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.***