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Parsons Corporation Senior Urban Designer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Senior Urban Designer

Dubai, UAE

Ready to put your skills to work on master planning projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.


Under close supervision, assists in the development of plans for utilization of land and physical facilities of cities, counties, and metropolitan areas, conducting work that has clear and specific objectives and requires investigation of a limited number of factors. Receives instructions on specific assignments from senior planning personnel.


  • Performs various design tasks requiring the application of advanced urban planning and design principles and fundamental theories. Gathers, compiles, and analyzes data on economic, social, and physical factors affecting land use.

  • Confers with local authorities, civic leaders, social scientists, and land planning and development specialists to devise and recommend arrangements of land and physical facilities for residential, commercial, transportation, industrial, and community uses.

  • Researches governmental measures affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, housing, and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal.

  • Assists in preparing, coordinating, and facilitating public involvement meetings and consensus-building workshops.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • Assists in preparing business development proposals


Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Urban/Environmental Planning with minimum 10 years of related work experience.


  • Advanced knowledge of urban planning and design practices and procedures.

  • Computer literacy in the software packages typically used in urban planning/design assignments is required.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.