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Urban Designer/Planner

Posted 9/19/17

CivicMoxie is a collaborative team of city planners and urban designers combining an innovative spirit and on-the-ground know-how to ensure plans on paper translate to a vibrant reality with positive outcomes. We are a young firm with a growing list of exciting projects and research and everyone on our team shares responsibilities and gets to participate in a variety of projects and tasks. Our projects include a Waterfront Master Plan for Bridgeport, CT; the comprehensive plan for Concord, MA, arts and cultural plans for a variety of cities on the east coast, and work on resiliency planning in South Boston.

Job Description:

We are seeking a creative, collaborative, highly-motivated, and self-directed urban designer/planner with 1-3 years of experience to join our team and to contribute to the firm’s growing number of projects. Responsibilities will include:

  1. Urban design – analysis, conceptual work, master plans
  2. Existing conditions analyses and mapping
  3. Integration of design within larger projects with multiple team members
  4. Proposal preparation for new work
  5. Planning and urban design standards for the office
  6. Collaborating with other staff and sub-consultants
  7. Preparing/contributing to client, interview, and public presentations and associated materials


Applicants must have an advanced degree in urban design and/or architecture, or urban planning with one to three years of experience in planning and/or urban design. Proficiency in GIS, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, AutoCad and other modeling software is required.


We are located just two blocks from the Brookline Village MBTA station on the Green “D” Line. Salary is commensurate with experience; we enthusiastically support professional development for everyone in the firm. Please apply before September 27, 2017 to with a resume and samples of your design work and writing.

Graduate Urban Designer/Planning Internship (paid) – part time

Posted 9/19/17

CivicMoxie, a planning, community development, and urban design group, is seeking a fall/spring part-time urban design/planning intern to assist with exciting work on multiple projects ranging from a multimodal and land use plan for Manchester, NH to a Cultural Plan for Portland, ME to a Placemaking Project in Brockton, MA. We have a range of public sector and private clients and are working in cities throughout the eastern seaboard.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be passionate about urban planning and improving communities/downtowns
  • Have excellent graphic and research skills
  • Be self-directed
  • Contribute to our collaborative work environment
  • Be available to work 10-15 hours per week

You will be doing all or some of the following:

  • Urban design and existing conditions analysis
  • Master planning
  • Case study research
  • Mapping and analysis graphics
  • Proposal/marketing preparation
  • Preparing presentations and graphics for public meetings and attending same

Graphic experience is needed in all or some of these areas:

  • Urban design
  • Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • GIS
  • Other modeling software

We are a small firm where you will have the opportunity to be exposed to all aspects of planning projects and to contribute in meaningful ways. Our office is in Brookline Village, just two blocks from the Brookline Village T stop.

If interested, please send your cv and some writing and graphic work samples by September 28, 2017 to Susan Silberberg. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled.

CivicMoxie is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer