Careers at KTU+A
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KTUA is a well-established planning and landscape architecture firm with a diverse project base. We are an equal opportunity employer offering a creative and dynamic work environment in our San Diego, California office. Benefits include 401(k) & 125 plan, holiday & vacation pay, and medical & dental coverage.

Position Available: Graphic Designer/3D Modeler – San Diego, CA
KTUA is seeking a graphic designer with experience in land use and transportation planning, landscape architecture or architecture. The primary responsibilities include the creation of three-dimensional modeling and graphic production of exhibits, animations and workshop materials. This position will require taking a leadership role in graphic production standards, materials and products to direct other staff resources who are producing 3-D models and other graphic products. Candidates should have at least three years of experience in the development of high end renderings, animations and simulations in a fast paced environment.


  • Excellent design and graphic skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in planning, landscape architecture or architecture
  • Proficiency in SketchUp, Rhino, 3D Studio Max, and Lumen RT.  Working knowledge of Revit is also desirable.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, ESRI GIS and Adobe Creative Cloud, as well as digital outreach surveys, web site design and public input documentation is also desired.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple project priorities simultaneously with multi-disciplinary project teams within budget and schedule constraints
  • Motivated self-starter able to work and solve problems independently and in a team collaborative environment

Salary Range:
Negotiable based on experience.

KTUA, founded in 1970, is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a fun, engaging and dynamic working environment with the following benefits:

  • 401(k) with Employer Match
    125 Cafeteria Plan Allowing Pre-Tax Expenses
    Performance Bonus Plan
    Stock Options and Profit Sharing Plan
    Holiday, Sick Leave and Vacation Benefits
    Medical and Dental Coverage
    Bike and Transit Commuting Benefits
    Vibrant urban neighborhood, 10 minute walk to Balboa Park

Email a cover letter, resume and graphic samples or a link to an online portfolio to Sharon Singleton,