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Entry-Level Design and Planning Professional

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

Design Workshop

Job Location:

Houston, TX

Overview:
We are seeking an entry-level landscape design professional with 1-3 years of experience working in a design firm.  This position is available in our Houston, Texas office.
 
In an effort to continue to be sensitive to the environment and to limit the use of precious resources, we request that applicants apply through this online employment application. Please address your specific and long-term interest in the Houston, Texas office in your cover letter.  Please note your resume, cover letter and portfolio must be in one document under 10 megs in size. The deadline to apply is 11:59pm MDT on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Design Workshop is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Qualifications:
 
Candidates must be energetic, self-motivated, possess strong communication skills and great leadership qualities and take initiative.  Candidates must have strong writing skills and learn new skills quickly. An undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture program is required. Candidates with a master’s degree or dual degrees in both landscape architecture and urban design or planning are strongly encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities:
 
Exceptional graphic, AutoCAD, analysis and digital production skills are required. Proficiency in Adobe Suite and ArcGIS with examples of mapping and analysis are required in addition to proven experience with construction documentation. The ability to produce high-quality illustrations and computerized models in 3-D Max and/or SketchUp and impeccable writing skills are essential. Additional requirements include strong technical skills (grading, construction knowledge) as well as a positive attitude and open mind towards involvement on a wide range of project types.
 

Career Day 2017

Penn State’s Stuckeman School will host its 31st annual Career Day on Friday, February 24. Our vibrant event enables professional firms to directly interact with the school’s award-winning students through a series of opportunities that encourage discovery, student engagement, and networking with alumni and professionals across the Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Graphic Design professions. Find out more at our Career Day page. 

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