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Urban Design, Planning & Landscape Architecture Careers

Join a Culture that Brings Out Your Best

As an employee-owner, your success is our success. Our workplace is collaborative and diverse, built on a history of controlling our own destiny, putting people first, and offering careers that provide for a secure future. At HDR, you’re part of a team surrounded by talent that brings out your best. Join us and own your future. Learn more about our open opportunities and apply today.

Landscape Architecture & Urban Design Careers

Additional Opportunities Coming Soon in these Locations: 

  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Omaha, Nebraska 
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • San Diego
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

Don’t see the role you’re looking for? Discover all of our current job openings, or Kaia.Nesbitt [at] (subject: Discuss%20HDR%20Job%20Opportunities) (contact us) to discuss.

For more info contact

Kaia Nesbitt
Urban Design, Planning & Landscape Architecture Director
Kaia Nesbitt

What's it like to work at HDR?

Asif Khan
Asif Khan

"I am part of a secure, progressive and creative spectrum of professionals with dynamic leadership. HDR inspires and nurtures my hope." Site Design Coordinator

Hannah Watson
Hannah Watson

"I love working alongside knowledgeable people across disciplines who encourage me to design at my best level. The mentorship baked into a large firm like HDR is unparalleled to any other firm I’ve previously worked for." Urban & Landscape Designer

Yari Mahsa
Mahsa Yari

"HDR’s culture is driven by purpose and clear expectations. The firm fosters a workplace that cares about and supports individuals while also challenging them to improve their skills and grow with the company continuously." Site Design Coordinator

Yiyuan Wang
Yiyuan Wang

"As an entry-level designer, I have been introduced to a wide variety of HDR project types quickly, which is a precious experience. These projects will broaden my horizons and strengthen my professional skills, ultimately paving a diverse career and professional path." Landscape Coordinator/Urban Designer

Ending Global Sprawl

Learn From Industry Thought Leaders

Authored by Peter Calthorpe and published by the World Bank, the book “Ending Global Sprawl: Urban Standards for Sustainable and Resilient Development” seeks to define the global challenges of sprawl and how its various manifestations contribute to social isolation, economic inequality and environmental degradation. 

Explore Our Urban Design, Planning & Landscape Architecture Expertise

Our multidisciplinary team of planners, architects, engineers, landscape architects, and other design professionals collaborate to promote and advance the concepts of place-making and community. We explore all economic, human, political, legal, environmental, and aesthetic issues necessary to improve quality of life and build a sustainable future.

Green Roof and Park Rendering
Landscape Architecture

We design engaging, accessible and resilient projects that are timely and contextually appropriate — unique spaces as an inextricable part of the whole.