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Associate Landscape Designer or Architect

Type of Job:
Entry Level
Discipline:
Landscape Architecture
Name of Firm:

Land Art Design

Job Location:

McLean, VA

Land Art Design, an established landscape design/build firm in McLean, VA, is seeking an associate landscape architect/designer to join our team. If you take pride in your creativity and have a passion for what you do, we’d love to discuss a future at Land Art with you.
 
In this position, you’ll be involved in all phases of our projects from the design through the punch list. You’ll be responsible for guiding designs through the implementation process. You’ll spend time with clients, helping to translate their desires into reality and managing their concerns along the way.
 
The ideal candidate will have a BS in Landscape Architecture or Design and strong computer skills in CAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office. He / she should also possess strong hand graphics and have a good base knowledge of plants and construction standards. Please see our website (www.landartdesign.com) to learn more about our company and see the kind of work we do.
 
Responsibilities:
Day-to- day tasks may include, but are not limited to:
  • base map preparation;
  • inventory and analysis;
  • creation of design presentations;
  • proposal and contract writing;
  • construction drawings;
  • permit preparation;
  • visiting job sites, and;
  • client interaction.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in landscape architecture or design
  • Hands-on experience in all phases of design implementation
  • Must be proficient in the use of SketchUp, Photoshop, Microsoft Office; familiarity with other CAD tools a plus
  • Ability to make accurate and precise field measurements
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Eagerness to interact with clients and potential clients
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Paid holidays and vacation time
  • Health insurance
  • Convenient parking
To apply:
Please email your resume and contact information for two references to office@landartdesign.com.

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