MKSK is a landscape architecture, urban design, and planning ?rm known for creative solutions addressing economic, social, environmental, historical, and cultural challenges within our cities. Our 90+ person team of Landscape Architects and Urban Planners work throughout the Great Lakes and Southeast Regions from 7 offices in 5 states.
Our niche is to craft public places and spaces to transform, inspire, and perform successfully. Our clients include cities, development organizations, higher education, hospitals, transportation agencies, Fortune 500 corporations and select developers. Our projects include planning and design for downtowns, river/waterfronts, neighborhoods, cultural and campus environments. Our Detroit office leads the firm’s transportation planning group that links transportation design with land use thru corridor plans, Complete Streets Design, transit plans, parking studies and form-based codes.
We are seeking a mid-level transportation planner with 5-10 years of experience, preferably some consulting and project management background. Solid to outstanding skills required in innovative problem solving, graphics, writing and meeting facilitation. Wide range of projects including multi-modal corridor plans, downtown and comprehensive plans, parking and TDM studies, TOD and MOD plans and codes, transit master plans, street redesigns and similar plans. Clients include DOT’s, cities, county road agencies, MPO’s, transit agencies. Will work with other planners and landscape architects at MKSK but also with traffic and highway engineers, modelers and others from other firms. A degree in urban planning or related field is required.
Our Detroit office is in the bustling Midtown Detroit along the Woodward Ave Q-Line streetcar. This is a small office so versatility is necessary. Given clients are dispersed throughout Michigan and the region, access to a vehicle, valid drivers license and willingness for some travel is required.
MKSK offers competitive salary and benefits and we emphasize workplace flexibility. We understand the need to balance work and life and offer flex hours to accommodate family responsibilities. Please apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Brad Strader at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5-10 years of experience
A degree in urban planning or related field
MKSK brings Landscape Architects, AICP certified planners and transportation planners, and urban designers together to offer creative design, planning, economic and sustainable solutions. MKSK offers multidisciplinary professional services through our offices in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Indiana and South Carolina. Principal leadership and expertise guide distinct areas of practice strength; Urban Design, Private Development, Campus Planning, Cultural, Parks and Recreation, Healthcare, and Transportation. MKSK considers the environmental, financial, and human impacts of design and development decisions. The diversity of projects and the consistent high-quality design expertise has created a growing sphere of recognition and respect for MKSK.