Job Opportunities 

Planner / Landscape Architect

DRAW is looking for a unique individual to join our growing team - one who is able to serve in both planning and design capacities. An ideal candidate will have dual degrees in Planning and/or Landscape Architecture, with at least 5 years of applied professional experience.

DRAW is a fast-paced firm focused on creating inspired places for our clients, through what we call our “radically resourceful” process. The right candidate would need to thrive in an environment where a number of projects of different scales and different phases are happening at the same time.

REQUIRED SKILL SET (in no particular order):

  • Fluency in the theoretical and applied principles of human-scaled urban design, and how to translate those principles within site plans, zoning code, policy, and architectural / landscape design design decisions

  • Ability and desire to work with and advocate for the residents of disinvested communities

  • Familiarity with the comprehensive planning process, land use law, housing markets (particularly in disinvested neighborhoods), economic development, and urban governance

  • Articulate the principles of progressive transportation planning and how transportation networks impact the land use and design of project sites, blocks, neighborhoods, cities and regions

  • Ability to graphically convey complex ideas and design concepts to a general audience

  • Analysis of social, economic, and demographic data

  • Committed to social equity and environmental sustainability

  • Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD or Revit, SketchUP

  • ArcGIS / QGIS, Excel are a plus

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to work efficiently and in an organized manner

  • Ability to maintain a strong sense of focus and confidence under tight deadlines and varying workloads

  • Excellent ability to multi-task, responding to constantly changing needs and schedules

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership abilities

DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Landscape degree / credential

  • Accredited graduate degree in urban planning

  • 5+ years of applied professional experience

Interested candidates must send a cover letter, resume and portfolio of work to Graham Still: graham@drawarch.com

Equal Employment Opportunity