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

Collaborative Studio

66 James St. N.
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada L8R 2K5

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. Urban Strategies complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during the application process, please let us know.

We currently have the following open positions.

Urban Planner

We are currently hiring Senior, Intermediate and Junior Planners. A university degree in the field of Planning is required, and a Masters degree is considered an asset.  Registration with the OPPI and CIP are not necessary but encouraged. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the link below.

Intermediate/Associate Planner: Download a detailed position description here.

Senior Planner: Download a detailed position description here.

Urban Designer

We are currently seeking a dynamic Urban Designer. We are seeking candidates with a professional design degree in architecture, landscape architecture, and/or urban design with the ability to become accredited with the OAA or OALA over time.

Download a detailed position description here.

Geospatial and Data Analytics Specialist

The Geospatial and Data Analytics Specialist is responsible for working with Urban Strategies’ team of Urban Designers, Planners and Business Development team and Partners to undertake database development and data analysis using a variety of software and information technology approaches to advance Urban Strategies’ digital/ analytics services.

Download a detailed position description here.


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio of related design work (PDF) to the link below. Please do not send online portfolios. Individual web sites are not conducive to our group review process.

Candidates should be available for an in-person interview in our Toronto studio. Fluency in English is required, with oral and written fluency in French and other languages 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 due by the end of February

Fall term (Design Internships): Applications due by the end of June

Winter term (Design Internships): Applications due by the end of October

Please do not contact individual employees regarding internship applications.