West 8 has an immediate opportunity for a Landscape Designer/Architect to join our project realization team in Philadelphia, USA.
West 8 is an internationally leading design agency working across the fields of urban planning, landscape architecture, infrastructure and architecture. Our team designs parks, gardens, landscapes, urban areas, residential areas, buildings, pavilions, bridges, public spaces and waterfronts. We also work on studies, concepts and visions related to climate change, water management and urbanization.
As part of the West 8 team, you would contribute your technical and construction knowledge to various inspiring and challenging construction projects both in the United States, and the rest of the world. You will be involved in the design, architectural, and technical aspects of projects, providing your understanding of the entire design process from concept to execution. You will develop project packages that demonstrate clarity, design sensitivity, and a sound understanding of concept.
Our ideal candidate is:
- Eager to work in a dynamic, international team and wants to push boundaries.
- Critical in their work and design attitude; ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
- Energetic, wants their knowledge and experience to continuously improve.
- Able to communicate ideas fluently and communicate through technical drawings, sketches and 3D models.
- Has 3 to 5 years of experience working within a design office.
- Has experience across all stages of the design process, from concept to implementation, and especially in the production of drawing sets for pricing, detailing, and construction
- Excellent graphic design skills and a unique visual eye.
- Excellent in their use of oral and written communication in English. (Dutch, or any bi-lingual ability is not a requirement, but always welcome!)
- You have a degree in landscape architecture, architecture, or equivalent.
- You have a high level of aptitude in both 2D (AutoCAD, Adobe CC etc.) and 3D (Knowledge of Rhinoceros, V-ray and Lumion is a plus)
- Licensure in Landscape Architecture or Architecture is not required but a plus
- Eligibility to work in the US (Philadelphia residents a plus)
What we offer:
West 8 offers you a full-time position, with the opportunity to grow in a stimulating environment in our Philadelphia studio. You can count on enthusiastic colleagues from all over the world and experience all stages of the design process. You will have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of meaningful projects, while growing in your field.
Are you who we are looking for?
Send your resume, motivation letter and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org before the 11 of November 2022.