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This is an entry-level position for new professionals in urban design and planning who have little, limited, or no prior work experience. The opportunities in this position are numerous and include working simultaneously on a variety of projects in an entry-level role, typically working directly with project managers, senior designers and planners, and principals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Works under the guidance of a planner (IV-VIII) and/or principal to:
-Conduct research, compile data, and visually communicate project content, data, design concepts, and processes.
-Create and modify plans, diagrams, renderings, maps, drawings, reports, and presentations as directed by others.
-Visually communicate project content, including the graphic production of plans, diagrams, renderings, maps, and the graphic representation of data, design concepts, and processes.
-Write text for project reports, presentations, and other written work products.
-Assists with preparation for public/client meetings, workshops / charrettes, and project team meetings.
-Checks own work prior to review by others.
-Coordinates specific tasks or deliverables with sub consultants with supervision.
-Assists planner (IV-VIII)/project manager to develop planning and design alternatives.
-Can work on several projects or issues simultaneously.
-Works independently or in a team environment as needed.
-Attends to details while keeping big-picture goals in mind.
-Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
-Requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in planning, urban design, architecture, or landscape architecture.
-Generally have 0-2 years of industry experience in a planning or design office.
-Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS, and MS Office Suite required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Knowledge of Rhino and Revit preferred.
-General knowledge of urban planning / urban design best practices.
-Ability to communicate through verbal, written, and graphic communication formats.
-Hand sketching skills preferred.