Urban Planner

TCA Architects TCA Architects Employer:
Irvine, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Aug 11 '21Posted on:


TCA Architects specializes in the planning and design of next-generation, high-density multi-family housing, mixed-use and signature hospitality developments – taking pride in helping shape quality environments for everyone. The firm's collaborative approach and industry-leading technological expertise have resulted in award-winning, sustainable projects that respect our communities and the environment, with studios in Irvine, Los Angeles and Oakland, California.

Seeking an organized self-motivated Urban Planner to join the TCA team. This position will work out of TCA's brand new office located in Irvine, CA. The Urban Planner will work directly with the Studio Director on projects from start to finish. They will play a role in contributing to all phases of urban design projects including research, analysis, and conceptual development. This position will collaborate with TCA's team of multi-disciplinary experts to develop land plans, conceptual site studies and master plans.


  • Preparing graphics and diagrams (by hand and on computer)
  • Conducting historical, precedent, and zoning/code research
  • Conducting architectural design, site layout, and massing studies
  • Creating 3D models, renderings, and photo-simulations
  • Preparing presentations and exhibits


  • Recent graduates with up to 2 years of experience
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Microsoft Office
  • Self-Motivated
  • Proactive
  • Team Player


  • Bachelors in Architecture required

Position Location:

The Urban Planner will be located in our Irvine office. We offer a hybrid schedule of up to 2 days working from home and 3 days in the office.

About TCA Irvine:

Nestled between the beach and the hub of business headquarters in Irvine, the Irvine studio is conveniently located just one mile from John Wayne Airport with easy access to many of California's major freeways, including the 405, 5, 73, and Pacific Coast Highway (PCH.) Led by Irwin Yau, TCA-OC is the most centralized studio. The staff enjoys being literally sandwiched between two of Southern California's largest fashion and dining destinations (South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island.) The studio's natural light and views of the surrounding mountains help support the flow of creativity, and Studio Directors sit among their team members in an open floor plan to promote interaction and collaboration. Welcome to TCA-OC!


TCA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and paid time off. We also offer bonus opportunities and the opportunity to work a flexible schedule with half days on Friday.

As part of our commitment to our staff's professional development, TCA provides a full library of IDP materials to train and expose young professionals to various areas of architecture and become more well-rounded Architects as they prepare for licensure. TCA also reimburses for successfully completed ARE tests, as well as CA licensing fees.

TCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics. TCA is following all Cal/OSHA regulations regarding COVID-19 policies.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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