Planner I/II

Dahlin Group Architecture Planning Dahlin Group Architecture Planning Employer:
Irvine, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 20 '19Posted on:

DAHLIN is a growing architecture and planning firm of 150+ multi-cultural professionals with offices in California and Washington. We offer more than 40 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Please visit our website ( to learn more.

We are currently seeking a PLANNER I/II to join our IRVINE, CA office.

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for developing design or technical solutions under general supervision. Working hand-in-hand with staff, they will perform initial design concepts, compile statistical information, and prepare presentation graphics and submittal packages. The position is commensurate with candidate’s experience.


  • Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year architecture school with a degree in Urban Design/Urban Planning, Architecture, and/or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience in related urban design, urban planning or architecture
  • General knowledge of land use planning, with an emphasis on residential, also including retail, commercial and mixed-use developments
  • Knowledge of urban planning, zoning and policy with the ability to work on various scales of projects, from infill to large-scale master planning
  • Assist in the development and collaboration on conceptual and schematic designs for urban design and master planning projects
  • Creative collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, from concept through presentation
  • Experience in 3D building massing and conceptualization
  • Strong visualization skills to express design both in plan and 3D
  • Strong collaborative skills, with the ability to work in a team environments with other design professionals
  • Strong verbal and graphic communication, with abilities to communicate ideas and general planning concepts and presentation materials
  • Strong skills and talent in SketchUp modeling, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, and preparation of presentation materials
  • Assist in presentations and production of urban design and master planning projects
  • Assist in the documentation and presentation materials that communicate the design process and concepts
  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Commitment to their own professional growth

We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also offer the opportunity to participate in pre-tax Flexible Spending plans for medical, childcare, and commuter expenses, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.


How to Apply…  

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at Including a link to an online portfolio is a huge plus! Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now! 

Non-local candidates will be considered. However, DAHLIN may or may not offer relocation benefits depending on business needs. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer. Sponsorship for an employment visa, now or in the future, is not available for this position.

We do not accept resumes from recruiters, placement agencies, or other staffing vendors who have not signed an agreement with us. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

DAHLIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

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