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Urban Planning Project Assistant/Graphic Designer


Entry Level


$54.000 - $57.000

28 Oct → 27 Nov

Dyett & Bhatia

Oakland, CA, USA

About Company

Dyett & Bhatia is a leader in urban planning, renowned for its pioneering, creative, and award-winning projects. Through our work, we seek to give form to community aspirations, foster vital and livable places, and promote environmental sustainability. Our work is place-based, tailored to each community’s specific needs. We believe plan-making is a collaborative effort that engages and connects people and communities.
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Job Description

This position carries primary responsibility of preparing high quality, polished documents (often several hundred pages long) using Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word, together with supporting planners on a variety of tasks such as maintaining project websites; preparing presentations, meeting notes, and short reports; and general project and office organization.

The ideal candidate will bring strong expertise in InDesign and Microsoft Office, have excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills, keen attention to detail, able to work efficiently and meet deadlines, and interest in urban planning. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and coordinate documents with high level of graphic, mapping, and photographic content, working with planners and cartographers. Maintain versions, ensure quality control, proof and edit (approx. 50-60% time)
  • Provide support for planning projects—prepare PowerPoint presentations, charts and graphs using Excel, transcribe meeting notes, write survey reports, assist with public workshops (virtual and in-person), schedule and manage virtual meetings through Zoom, organize materials, gather data, prepare graphics. (approximately 20-30% time)
  • Assist with project websites setup and upkeep (approximately 10% time)
  • Administrative support (approximately 10% time)

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a BA and minimum one year of relevant work experience.
  • Strong expertise in InDesign and MS Word; expertise in other Adobe CS software (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
  • Excellent editing, grammar, and verbal communication skills. Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong graphic design skills including knowledge of page layout, information design, typography, UI design, printing
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with different levels of staff and clients
  • Ability to take initiative, “can do” attitude, and commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Desirable Skills: Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, and SketchUp; Web design experience

Benefits/What We offer

  • Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, retirement plan match, and professional development allowance.

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