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Entry-Mid level designer

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

Charles Hess Landscape Architects

Job Location:

Lansdale, PA

Hess Landscape Architects is a growing landscape architecture firm located near Philadelphia. We specialize in designing high end residential properties throughout the Mid-Atlantic, and have continued to expand into neighboring regions as well as internationally; the firm has also completed institutional and environmental restoration commissions of a variety of scales. We are currently seeking a full time designer with two to four years of experience in the design, detailing, and management of custom landscape projects.
 
At HLA, the design process is collaborative and open. Employees enjoy a fast-paced studio environment with opportunities to grow and develop their personal style and interests. We are a small firm - each employee participates in all aspects of the design process, making for well-rounded designers at every level of the organization.
 
The ideal candidate for this position will be confident in conceptual design, detailing, coordination with other design professionals, navigating the approval process, and the administration and implementation of projects. Along with a degree from an accredited program in landscape architecture, candidates are required to show proficiency on all current design software, including AutoCAD, Sketch Up, and the Adobe Suite. Strong hand graphics and familiarity with VectorWorks are a
plus. Prior experience with planting design and/or a solid knowledge of plant materials are beneficial. At this time, individuals who may already possess experience on projects similar to our current workload will receive preference. Licensed candidates or those who are on a direct licensure track will also be given strong preference.
 
If you would like to join our growing team and enjoy working with a group of dedicated designers, we want to hear from you. Please send resumes and examples of the full range of your work (8mb max.) to hr@hessla.com, subject line “{Last Name}, Position Opening.” No phone calls, please. We will contact qualified candidates to arrange interviews within a few weeks of posting.

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