Urban Designer, Fairfax County Office of Community Revitalization

Job Title: Urban Design Limited-Term Position

Company/Organization: Fairfax County Office of Community Revitalization

Salary: $20/hr

Position Description:

The Fairfax County Office of Community Revitalization is seeking a graduating student in a design-related field for a limited-term position averaging 30-40 hours/week. The office has a broad range of projects that the new hire will be expected to work on including design work related to the development of urban design guidelines for transit-orientated development areas, cross-sections for complete streets, master planning for small areas, participating in public design charrettes, and assisting the office in communicating ongoing work to the community, such as producing flyers and final reports. Position is expected to begin late May, 2015, is hourly pay, and includes health benefits.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.    Possess a degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, or Urban Design
2.    Have expert level knowledge of the following software programs:
AutoCAD, Sketchup, the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
3.    Design course work related to master planning, urban design in transit-oriented development areas, and site cross-sections
4.    Previous professional work experience is preferred, but not required
Contact Info/How to Apply: JoAnne Fiebe at 703.324.9300 or submit a resume or brief letter of interest as well as drawing samples/portfolio by May 13, 2015: revitalization@fairfaxcounty.gov

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