Associate Landscape Architect/Planner

Company: Schoppe Design Associates

Contact: mike@schoppedesign.net

Title: Associate Landscape Architect/Planner

Job Description: Schoppe Design Associates, Inc. is a high energy, fast paced multi-disciplinary professional service firm specializing in site design and land planning, the development entitlement process, recreation amenity planning and construction documents, and government services consulting. SDA has built a highly respected reputation for providing excellent client service and boasts a diverse public and private sector portfolio including master planning and design of high profile residential, commercial, recreational and municipal projects. Our goal is to create planning and design solutions which demonstrate a strong commitment and sensitivity to the sustainability of our ecological systems. SDA is located in Oswego, Illinois with clients throughout the Midwest and a focus on the Chicago area and northern Illinois region. 

Candidates should be very creative, self-motivated with a positive attitude, think independently yet work in a team environment and be able to meet deadlines.

Required Experience/Skills: 1-5 years experience in landscape design and/or site planning for small and large scale residential, commercial and public sector projects. Proficient with AutoCAD, MS Office, Photoshop, GIS, SketchUp, Adobe and PowerPoint and possess freehand graphic and technical skills. 

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference and place emphasis on exceeding client expectations, please submit your resume with examples of your work as well as salary expectations in confidence to :
Schoppe Design Associates, Inc.
Attn: Mike Schoppe
126 S. Main Street
Oswego, IL 60560

or via email at: mike@schoppedesign.net

Years Experience: 1-5 years

Senior Landscape Architect/Planner

Company: Schoppe Design Associates

Contact: mike@schoppedesign.net

Title: Senior Landscape Architect/Planner

Job Description: Schoppe Design Associates, Inc. is a high energy, fast paced multi-disciplinary professional service firm specializing in site design and land planning, the development entitlement process, recreation amenity planning and construction documents, and government services consulting. SDA has built a highly respected reputation for providing excellent client service and boasts a diverse public and private sector portfolio including master planning and design of high profile residential, commercial, recreational and municipal projects. Our goal is to create planning and design solutions which demonstrate a strong commitment and sensitivity to the sustainability of our ecological systems. SDA is located in Oswego, Illinois with clients throughout the Midwest and a focus on the Chicago area and northern Illinois region. 

Candidates should be very creative, self-motivated with a positive attitude, think independently yet work in a team environment and be able to meet deadlines.

Required Experience/Skills: Minimum 5 years experience in diverse public and private sector planning and design management including large scale development master planning, residential, commercial and municipal, site planning and design, client service and public presentations. Professional experience should include site design and land planning, detailed cost estimating and construction detailing. Proficient with AutoCAD, MS Office, Photoshop, GIS, SketchUp, Adobe and PowerPoint and possess excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills with a solid understanding of zoning, comprehensive planning, grading, drainage and plant material. 

If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference and place emphasis on exceeding client expectations, please submit your resume with examples of your work as well as salary expectations in confidence to:
Schoppe Design Associates, Inc.
Attn: Mike Schoppe
126 S. Main Street
Oswego, IL 60560

Or via email at: mike@schoppedesign.net

Years Experience: Minimum 5 years

City: Oswego

Junior Associate Landscape Architect

Company: Hitchcock Design Group

Contact: rroyer@hitchcockdesigngroup.com

Title: Junior Associate Landscape Architect

Job Description: Hitchcock Design Group is Growing!

Junior Associates at Hitchcock Design Group are integral studio members who are eager to get their career started! We look for the same qualification in our JAs as every other firm does: creativity, technical expertise, self-motivation, the ability to organize multiple responsibilities, a great attitude, and a commitment to provide excellent service to our clients.

What makes working at Hitchcock Design Group different? What you can expect from us: a thorough orientation to the Landscape Architecture profession, one-on-one mentoring from an experienced senior leader, an in-house education program with a budget for continued education opportunities, and an environment that supports personal growth and promotion within the company.

Responsibilities

- Design: schematic design, design development, and construction documentation; illustrating, rendering, and drafting; project research
- Documentation: design graphics, presentation graphics, SD-CD document production
- Comprehensive: meet project deadlines; improve planning and design resources; learn project management procedures and CSI standards

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume and portfolio through the Hitchcock Design Group website (https://www.hitchcockdesigngroup.com/careers/).

Required Experience/Skills: - BSLA or BLA degree (completed, or eligible to graduate Spring 2019)
- Internship or Coop within a private-practice landscape architecture firm, or department within a multi-disciplinary firm
- High proficiency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp
- Some proficiency with Lumion is a plus

Years Experience: Entry Level

Landscape Architect Intern

Company: Hitchcock Design Group

Contact: rroyer@hitchcockdesigngroup.com

Title: Landscape Architect Intern

Job Description: Hitchcock Design Group is actively seeking creative, highly talented landscape architecture interns for immediate employment in all of our locations!

In collaboration with leadership, the candidate will work closely with design teams and project landscape architects, managers and designers to assist in the design and execution of a variety of projects across all of the firm’s practice areas. This candidate must possess a strong desire to learn, be enthusiastic, and self-motivated. The position will be responsible for assisting technical staff in day-to-day project duties which can include site planning, urban and landscape design, and graphic and technical production. Project experiences will be diverse, as we provide services to both the public and private sectors.

Requirements

- Must be in process of completing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture
- Have the permanent right to work in the United States
- Strong communication, leadership, and technical skills

If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

We understand that universities and colleges have varying requirements as to when internships must start and are open to working with you to meet your time frame. In your cover letter, please state when your internship must begin.

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume and portfolio through the Hitchcock Design Group website (https://www.hitchcockdesigngroup.com/careers/).

Required Skills: - Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft (Word and Excel), graphic software programs (Adobe Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Illustrator, GIS/Arcview, and PowerPoint)
- Strong freehand illustration and rendering skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to manage multiple priorities
- Positive attitude and strong organizational and time management skills
- Ability to collaborate as part of a diverse workgroup team

Required Experience: Student (College)

Cities: Indianapolis, Austin, Naperville, Chicago

Landscape Architect / Designer

Company: BSA LifeStructures

Contact: karmbruster@bsalifestructures.com

Title: Landscape Architect / Designer

Job Description: Looking for an individual passionate about landscape architecture to join our site design group in our Indianapolis office. This position will provide site planning, urban and landscape design, and graphic and technical production on a variety of Healthcare and Higher Education projects. The ideal candidate will be able to do simple production in Revit as well as provide project management skills on smaller scale projects. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Create the predesign, schematic design, and design development documents as directed.
Prepares overview of final project drawings and specifications.
Prepare necessary graphics for zoning submittals and presentations.
Prepare project information sheets for marketing and business development.
Confers with clients, engineers, and architects on overall program.
Visits and analyzes the site during planning stage to verify design can be incorporated into the landscape.
Inspects construction work in progress to ensure compliance with landscape specifications, to approve quality of materials and work, and to advise client and construction personnel on landscape features.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

Continually increase technical knowledge.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience/Skills: Critical Skills and Abilities

Design: Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail. 

Effective communication skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; reads and interprets complex information; listens well.

High accuracy and attention to detail: Able to perform work and job function with precision and accuracy; realizes errors can have significant impact on desired results and is able to avoid errors in almost all circumstances; carefully monitors processes; concentrates on details and organizes and maintains a system of records. Maintains an active role in the QA/QC process.

Demonstrates leadership skills: Able to assume a role of authority, as necessary; sets an example for coworkers; delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions and take personal accountability for decisions.

Strategic Thinking: Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Computer skills required: Microsoft Windows environment, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Google Apps, Mail, and Calendar, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up, Revit, AutoCAD and Civil 3D, and Competency in design software for related field.

Years Experience: 5-10

City: Indianapolis

Travel: Minimal, within Indianapolis

Compensation: Negotiable


LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT MANAGER

Company: Abonmarche Consultants, Inc.

Contact: hrdepartment@abonmarche.com

Title: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT MANAGER

Job Description: The Landscape Architectural Project Manager is responsible for the overall supervision of various landscape architectural design projects. The focus for this position will be providing satisfaction to our clients by ensuring projects are functional, aesthetically pleasing, code compliant, completed within allocated period of time within the budget assigned. This person will coordinate both internal and external team members across several disciplines, and interact with clients, government officials, and contractors as part of the design, permitting and construction process. Responsibilities will include:

• Collaborate with clients, engineers, and building architects to understand and complete projects
• Prepare site plans, specifications, and cost estimates
• Coordinate the arrangement of existing and proposed land features and structures
• Prepare graphic representations of proposed plans using computer-aided design and drafting software (CADD)
• Select appropriate materials for use in landscape designs
• Analyze environmental reports on land conditions, such as drainage and energy usage
• Inspect landscape work to ensure it adheres to original plan
• Seek new work through marketing or giving presentations

Required Experience/Skills:
• 5 years of experience with land development design and approval process
• Landscape Architect Registration preferred
• Experience in master planning, parks and recreation, streetscape design, and construction document preparation of commercial, governmental, and educational projects
• Proficiency in AutoCADD and Landscape Development software programs
• Self-motivated and able to work independently or with teams
• Good written and verbal communication skills

Years Experience: 5

City: South Bend, IN

Compensation:: Negotiable


Landscape Architect/Graduate Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer

Company: Earth Source, Inc.

Contact: dan@earthsourceinc.net

Title: Landscape Architect/Graduate Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer

Job Description: This position will be responsible for all elements of work associated with a wide variety of project types, including wetland mitigation and restoration, stream restoration and bank stabilization utilizing soil bio-engineering techniques, park and recreation design, trails, commercial and residential development planning and design, creative stormwater management utilizing green infrastructure techniques, native landscape design and restoration, erosion and sediment control and permitting. Work includes direct project involvement from inception to completion, including site investigation, client meetings, conceptual and design development through preparation of construction documents and construction monitoring.

The ideal candidate must be willing to embrace a wide project variety and be enthusiastic about working with the design of natural systems. Knowledge of the principles and practices of landscape architecture and the ability to communicate both verbally and graphically are essential.

Required Experience/Skills: The ability to conceptualize and convey ideas graphically through hand drawings and renderings and complete these drawings using AutoCAD software is a must. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities are necessary and knowledge of the use of InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp are preferred.

Years Experience: 0-5 years

City: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Travel: Limited to mostly in-state projects.

Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience

Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer

Company : Human Nature Inc.

Contact: tflanagan@humannature.cc

Title: Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer

Job Description: Human Nature, Inc. is a Cincinnati-based Landscape Architecture and Planning design firm with award-winning projects throughout the Midwest. Located just outside downtown, on the edge of Eden Park, we offer a creative studio environment focusing on place-specific design with a wide variety of design services and multi-disciplinary staff. We continue to grow our talented and dedicated team of professionals. We are seeking a candidate with 2-5 years of experience, who has education and proficiency in landscape architecture. A strong candidate will have:

Required Experience/Skills:

• Proven strong technical and production skills 
• Familiarity with all stages of design
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Ability to work well in an open-studio team environment
• Good communication skills and be proactive
• Ability to coordinate well with other disciplines
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Flexibility to work on a variety of project types and scales 
Qualifications:
• Landscape architecture, and/or engineering degree(s) from an accredited school(s); 
• Proficiencies in CAD, Revit or Civil3D is required
• Proficiencies in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchup and other industry standard programs is preferred
• Demonstrate a background in moving innovative design projects forward

Years Experience: 2-5

City: Cincinnati

Travel: No

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Landscape Designer/Architect & Salesperson

Company : Aspen Outdoor Designs

Contact: blake@aspenoutdoordesigns.com

Title: Landscape Designer/Architect & Salesperson

Job Description:  Aspen Outdoor Designs is a leader in the landscape design/build profession. Aspen’s clients, peers, and the public have recognized our creativity and attention to detail through the presentation of numerous awards. The diversity of our projects proves that we have the experience to handle the most complex design challenges. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of quality and customer service. This is evident in our affiliation and active participation with local and regional landscape associations. In addition, we are committed to helping our employees continue to learn and grow in our profession through educational seminars and accredited horticulturist programs.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proficiency in SketchUp.
  • Uvision 3D software experience preferred, but not required.
  • Construction knowledge preferred.
  • Candidate should have landscape sales and estimating experience.
  • Candidate should be self-motivated, creative, and able to work with a team.

Years Experience: 3+

City: Noblesville

Travel: No

If you are looking for a company that offers you the chance to work on some of the area’s best projects, the opportunity for advancement, and the chance to grow as a professional while working with a Licensed Landscape Architect, then we would like to hear from you.  Aspen offers competitive pay, paid time off & holidays, 401(k), medical, dental, & vision insurance, company vehicle, and continuing education.  Salary with Sales Commission 60-100k.

Landscape Architect

Williams Creek Consulting, a V3 company is a multi-discipline firm specializing in sustainable systems design and ecological consulting within the public and private sectors. Our core disciplines include ecological engineering, sustainable planning and design, and regulatory consultation.

We are currently offering a Landscape Architect position and seeking a qualified and driven individual who is interested in working as part of an integrated team of professionals in our Indianapolis office.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office are required.

  • Proficiency in SketchUp and other graphic software skills and hand rendering capabilities are a plus.

  • Candidate should be a self-motivated, creative thinker, able to direct junior team members, able to work within a multidiscipline team, and have a positive attitude.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture or Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture.

  • Professional Landscape Architect license in the state of Indiana, or able to receive reciprocation.

  • 6 – 10 years of related experience.

Compensation:
Williams Creek Consulting, a V3 Company is consistently recognized as a “Best Firm To Work For” in our industry and offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), annual retirement contribution, paid time off, and holidays. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Please visit our website at www.williamscreek.net for additional information on Williams Creek/V3. Qualified candidates should submit their resume with “Landscape Architect position” in the subject heading to April Hough, Corporate Administrator at ahough@williamscreek.net