Computational Designer, Geo

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Job Description

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Urban Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, Computational Design, or equivalent pratical experience.
  • 3 years of experience applying computational design methods to architecture, urban design, planning, and/or real estate development.
  • Experience working across and between GIS, design software (e.g., Rhino, Grasshopper), code (e.g. Python), developing custom design tools, and workflows.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Digital Product, Engineer, Designer, and Sales teams.
  • Experience with Agile software development.
  • Experience with the design process/human-centered design, interviewing, ideating, and prototyping either as a designer, developer, strategist, or team member.
  • Experience applying statistics, data science, machine learning, simulation, or modeling to problems of design and built environment.
  • Experience in consulting with background in sales and business development.

About the job

Google’s Geo product area has the mission to assist people everywhere as they navigate, explore, and get things done in the real world. Delve is a part of Geo’s sustainability initiative dedicated to building solutions for sustainable choices and action. Delve’s mission is to radically improve quality of life for all through holistic, quantitative, and transparent urban design. We are building an urban design platform empowering urban development teams to design better, healthier, happier, and more sustainable cities and communities. We have built a model of these core components that includes buildings, open spaces, amenities, streets, and energy infrastructure. We are bridging the urbanist-technologist divide by combining expertise in machine learning, optimization, and cloud computation, with a nuanced understanding of why and how the design of a city’s physical form matters.

The Geo team is focused on building the most accurate, comprehensive, and useful maps for our users, through products like Maps, Earth, Street View, Google Maps Platform, and more. Every month, more than a billion people rely on Maps services to explore the world and navigate their daily lives.

The Geo team also enables developers to use the power of Google Maps platforms to enhance their apps and websites. As they plot a course for the future of mapping, they are solving complex computer science problems, designing beautiful and intuitive product experiences, and improving our understanding of the real world.


  • Translate client needs into computational scripts using Grasshopper/Python. Document work, analyze results, communicate, and present insights to customer stakeholders and leadership.
  • Provide domain expertise and knowledge in urban, design, planning, and real estate development.
  • Create design documents for core pipeline development, with emphasis on clear communication of user story and the outline of a technical approach. 
  • Design and communicate comprehensive strategies for designing buildings, planning neighborhoods, with attention to factors such as building code, land-use, structure, building processes, and transit strategies.
  • Help identify and scope more complex technical features for our Product and Engineering team, based on customer needs.

Company Info.


Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that focuses on search engine technology, online advertising, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, and consumer electronics. It has been referred to as the -most powerful company in the world- and one of the world's most valuable brands due to its market dominance, data collection, and technological advantages in the area of AI.

  • Industry
    E-commerce,Artificial intelligence,Internet services,Cloud computing,Computer software,Advertising,Computer hardware,Consumer electronics
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  • Location
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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