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AECOM Senior Wayfinding Planner in Orlando, Florida

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a Wayfinding Planner for immediate employment to work with our team in our Orlando, FL office.

There is a strong focus on wayfinding planning and project management in this role. We work on a variety of projects across many industries which could include: museums, universities, medical facilities, airports & transportation, parks & trails, corporate offices, and much more. Our ideal candidate will be highly motivated and collaborative with a solid foundation in wayfinding strategy. Time management, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail are required to handle multiple tasks to meet demanding deadlines.

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the implementation of wayfinding projects from conception to completion.

  • Assess the environment to understand the space and the :behavior of people within it to create effective wayfinding systems.

  • Develop comprehensive wayfinding strategies that align with the goals and identity of the space.

  • Prepare design intent documents including drawings, sign schedules, and technical specifications.

  • Work closely with architects, designers, and stakeholders to integrate wayfinding elements into the overall design.

  • Review and specify new products and technologies to enhance traditional wayfinding methods.

  • Review wayfinding systems for compliance with accessibility standards.

  • Engage with stakeholders to gather feedback and make informed decisions.

  • Prepare ROM estimates for implementation.

  • Review and mark up deliverables prepared by other team members.

  • Review shop drawings, materials/color samples, prototypes, and perform punch list reviews.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in industrial design, communication/graphic design, experience design, architecture, digital media, urban design, or comparable field and six (6) years of full-time employment related to wayfinding planning and project management or demonstrated equivalency of education and/or experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8 years of wayfinding experience

  • Background in wayfinding strategy and understanding of human behavior

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Strong verbal/written skills to communicate effectively with clients, fabricators, and other team members

  • Solid knowledge of materials and fabrication/installation methods used in wayfinding and signage

  • ADA and building code knowledge/experience

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of professional disciplines, peers, and clients with a positive attitude

Additional Information

Relocation assistance is not available for this role.

Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $90,000.00 - $105,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10109063

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid