The Project Planner requires an advanced knowledge of land planning, grading design, graphic preparation, municipal entitlements, and plan preparation with excellent layout, organization, written, and verbal skills. Project Planners work directly under the supervision of the management team including Principals, Senior Planners, Planning Managers, and/or Assistant Project Managers. This position's role involves coordination and production of physical planning materials, planning documents, and other tasks as needed.
Creation and modification of layout and graphic content to convey ideas, methodologies, and approaches.
Community and mixed-use planning including land use, zoning, physical lot layout & roadway network geometry.
Preparation of graphics and materials using AutoCAD, SketchUp, and the Adobe Suite.
Knowledge of grading and drainage.
Specific site planning for various project types not limited to residential, commercial, office and recreation.
General Plan amendments, municipal zoning code analysis, research, and written development documentation.
Responsible for coordinating deliverables/deadlines with clients and consultants throughout all phases of a project.
Design guidelines, land development standards, narratives, and other project creative writing.
A minimum of two years of experience.
A passion for design and innovation.
In-depth understanding of graphic development and land planning.
Excellent organization and people skills including the ability to work with a wide-variety of staff levels from senior executives to administrative staff.
Ability to participate in collaborative project team environments with an eye towards deliverables and end goals.
Capable of adhering to deadlines while working on multiple, diverse projects.
Attention to detail with the ability to complete tasks accurately on a consistent basis.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with solid knowledge of the written word including persuasive copy writing and excellent grammar skills.
Experience or understanding of graphic design for presentations and layouts.
Adobe Creative Suite
(specifically Photoshop and InDesign)