VITA Planning & Landscape Architecture

Regional Planner

Design, draft and graphically render project components utilizing hand Renderings, Sketches, Diagrams, AutoCAD, Indesign, and Sketchup for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects and much more.

Job ID#: RP0831
Employer: The Don Vita Company Inc. (DBA: Vita; Vita Planning and Landscape Architecture Inc.)
Worksite: 181 3rd Street, Suite 100, San Rafael, CA 94901
Opening Positions: 2

Responsibilities

  • Design, Draft and graphically render project components utilizing hand Renderings, Sketches, Diagrams, AutoCAD, Indesign, and Sketchup for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects.
  • Utilize Arcgis, Google earth, zoning code codification maps, aerial photography, Photogrammetry, Cadastral surveys, and other environmental mapping sources to analyze opportunities & constraints affecting large acreage luxury resort & community developments.
  • Provide site planning recommendations based on the regional planning analysis of large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects.
  • Coordinate with clients, office staff, public agencies, jurisdictional administrators and project consultants to inform the office planning team member of opportunities & constraints for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects conduct field investigations, surveys, impact studies, or other research to compile and analyze data on economic, social regulatory, or physical factors affecting land use for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects.
  • Evaluate technical infrastructure issues related to regional planning scopes to best determine project needs and inform the project team of alternatives for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects.
  • Interpret government plans or policies affecting land use, zoning, public utilities, community facilities, housing, or transportation for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects.
  • Discuss with government planning officials the purpose of proposed land use projects and infrastructure requirements.
  • Identify opportunities or develop plans for sustainability on proposed projects to improve energy efficiency, minimize pollution or waste, or restore natural systems for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects.
  • Create graphic and technical narrative reports based on collected land use data, including land-use area maps overlaid with geographic variables identified.
  • Prepare conceptual presentation materials for large acreage luxury resort & community master planning projects.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in URPL, or Landscape Architecture.

About VITA

For 17 years VITA has established an international reputation for excellence in Landscape Architecture and Planning in community place-making and hospitality design. At each step of the planning and visioning process we rely on our collective background to arrive at innovative, functional, artistic and sustainable solutions.

Our goal? Respond to cultural and environmental needs and deliver authentic experiences.

We believe design is a journey of discovery; an elegant dance in which we strive to manifest a bold vision while choreographing environmental, construction, budget and social realities.

Across five continents, we’ve stewarded the vision for over thirty communities, dozens of resorts and hundreds of residences. We are proud that they are as culturally relevant today as they were when they were inspired ideas and trace-paper scribbles.

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