• Urbanism
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands


Job description

We are looking for a (Junior) Urban Designer and/or Landscape Architect with max. three years of experience to join our global team based in Rotterdam.

This is us

MVRDV is a globally leading architecture and urbanism practice based in Rotterdam with offices in Shanghai, Paris & Berlin. Founded by Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries in 1993, we create social, innovative, realistic, green, and remarkable architecture for a changing world. We believe that our work makes the world a better place by realizing dreams that actively contribute to global urgencies. We are a dynamic, ambitious, and growing organization with currently 250 staff.


Beyond the opportunity to work with the most creative people from all over the world:

  • An exciting, inspiring, international, and ambitious working environment
  • An extensive introduction to MVRDV and our way of working
  • The possibility to work on special projects
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Regular excursions and parties
  • A healthy lunch and great communal activities such as sports 
  • Public transport allowance for journeys between home and work
  • An attractive pension scheme (Architects Pension)
  • 30 paid holiday days for a 40-hour working week
  • An appropriate salary, considering your skills and personal value to the organization. The salary is determined by the collective agreement for staff employed by architecture (Architecten CAO)


In addition you:

  • Are a native or fluent Dutch, German or French speaker with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Have a Master’s degree in Urban Planning/ Design and/or Landscape Architecture
  • Have proven professional experience
  • Have working experience in international environments is an asset
  • Are creative, innovative, and have strong design- and graphic skills
  • Are able to work with Rhino, AutoCAD, and Adobe Suite. GIS is a plus.  
  • Are a good team player with a flexible mindset
  • Have experience with the materialization and detailing of public space, landscape design and knowledge of plantation is an asset
  • Have an excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written