POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

BIG GREEN - Memphis, TN 

Big Green is seeking a Project Manager to manage, coordinate and supervise the construction of gardenbased outdoor classrooms from schematic design through final construction in a timely and economical way. Reporting to the Regional Director, the Project Manager oversees the organization, scheduling, and implementation of projects in Memphis. S/he is responsible for coordinating and managing contractors, materials, equipment, inventory, budgets, schedules and contracts. The Project Manager works as part of a dynamic regional team as maintains standards set by organization nationally. The Project Manager is an adaptive position with varied work including designing in CAD, meeting with school officials, and getting her/his hands dirty in the garden.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with schools during application process to determine and select ideal garden site and project scope.

  • Coordinate with members of Regional team on application approval based on project scope and available funding.

  • Develop project designs from schematic level through construction completion and associated documentation.

  • Communicate with district facilities personnel, school principal, and a school’s facilities manager regarding site of garden, and project scope, requirements, timelines and deliverables.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines.

  • In conjunction with national team plan and coordinate product deliveries to warehouse. Manage and maintain product inventory.

  • Maintain relationships with local contractors and inspect completed work to assure quality.

  • Coordinate with members of Regional Program team to prepare for Planting Days and to ensure the site is fully prepared for garden installation and support. Participate in and support Planting Days with Program team

  • Attend to maintenance requirements of built gardens as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of construction management and site design experience.

  • BA/BS in related field such as landscape architecture, construction management, urban agriculture, environmental science or environmental design.

  • Strong construction technical knowledge and experience in managing changes in the field

  • Understanding of local, city and state permitting requirements e.g., zoning, building permits, storm water, etc.)

  • Proficient computing skills with Auto CAD, MS Office and GSuite

  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and multi-task under pressure with short deadlines.

  • Flexible team player and demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people.

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in local food systems, urban agriculture and/or school gardens.

  • Prior experience working in non-profit sector.

Big Green offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to careers@biggreen.org

Big Green is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, or disability.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018

PAGE | DUKE landscape architects.  Nashville, TN  -  Entry level landscape architect position

 

  • One to two years of experience in a professional design office (can be internships).

  • Experience producing construction documents including hardscape and planting design, grading and construction details.

  • Strong CAD skills (AutoCAD) and experience with Adobe Suite.

  • Excellent graphic communication skills (freehand and digital graphics).

  • Proficiency with Photoshop, SketchUp, LandFX are preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Interest in fine garden design (knowledge of horticulture practices and regional plant material).

  • Creative design sensibilities and attention to detail.

  • Great collaborator and communicator – excellent verbal and written skills.

  • Interpersonal skills – ability to interact with individuals at all levels.

  • Professional degree in Landscape Architecture from accredited college or university.

  • PAGE | DUKE landscape architects promotes the personal and professional growth of our staff who serve our clients every day. We offer competitive salaries and strong personal and professional benefit packages:

Inquiries to julia@pageduke.com


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018

KAIZEN Collaborative - Associate Landscape Designer (Tucker, GA)

Description & Details:

Join our team of passionate landscape architects working to create active, healthy communities!  If you are looking for an opportunity to design and develop better communities, this position is for you. 

At KAIZEN Collaborative, we work to create comfortable and inviting public spaces for people of all ages and abilities.  We are passionate about our work making a difference in the life of many throughout (and beyond) the State of Georgia.  KAIZEN is a growing landscape architecture firm focused on active transportation facilities which benefit all citizens.  As such, the potential to grow and advance in the company from within is a potential for all employees.

As an Associate Landscape Designer / Urban Designer, you will assist with the planning and/or design of multi-use projects focused on quality of life improvements for pedestrians and cyclists.  You will be involved with fast paced, results driven projects and be part of a creative and dynamic team.  You’ll assist the Project Manager with our clients, planners, and engineers to take concept plans and make them reality through design development, detailing, specifications, and permitting.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for urban design and quality connections for bicyclists and pedestrians

  • Understanding of active transportation guidelines, regulations, and design

  • Ability to work along with a collaborative team of engineers from concept to construction

  • Ability to engage stakeholders, advisory groups, steering committees, and the public throughout trail master planning

  • Motivated to work with the KAIZEN Team and solve new connectivity challenges

  • Desire to take ownership of projects and deliver high-quality work on time and on budget

  • During the construction design phase, you want to get into the weeds on every detail

 Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, civil engineering, or related design field

  • A minimum of 3 years of hands-on urban design or landscape architecture experience

  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, ArcGIS, or similar products.

  • Knowledge of, and interest in, the field of active, non-motorized transportation.

  • In-depth understanding of street and trail design principles.

  • General understanding of NACTO, MUTCD, ADA, and relevant state DOT design requirements.

  • General knowledge of the principles of site grading and general construction techniques.

  • Exhibits strong initiative and the ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

  • Strong professional ethics, leadership skills, accountability, and decision-making capabilities.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and analytic skills.

  • Exhibits accuracy, attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a potential candidate for this position, please email Greta deMayo greta.demayo@kaizencollaborative.com.  No phone calls, please. For more information about KAIZEN Collaborative, LLC, visit our website (www.kaizencollaborative.com) or like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/KAIZENCollaborative).  


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018

Landscape Architect (1-3 yrs)

Catalyst Design Group – Nashville, TN 37209

Catalyst Design Group is a Nashville-based civil engineering, planning and landscape architecture design firm dedicated to serving a broad range of markets in both Middle Tennessee and beyond. Applicants for positions at Catalyst will find a cutting-edge work environment with substantial opportunities for career growth and mentorship, in addition to a highly competitive benefits package.

The Nashville, TN office of Catalyst Design Group is looking for a Landscape Architect to join our team. Working with us, you will:

  • Assist in preparing concepts, design development and graphic illustrations.

  • Participate in design meetings.

  • Assist design professionals to compile data and prepare design solutions.

  • Work in collaborative integrated teams of professionals that include civil engineers, planners and other landscape architects.

  • Assist team members and others in the application of landscape architectural standards and guidelines.

  • Assist design professionals with contractor and client relations during construction for larger and more complex projects.

  • Assist with developing content for design presentations to client representatives and/or design review committees.

  • Assist with design work sessions and visioning, outreach and public forums.

  • Assist in consulting with product manufacturers, evaluate and select construction materials.

  • Assist in editing technical specifications.

  • Assist in reviewing shop drawings.

  • Visit construction sites to gather information, review design intent, inform and support project team members during the construction phase.

  • Assist with marketing efforts through proposal development, interview participation and presentations (including proposal writing and fee negotiation).

  • Develop and maintain relationships with current/new clients.

The idea candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture or equivalent.

  • 1 – 3 years of experience.

  • Landscape Architectural registration not required.

  • Mastery of AutoCAD and Adobe products.

  • Working knowledge of 2D and 3D modeling software such as Revit, Rhino and Sketchup.


If this sounds like the job for you, please submit a letter of interest, current resume with salary requirements and examples of recent work to catalyst@catalyst-dg.com   All examples should demonstrate abilities related to the requirements above.  Applications with a portfolio are preferred.


POSTED AUGUST 07, 2018

METRO PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT (NASHVILLE, TN)

Technical Specialist 1 - Greenways & Trails Project Manager (link to application)

This position manages the planning, design and construction of public greenways, trails and open space conservation by applying knowledge of urban and recreation planning, engineering and landscape design and best practices in construction to the management of greenway development and open space projects.

Typical Duties

  • Assisting in preparations of requests for proposals (RFP) and invitations to bid.

  • Managing projects teams, consultants and contractors to ensure efficient and cost-effective project delivery.

  • Reviewing plans and provide input to designers, planners and Greenways Director, and represent the department at planning and review meetings.

  • Managing multi-million dollar project budgets, overseeing financial activities related to projects--tracking expenditures, reimbursements requests, payments, contracts, and reports.

  • Guiding and reviewing the development of design documents for compliance with established park and greenway facility standards and departmental goals.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma and 8 years of experience in planning, design, construction and project management of parks and/or greenway trail facilities.
OR
Bachelor's degree and 4 years experience in planning, design, construction and project management of park and/or greenway trail facilities.


 

POSTED AUGUST 03, 2018

ENTRY LEVEL LANDSCAPE DESIGNER– PLACEMAKER – COLLABORATOR

 (0-3 years of Experience)

Hawkins Partners is looking to add a new member to our talented and award-winning team of landscape architects, designers, and planners.  Our firm understands the power of landscape architecture to enhance the human experience, catalyze meaningful engagement between people, and solve the problems facing cities. Our practice is dedicated to connecting "people to community" through everything we do. For more than thirty years, we have built a highly capable and respected firm with a wide range of expertise in the design and planning of mixed-use developments, public spaces, rooftop amenities, sustainable site design, complete streets and park systems.

We are a Nashville based firm with a portfolio that spans across multiple states extending from South Carolina to Michigan. Nashville is our backyard, and we take pride in advocating and designing thoughtful places and spaces that have contributed to its growth over the past thirty years.  Nashville recently ranked the 7th fastest growing city by Forbes, offers a low tax environment (i.e., no state income tax), and high quality of life. Within minutes to an hour drive, you can experience a wide range of exceptional outdoor environments for hiking, fly fishing, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. Nashville also offers an ever-growing urban experience with high-quality entertainment and restaurants. 

We are looking for an individual who is passionate as we are about delivering inspirational projects, engaging with the community, and realizing the full potential of landscape architecture. A successful candidate should be a self-starter, collaborator, and dedicated to honing their craft as a landscape architect. As a part of our team, you will be expected to:

Participate in the Development of Projects:

•    Possess the proclivity toward the understanding of construction detailing

•    Accredited degree in landscape architecture, horticulture, or other equivalent experience (LEED or Sustainable Sites accreditation a plus)

•    Proven ability to communicate effectively both graphically, orally and through writing. (hand graphics and ability to quickly sketch ideas a plus)

Collaboratively solve problems:

•    Disposition and comfort toward searching for answers

•    Strong research abilities and application of knowledge gained

•    Work collaboratively with both internal and external team members

•    Bring new information to bear on the problem at hand

•    Demonstrate the ability to develop creative solutions in a team environment

Apply technological tools:

•    Be able to adapt quickly and work in Vectorworks workflow within three months

•    Integrate SketchUp and Lumion within design development workflow. (Knowledge of Revit and Rhino is a plus)

•    Willing to learn new software and understand potential application to enhance our office's services

•    Exhibit a proficiency in the use of the Adobe Creative Cloud software (with an emphasis on Photoshop and InDesign) and Microsoft office products 

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a cover letter, resume, and digital portfolio with representative samples of your work that demonstrate the ability to meet the above expectations to admin@hawkinspartners.com. Please do not mail hard copies or send links to portfolio websites.


POSTED AUGUST 03, 2018

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT – PLACEMAKER – COLLABORATOR

 (3-5 years of Experience)

Hawkins Partners is looking to add a new member to our talented and award-winning team of landscape architects, designers, and planners.  Our firm understands the power of landscape architecture to enhance the human experience, catalyze meaningful engagement between people, and solve the problems facing cities. Our practice is dedicated to connecting "people to community" through everything we do. For more than thirty years, we have built a highly capable and respected firm with a wide range of expertise in the design and planning of mixed-use developments, public spaces, rooftop amenities, sustainable site design, complete streets and park systems.

We are a Nashville based firm with a portfolio that spans across multiple states extending from South Carolina to Michigan. Nashville is our backyard, and we take pride in advocating and designing thoughtful places and spaces that have contributed to its growth over the past thirty years.  Nashville recently ranked the 7th fastest growing city by Forbes, offers a low tax environment (i.e., no state income tax), and high quality of life. Within minutes to an hour drive, you can experience a wide range of exceptional outdoor environments for hiking, fly fishing, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. Nashville also offers an ever-growing urban experience with high-quality entertainment and restaurants. 

We are looking for an individual who is passionate as we are about delivering inspirational projects, engaging with the community, and realizing the full potential of landscape architecture. A successful candidate should be a self-starter, collaborator, and dedicated to honing their craft as a landscape architect. As a part of our team, you will be expected to:

Manage and collaborate on projects:

•    3-5 years of experience working in the role of helping manage and produce landscape architectural construction document packages. Within six months you will manage small to medium size projects

•    Possess the proclivity toward the understanding of construction detailing and the ability to develop detailing to support and elevate design concepts

•    Accredited degree in landscape architecture, horticulture, or other equivalent experience (LEED, Sustainable Sites accreditation or landscape architecture licensing a plus)

•    Proven ability to communicate effectively both graphically, orally and through writing. (hand graphics and ability to quickly sketch ideas a plus)

Collaboratively solve problems:

•    Disposition and comfort toward searching for answers

•    Strong research abilities and application of knowledge gained

•    Work collaboratively with both internal and external team members

•    Bring new information to bear on the problem at hand

•    Demonstrate the ability to develop creative solutions in a team environment

Apply technological tools:

•    Be able to adapt quickly and work in Vectorworks workflow within three months

•    Integrate SketchUp and Lumion within design development workflow. (Knowledge of Revit and Rhino is a plus)

•    Willing to learn new software and understand potential application to enhance our office's services

•    Exhibit a proficiency in the use of the Adobe Creative Cloud software (with an emphasis on Photoshop and InDesign) and Microsoft office products 

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a cover letter, resume, and digital portfolio with representative samples of your work that demonstrate the ability to meet the above expectations to admin@hawkinspartners.com. Please do not mail hard copies or send links to portfolio websites.


POSTED JULY 09, 2018

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT,

Nashville, TN

Hodgson Douglas, an award-winning landscape architecture firm located in Nashville, TN, is seeking a Landscape Architect with 5-10 years of professional experience to join our energetic and creative design studio.

Hodgson Douglas is a Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning Firm, committed to design excellence and the creation of sustainable, beautiful, and memorable landscapes that evoke a sense of place and connect communities to the built environment. Hodgson Douglas values professional growth, work-life balance, and a collaborative open office environment. Hodgson Douglas’ diverse portfolio includes high profile urban spaces, parks, retail, mixed-use and civic centers, multi-family residential communities, institutional and campus planning, medical facilities, and green infrastructure. For a more in depth cross section of work, please visit www.hodgsondouglas.com.

 Successful Landscape Architect Candidates will demonstrate a superior level of design skill, creativity and a passion for continued learning and professional growth. This position serves as the critical contact point between the firm and its clients as well as consultants and contractors with whom we work. As such, strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills are essential to the position. Candidates must be creative, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities, and able to work collaboratively and confidently within a project team. The position serves a crucial role within the overall firm structure and exists to fulfill the overall, as well as day to day, management of individual projects within the firm.  Candidates should be passionate about design and the practice of landscape architecture and motivated to make an impactful difference in this profession and it’s changing role in shaping built environments.

Skills Required

•    5-10 years professional experience

•    Experience in working on Landscape Architecture projects from Concept to Construction Administration

•    Technically competent and experienced with both plant and hardscape design

•    Well organized

•    Excellent verbal and written communications skills

•    Ability to communicate via sketches and hand graphics

•    Disciplined in time management

•    Strong personal skills including phone skills and personal interaction with clients

•    Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks/schedules at one time

•    Ability to effectively manage and delegate work to Project Designers within the firm

•    Ability and Passion for collaboration during the entire design and construction process

•    Working toward licensure or licensed

•    Self-motivated

Education Requirements

BLA or MLA from an accredited Landscape Architecture program required.

Hodgson Douglas offers competitive salary commensurate with experience.                                        

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and work samples, in PDF format to Chris Mantle at cmantle@hodgsondouglas.com.


POSTED JULY 09, 2018

Entry to Mid Level Designer,

Nashville, TN

Hodgson Douglas, an award-winning landscape architecture firm located in Nashville, TN, is seeking an Entry to Mid Level Designer with 2-4 years of professional experience to join our energetic and creative design studio.

Hodgson Douglas is a Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning Firm, committed to design excellence and the creation of sustainable, beautiful, and memorable landscapes that evoke a sense of place and connect communities to the built environment. Hodgson Douglas values professional growth, work-life balance, and a collaborative open office environment. Hodgson Douglas’ diverse portfolio includes high profile urban spaces, parks, retail, mixed-use and civic centers, multi-family residential communities, institutional and campus planning, medical facilities, and green infrastructure. For a more in depth cross section of work, please visit www.hodgsondouglas.com.

Successful Entry Level Candidates will demonstrate a superior level of design skill, creativity and a passion for continued learning and professional growth. Candidates must be creative, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities, and able to work collaboratively and confidently within a project team. Candidates should be passionate about design and the practice of landscape architecture and motivated to make an impactful difference in this profession and it’s changing role in shaping built environments.

Skills Required

•    2-4 years of professional experience

•    Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office required

•    Working knowledge of SketchUp and other 3-D modeling programs (Lumion preferred)

•    Excellent hand graphics, specifically at the conceptual level

•    Broad understanding of plant material selection and use

•    Ability to construct and administer CAD drawings in accordance with office standards

•    Construction document and detailing experience preferred

•    Strong oral, written, and graphic communication skills

•    Excellent time-management and organizational skills

•    Ability to self-edit work and command a high level of accuracy

Education Requirements

BLA or MLA from an accredited Landscape Architecture program required.

Hodgson Douglas offers competitive salary commensurate with experience.                                 

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and work samples, in PDF format to Chris Mantle at cmantle@hodgsondouglas.com.


POSTED MAY 16, 2018

Hedstrom Design Landscape Architecture is Hiring a Project Manager

Hedstrom Design Landscape Architecture is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based landscape architecture firm bringing creative design and detailing to projects of all types and scales.  We work hard in a fast-paced, collaborative environment while valuing life outside of the office.  Our open studio allows for easy sharing of ideas and expertise.  Hedstrom is currently accepting applications for a project manager/landscape architect with a diverse range of project experience, including residential design.  Please visit www.hedstromdesign.com to learn more about the firm.

Location:

The Hedstrom studio is located in a redeveloped 1920s building only a short walk from downtown.  Knoxville is one of the fastest growing cities in the southeast and maintains a low cost of living.  Located within an hour of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville is a destination for those interested in many types of outdoor activities.  Knoxville is also within three hours of Charlotte and Asheville, NC, Nashville, TN and Atlanta, GA.  Learn more about Knoxville:

http://www.visitknoxville.com/

http://www.outdoorknoxville.com/

http://insideofknoxville.com/

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited landscape architecture program

  • 5-10 years of professional experience working under a licensed Landscape Architect

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Sketchup, hand-drawing

  • Experience managing all phases of the design and construction process

  • Experience interacting and coordinating with clients, consultants, and contractors

  • Knowledge of Zone 6-7 plant material

  • Knowledge of construction practices as they relate to Landscape Architecture

  • Knowledge of building products, construction details, and relevant regulations

  • Knowledge of irrigation design

  • Ability to adjust to dynamic project priorities

  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines

  • Strong design and graphic skills that can be expressed in a variety of formats

While superior design, computer, and hand graphic skills are important, Hedstrom seeks additional qualities from an individual who complements and contributes to our firm’s culture and team.  Ideal candidates are detail-oriented team players who possess a sense of humor and the ability to adapt to changing deadlines and priorities with ease.  Candidates must be proactive and resourceful critical thinkers with strong listening and communication skills and the ability to self-edit work.  Honesty, integrity, and personal-accountability are of utmost importance.  If you are a motivated, creative, and articulate individual who loves design and wants to become an integral member of a firm, we want to hear from you. 

Hedstrom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status and parental status. 

All application materials are submitted in confidence.  Please send resume, work samples, and references in pdf format to erin@hedstromdesign.com


POSTED MAY 15, 2018

Ritchie Smith Associates seeks entry-level Landscape Architect for immediate opening.

Memphis, Tennessee

Award-winning landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm with an exciting variety of projects, has a position available for a dedicated and outgoing landscape architect.  We have earned a reputation for excellence in our work of various types, from planning to detailed design, in the region comprised primarily of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Kentucky. You could work on a range of public realm and private sector projects including parks, greenways, downtown streetscapes, resiliency plans, campus, healthcare, and historic sites. Check our website for more about our great projects: www.rsaladesign.com

This position requires a well-organized, responsible, and articulate individual with a demonstrated ability for working well with clients and coworkers as part of a team. Proficiency with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Photoshop is required. Working knowledge of other Creative Suites software, SketchUp, and freehand skills is a plus.

Professional Experience:   1 – 2 years in a professional design office. Experience to include preparation of construction documents.  Recent graduates with internship experience encouraged to apply.

Education:  Landscape Architecture degree (BLA or MLA) from an   accredited college or university program.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.                                                 

We are located in the historic Cotton Exchange Building in downtown Memphis. The city has a rich and unique culture with mild winters, a low cost of living, and is big enough to provide amenities, but easy enough to get around. While possible to live here without an automobile, you will need a car for occasional project meetings and site visits.

Send your resume with references and a portfolio with samples from your office work experience via e-mail (pdf format, 10 MB maximum file size) to: Lissa Thompson, lissa@rsaladesign.com

Call Lissa Thompson or Ritchie Smith at 901-525-1198 for additional information.


POSTED MAY 07, 2018

Kiser +Vogrin Design is Hiring!                                                                 

Kiser + Vogrin Design has an immediate opening for an experienced landscape architect/designer who has documented experience in site design and detailed document preparation.

Located in the thriving Cool Springs area of Franklin, TN and within easy access to downtown Nashville, KVD is an award-winning landscape architecture, land planning and urban design firm recognized for its collaborative and team oriented professional culture with a commitment to innovative design, sustainability, and client satisfaction. Working for our firm offers the benefits of a smaller office with opportunities for professional growth while gaining experience in all aspects of the site planning and design process.

We are a fun and talented group who enjoy working (and playing) hard in a uniquely creative office space…..and we all get along!

KVD’s diverse portfolio includes both public and private clients with projects ranging in scope from large-scale land planning to site-specific design and implementation.  Our project types include mixed-use development; urban infill; residential communities; plazas, parks and greenways; commercial & campus planning, water quality and some residential design.  Our current and forthcoming workload includes some of the coolest projects we’ve booked to date.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a superior level of design skill, creativity and a passion for continued learning and professional growth. Candidates must be detail-oriented, efficient, and adaptable to changing deadlines and priorities. A pleasant, agreeable personality and the ability to work collaboratively within a project team are prerequisite.

Skills Required:

• Graduation from an accredited college/university with a degree in landscape architecture

• Command of AutoCAD and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office required

• Working knowledge of SketchUp and other 3-D modeling programs preferred

• Excellent hand graphics, specifically at the conceptual level….yes we still design by hand

• Ability to construct CAD drawings in accordance with office standards & under the guidance of senior staff

• Construction document and detailing experience preferred

• Strong oral, written and graphic communication skills….you will interact with our Clients

• Excellent time-management and organizational skills

• Ability to self-edit work and command a high level of accuracy

A Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture is preferred.  A Master’s degree in landscape architecture with a profession affiliated Bachelor’s degree will be considered.

We want rock stars!  If this sounds like you, please send confidential inquiries, qualifications and work samples to Dwight Kiser at Dwight@kiservogrin.com or Gary Vogrin at Gary@kiservogrin.com.

Kiser + Vogrin Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

www.kiservogrin.com

 


POSTED APRIL 05, 2018

Daigh Rick Landscape Architects

Landscape Architecture Project Manager - Full time position w/ benefits

Daigh Rick Landscape Architects, LLC (DRLA), is looking for a creative and motivated designer or landscape architect with 3-5 years experience to join a growing team. DRLA is a small firm focused on creating timeless, custom high-end residential and boutique mixed-use / commercial projects at the highest level throughout Tennessee and surrounding states. We are a career-driven team of professionals seeking like-minded individuals to join our firm. We take pride in cultivating and choosing candidates who are passionate about design, possess the utmost attention to detail, and approach their work with a fun and positive attitude.


Responsibilities:

Job responsibilities include all aspects of design project management on a wide range of projects, from conception to completion. This involves program identification, presentation graphics and production of schematic through construction documents, grading plans, and planting plans, well as personal communication with consultants, contractors, and clients.     


Skills:

Qualified candidates will be motivated, creative, efficient, and flexible enough to work on multiple projects simultaneously and have demonstrated proficiency in construction detailing, site grading, and horticultural design. A strong background in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch-Up is required and candidates who enjoy practicing hand graphic skills are encouraged to apply. The ability to communicate effectively with clients and allied professions is essential.

 

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree of Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a creative work environment. Our studio shares space with Galerie Tangerine, an exciting art venue in the south Gulch neighborhood of Nashville.

Please send your resume and work samples to lilli@daighrick.com.

Visit us on the web www.daighrick.com

Ph: 615-454-4100

 


POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018

W.M. Whitaker & Associates Landscape Architects

Chattanooga, Tennessee

W.M. Whitaker & Associates Landscape Architects (WMWA) is seeking a talented and self-motivated project manager for our Chattanooga, Tennessee studio. Candidates should have 3-7 years of experience working in a professional design office and must demonstrate an ability to skillfully perform various tasks across all phases of the design process. Applicants must exhibit exceptional design and production skills, as well as experience managing projects from concept through construction. Individuals showcasing creativity, organization, and critical thinking abilities who can work in a fast paced, collaborative team environment are desired.

Firm Information

WMWA is an award-winning landscape architecture practice committed to providing high quality, regionally significant planning, site design, project administration and consulting. We strive to create designs of integrity that are timeless, serve the needs of clients, enhance the well-being of all living things and honor our philosophy that design must be of a place, collaborative, and sustainable.

WMWA works on a wide variety of projects and this diversity keeps our skills honed. We work closely with clients to understand their sites, address concerns, tackle challenges and exceed expectation. We have built an impressive portfolio of significant public projects in the five years since our founding. For more information visit www.wmwala.com

Chattanooga is one of the most livable mid-size cities in the U.S. In the past decade, the city has won national awards for outstanding "livability". Surrounded by mountains, rivers and lakes, Chattanooga offers a little bit of everything – a thriving downtown along the Tennessee River brimming with shops, dining, and easy access to a wide array of outdoor activities.

Compensation

WMWA offers competitive salaries commiserate with experience. Generous benefits include health insurance, paid time off, and continuing education.

Requirements

Interested applicates should send a resume and portfolio via email (PDF format) to land@wmwala.com. For files greater than 4MB please send a link for download. No phone calls, please.  

Candidates must have a degree from an accredited LA program and 3-7 years of professional experience.

Individuals should demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent graphic, verbal and written communication.

  • Experience with all aspects of design including concept generation, graphic communication, design refinement and detailing.

  • Experience with all aspects of project management including client interaction, consultant coordination, permitting, construction administration and field observation.

  • Experience working with clients, consultants, public officials and stakeholders.

  • Preferred experience with commercial, public, institutional, and residential projects.

  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and 3D modelling software (SketchUp or Rhino preferred)


POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2017

Blair Parker Design

Landscape  Architect/Site Designer/Planner

Memphis, TN

Blair Parker Design has a full time position available for a landscape architect/site designer/planner preferably with 3 years or more similar experience.  Individuals with less experience will be considered but must have a degree in Landscape Architecture.  

The individual must possess strong design skills, understand grading and be willing to contribute to the team in an open studio setting.  Computer aptitude and expertise are required.  Construction experience is not a requirement but helpful.  The individual must possess the ability to effectively communicate in both verbal, writing and electronic form, to compose routine, memos, transmittals, e-mails and similar correspondence. 

Provide a resume that includes your education, experience and contact information and a full portfolio.  In your transmittal, include your salary expectations and when you are available.  Affirm that you are available to work a standard 40 hour work week.  We are curious how you and your skills will strengthen our team.

No calls please, written inquiries only.

Reply to:  Info@blairparkerdesign.com


POSTED DECEMBER 05, 2017

Ragan - Smith

Landscape  Architect

Nashville, TN

Ragan-Smith Associates, Inc. is seeking a licensed Landscape Architect with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program with 4 or more years of experience. This individual will be responsible for collaboration of project design on a wide range of large and small (and many times award-winning) projects. Nashville is an exciting market! Ragan-Smith is looking for energetic and motivated individuals to join our team and collaborate in-house with other landscape architects, land planners, civil engineers and land surveyors to assist our clients in the development of public sector projects including comprehensive land planning, parks & recreation projects, greenways, streetscapes and multi-modal transportation projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Project Management

  • CAD drafting

  • Landscape design

  • Land planning design

  • Public presentations of projects

  • Site layout and grading

  • Site plan renderings

  • Quality control review of proposed plans

  • Preparation of bid documents/submittal documents

  • Review and preparation of specifications

Essential Requirements:

  • AutoCAD (Civil 3D preferred)

  • InDesign

  • PhotoShop

  • GIS (ArcView) – not required but beneficial

  • Verbal and writing communication skills

Ragan-Smith provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Compensation will be negotiated based on level of experience and skills.

Ragan-Smith takes great pride in setting a standard of excellence as a consulting firm. Our staff of talented professionals strives to complete our work with expertise, professionalism, and integrity entrusted to us by our clients. Our focus on each project remains until we meet the expectations of our client and achieve our own standard of excellence.

Ragan-Smith is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

***Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to hr@ragansmith.com.***


POSTED DECEMBER 05, 2017

Ragan - Smith

Landscape Designer

Nashville, TN

Ragan-Smith Associates, Inc. is seeking an entry level Landscape Designer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program. This individual will be responsible for collaboration of project design on a wide range of large and small (and many times award-winning) projects. Nashville is an exciting market! Ragan-Smith is looking for energetic and motivated individuals to join our team and collaborate in-house with other landscape architects, civil engineers and land surveyors to assist our clients in the development of commercial, residential, and mixed-use projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • CAD drafting support

  • Landscape design and drafting

  • Site inspection of installed landscaping performance per plans

  • Land planning design

  • Public presentations of projects

  • Site layout and grading

  • Site plan renderings

  • Quality control review of proposed plans

  • Preparation of bid documents/submittal documents

  • Review and preparation of specifications

Essential Requirements:

  • AutoCAD (Civil 3D preferred)

  • InDesign

  • PhotoShop

Ragan-Smith provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Compensation will be negotiated based on level of experience and skills.

Ragan-Smith is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

***Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to hr@ragansmith.com.***