LAND PLANNER / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, 10+ years of experience

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LAND PLANNER / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, 10+ years of experience

  • Full Time
  • Denver CO
  • $90,000 – $120,000 USD / YEAR
  • Submitter Email (not used publicly):
  • Submitter Name (not used publicly): Leslie Franklin
  • Salary: $90,000 – $120,000
  • 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 looking for an entrepreneurial professional with 10+ years of experience in land planning, site design and entitlement management.  We are seeking an experienced landscape architect who has project management experience and is ready for the opportunity to take on a leadership role in the design studio for in a broad spectrum of land development programs.  Responsibilities will include building relationships with existing clients, marketing to new clients, and project management ranging from due diligence and  proposal writing to entitlements, approvals and development.  We value the inquisitive mind, a positive outlook, and an engaging personality that will help lead our collaborative team and continue to create great places.  We are looking for self-motivated professional 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 allow our professionals 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 a professional with 10+ years of experience:

  • Professional experience and background with land development, land use planning, site design, design detailing, and urban design
  • Experience as a studio leader as well as a desire to participate in a supporting role on projects led by others
  • Creative design skills, a mind for problem solving, strong people skills, and presentation abilities
  • Knowledge and experience with zoning documents and entitlement management for the review and approval process with municipal governments and agencies
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Photoshop, and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to clearly convey ideas verbally, graphically, and in writing
  • 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
  • Landscape Architecture Registration

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