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Beginning with a focus in sustainable practices and emphasizing urban infill, our work in community development and architecture, including Transit-Oriented Design, mixed-use and multi-family housing, has been recognized nationally. We are seeking dynamic individuals with well–rounded experience, who are committed to design and the environment.



Senior Urban Designer Position

Van Meter Williams Pollack, an award winning multi-disciplinary architecture and urban design firm based in San Francisco and Denver, is looking for a Senior Urban Designer to join its San Francisco office.

Van Meter Williams Pollack’s urban design work includes Transit-Oriented Design, master planning and specific plans, design guidelines and project feasibility analysis.  Using our architectural design expertise, we have created development prototypes for many cities that assist them in achieving more intensive development in important transition areas of their community.  Our design guidelines are prepared to assist developers, property owners, and municipalities to conceive of and design appropriate projects.  Each of our projects includes an active community process where we work together with local stakeholders in workshops and charrettes to prioritize goals and create a future vision of their place.

The Senior Urban Designer position requires a creative individual to explore unique urban design, planning, and architectural solutions to a variety of projects.  A master’s degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning or Urban Design is desired.  The candidate shall also have 4-8 years of professional experience beyond graduate-level education.  Fluency in transit oriented design, infill development, urban design principles and architectural prototypes for a variety of uses is necessary, as are excellent written and verbal presentation skills. Graphic presentation skills desired include freehand sketching, CAD and Sketch Up, as well as experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe design suites.  Candidates must work well within a team and individually in an interactive and collaborative, studio environment.

Van Meter Williams Pollack has an open, diverse work place, located in the South of Market/South Park neighborhood of San Francisco.  The office is within walking distance of BART, CalTrain, SF MUNI, and the Transbay transit center.

To be considered for the position please e-mail a cover letter, resume and portfolio link or pdf to:


Ms. Karen Murray

Van Meter Williams Pollack

333 Bryant Street, #300

San Francisco, CA 94107



Please, no telephone inquiries.

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