LAND PLANNER / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, 1 to 3 years of experience

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LAND PLANNER / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, 1 to 3 years of experience

  • Full Time
  • Denver CO
  • $55,000-$65,000 USD / YEAR
  • Submitter Email (not used publicly):
  • Submitter Name (not used publicly): Leslie Franklin
  • Salary: $55,000-$65,000
  • Please include portfolio with resume and cover letter. Compensation includes competitive salary, paid holidays, PTO, shared health care, Simple IRA match, Flexibility, small office, personal support and attention.

Website Plan West Inc

Who Plan West is looking for:

Plan West is seeking landscape architects with an interest in site development and 1 to 3 years of experience in land use planning, site design, and/or entitlement management.  We are expanding our team with creative people who are looking for the opportunity to expand their professional knowledge of development and want to express their ideas from concept through development.   We value an  inquisitive mind, a positive outlook, and an engaging personality that will complement our collaborative approach and help create great places.  We are looking for up-and-coming professionals to help us support landowners, developers, and municipalities in a wide spectrum of land planning and land development programs.

What the Plan West Studio offers:

The Plan West open design studio not only talks about a collaborative culture, we live it.   We offer a balance between individual expression, personal growth, and professional accomplishment for a collective success.   We provide support in a collaborative design studio to nurture the new professional to explore and implement their ideas to achieve personal goals.   Centrally located in the heart of the Santa Fe Arts District, the Plan West studio offers a creative culture surrounded by art galleries and artists, in a dynamic urban neighborhood.

At Plan West, we  enjoy our open studio and thrive on the discussion and sharing of ideas that fosters and supports creativity.  Every project comes with a challenge to balance the ambitious with the pragmatic based on the site context and development expectations.  Our core values and commitments are to make every project a long-term asset for the community, a financial success for our clients, and the opportunity for personal fulfillment for our team.  With our small and agile group, everyone participates in a wide variety of projects and receives critical mentoring by senior staff.   Our studio nurtures life-long learning and personal growth to continue to improve on our commitment to have a positive impact on our built environment – By Design.

Skills and talents we value for professionals with 1 to 3 years of experience:

  • Basic knowledge of and interest in land development, land use planning, site design, design detailing, and landscape design
  • The desire to continue to learn all aspects of land development including land use planning, site design, detailed design, and entitlement management
  • Participation in a supporting role on projects led by others
  • Creative design skills, problem solving, and presentation abilities
  • Basic understanding of zoning documents and entitlement management, including the submittal/approval process with municipal governments and agencies
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Personal character with an engaging personality is as important as design and technical skills
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or related field

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