Top Urban Design Consultant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Urban Design Consultant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Urban Design Consultant resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.9% of Urban Design Consultant resumes contained Urban Design as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Urban Design Consultant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Urban Design Consultant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Urban Design

high Demand
Here's how Urban Design is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Presented Visual Preference Survey (VPS) techniques to planners and urban designers.
  • Research and urban design recommendations for the Old San Juan historic center.
  • Managed urban design projects for Dallas neighborhoods.
  • Staffed the Bayside Streetscape Subcommittee which focused on urban design issues in an inner urban neighborhood.

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2. Master Plan

high Demand
Here's how Master Plan is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Designed marketing brochures, wrote and designed master plan books and architectural guidelines for towns and neighborhoods.
  • Aided in creation of several master plans and mobility plans, client meetings, and public hearings.
  • Project manager for large master plan for the county.
  • Master Plan consultant, Landscape Design and details
  • Designed an urban master plan scheme for water harvesting in the streets to provide water to the population nearby.
  • Master plans review for Madinat Al-Arab, Knowledge Proven record of performance as design developer, Economic City Master Plan

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3. Design Concepts

high Demand
Here's how Design Concepts is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Developed design concepts for all types of communities, including mixed-use, residential, industrial and commercial.
  • Worked on character and environment design concepts for several cartoon television shows including work for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon.
  • Developed design concepts for traveling exhibits and advised on community outreach strategies towards establishment of a permanent public venue for collection.
  • Generated 3 design concepts for an industrial automation machine integrated with machine vision technology.
  • Participated in engineering and manufacturing design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations.
  • Created presentations to communicate design intent and direction through the implementation of design concepts.

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4. CAD

high Demand
Here's how CAD is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Utilized several programs such as ACAD, Sketch-up, and Photoshop.
  • Drafted AutoCAD and Illustrator plans, details, and sections for streetscape redesigns and public transitprojects.
  • Utilized AutoCAD, Google Sketchup, and Adobe Photoshop to create designs and illustrations.
  • Organized all academic payment request transactions, ensuring that all required signatures, documentation and paperwork was in order for compensation.
  • Assisted owner during client consultation on interior remodeling projects; Interpreted and implemented initial AutoCAD plans, elevation drawings and revisions.
  • Developed and tested Cadence and Mentor Graphics EDA tools with innovative Algorithms for Physical verification and circuit analysis of semiconductor chips.

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5. GIS

high Demand
Here's how GIS is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Completed all project management responsibilities including all client communication, estimates, construction, procurement, and logistics.
  • Researched and developed economic templates utilizing GIS systems to be used for future environmental project considerations.
  • Experienced in handling chemical inventory, leveraging Waste Management and Clean Harbors for reverse logistics.
  • Managed logistics and worked with event planners for city-wide training initiative for the Uniform Development Code
  • Managed logistical activities related to event programming and marketing initiatives for the department.
  • Increased organization funding by creating an automated online payment system for conference registration.

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6. Landscape Architecture

high Demand
Here's how Landscape Architecture is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Landscape Architecture Bureau (LAB) Staff designer for urban and riverfront parks.

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7. Site Analysis

high Demand
Here's how Site Analysis is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Conducted initial site analysis and devised market feasible development program to support ten year hold financial proforma.
  • Assisted in research, site analysis and drafting of proposal for a master plan of Jonesboro, LA.

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8. Adobe Photoshop

high Demand
Here's how Adobe Photoshop is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Created weekly illustrations for editorial content, sketched illustration concepts, used Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to complete assignments
  • Organized and watermarked library of company product images using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Created images for internal product presentations using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Mapped partial & incremental attraction replacements chronologically using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Digitize and post-process images for publication using scanners and Adobe Photoshop
  • Build marketing/social media ads in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator.

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9. Landscape Design

high Demand
Here's how Landscape Design is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Worked on the landscape design that included semi-private play areas and a community green space.
  • Prepare site plan and specification landscape design for land development coordinating arrangement of existing and proposed land features.

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10. Project Management

average Demand
Here's how Project Management is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Delivered outstanding project management for condo conversions and luxury high-rise buildings for a family-owned and operated real estate development company.
  • Provided project management leadership to implement requirements related to certificates of coverage, pediatric dental and OOP carry forward amounts.
  • Performed project management and engineering functions including design, prototyping and business model creation for a hybrid car sharing project.
  • Provided engineering consulting services in Power Electronic design, development and project management for commercial and industrial power product projects.
  • Designed and implemented Project Management Office quality measurement system for quarterly reviews of PMs at a global e-commerce company.
  • Project Management/Design Participated on multiple interior space planning, interior design, kitchen, and residential addition design projects.

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11. Design Development

average Demand
Here's how Design Development is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Coordinate and prepare documentation for schematic design, design development and/or construction documents as assigned by the Project Manager.
  • Assisted architectural team in the design development process of a proposal for an international design competition.
  • Experienced in design development, contract documents, local planning permit applications and construction administration.
  • Prepared preliminary conceptual design and design development drawing layouts for cost estimating.
  • Collaborated on space planning, design development, project management and installation.
  • Collaborated on design development of resorts and hotels throughout Southeast Asia

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12. Economic Development

average Demand
Here's how Economic Development is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Focused on neighborhood preservation, creation of affordable housing and economic development within the East HarlemCommunity in the times of rezoning.
  • Freelance writer on topics of Economic Development and Urban Planning.
  • Worked in a team atmosphere, collaborating with the Directors of economic development and community engagement.
  • Provided assistance to the Economic Development Manager with Partnership Development Business Cases with commercial space industries.
  • Provided land use and environmental analysis and regulatory compliance review to support economic development.
  • Conducted research and wrote reports on innovative economic development strategies and programs

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13. Population Density

average Demand
Here's how Population Density is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Create and prepare reports on land use data including land area maps overlaid with geographic variables such as population density.
  • Analyzed and assessed land use, population density, zoning and flood maps to develop recommendations.

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14. Comprehensive Plan

average Demand
Here's how Comprehensive Plan is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Co-authored community vision chapter of the Palmyra Township Comprehensive plan.
  • Compiled information for agricultural preservation chapter of County Comprehensive Plan.
  • Created and executed comprehensive plan updates.
  • Conduct market, demographic and spatial analysis research for business corridor, downtown revitalization, and comprehensive plan documents.
  • Formulated comprehensive plans outlining and guiding growth strategies and land development.
  • Offered assistance during preliminary stages of neighborhood comprehensive plan.

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15. New Construction

average Demand
Here's how New Construction is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Prepared bids for large scale commercial and residential granite/marble contracts, predominantly high-rise new construction and renovations.
  • Managed project budgets; approximately 3 million dollar budget for capital improvements, new construction and renovations.
  • Associated and interacted with neighborhood residents and discussed new construction plans and explained details.
  • Developed experimental material samples, new construction techniques for novel materials.
  • Assisted builders and contractors in estimating cabinetry budgets for new construction and remodel projects.
  • Created preliminary electrical distribution designs for new construction.

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16. Government Agencies

average Demand
Here's how Government Agencies is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Performed review analysis studies of urban renewal projects, processed applications and attended meetings with government agencies involved with urban renewal.
  • Supervised primary data collection and conducted training sessions for elected representatives of various local government agencies of Bangladesh.
  • Coordinate and lead meetings with Municipal, State, Federal government agencies and members of the community.
  • Marketed company services to local governments and government agencies throughout the state of South Carolina.
  • Coordinate the planning process with a number of local government agencies.

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17. Public Spaces

average Demand
Here's how Public Spaces is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Provided good design advice by encouraging quality improvements to private property and public spaces.

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18. Data Collection

average Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Coordinated community survey and data collection exercise in collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Public Health.
  • Conducted data collection via outreach to other industry-leading therapeutic riding centers and within the organization.
  • Generated and organized a database for Zoning Hearing Examination Reports for data collection.
  • Engaged transit staff and supervised student data collection to improve Transit Ridership Database.
  • Skilled in evaluation literature and employ quantitative and qualitative data collection and analyses.
  • Developed strategic planning survey and analyzed and conducted data collection of survey results

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19. Analysis Diagrams

low Demand
Here's how Analysis Diagrams is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Created analysis diagrams to present findings in project managers.
  • Project: LiZe Financial Business District Regulatory Detailed Planning Investigation and survey, drawing floor plan and analysis diagrams

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20. Community Development

low Demand
Here's how Community Development is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Collected and identified sociological, economic, demographic, and physical site data that affected land use and community development.
  • Created and facilitated citywide needs assessment of over 200 summer programs targeting at-risk students using asset-based community development framework
  • Worked closely with Planning Commission and Community Development Department to establish document classification system.
  • Participated in community development projects and met with local organizers to create outreach programs.
  • Communicated effectively with elderly clients regarding stipulations to Community Development Block Grant specifications.
  • Assisted Community Development Administrator in grant activities to encourage commercial and industrial growth.

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21. Site Plans

low Demand
Here's how Site Plans is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Coordinated with planning departments on land development projects and designed conceptual site plans.
  • Reviewed site plans for proper compliance.
  • Analyzed and reviewed site plans and design guidelines and other zoning related issues pertaining to development and subdivision applications.
  • Analyzed and reviewed site plans;; gathered and composed supporting information for official city documents including CIP reports and grants.
  • Produced renderings of these site plans, and perspectives to help clients to understand the plans more easily.
  • Worked with the Development Review division to review site plans and plats for new development and redevelopment projects.

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22. Oversaw

low Demand
Here's how Oversaw is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Reviewed and oversaw the new residential units Schemes, as well as oversaw the expansion of existing housing units.
  • Designed and oversaw the approval and recordation of subdivision plats.

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23. NYC

low Demand
Here's how NYC is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Assessed case studies on Transferable Development Rights (TDR) in NYC.

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24. Design Standards

low Demand
Here's how Design Standards is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Reviewed development applications for compatibility with the City's urban design standards and guidelines.

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25. Site Surveys

low Demand
Here's how Site Surveys is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Conducted site surveys to determine a precise location, access, and best orientation.

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26. Client Meetings

low Demand
Here's how Client Meetings is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Broadened knowledge of advertising and marketing fields through observation of client meetings, target mailings, and participation in design decisions.
  • Partake in a range of Construction Site Visits, OAC Meetings, Bid Meetings, Kickoff Meetings, and Client meetings.
  • Work includes existing conditions, floor planning, perspective rendering, sample ordering, sales rep and client meetings.
  • Assisted in vectoring images, photographed products, prepped materials for client meetings and tested products for production purposes.
  • Design assistant for a contract furniture dealer, coordinating and attending client meetings and developing plans for commercial spaces.
  • Produce and/or contribute to presentation of company projects for client meetings, website, marketing documents, etc.

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27. Private Investment

low Demand
Here's how Private Investment is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Designed analytical frameworks to help clients identify energy sustainability strategies and prioritize public and private investment.

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28. Building Code Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Building Code Analysis is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Conducted zoning, land use and building code analysis for clients to determine what developments were allowable under current code.

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29. Design Presentations

low Demand
Here's how Design Presentations is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Engaged architects, urban designers, and city officials through collaborative design presentations and discussions.
  • Scheduled and performed in-home design consultations and produced in-store design presentations.
  • Created professional design presentations for clients to give them a sense of how their home can be.
  • Set up meetings with clients/ builders and prepared materials for design presentations.
  • Put together sample boards and design presentations for clients.
  • Included the creation of design presentations.

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30. Design Ideas

low Demand
Here's how Design Ideas is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Developed design ideas and created design presentations for a residential complex in Tehran, Iran.
  • Carried over the preferred design ideas into detailed design phase.
  • Collaborated extensively with customers to identify needs and recommend creative design ideas to enhance function and aesthetics of interior spaces.
  • Contributed design ideas and rendered thumbnails for packaging including special Christmas and value-added projects.
  • Recommended interior design ideas and furniture manufacturer based on client's budget.
  • Developed concepts for collections/created and sketched design ideas by hand

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31. Shop Drawings

low Demand
Here's how Shop Drawings is used in Urban Design Consultant jobs:
  • Implemented a paperless filing system for documents and shop drawings to facilitate communication between team members working in different states.
  • Reviewed and evaluated technical documents and shop drawings prior to submission to consultants and clients according to required project standards.
  • Verified and approved design criteria, specifications, calculations, design and shop drawings and resolved all construction issues.
  • Review layouts, elevations and floor plans, search prices and prepare estimates; prepare shop drawings.
  • Performed QA inspections and reviewed design and shop drawings to verify scope and requirements.
  • Improved organization skills by establishing a filing system for AutoCAD 2004 shop drawings.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Urban Design Consultant

Urban Design23%
Master Plan18%
Design Concepts7.4%
CAD6.9%
GIS5.5%
Landscape Architecture4.6%
Site Analysis3.7%
Adobe Photoshop3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Urban Design Consultant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Urban Design
Urban Design
19.9%
19.9%
2
2
Master Plan
Master Plan
15.5%
15.5%
3
3
Design Concepts
Design Concepts
6.4%
6.4%
4
4
CAD
CAD
6%
6%
5
5
GIS
GIS
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture
4%
4%
7
7
Site Analysis
Site Analysis
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Landscape Design
Landscape Design
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Project Management
Project Management
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Design Development
Design Development
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Economic Development
Economic Development
2%
2%
13
13
Population Density
Population Density
2%
2%
14
14
Comprehensive Plan
Comprehensive Plan
2%
2%
15
15
New Construction
New Construction
2%
2%
16
16
Government Agencies
Government Agencies
2%
2%
17
17
Public Spaces
Public Spaces
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Data Collection
Data Collection
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Analysis Diagrams
Analysis Diagrams
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Community Development
Community Development
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Site Plans
Site Plans
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Oversaw
Oversaw
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
NYC
NYC
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Design Standards
Design Standards
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Site Surveys
Site Surveys
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Client Meetings
Client Meetings
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Private Investment
Private Investment
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Building Code Analysis
Building Code Analysis
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
Design Presentations
Design Presentations
1.2%
1.2%
30
30
Design Ideas
Design Ideas
1.2%
1.2%
31
31
Shop Drawings
Shop Drawings
1.2%
1.2%

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