City Design Studio is an urban design, architecture, and planning firm with a focus on the revitalization of existing communities and the creation of unique, vibrant and extraordinary environments. We are dedicated to repositioning communities through implementation of strategic development and creation of memorable places. We have developed an integrated consensus building process that leads communities towards stronger and more sustainable futures by preserving, repositioning and strengthening economic potential.

City Design Studio team members have been instrumental in numerous urban design, architecture and planning efforts. Our team has been involved with transit area planning, campus urban design, downtown, district and corridor master plans, EIRs, specific plans and related efforts for public agencies and private clients. We have also managed the oversight of exemplary conceptual designs for mixed-use, civic, and community throughout California, Central Europe and South Asia. We also have extensive experience in the partnering with consultants on the design of complex mixed-use, residential, and campus projects.

We are passionate about creating and integrating built form, space and economic reality to craft memorable human experiences within a community. Through an extended dialogue with the community, we participate in energizing urban environments and creating extraordinary places.

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City Design Studio | 650 South Grand Avenue, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Tel: 213.222.8136 | Fax: 413.228.8136 | Email: Contactus at



We are always seeking talented individuals to join our colleagues in the Los Angeles studio. We have a strong commitment to reshaping our communities. and look forward to finding individuals who share the same goals. We take great pride in the achievements of our team members inside and outside the office and seek to encourage designers to develop their unique talent to create a dynamic repertoire of work.  As a small-size studio, teamwork is essential, and our team members participate in all phases of the design process. We invite you to make your mark in our studio.

Full-Time Employment: Please submit your portfolio, resume, and a brief cover letter for review. For current openings, please see below. Send materials to Jobs and limit attachments to 10 MB. Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, we are unable to respond to or interview each candidate. We will contact you if there is an interest in your work.

Internships: We offer six to nine-month internships to advanced undergraduate and graduate students. You are welcome to submit your digital internship application for review. Please send material to limiting any email attachments to 10 MB. Please include your resume, samples of your work, any letters of recommendation, and the dates you are available with your cover letter explaining you are applying for an internship. Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, we are unable to respond to each candidate. Selection is based solely on your portfolio and other application materials.

Senior Design Architect

Digital Design and Simulation

Design Research



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