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Location: Washington, DC

Entry Level Land Planner/Urban Designer

Description
Seeking an entry-level Land Planner/Urban Designer with a commitment to creating mixed-use, compact, walkable neighborhoods that promote place-making, environmental sustainability, and population health. We believe in an inextricable relationship between Planning, Urban Design, and Architecture.

Qualifications

  • Professional Degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, or Urban Design
  • Software proficiency: PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Word, Excel
  • Proficiency in graphic communication
  • Hand drawing ability
  • Solid technical foundation, including grading
  • Good design sense
  • Experience with regulatory codes and entitlement processes a plus
  • Familiarity with various building typologies a plus

Responsibilities
Performs design and technical tasks as part of a team for both private sector and public sector clients. Type of work includes:

  • Feasibility Studies for Land Development (Mixed-use and Residential).
  • Visioning Documents
  • Conceptual Site Plans
  • Presentation Drawings
  • Site Plans
  • Entitlement Support
  • Neighborhood Plans
  • Design Guidelines
  • Form-based Codes
  • 3-D Modeling
  • Close coordination with in-house Architects

How to Apply
Candidates can email Tom Williams at twilliams@tortigallas.com to apply for this position.