French-speaking senior urban designer | OMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Job required:
OMA’s Rotterdam office is looking for a French-speaking senior urban designer with conceptual design talent and extensive planning experience.


  • master’s degree in urban planning and design/architecture
  • eight+ years of proven experience in internationally renowned offices
  • experience on large scale urban planning/ masterplanning projects including program and concept development
  • track record of realised and/or published projects
  • demonstrable ability and experience in design; from concept to detail, through to construction
  • good knowledge of French urban regulations and operational procedures is mandatory
  • excellent communication skills and an understanding of place-making in its planning and development context
  • excellent design and technical skills
  • strong project management experience
  • bilingual proficiency in French is a must
  • fluency in English is required
  • strong AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino skills
  • hands-on approach
  • self-disciplined and confident in a complex international environment
  • knowledge of OMA’s work is desirable but not mandatory

Application deadline:
Not Mentioned.


The ideal candidate has to have experience in building client relationships, leading and mentoring a team, and completing extremely high-quality work. At this position, you will be responsible for all conceptual, design and technical phases of projects (including playing a long-term advisory role for the client – ‘architecte-urbaniste coordinateur’). In addition to leading a design team, you will be responsible for collaborating with external consultants and/or any concerned parties, and preparing technical and financial proposals. The selected candidate will work directly with the Partner-in-charge and will manage all phases of the design.

How to apply:

To apply, visit and use our online application form to upload your cover letter, resume and portfolio as single PDF files.

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