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AECOM AECOM 2021 Graduate/Assistant Urban Designer, PRC (Multiple Cities) in Guangzhou, China

China - Shanghai Municipality, Shanghai

Job Summary

AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. We partner with our clients in the public and private sectors to solve their most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of approximately $13.6 billion in fiscal year 2019. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.


  • Develop urban design and planning concepts and translate them into clear and compelling graphic images;

  • Develop innovative design solutions responding to the concept and effectively addressing the social, legal, and economic implications of the physical form;

  • Develop design in response to technical problems posed by a project’s scope;

  • Evaluate, select, and apply standard urban design techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications on projects;

  • Complete drafting assignments;

  • Conduct research and analysis as needed for a project;

  • Compile data, perform design computations, and prepare plans and renderings;

  • Assist in the preparation of production of models, marketing material, and presentation packages for public/private review;

  • Assist project manager or senior level staff in developing a design strategy;

  • Attend meetings both inside and outside the firm pertaining to existing and potential projects;

  • Provide additional support to ensure smooth execution of projects;

  • Enforce ethics and compliance policy including Third Party payment, Sub-consultancy engagement process and Gift and Entertainment policy.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture or Master Degree in Urban Design or Landscape Architecture;

  • Excellent design, visualization, and graphic skills;

  • Expertise in Adobe Design CS, AutoCAD and Sketch Up or Rhino;

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills;

  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Mandarin

Please be reminded to complete the online questionnaire and upload your updated CV, all academic transcripts and portfolio to our portal.

Office Location(s): Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou

Preferred Qualifications

See above.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information on AECOM, please visit our website at and our Greater China Graduate Program Career Page at

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Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country China

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240655BR

Additional Locations CN - Beijing - Office 24, F24, Tower One, CN - Chengdu - Teda TIMES Centre, CN - Chongqing - 35F Metropolitan Tower, CN - Guangzhou - 34F HNA Building

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.