POSTED JUNE 22, 2019

Hedstrom is Hiring a Project Manager & an Entry-Level Landscape Architect

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.  We are also accepting applications for an entry level landscape architect/designer.  In the entry level role, you will provide support to project managers and peers while developing an important set of skills as a designer.  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.

Entry Level Landscape Architect / Designer Requirements:

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

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

  • Prior landscape architecture experience or internship in a design office

Project Manager / Landscape Architect 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

Project manager candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to lead and manage projects from proposal through construction.  This includes maintaining client relationships, defining project scopes and preparing proposals, coordinating with design and construction team members, mentoring and providing direction to staff, prioritizing and delegating tasks for multiple projects concurrently, producing design, presentation and construction documents packages, adhering to project budgets and schedules, organizing and leading meetings, and performing construction observation.  Candidates should be prepared to provide examples of projects they have managed and be able to walk us through their contributions to each phase of the project design and management.

Additional Qualities:

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. 

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


POSTED MAY 06, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (MID-LEVEL)

Croy Engineering LLC is a multidisciplinary firm providing design services for both public and private clients including parks, greenways, commercial sites, streetscapes, environmental and transportation related projects. Currently, Croy Engineering LLC has an opening for a mid-level Landscape Architect. Responsibilities will include concept & schematic design, CAD drafting, renderings, presentation graphics, construction documents, development of opinion of cost documents, technical leadership and management of landscape architecture projects. Additional responsibilities will include client contact, coordination with project team members both inside and outside of the firm.

Candidate should have a working knowledge of:

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Site planning

  • Hardscape design

  • Landscape design

  • Basic irrigation design

  • Project management

Preferred working knowledge or desire to learn the following:

  • Land F/X

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe InDesign

  • SketchUp, SITEOPS or similar 3D modeling software

Candidate should expect to perform in a deadline-driven environment. The candidate shall hold a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program. Candidate should hold licensure in one of the following states of Alabama, Georgia, or Tennessee, and/or be able to seek reciprocity/comity with in the first year of employment in one or all of the states listed. Demonstrated experience with site planning is required. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and professionally communicate verbally and in writing required. Ability to effectively delegate tasks to project designers and manage production is required.

This position offers placement in one of three office locations within the firm, either in Huntsville, AL, Chattanooga, TN, or Marietta, GA, office.

Please submit the following to mhutson@croyengineering.com for consideration:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Three professional references

  • Portfolio with description of tasks/responsibility for each example of work



POSTED APRIL 10, 2019

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