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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    = ... Job Title: Urban Designer Company: Community Design + Architecture Contact Person: Clark Wilson, Associate
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 10, 2006

      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 12/10/2006 11:47 PM -----

      Job Title:                 Urban Designer

      Company:                 Community Design + Architecture

      Contact Person:                 Clark Wilson, Associate Principal

      Address:                 350 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 5th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612

      Telephone:                 No calls please

      e-mail:                 clark@...

      Salary:                 dependent upon qualifications

      Description of Duties:                 Full-time position working with a
      multi-disciplinary project team preparing work for a variety of projects,
      including preparation of urban design and land use/transportation
      guidelines and standards, preparation of construction documents for urban
      design and streetscape projects, urban design of mixed-use neighborhoods
      and districts, creation of “green” redevelopment guidelines, and
      preparation of proposals.

      Qualifications:                 Candidates must have strong graphic, design, research, and
      communication skills. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture or
      planning, or a landscape architecture degree with an urban design
      concentration, is preferred. Candidates must have at least 1-2 years
      experience working in a design office. Hand drawing, computer graphic
      abilities (Adobe suite), and CAD proficiency (AutoCAD 2004) are mandatory.
      Experience with SketchUp, ArcView GIS, and Adobe InDesign are also
      strongly desired.

      Apply by:                 Send e-mail with resume attached as Word or PDF document. Also
      attach examples from your portfolio (in PDF format less than 3 MB) that
      include examples of hand drawing skills.

      Additional Comments:                 Community Design + Architecture
      (http://www.community-design.com/) is a 16-person, award-winning urban
      design and planning firm based in Oakland, California which holds as its
      philosophy the tenets of Smart Growth and the New Urbanism: transportation
      and land use decisions are made together, streets must be multi-modal,
      stakeholders must be heard, projects need a clear path towards
      implementation, and the natural and cultural worlds are intertwined even
      in the most dense urban environments. CD+A has an exciting mix of public
      and private clients in the Bay Area and across the country, including
      land use and transportation projects in Charlottesville, VA; Palmdale, CA;
      Marin and Sonoma Counties, San Jose, and the San Joaquin Valley;
      ecological streetscape design in San Francisco; neighborhood design in
      Vallejo, Madera County, and Oakland; transit-oriented design in Berkeley
      and San Leandro; and green development guidelines for various cities and

      CD+A is an equal opportunity employer.

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