Landscape Architect - New York, NY

West 8 New York Inc. in New York, NY is seeking a full-time Landscape Architect.

Job Duties:

Participate in all phases of assigned landscape architectural projects. Specifically,

  • Communicate with clients and collaborate with professional engineers, architects, and other consultants to determine the expectations for and parameters of landscape projects and exchange ideas;
  • Work as a team member on all phases of landscape design and open-space projects, including master planning, concept design, schematic design, design development, construction documents, construction administration;
  • Prepare site plans, specifications, and cost estimates for projects, from Concept Design;
  • Focus on design development through construction, fabrication, and testing of design ideas on a detailed level;
  • Work with clients, construction managers, and contractors to monitor and inspect the construction work to ensure compliance with design specifications and master planning;
  • Prepare drawings, computer generated 3D models, physical study models, renderings, and other presentation materials during all phases of work, using software and tools such as AutoCAD, Rhino 3D, Sketch Up, Lumion, Maxwell, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign;
  • Integrate innovative sustainable design strategies and construction methods into project work at the planning level and in specific site design;
  • Perform other related job duties as assigned including researching and staying current on zoning or building codes, landscape specifications, environmental regulations, and other relevant legal requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning, plus 3 years of working experience in the landscape architecture field.
  • The 3-year working experience must include using AutoCAD, Rhino 3D, Sketch Up, Lumion, Maxwell, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.
  • License is not required.

Please email cover letter, CV, and portfolio (under 8MB) to jobsNYC@west8.com. Cite Reference# LA1.

added on: 07-06-2019