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Landscape Architect (entry level or emerging professional)

Jennifer Horn Landscape Architecture

Clarendon, VA

Posted 9/23/21

We are an award-winning firm specializing in high-end residential design with additional services including multi family design, landscape appraisals, estimating and general consulting.   We’re a boutique firm, which means every team member will be given opportunities to take as much responsibility as they can handle.

Generally, we are looking for talented, detail-oriented people looking to grow in our company.

Benefits:
*         
5% owner contribution to SEP plan annually (after 1 year)
*          Healthcare
*          Flex/WFH hybrid schedule
*          Merit-based bonuses
*          Paid maternity/paternity leave

Applicants should meet the following criteria:  
*          Proficiency in CAD, Creative Suites, Sketchup, Excel
*          Excellent writing skills
*          Knowledge of local plants (knowledge of tropical plants is a plus)
*          Willingness to travel
*          Current driver’s license
*          Passion for Landscape Architecture, Architecture and Interior Design, particularly in residential settings

Applicants must have a degree in an accredited landscape architecture or architecture program. 

Please send cover letter and samples of work to jennifer@jh-la.com. No phone calls. 


Landscape Architect (5-8 years of experience in landscape architecture)

A Morton Thomas and Associates

Rockville or Towson, MD

Posted 9/15/21

We are a 100% employee-owned multidisciplinary firm with a track record of more than 60 years of excellence providing landscape architecture, environmental investigation and permitting, civil engineering, surveying, and construction engineering and inspection services. AMT’s staff of more than 500 employees offers far-reaching expertise and a commitment to delivering successful projects to our clients.  Our offices foster a highly supportive and collaborative environment in and between our 20 office locations. As an active and socially responsible organization, we pride ourselves on the partnerships we build with our clients to improve communities.   This position will focus on development of connections between communities and relationships with clients for a variety of projects from park master plans, campus and institutional site development, trail and greenway studies and design, community engagement and environmental commitments.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university
  • MD or VA Landscape Architect license with ability for reciprocity

Click here for the full job description and how to apply.

Landscape Designer (0-5 years of experience in a Landscape Architecture practice)

Hord Coplan Macht

Baltimore, MD

Posted 9/13/21

Our Baltimore office is looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic, and inspired individual to join the Landscape Architecture Studio.  Our next team member will have excellent design, communication, technical, graphic and visualization skills and a passion for the landscape architecture.  As a part of our team, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow while working on a broad range of project types within our studio.  You will also have the unique opportunity to work collaboratively with our in-house teams of Urban Planners, Architects and Interior Designers.

About the Position

  • Create site analysis diagrams and graphics
  • Support project managers and senior staff in collecting precedent imagery and creating image boards
  • Preparing site plan and 3D renderings and assist in developing design presentations
  • Developing and drafting construction documents; plans and details
  • Perform any other duties or tasks assigned or required

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture required

Click here for more details and to apply.

3 positions

christopher consultants, ltd.

Posted 8/25/21

Bring your experience and connections to this great opportunity with christopher consultants, ltd., a leading Civil Engineering Firm in the Northern VA area.  In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, we offer a collaborative team atmosphere and the opportunity for individual growth and career advancement.

Entry Level Landscape Designer / Architect

Fairfax, VA

The Landscape Designer/Architect will work on various private and public sector projects within a team-oriented design environment. Project work will include conceptual and schematic landscape design and planning, landscape site plans, entitlement plans, tree inventory assessments and preservation plans, construction and hardscape documents, and presentation exhibits, renderings and 3D-modelling.  Details here.

Entry Level Land Planner

Manassas, VA

The Land Planner will work on various private and public sector projects within a team-oriented design environment. Project work will include land use and zoning research, preparing site evaluation studies, conceptual and schematic master planning, entitlement submission drawings, and presentation exhibits and graphics.  Details here.

Intermediate Level Land Planner

Richmond, VA

The Land Planner will work on various private and public sector projects within a team-oriented design environment. Project work will include land use and zoning research, preparing site evaluation studies, conceptual and schematic master planning, entitlement submission drawings, and presentation exhibits and graphics.  Details here.

Part-time Program Assistant (Mellon)

Dumbarton Oaks

Washington, DC

Hours: 21 hours per week (0.6FTE)

Posted 8/11/21

The Part-Time Program Assistant will provide support for the Urban Landscape Humanities Initiative, a Mellon-funded program that runs from July 1, 2019, to August 31, 2022, at Dumbarton Oaks. This is a temporary role for the period of the grant only. The Program Assistant will work under the supervision of the Program Director for Garden and Landscape Studies and in close collaboration with Communications, Events, Education, and Academic Program staff at Dumbarton Oaks. To learn more about the Mellon initiative please visit: https://www.doaks.org/research/garden-landscape/mellon-initiative-in-urban-landscape-studies

Click here for details and how to apply.

Project Designer (2-5 years of professional experience preferred)

LPDA

Sterling, VA

Posted 8/9/21

Land Planning and Design is an award–winning land planning and landscape architecture firm that specializes in the planning and design of places for people. We serve a variety of clients in the public and private sector and focus on community planning, design and amenity. Projects include significant park system planning, park design, trails, museums, urban design, community revitalization, economic development, transportation, mixed use development and residential communities for local municipalities, federal agencies, and private development companies.  Projects are located across the mid-Atlantic region.   LPDA works extensively with other partner firms including Architects, Engineers, Environmental Scientists, Planners, Economists, and management consultants. We lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams on small to large projects.  We serve the Mid-Atlantic market with offices in Charlottesville and Sterling, Virginia.

We are currently seeking a Project Designer  to join our  Sterling, VA  office location and to be available to work between offices. Applicants should be creative, open-minded, collaborative, motivated and possess solid design, graphic, and written communication skills.

Click here for full details and how to apply.

Planner & Landscape Architect (3-5 Years of Experience)

VIKA Maryland

Germantown, MD

Posted 8/4/21

VIKA Maryland, LLC is seeking an experienced Land Planner or Landscape Architect to join our staff in the Germantown, Maryland office. The successful candidate should have a degree in planning or landscape architecture with a portfolio documenting a range of planning, design and construction detailing experience.

Our office provides planning, design, and engineering services to developers and municipalities in Maryland, focusing on Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. We strive to integrate the expertise of our various professions and other consultants and expect a well-rounded understanding of how the built environment is constructed. Most of our work is infill, TOD, and urban redevelopment.  While our foundation is in entitlement work, we are building our design portfolio with a focus on placemaking, smart growth, and sustainable design principles; a desire to create environments that people take ownership of and pride in is essential.  To help us continue this growth, the successful candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects, and coordinate with other disciplines within, and outside of the organization.

Minimum Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Landscape Architecture

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in entitlement work.
  • Experience in plan production.
  • Software proficiency: AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp is required. Civil 3D is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of plant material, grading and drainage, and construction materials.
  • Hand graphics skills are a plus.

Professional Requirements:

  • Licensure is not necessary, but an anticipated part of your career development.
  • To be considered for this position we need to see your work examples.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to mdemployment@vika.com with “Planner/LA Architect” in the subject line.

We currently offer great benefits that include medical, dental, 401k plan, generous tuition reimbursement and a professional development program. Our recruitment program brings new leaders into the company, while our professional development commitment encourages them to grow with us. VIKA Maryland, LLC provides a team-oriented environment, where staff members benefit from a comprehensive learning environment and many opportunities for advancement.  VIKA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, age, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The Neighborhood Design Center

Hyattsville, MD

Posted 8/1/21; Closes 8/31

Landscape Designer

The first round of applicant reviews will take place the week of August 16, 2021. Desired start date in September 2021.

The Neighborhood Design Center seeks a full time Landscape Designer/Project Coordinator to support ongoing landscape design efforts in our Prince George’s County office. This is an opportunity to work in partnership with County agency staff and the County’s community leaders who are advocating for and implementing community beautification projects. The candidate will work in a fast-paced, collaborative, interdisciplinary environment with landscape architects, urban planners, architects, community foresters, artists and social designers, all committed to social justice.

Find out more about the position and apply here: Landscape Designer Position

The Neighborhood Design Center, founded in 1968, provides access to low cost and pro bono design services in underserved communities in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County, MD. In collaboration with neighborhood groups, local government agencies, and fellow nonprofits, we support locally driven initiatives for neighborhoods pursuing improved quality of life within their built environments.

PLUSEN Landscape Architects

Catonsville, MD

Posted 8/1/21

Landscape Architect/Designer (0-4 years’ experience)

Project Manager/ Landscape Architect (with 5-8+ years’ experience)

PLUSEN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS is an award winning, detailed-oriented, boutique sized firm with a diverse and encompassing portfolio.  Our project types feature retail, institutional, community amenities and high-end residential projects.  Our work features innovative approaches to integrating technical requirements with artistic solutions.

Candidates with 0-4 years must be able to work within a team in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Candidates should have a BLA or MLA or other office experience.  Applicants should have a substantial experience in AutoCad, photoshop, sketch-up Lumion, and desktop publishing software.  Plant knowledge experience, strong hand graphics, and communication skills are expected of the position.  Candidates will be instrumental in all parts of the design process from schematic presentations to technical construction documents.

Candidates with 5-8+ years will be positioned as a project manager and must be well organized with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should have a BLA or  MLA with proven work experience (5 years professional experience min.).  Experience in AutoCad (4+ yrs) is a must, as creating construction drawings sets is an integral part of this position.  The Project Manager/Landscape Architect should have experience with Photoshop, Sketch-up and Lumion. Candidates should also be able to efficiently utilize desktop publishing  software such as InDesign for the creation of presentation and marketing graphics.

Plusen Landscape Architects office is located in the heart of Catonsville Maryland and serves Washington DC, Northern VA, Baltimore and Annapolis.   Benefits include insurance stipend, paid holidays, PTO, and a voluntary 401k with matching contributions.

Plusen Landscape Architects values a work-life balance and offers schedule flexibility with the ability to work a hybrid remote/in-office schedule (after probationary period).

Requirements:

Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples in a pdf format (up to 10 mb)  via email to info@plusen.com.  Indicate in the subject line 0-4 year candidate or 5-8+)

Fyffe Landscape Architecture

Arlington, VA

Posted 7/15/21

Assistant Landscape Architect

Full-time or Part-time position / hours negotiable

Salary commensurate with skillset and experience, starting at $25/hr.

About Us:  FLA specializes in high end residential design, finding innovative solutions to everyday lifestyles. Using natural resources and sustainable concepts, we’ve transformed subdivision configurations, entrance features, commercial streetscapes, horse farms, and roof gardens.

We are looking for an assistant to join our small business to help us grow. The ideal candidate will be someone who is enthusiastic about garden design, excited to contribute new and creative ideas for our clients and for the growth of our business. Ideal candidates are highly motivated and creative individuals who are willing to learn in a small business environment, bring improved organization to a growing business, and are interested in gaining access to all aspects of a landscape architecture business that specializes in high-end gardens.

Primary responsibilities:

This role is a generalist role that will be involved in all aspects of the landscape architect business

Work alongside the business owner to manage business operations, proposals, and client interaction

Promote positive work atmosphere and bring creative ideas and energy to the table.

Contribute to digital marketing / social media content for the business.

Minimum requirements:

  • Technical skills: AutoCAD, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SketchUp, graphic design
  • Design and landscape business experience or relevant education

Preferred requirements:

  • Business management skills and experience
  • Hand drawing capabilities
  • Photoshop skills
  • Social media skills to include Instagram, Houzz, twitter, Pinterest and Facebook

How to contact: Interested, qualified candidates may send a resume and cover letter to susanne@fyffela.com.  Candidates may follow up with a phone call.

Bradley Site Design

Washington, DC

Posted 06/25/21

Landscape Designer/Architect II (4-6 Years’ Experience)

Bradley Site Design is welcoming applications from enthusiastic and dedicated professionals with several years of experience to join our team on the Georgetown Waterfront in Washington, DC. We’re looking for a highly organized, self-motivated designer who shares our community-driven mission and our commitment to equity; furthermore, we’re looking for a dynamic team player that has the experiential knowledge to support project managers on projects of varying types and scales. The position is a full-time salaried post with an extensive benefits package. The role requires a high level of technical expertise in producing project documents from concept analysis to construction documents all the way through construction administration; additionally, this role will be integral in the quality assurance / quality control process. Stakeholder engagement, intensive site analysis, outcome evaluation, and coordination with clients / contractors / design partners are among the other primary tasks for which the candidate will be responsible. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp is expected, and additional software capacity in terms of graphics production is preferred. Interdisciplinary knowledge of other site specialties such as civil engineering, arborist services, land surveying, etc is also preferred. As always, the capacity to communicate and collaborate effectively and efficiently via various coordination mediums is essential to this role. Ideal candidates will be preparing to become registered or will already be registered. Most importantly, we expect that every member of our team brings who they are to work every day – the Bradley Team is a close-knit group that fuels each other and we are excited to welcome designers from all walks of life.

To Apply: Please email cover letter, résumé, and portfolio as a single file .pdf attachment (or a link) to Chris Papp at cpapp@bradleysitedesign.com with the subject heading Landscape Designer Position.

 

Landscape Designer I (2-3 Years’ Experience)

Bradley Site Design is welcoming applications from enthusiastic and dedicated professionals with a few years of experience to join our team on the Georgetown Waterfront in Washington, DC. We’re looking for a highly organized designer who shares our community-driven mission and our commitment to equity and is eager to build their knowledge base. The position is a full-time salaried post with an extensive benefits package. The role requires a strong working knowledge of project process and production methods. Candidates can expect to assist project teams in site analysis, document production, design team coordination, site visits, and project closeout. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp is expected, and additional software capacity in terms of graphics production is preferred. As always, the capacity to communicate and collaborate effectively and efficiently via various coordination mediums is essential to this role. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a minimum of a couple years of production experience and is open to growth-oriented feedback. Most importantly, we expect that every member of our team brings who they are to work every day – the Bradley Team is a close-knit group that fuels each other and we are excited to welcome designers from all walks of life.

To Apply: Please email cover letter, résumé, and portfolio as a single file .pdf attachment (or a link) to Chris Papp at cpapp@bradleysitedesign.com with the subject heading Landscape Designer Position.

GORDON

Landscape Architect (2-4 years and 4-8 Years’ Experience)

Chantilly, VA

Posted 6/24/21

GORDON, a multi-disciplinary site design firm, is seeking new staff to join our Landscape Architecture Department comprised of an award-winning team of landscape architects, urban designers, and planners.  We work both locally and nationally with public and private sector clients, multi-disciplinary teams and on our own on a variety of large and small projects from concept to construction. Our current projects include healing gardens at Veterans hospitals, parks and recreation, multifamily residential, and office commercial/ streetscape. We have offices in Chantilly, VA, Martinsburg, WV and a separate entity in Washington, D.C.  The positions are open in our Chantilly VA office (headquarters).

Our design team values creative solutions and supports a collaborative studio approach and positive working environment that integrates sound urban design principles, sustainability, land planning and civil engineering best practices.

The position requires a demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD/ LandFX; added skillsets in Adobe Photoshop, 3D Graphics (Lumion)/ SketchUp, hand drawing or GIS are a plus. We are looking for individuals that have effective communication and interpersonal skills along with enthusiasm, creativity, and a commitment to produce high quality work products.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation of conceptual design and story boards.
  • Support Planners in land use research, master planning and site feasibility studies.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentation graphics and exhibits.
  • Assist in the technical design of projects for construction documents, including written specifications.
  • And lastly, having fun.

We pride ourselves in providing a comprehensive benefits package including medical / dental / vision and life insurance; short and long-term disability coverage; 401(k) Plan; Continuing Education incentives; training; and numerous opportunities for career advancement.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Resumes and work samples/ portfolio should be forwarded to jobs@gordon.us.com in pdf format.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university or an equivalent degree with related work experience. For the 4-year experience position, PLA or working towards PLA is required.

STUDIO39

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER/ARCHITECT (5-8 years experience)

Alexandria, VA

Posted 6/21/21

STUDIO39 Landscape Architecture is an established firm, located in Alexandria since 1993. We are seeking a talented, self-motivated, experienced designer with STRONG graphic capabilities to join our team! Candidates must have excellent CAD detailing and CAD construction document experience. In this position, you will be responsible for site design of projects from schematic design through construction documents; perform drafting and create presentation exhibits for projects ranging from roof top amenities to streetscapes and urban plazas; and  will collaborate directly with other disciplines.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s  or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
  • 5 to 8 years of professional experience at a design-related firm.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office 365. Lumion experience is a plus.
  • Land F/X, BIM, Revit or other similar program experience is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Equipped to work remotely.
  • Pro-active and confident in managing time and workload.
  • The ability and desire to collaborate in a team environment on multiple projects.
  • Experience managing all phases of work for a project, including construction documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to go above and beyond to support colleagues.
  • Professional registration (PLA) is a plus but not required.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K with 3% match, vacation and sick time and paid holidays.

Reply with  cover letter including desired salary, resume and work samples/portfolio to careers@studio39.com.

Ayers Saint Gross

Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC

Posted 6/14/21

Ayers Saint Gross (ASG) is hiring for all levels, in all departments, at both locations.  Click here for details.

HOK

Landscape / Planning Design Professional (1-2 years’ experience)

Washington, DC

Posted 6/14/21

HOK’s landscape architects design environments that connect people to each other and to the natural world. For projects ranging from half an acre to millions of acres and spanning urban and suburban sites, our landscape architects blend imaginative design gestures with natural ecosystems to create spaces that live in harmony with their surroundings. Using biophilia to inform our landscape solutions, we look to the “genius of the place”—the native species, ecologies and cultures—for inspiration, performance measures and time-tested resiliency strategies.

As a Landscape Design Professional, you will be responsible for working with the project team to assist overall efforts of completing various project phases.

Details and application here.

Campion Hruby

Staff Designer,Project Manager, and Senior Project Manager

Annapolis, MD

Posted 5/28/21

Campion Hruby Landscape Architects is looking for 3 people to join their team and help the studio bring well-crafted gardens, conservation planning, and urban design to its clients.  Great design comes from team involvement. Because of our holistic office approach, the new employees will jump into all phases of the design process.

The details for each of the 3 positions can be found by clicking on the links in the position titles at the top of this listing.

LAI is Hiring (Entry Level  –  4 years)

Washington, DC

Posted 4_29_21

Lee and Associates, Inc.(Lai) is a design-driven studio comprised of enthusiastic landscape architects, planners and urban designers located in the center of Washington, D.C., right next door to the ASLA HQ. Our 34 years of award winning local and global work consists of a variety of project types and clients.  The scale of our commissions ranges from the smallest of courtyards to masterplans for new towns/cities.

We are seeking highly motivated and creative individuals with multiple levels of experience.

Solid presentation and graphic production skills, and the desire and ability to collaborate within the studio and with our multi-disciplinary partners are essential.   Individuals who will share our firm’s enthusiasm for our projects, promote positive work atmosphere and bring creative ideas and energy to our studio.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and find the diversity of our studio strengthens our work.

Send resume, cover letter and portfolio in single PDF (maximum of 6MB) to bshon@leeandassociatesinc.com   No calls or links to websites please.

Salary is Based on experience.

Requirements:

* Professional degree in Landscape Architecture (MLA,  BA or BS).

* Assist with production of renderings, 3D Models and construction documents.

* Strong written, oral, and graphic communication skills

* Commitment to design excellence

* High proficiency in AutoCad

* High proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop and other Adobe applications

* Proficiency in Sketch Up (other 3D applications a plus.)

Other Preferred Skills, Not required but may need to learn:

* Microstation, Rhino & Revit

*Construction Administration experience with multi-discipline projects.

Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect

5+ Years’ Experience

Unknown Studio

Baltimore, MD

Posted 04_19_21

Closes 05/1/21

Us:

Unknown Studio is a mission-driven practice for landscape architecture and urban design based in Baltimore, MD. We are dedicated to creating spaces that inspire dialogue, stewardship and awaken human connectedness. Within our culture and our team, we celebrate generosity, curiosity, patience, and precision in our everyday practice. As we grow our team, we remain dedicated to creating a positive and inclusive culture for collaboration and creativity. Working within a majority Black city, dismantling racism in our profession and our city is an active focus of our everyday work.

Currently our studio is engaged in a variety of cultural and public projects at all scales, including: The Framework Plan for the Land and Garden Preserve on Mount Desert Island, Maine; The Vision Plan for Druid Hill Lake, 100-acres within the U.S.’s third oldest public park; Roland Water Tower Park, a pocket park in historic north Baltimore; Broadway East Greenprint, a community-led planning project revitalizing vacant spaces in East Baltimore, and the Kennett Greenway, an ecologically planned trail network connecting open spaces and diverse communities in rural southeast Pennsylvania.

You:

Unknown Studio is seeking a mid-level to senior level landscape architect or landscape designer. This individual will collaborate with the team on large-scale public space and cultural projects, in addition to smaller scale gardens and parks that are heading into construction documents.

This position requires:

  • A love of landscape architecture
  • Five years of professional landscape architecture experience
  • Professional degree in landscape architecture (BLA or MLA)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Design and graphic skills (Rhino, AutoCAD, Adobe suite required)
  • Project Management Experience (master planning and design documentation)
  • Client Management / Presentation experience
  • A collaborative spirit and ability to mentor and dialogue
  • Proactive work ethic supportive of the entire team

Submission requirements to include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Two professional references no more than five years old, with contact information
  • Digital portfolio with work samples including at least one example of document set work and one example of 3D modeling skillset. Please include a brief description of the project, your role, and tools used.

Please submit digital copies only, PDF format at 20 MB or less. Email the applications and portfolio materials to: jobs@unknownstudio.la

Landscape Designer

Volkert

Springfield, VA

Posted 04_15_21

Volkert, a Top 100 design firm (#87, ENR), is engineering the future of infrastructure in Transportation, Energy, Water, and Environment. Volkert is searching for a Landscape Designer to join our Mid-Atlantic Region and work in our Springfield, VA office. We are a national engineering firm, designing the future of transportation, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure. The landscape architecture / urban design studio has become an instrumental part of Volkert’s success. It is headed by Oliver Boehm, PLA, ASLA, ENV-SP supporting all of Volkert’s business lines, as well as leading its own projects.

The successful applicant needs to be creative and have a diverse range of graphic skills that include freehand sketching and computer aided rendering. This person will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of design projects and support the business development efforts for the Mid-Atlantic Region, as well as the rest of the company. Our work includes small to large-scale projects such as streetscapes and urban plazas, parks and playgrounds, campus and transportation related projects. See our website at https://volkert.com/ and focus on “Urban Development and Site Engineering”, as well as “Roads and Highways” under the “Markets” tab.

Responsibilities:

• Prepare presentation packages using 3D modeling, graphic design, and desktop publishing software.
• Conduct research and prepare site reviews and analyses.
• Prepare construction documents using AutoCad and/or Microstation.
• Participate in project meetings and construction administration.
• Support marketing and business development efforts in development graphics and web-based communication.

Requirements:
• B.S. or M.S. in Landscape Architecture
• 1-3 years in a professional design firm
• Organized, detail oriented, and exhibits a willingness to learn. .
• The successful candidate needs to demonstrate design ability, creative thinking, and technical proficiency
• Working knowledge of CAD, SketchUp, Adobe Suite is required
• Interest in becoming licensed, and knowledge of LEED and ENVISION principles are also preferred.
• Must have the ability to immediately work in the United States on a full-time permanent basis.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivating to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
• Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment

Job Contact information:

Please send electronic resume AND portfolio (pdf preferred) to oliver.boehm@volkert.com.

No phone calls please.

Senior Designer, Sustainable Landscape Design

EYP

Washington, DC (and other locations)

Posted 04_12_21

As part of a project team, the Senior Designer provides creative input to project design, maintains the creative direction throughout all phases of a project, and collaborates on and supports business development and marketing efforts. The incumbent will work alongside landscape design consultants and will collaborate with our design teams to provide project expertise, creative solutions and sustainable accountability while also helping the firm win exciting new work.

Details and link to apply here.

Landscape Architect (2-6 years’ experience)

ParkerRodriguez

Alexandria, VA

Posted 04_6_21

ParkerRodriguez is an award-winning, boutique sized landscape architecture design firm with an incredibly diverse and encompassing portfolio. Our projects include high-rise multi-family, mixed-use development, urban design and infill, institutional, streetscape, and large-scale community master plans. Our work features innovative hardscape and landscape design solutions that integrate program, technical challenges, and project complexities seamlessly into the landscape design include green infrastructure techniques knitted within the design. Our team is a highly motivated collective of design professionals that are dedicated to all aspects of our work.

Candidates should possess strong design skills and enjoy working as an integral part of a design team. Applicants should have substantial experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft programs, and graphic programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, SketchUp, and Lumion. We use CAD as an integral part of the design process from initial 3D concept modeling in conjunction with SketchUp and Revit to the preparation of construction documents. Experience required: 2 – 6 years

A Bachelors or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university is preferred.

Salaries are commensurate with experience. Benefits include 401K, profit sharing, bonuses, health and dental insurance, and a contemporary, open studio environment overlooking the Potomac River in Historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

Please submit your resume and portfolio (8 MB limit) to parod@parkerrodriguez.com. No phone calls please.

Stormwater Project Manager

City of Alexandria

Alexandria, VA

Posted 04_1_21

Overview 
Are you an experienced project manager who is versed in the design of flood mitigation practices? Does making a direct impact on urban flood mitigation and control excite you? If so, you are encouraged to apply to the City’s new Stormwater Project Manager position in our Department of Project Implementation (DPI). The Stormwater Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the design and construction of moderate complexity/risk capital infrastructure projects.  The employee will manage municipal infrastructure projects that may include, flood mitigation, stormwater and water quality improvements, sanitary sewer infrastructure, flood mitigation, roadway improvements, transit projects, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, and parks and recreation facilities. The employee will be part of the Flood Mitigation Program team.  The program team will be comprised of staff from Department of Project Implementation and Transportation & Environmental Services Department.

The Ideal Candidate
In order to minimally qualify for the position all applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Landscape Architecture; seven (7) years of related experience in a position as a Professional Engineer or Landscape Architect of which, three (3) years as a project manager; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must be licensed to practice as a Professional Engineer or Landscape Architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia or eligible to obtain Virginia registration by reciprocity.

In order to be considered an ideal candidate applicants must possess all the above as well as, fifteen (15) years of experience as a Civil Engineer/Landscape Architect of which five (5) years are as a project manager for design and construction of capital projects; certification as PMP or CCM.

More requirements and details, as well as the application link, here.

Open Rank – Assistant/Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture Program

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Practice – Visiting

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Posted 03_31_21

Virginia Tech has 2 positions listed.

Assistant/Associate Professor: The Landscape Architecture Program is looking for a faculty member who is an emerging or established leader in green and blue infrastructure and design for environmental resilience (including watershed sensitive design, sustainability, and environmental landscape performance). This position, based on the main campus in Blacksburg, includes teaching, service, and research, and is based upon an academic year (9-month) calendar. We welcome applications for Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level based on experience.  Full details and applicant portal here.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice or Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in the Landscape Architecture Program in the School of Architecture + Design to commence on August 10, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.  Appointment will be made on a one-academic year (9 month) fixed-term basis, with the possibility of a one-year renewal. This position enables emerging designers and scholars, or experienced  professionals to spend up to two years immersed in the creative community of the Landscape Architecture Program and School of Architecture + Design on the main campus in Blacksburg.  Full details and applicant portal here.

Landscape Architect I/II

Timmons Group

Ashburn, VA or Washington, DC

Posted 03_30_21

Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined engineering and technology firm recognized nationally as a “Best Firm to Work For” by CE News. With more than a dozen offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, we provide civil engineering, environmental, economic development, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture and surveying services to a diverse client base. As one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms in the country, we are dedicated to being an employer of choice and helping our clients achieve their vision resulting in shared success.

We are currently seeking an entry level Landscape Architect I/II to join our Washington DC and/or Ashburn, VA office location.  Ideally, this position would spend a few days at each location with flexibility to work remotely some also.

Our award-winning landscape architecture and land planning studio offers an extensive range of consulting and design support to urban, commercial, parks and recreation, economic development, environmental, transportation, residential and government clients across multiple markets.  Applicants should be creative, open-minded, collaborative and motivated and possess strong design, graphic, and written communication skills.

Bachelor or Masters’ Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program is preferred, but a non-accredited degree in Landscape Architecture and 2-5 years of experience may be considered.

**Please include a resume and portfolio/sample of work when submitting an application.**

Full details and application link here.

Landscape Architect

Ayers Saint Gross

Baltimore, MD

Posted 03_3_21

Ayers Saint Gross landscape architects specialize in the design of the natural environment, seamlessly integrating architecture and site. Our work demonstrates an appreciation of regional distinctions through the use of local construction materials, indigenous plants, and site-specific design solutions. For over 25 years, our team has offered a wealth of experience working with campuses, cultural institutions, and in urban contexts to ultimately help our clients express their values through carefully conceived and well-executed landscape spaces. As a multidisciplinary firm, we work both independently and in collaboration with our in-house architects, planners, interior designers, and graphic designers.

We are seeking a highly-motivated design professional to join our Landscape Architecture studio. Qualified candidates shall submit a portfolio that demonstrates exceptional design abilities from conceptual thinking through construction documentation and, preferably, with sustained input during construction.

Full details, criteria, and application portal here.

Urban Designer

Rhodeside & Harwell (RHI)

Alexandria, VA

Posted 03_2_21

ABOUT RHI

RHI is a 30+ person firm of urban designers, planners and landscape architects. We strongly believe in creating human-scaled built form, leveraging the power of multidisciplinary thinking to artfully transform spaces. We are committed to making the ever-expanding urban realm more livable, beautiful, and functional. Our current urban design work encompasses a broad variety of projects, including small area plans, corridor plans, land use plans, transit-oriented development plans related to multimodal transportation projects, site master plans, urban design guidelines, public open space plans, and large and small community comprehensive plans.

ABOUT THE URBAN DESIGN POSITION

What you will do once you are here:

  • Develop urban design plans, site master plans, urban design guidelines, and related plans (as mentioned above) from sketch/concept level to final design.
  • Analyze existing conditions of an area/site including history, physical site characteristics, cultural significance, environmental considerations, etc. towards evolution of design ideas.
  • Research urban design precedent examples – images of places and/or elements as well as specific ideas/themes.
  • Prepare high-quality master plan documents including narrative and graphics (maps, illustrative plans, visualizations, graphs/charts, infographics, etc.).

What we are looking for:

  • Between 3 and 5 years of urban design and/or related design experience.
  • Completion of 4-5 years of architectural degree with 1-2 years of graduate-level urban design/planning and related programs. Architectural degree can be substituted for urban design/planning related education and 3+ years of related experience in urban design/architecture firms.
  • Excellence in graphic presentation of design concepts through illustrative plans, elevations, sections, and 3D massing/renderings/visualizations.
  • Practical experience and proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign Illustrator, Photoshop), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ArcGIS Pro, 3D software including Sketchup, Rhino. (Experience with 3D Studio Max, rendering plugins such as VRay, and scenario planning tools is a plus.)
  • Strong writing, analytical and oral presentation skills.

THE SELECTION PROCESS

  • We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis but will start reviewing the applications starting March 15, 2021.

For full job description, please click here.

To apply, send a cover letter (addressed to Deana Rhodeside), resume and a portfolio of your representative project experiences (file size should be less than 10MB) to:

Deana Rhodeside | deanar@rhiplaces.comand Sukirti Ghosh | sukirtig@rhiplaces.com.

EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (8+ years experience)

Moody Graham

Washington, DC

Posted 01_26_21

Responsibilities will include managing public & private projects, providing design leadership, collaborating with allied professionals on project teams, overseeing design staff, hand sketching, developing of construction details, providing technical guidance on projects throughout the office, and helping guide the future direction of Moody Graham.

Qualifications required;

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Landscape Architecture (or Architecture with a documented interest in Landscape Architecture) and 8+ years of recent professional experience
  • Excellent organization, communication, and graphic skills
  • Commitment to innovation, design excellence, and improving health through the practice of landscape architecture
  • Experience working on urban commercial and institutional projects
  • Solid plant identification skills and design understanding of woody and herbaceous plants of the mid-Atlantic region
  • Interest in working in a small, idea focused firm that moves quickly
  • Self-motivated individual that brings a passionate point of view and can handle multiple projects and responsibilities

To Apply:  Please email cover letter, resume and portfolio as a single file pdf attachment (10mb maximum file size) to Ryan Moody at Moody Graham (ryan@moodyarchitecture.com) with the heading Project Manager Position. Please do not call regarding the posting.

Additional Notes: Moody Graham is currently working full time from remote locations. We have invested in hardware and software to make this effort as seamless as possible. We are currently planning new office space in Washington DC with the intention of moving in Q2 or Q3 2021. It is expected that the applicant would either be currently located in the metro area or commit to moving here within 3 months.

To learn more about Moody Graham please visit our website at www.moodygraham.com or follow us on Instagram @instamoodygraham.

Joseph Richardson Landscape Architecture

Washington, DC

Posted 1_18_21

JOSEPH RICHARDSON LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (JRLA) creates distinctive, sophisticated natural environments for modern living. Based in Washington, DC, the boutique firm takes on select commissions nationwide as well as in the MidAtlantic region. JRLA’s portfolio of residential and specialty commercial projects reflect comprehensive, personalized services that result in meaningful connections between people, architecture, and the land.

Our firm is currently seeking an experienced landscape architect/designer. The ideal candidate is a creative, organized, selfstarter who is prepared to jump into a wide range of projects and tasks. This position offers a flexible work schedule with strong growth opportunities.

Required Skills: 

Strong experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch Up.

Solid technical knowledge of construction detailing, materials, grading and drainage.

Experience developing a design from the concept phase through construction documents.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to communicate with clients, consultants, and contractors effectively.

Ambition to grow within our firm.

Education Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited landscape architecture program.

A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience working in a landscape architecture firm

Licensure is a plus, but not required.

Horticultural knowledge is a plus, but not required.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, but we are prepared to offer a compensation package well above the industry average for the best candidates in our region.

How to Apply: Please email a resume, portfolio, and salary requirements to office@jrichardsonla.com. All submissions will be kept confidential.

Senior Landscape Architect (6 or more Years of Experience)

Rhodeside & Harwell

Alexandria, VA

Posted 1/12/20

Rhodeside & Harwell is seeking new staff to join our award-winning team of landscape architects, urban designers, and planners.  Our work includes public urban plazas, streetscapes, parks and open space design, community revitalization, diplomatic and educational campus design, and historic preservation.  We work locally, nationally and internationally with both public and private sector clients. Our office of 30 people is located in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. We also have a small studio in Manhattan to serve our NY area projects.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must have Bachelors and/or Masters degree in Landscape Architecture and 6 or more years of recent experience in a professional design office.
  • Must be a licensed Landscape Architect or in the process to become licensed.
  • Must demonstrate strong skills in design, construction document preparation, project management, communication, and construction administration.
  • The ideal candidate must be passionate about creating high-quality urban environments and care about the details of a project.

WHAT YOU WILL DO ONCE YOU ARE HERE:

  • Collaborate with internal design teams working on a wide range of urban-focused projects.
  • Manage projects through the development of design and preparation of construction document packages.
  • Be a part of a dynamic office that is committed to invest in continued education, mentorship, and your professional development.
  • Work with landscape architects, urban designers, urban planners, transportation planners, preservation specialists, horticulture experts, and construction managers in multi-disciplinary teams.

Interested candidates should email their resume and work samples, including at least one example of construction documents to:

Kevin Fisher | Kevinf@rhiplaces.com

Drew Taylor | Drewt@rhiplaces.com

Becky May | RebeccaM@rhiplaces.com

Planner or Landscape Architect (1-3 Years of Experience)

VIKA Maryland

Germantown, Maryland

Posted 12/30/20

VIKA Maryland, LLC is seeking an entry-level Land Planner or Landscape Architect to join our staff in the Germantown, Maryland office. The successful candidate should have a degree in planning or landscape architecture with a focus on urban design, entitlement, and mixed-use environments.

Our office provides planning, design, and engineering services to developers and municipalities in Maryland, focusing on Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. We strive to integrate the expertise of our various professions and other consultants and expect a well-rounded understanding of how the built environment is constructed. Most of our work is infill, TOD, and urban redevelopment.  While our foundation is in entitlement work, we are building our design portfolio with a focus on placemaking, smart growth, and sustainable design principles. Thus, a desire to create environments that people take ownership of and pride in is essential.  To help us continue this growth, the successful candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects, and coordinate with other disciplines within, and outside of the organization.

Minimum Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or Landscape Architecture

Technical Requirements:

  • Education and Exposure to urban design and mixed-use environments.
  • Familiarity with regulatory codes and entitlement processes.
  • Software proficiency: AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp is required.
  • Basic understanding of plant material, grading and drainage, and construction materials.
  • Hand graphics skills are a plus.

Professional Requirements:

  • Licensure is not necessary, but an anticipated part of your career development.
  • To be considered for this position we may request work examples and references.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to mdemployment@vika.com with “Planner/LA Architect” in the subject line.

DEADLINE: January 29, 5pmET
Request for Qualifications:
Landscape Architect/Designer for Wangari Gardens and Park Enhancement Project

The Wangari Gardens Board and community of gardeners seeks a qualified and creative local landscape architect, designer, or sustainable design team to work with the non-profit organization and neighborhood stakeholders to design an Open Space Master Plan and create a Plans, Specs, and Estimates set that captures and synthesizes desired improvements to the park and community garden.

With a mission inspired by a passion for community involvement and Professor Wangari Maathai’s legacy, they are building a park to benefit everyone.

Supported by funding through a Pepco Sustainable Communities grant to develop an Open Space Master Plan for Wangari Gardens, as well as grant funding from Nature Sacred, they seek design support to help us finalize a vision for the future of this green space – an urban oasis in our neighborhood.

Budget: $17,000

All information and application link can be found here.

Landscape Designer/Architect (4-6 Years’ Experience)

Bradley Site Design

Washington, DC

Posted 9/16/20

Bradley Site Design is welcoming applications from enthusiastic and dedicated professionals to join our team on the Georgetown Waterfront in Washington, DC. We’re looking for a highly organized, self-motivated professional who shares our community-driven mission and our commitment to excellence.

The position is a full-time salaried post. You would join a talented, close-knit group of designers who work hard, support each other and enjoy field trips and social outings as a team. Projects include educational campuses, community redevelopment, and public spaces in the private sector, and institutional work in the public sector. BSD applies a unique approach to its work, using curriculum integration techniques in its schools and design metrics to evaluate triple bottom line outcomes for all projects.

Responsibilities include production leadership and support for project management from contract administration through close-out for projects of all scales. A high level of technical expertise, attention to detail and a collaborative work approach are required. Tasks include design and production, stakeholder engagement, intensive site analysis, construction administration, outcome evaluation, and collaboration with clients, contractors and multidiscipline design teams.

What We Prefer:

  • Professional landscape architecture registration
  • Exceptional hand and/or computer graphics
  • Proven public speaking abilities
  • Experience with client management

What We Require:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited Landscape Architecture program
  • 4+ years of high-quality professional experience
  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Highly proficient in technical detailing of landscape architecture elements
  • Strong knowledge of native plant species, especially those of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
  • Excellent organization, communication, and management skills
  • Commitment to environmental equity, innovation, health and wellbeing
  • Interest in working in a growing, mission-driven firm
  • Proactive self-starter with a positive attitude

What You Can Expect:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Generous paid leave policy
  • Collaborative and supportive working environment
  • Flexible hours and telecommuting options
  • Professional development opportunities and in-house sabbatical research program
  • Work-life balance

To Apply: Please email cover letter, résumé, and portfolio as a single file .pdf attachment to Chris Papp at cpapp@bradleysitedesign.com with the subject heading Landscape Architect/Designer Position.

To learn more about Bradley Site Design please visit our website at www.bradleysitedesign.com.

Landscape Construction Manager

Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

Annapolis, MD

Posted 9/15/20

 

Why is this job important to Campion Hruby Landscape Architects?

Great design comes from team involvement.  This Landscape Construction Manager will be integral to project construction, ensuring jobs are executed according to plan. Because of our holistic office approach, the new employees will jump into all phases of the design process.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Education, or five years of experience, in the landscape construction industry, horticulture, gardening, and planting design
  • Experience successfully supervising the implementation of grading, drainage, planting design, landscape installation, and construction details

DESIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Intrinsic knowledge of hardscape construction, including: masonry, carpentry, irrigation and lighting
  • The ability to make detailed observations on job sites and architectural plans, and transcribe them into concise reports for project managers and contractors
  • Interpersonal and professional communication skills – written and verbal- are key to the job
  • Demonstrated technical skills, an attention to detail, and problem solving ability
  • Must be computer literate, with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge and experience using Fieldwire, and/or other construction management applications
  • Knowledge and experience using Google Suite applications, specifically Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Documents and Google Calendar
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, energetic and collaborative environment
  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work
  • In-depth interest in and knowledge of horticulture
  • Passion for planting and ecological design
  • Spanish language skills a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Manage overall plant health and soil nutrition strategies through soil testing, sustainable amendment recommendations and supervising implementation
  • Travel to project sites to perform site inventory and analysis
  • Research project-related issues and best practices, and maintaining a working library of these practices
  • Work closely with the landscape architect, contractors and clients throughout the design and construction process
  • Lead construction crews on the job site, serving as the eyes and ears of CHLA and ensuring the job is executed according to plan
  • Manage teams of sub-contractors and oversee onsite construction
  • Review and collaborate with the landscape architect on garden designs and constructability
  • Periodically evaluate the health and quality of gardens, and generate recommendations for maintenance and improvements
  • Coordination and management of irrigation contractors and systems, including monitoring of moisture levels

How to Apply:

Submit the following in PDF format not exceeding 10mb in file size via email:

-Cover letter

-Resume

-Portfolio

 

Email with subject line  “Landscape Construction Manager  |  First & Last Name” to

Emily Hood

emily@campionhruby.com

No phone calls please.

Project Manager

Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

Annapolis, MD

Posted 9/15/20

 

Why is this job important to Campion Hruby Landscape Architects?

Great design comes from team involvement.  This Project Manager will be integral to the design process as a strong leader, designer, and manager.  Because of our holistic office approach, the new employees will jump into all phases of the design process.

What are we looking for?

Basics:

-A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture

-4 to 6 Years of employment history in a landscape architecture studio environment

-A registered Landscape Architect

-Experience in project management, construction documentation, and permitting

-Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Up and MS Office

-Proficiency with AutoCAD or Vectorworks (preferred)

What gets us excited?

-Passion about design, exploration and research

-The ability to work at varying scales in our profession, from the campus level to rich details

-Strong hand graphics and artistic curiosity

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Demonstrated technical skills, an attention to detail, and problem solving ability

-Personable, hardworking, and fun, because our team spends a lot of time together

-Passion for and experience in horticulture

-International exposure

-Ability to work in a fast-paced and energetic environment

Once you are here you will:

-Perform the majority of the design for projects, working directly with the Principal

-Manage and be competent in the graphic delivery of ideas, from hand drawings to computer graphics

-Act as a Project Manager

-Be self-sufficient in leading design teams in the execution of all design phases, from Master Planning through Construction Administration

-Act as lead designer on projects, especially after the tone is set

-Assemble project teams, including internal staff and sub-consultants as required

-Lead, train, and coach less experienced staff members

-Communicate with clients

-Assist with billing process

-Assist the Principals in areas of the firm other then running projects, such as marketing, advertising, hiring, training, managing the physical plant

Our work:

Check out some of the award winning projects on our website:  www.campionhruby.com

About Campion Hruby Landscape Architects:

We are a 20-person firm providing a full range of landscape architectural services for residential, commercial and institutional clients in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia and other surrounding states. Kevin Campion founded the firm in 2010, after a career spanning 12 years in the Mid- Atlantic region and the United Kingdom. Robert Hruby joined the firm as Kevin’s partner in 2011 after a 16-year career working on projects spanning the United States.  Campion Hruby Landscape Architects hone their talents on specialties including city gardens, estate gardens, institutional campuses, urban spaces, and conservation planning.

What do we need for application:

Submit the following in PDF format not exceeding 10mb in file size via email:

-Cover letter

-Resume

-Portfolio

 

Email with subject line  “Project Manager  |  First & Last Name” to

Emily Hood

emily@campionhruby.com

No phone calls please.

Compensation:

Campion Hruby offers a competitive compensation package and benefits commensurate with experience.