2-5 year Landscape Architect

Description:

SWT Design is actively seeking a creative, highly talented candidate with 2-5 years professional experience to join our diverse team. This is an entry level in the profession of landscape architecture, urban design, and planning not requiring registration.

 General Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare planning documents, conceptual and schematic designs, construction details, construction documents, technical specifications and cost estimates for a wide variety of public and private sector projects.
  • Perform field reviews and analysis of project sites and study areas and prepare written documentation of observations and conditions.
  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member.
  • Assist in project presentations to clients and other consultants.
  • Collaborate with other team members and contribute to a team effort.
  • Produce presentation quality graphics and execute CAD drawings and details.
  • Work independently when assigned specific design tasks.
  • Work on a range of landscape architecture and urban design projects such as landscape planning, high-end mixed use, streetscape design, parks, plazas, gardens and roof gardens, master planning, and site development.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, Environmental Design, or other field required.
  • Possess the ability to self-edit and effectively communicate design ideas.
  • Knowledge and experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Proficiency and passion for creating compelling open space design and supporting graphics.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture or Urban Design.
  • Entry-level proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, or SketchUp, or other related CADD software.
  • Advanced 3D modeling capabilities with Lumion3D.

Expectations:

  • Takes on tasks with enthusiasm and embraces the “team” atmosphere within SWT Design.
  • High level of proficiency in relevant software/programs.
  • Hard worker, diligent, and eager to please team members.
  • Ability to interact effectively with SWT Staff and others involved in project delivery.
  • Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication and people skills.
  • Strong ethics and good moral character.

Please send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume/portfolio to bonnier@swtdesign.com, as well as referencing the position for which you are applying. No agencies or calls please.

 

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