Director of Planning    
Date submitted: 2010-01-19  

Firm info:
Jerde Partnership
We are an internationally recognized 30 year old architectural firm which has a very strong emphasis in creating unique urban destinations and creative complex mixed-use developments.

We are often called upon by our clients to analyze property, which would lead to its optimum use to improve the life of a designated area, street, neighborhood, or city; including, on occasion, assisting clients in drafting development briefs for a project.

The projects range in size from site-specific projects to large-scale community master planning strategies in locations throughout the world. The philosophy of the firm is to integrate the planning schemes with the existing context and culture to stimulate huge social and economic growth while promoting environmental quality and sustainability.

location: Venice, CA


We are seeking a Senior Planner.


Master degree in planning
Undergraduate degree in Architecture is preferred
12-15 years experience in planning of large range of projects

Have the ability to quickly and creatively create master plan concepts that establish a strong vision while conforming to industry standards and functional requirements.

Be able to prepare, or direct the preparation of, clear and artistic deliverables that communicate the development story and three-dimensional layout and land use of the project. This will require an understanding of the best-of-practice in land uses for retail, residential, office, hospitality, and entertainment/recreational building types keeping in mind developing in resource and ecologically sensitive regions.

Possess good communication and presentation skills.

Have experience in addressing density alternatives, broadly evaluating and laying out street networks, understand topography and slope analysis, analyze and determine information from consultants, and to retain consultants necessary to aid in evaluating optimum land use.

This position requires an individual to patiently deal with many cultures and geographic locations in working with clients, in-house architects and local architects, and consultants as necessary.

International travel will be required to meet with clients, to physically inspect the land, and to understand its context.

(this is the person to whom resumes should be sent)
Janice Jerde
fax: 310-392-1316


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