Our Culture

Here at Urban Systems, vibrant communities are everything—including our own work community. We know amazing things happen when you mix creativity, curiosity, teamwork, and a strong desire to collaborate and innovate. We aim to have a culture that looks at the greater good of the people we’re working with, one where it isn’t about what we’ve done as individuals, but what we hope to accomplish together for our clients and their communities. It’s our differences that make us interesting, and our shared belief in Urban Systems that binds us together. If these skills and traits describe you and the type of people you want to work with, Urban Systems may be the right place for you.


You’re a self-starter that takes responsibility and ownership of your work. You can stay focused and remain productive regardless of interruptions and distractions. Yes, even when someone sends a cute puppy photo.

Results focused

You challenge yourself by setting high expectations and pushing yourself to achieve them. You go above and beyond by looking for opportunities to move projects along and motivate your team to focus on what you can do to get the job done.

Consulting mindset

You’re an active listener who focuses on finding personalized solutions. You know there’s no one size fits all approach. You allow your curiosity to lead you deeper into projects.


You’re a big believer in the fact that teamwork makes the dream work. You seek out the perspectives and opinions of others when developing solutions and promote cooperation with your positivity and enthusiasm for meeting a common goal.


You’re inquisitive and aren’t afraid to ask questions and offer support to colleagues and clients. It’s about showing up for one another!

Commitment to Continuous Improvement

You’re a lifelong learner who loves developing new skills, increasing your knowledge, and staying informed about new, current, and changing practices. And you’re happy to share your knowledge with team members to further their learning too.


Confident. Responsible. Dependable. You’re friendly and respectful in all your daily interactions and share information, resources and ideas with others.

Relationship Building

You build constructive, friendly, professional relationships and networks of key contacts with both clients and colleagues. You recognize other’s contributions with gratitude and appreciation.

If you’re looking for a refreshing outside-the-box office culture—where communication and curiosity are celebrated—you’ll find it at Urban Systems.