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Sr Planner -Master Planning

Company: Olson Kundig
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Olson Kundig is a Seattle and New York City-based design practice founded on the ideas that buildings can serve as a---bridge between nature, culture and people, and that inspiring surroundings have a positive effect on people's lives. The firm's work can be found across the globe, with projects as wide-ranging as huts to high rises, homes-often for art collectors-to academic, cultural and civic projects, museums and exhibition design, places of worship, creative production, urban design, and interior design. -Currently, we are seeking an -Sr Planner -who can help contribute to the overall excellence of work coming from Olson Kundig.Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides professional master planning consultation in the planning, design, and coordination of projects.
  • Analyzing natural and man-made factors affecting site development suitability for a wide range of project typologies.
  • Collaborating with other planners, architects and landscape architects to create integrated, sustainable, and equitable solutions for complex land planning problems.
  • Research and analyze data including master plan level programming and space planning studies.
  • Participate in stakeholder outreach for community-based land planning assignments.
  • Liaises with project management, other architectural team members, and consultants.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on specialized systems.
  • Develops and represents lead technical viewpoint on projects.
  • Coordinates with the Partner and/or Principal on appropriate technical solutions, products, and project delivery.
  • Takes on aspects of external project communications and the preparation of presentations, with subconsultants/clients.
  • Prepares concept and technical presentations for project meetings and reports.
  • Supervises and guides the work ofKnowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Able to work at a variety of project scales from master planning to site planning.
    • Able to organize and cartoon a conceptual master planning set.
    • Able to express design ideas through hand-drawing.
    • Effectively reviews and coordinates consultant drawings.
    • Can develop any aspect of the project deliverables.
    • Technical planning and design skills and ability to direct this type of work for more junior team members.
    • Exhibits a high attention to detail and takes responsibility for delivering accurate, high-quality work.
    • Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency and effectively prioritizes multiple activities with little guidance in a fast-paced, creative, and dynamic work environment.
    • Communicates effectively verbally and in writing, demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external "clients" and vendors.
    • Demonstrates a growth mindset and an aptitude for presenting opportunities for process improvement and technology solutions, including learning new software and systems.
    • Demonstrates effective problem-solving skills, including the ability to present solutions and recommendations for non-standard situations.Qualifications
      • Professional degree in Urban Planning, Architecture or Landscape Architecture.
      • A minimum of 10 -years of related professional experience.
      • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.Desired Additional Experience
        • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil3D and GIS platforms.
        • Experience with Sketchup/Rhino/Enscape or other 3D modeling and rendering software.
        • Experience with Bluebeam Revu/Bluebeam Studio.
        • Experience with Deltek Project Planning.
        • Experience with sustainability focused project assessments such as SITES, Living Building Challenge, LEED, and high-performance building.
        • A portfolio of work demonstrating design, technical, and drafting abilities.
        • Licensure/certification is desired but not required.Pls, note: Our recruiting system limits portfolios up to 9MB. If you try several times and the system does not send you a confirmation email, your resume and portfolio is not entered into our systemWhat can you expect from us?
          • A creative work environment and colleagues who are collaborative, creative, and challenging
          • Opportunity to grow professionally with excellent projects
          • Check our culture page to learn about life at Olson KundigIn addition to a dynamic and creative culture, Olson Kundig provides a generous benefits package that includes 16 days of paid time off, paid holidays, health plan, 401k match, bonuses, profit-sharing plans for qualified positions, a monthly travel subsidy for public transportation, and more.As a firm, we are committed to pay practices that are fair, competitive, and reflect internal pay equity. At the time of posting this job, the hiring range for this position in Seattle is between $106,000 and $120,000 annually. - Final salary decisions are made based upon the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and considering internal equity and external market factors.COVID-19 considerations: Full COVID-19 vaccination required or an approved medical or religious exemption.All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and must already possess long-term work authorization.Powered by JazzHR

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