MIG – Project Manager: Urban Planning (Berkeley or Sacramento)

MIG—a leading national planning, design, management, communications, and technology firm with over 200 employees in 14 U.S. offices—is seeking a motivated and creative Planner and Project Manager to join our multidisciplinary team in MIG’s Berkeley, Sacramento, and San Diego, CA offices.

We are looking for people who are inspired and driven to create great places.


This position involves leading project teams to develop innovative plans and solutions for public, private, and non-profit clients. The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team that provides land use and policy planning, urban design, and community engagement services. Typical projects may include general plans, specific plans, downtown plans, streetscapes, and campus master plans.

Candidates must demonstrate independent judgment, personal organization, excellent communications and skills, and an ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities and people.


  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, public policy, or related field. Master’s degree in complementary field highly preferred.
  • 6+ years of work experience in planning or a closely related field
  • Strong graphics and writing skills
  • Proven ability to speak in front of groups and to facilitate small and large group discussions
  • Experience in developing marketing proposals and attending project interviews
  • Desired computer proficiency includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and InDesign
  • GIS and Adobe Creative Suite software skills a plus, as are bilingual capabilities

The ideal candidate must be able to think critically and creatively; successfully manage projects, work products, and clients; work as part of a collaborative team in an open environment; and maintain a sense of humor and camaraderie. MIG team members share a common desire to engage closely with our clients and the communities impacted by our work. We value diversity and foster an inclusive workplace.

Salary range will be commensurate with experience. MIG provides a comprehensive benefits program and is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email your resume and portfolio with references and a descriptive cover letter to:  padsresumes@migcom.com. No phone calls or email inquiries, please. The position is open until filled.