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197 Spadina Avenue
Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5T 2C8


TEL: 416 340 9004

FAX: 416 340 8400

Join our team

At Urban Strategies we believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish. As an equal opportunity employer, we know that an environment that fosters diversity and inclusion can access the untapped potential that lies in our workforce and stimulate innovation.

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Urban Strategies is growing! We are currently seeking talented individuals to join our exceptional team:

Urban Designer

The position of urban designer requires a professional accredited degree in architecture, landscape architecture, and/or urban design. Professional qualifications with the OAA or OALA are not necessary but encouraged. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio of related urban design work in PDF format to the link below. Please do not send online portfolios. Individual web sites are not conducive to our group review process.


The position of Planner requires a Masters degree in Planning. Registration with the OPPI and CIP are not necessary but encouraged.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the link below.

Proposal Coordinator

The Proposal Coordinator will assist the Marketing and Communications Director to coordinate development of exceptional proposal submissions that help us stand out and enable us to do the award-winning city building work we are known for.  Read more. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to the link below.

Graphic Design Intern

This entry-level position will work with our multi-disciplinary design team to deliver exceptional panels, documents, video and digital materials. Read more about this new position. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio of graphic design work to the link below.

Candidates should be available for an in-person interview in our Toronto studio. Fluency in French and English are considered an asset. If you have applied for a position in the last 6 months, please do not re-submit your resume. Please do not contact us by telephone regarding employment opportunities.

Internship Opportunity

Urban Strategies has a proud history of welcoming students to join us for urban design and planning internships. We believe that professional placements are an important complement to formal education. Urban Strategies interns can expect hands-on learning opportunities from day one, and will participate in everything from proposal development to conceptual design. We integrate students into project teams to expose them to all facets of an assignment and prepare them for the real world of city planning and urban design. Students tell us that they gain valuable experience and form lasting friendships. Many of our interns return for repeat terms with us and even for full time positions after graduation.

Application Deadlines:

Summer term (Design Internships): Applications closed for 2016

Summer term (Planning Internships): Applications closed for 2016

Fall term (Design Internships): Apply now!

Winter term (Design Internships): end of October

Fall Term (Graphic Design Internships): Apply now! Read more about this new position.

Please do not contact individual employees regarding internship applications.