Job Title: Planner/Designer

About Antero Group:

Antero Group is a full-service civil engineering, planning, and strategic consulting firm with a network of five offices across the United States. We are a team of engineers, planners, designers, and economic development experts that envision a world where resilient design and social equity is business as usual in the built environment. Our firm takes a holistic approach to problem-solving and project delivery and strives to create a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

About the Job:

Antero Group is seeking a talented and highly motivated Planner/Designer to join our growing team in Chicago. This is a dynamic position that provides exposure to an array of urban planning and design project types. The selected candidate will work on multidisciplinary teams to support a variety of urban planning and design projects such as comprehensive plans, corridor studies, transportation plans, green infrastructure plans, site plans, community visioning processes, and others. Diverse candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Urban Planning / Design Production

  • Support a wide range of community planning and design projects and tasks
  • Prepare, review, and produce high-quality plans, reports, maps, presentations, and renderings
  • Design and facilitate stakeholder meetings and community outreach and engagement activities
  • Assist Antero staff in implementing marketing and business development strategies
  • Assist in the development of proposals
  • Coordinate with Antero Group staff to ensure smooth business operations and project delivery
  • Assist in preparing for and documenting internal and client meetings
  • Identify opportunities for continual process improvements and innovations


  • Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and deliver design products for various formats
  • Excellent creative thinking and design skills
  • A desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and flexible work environment
  • Ability to manage multiple long-term project deliverables and immediate tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work well on teams and individually
  • Proficiency with the following software packages: Microsoft Office Suite, ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Cloud, and SketchUp (other technical proficiencies a plus)

As a consultancy, our staff are our #1 asset. We therefore offer a highly competitive benefits package to attract and retain the best talent, which includes:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Health benefits
  • Company wellness program
  • 401K with guaranteed match and aggressive vesting
  • Guaranteed Performance-Based Bonus
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Participation in corporate decision-making
  • Professional Development resources and support
  • Team and client social events and outings

Antero’s staff come from many different backgrounds, but we share a common desire to provide unmatched client services and to deliver transformative projects. Our culture is built on mutual trust, responsiveness, democratic process, and shared learning and growth. We strive to equip each of our staff with the support they need to build a successful and rewarding career.

To apply: please send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to