Interested in becoming an Urbanist?

Do you want to be part of a highly motivated and energized team that is dedicated to making great places?

Current Positions

Graduate / Early Career Opportunities / Placements

The Role

If you are at the very beginning of your career and want to develop yourself as a planning, urban designer or landscape architect, then we’d like to hear from you.

You will need to have completed or part way through a relevant undergraduate degree with a strong CV and, for designers, a portfolio of your work. We’re looking for people that work well within a team, can demonstrate a commitment to placemaking and have a strong work ethic.

You will be based in either Bristol or Cardiff and work mainly from the studio where you will have greater opportunities for career development.


Please contact us for any further information, and to send your CV to: [email protected]

More about The Urbanists

If you have read this far, then you’re interested…

We are an Employee-Owned company. By joining us, you have an opportunity to have an influence on the business as a member of The Urbanists Trust. You will have the opportunity to work with an excellent team and have an influence on management decisions. We are a growing business, with big plans, and where everyone can make their presence felt.

As well as the satisfaction that you are an intrinsic part of the business, there are numerous other benefits to being part of the team.

The Urbanists provides an employee discount and rewards scheme which gives our team exclusive access to rewards and discounts. You will have access to this from day one.

We offer flexible working within a trusting, relaxed and supportive environment. We have generous leave entitlement, as well as recognition for members of the team who have been with us for 5 years and 10 years.

The Urbanists is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications related to the requirements of the job, regardless of the applicant’s age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We offer great opportunities to develop your professional skills and knowledge within a clear career development framework. Our studios are creative and sociable, with an international team of talented professionals in a wonderful working environment.

Being part of the team also means you will;

Work in one of coolest workspaces in Wales or a great new space in Bristol.
Be part of one of the ‘50 creative businesses making an impact in Wales’.
Be part of one of the ‘businesses making a ‘social impact in Wales’

Finally, our management team will focus on your continued professional development and well-being. Financial packages being offered are competitive with similar businesses in our sector

Contact our management team, in confidence, if you would like to join us at this exciting time in our development: [email protected]

Work Experience

We would consider offering work experience to the right candidate and would encourage planners, landscape architects, urban designers and architects to apply.

Please send CV’s and portfolios of work to Michelle James, [email protected]