+C you can:

  • Engage with a diverse, energetic and passionate team
  • Be part of a growing, award-winning Urban Design Team
  • Work across a broad portfolio of sectors from mixed-use, education, workplace, residential, sport, community and hospitality
  • Work flexibly within a company with a commitment to becoming a permanently hybrid workplace
  • Access a wealth of knowledge and resources through mentorship and our A+ Membership
  • Receive a host of staff benefits such as personal development/wellness budget, study leave, paid parental leave
  • Grow and develop your career


In this role you will:

Assist in all design and delivery tasks for major Urban Design Projects, including:

  • Built form, street layout and public realm design;
  • Feasibility studies from back-of-the-envelope through to implementation;
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis;
  • Preparation of reports, drawings and presentations.


The right candidate will have:

  • Qualification in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture or Architecture required
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience post-graduation, including in specific urban design roles
  • Green Star (or equivalent) certifications desirable.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a collaborative team environment
  • Strong written, graphic and verbal communication skills
  • Well developed urban design communication skills
  • Superior ability to use reason, logic and creativity to solve ambiguous problems
  • Comfortable, effective and influential in meetings with senior management teams
  • Prepares well structured, clearly expressed written documents that address issues concisely and professionally


To apply please email with the subject line “Project Lead – Urban Design”