Landscape Architect / Designer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Job ID
2021-1619
Category
Planning
Type
Full Time

Overview

We are seeking a Landscape Designer with 2-4 years of experience to join our Landscape Architecture team.

 

At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides its reputation as one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help expand our visionary approach. If you think you are an innovative team-player and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!


In this position you will work collaboratively with Senior Designers and Project Managers on pubic and private projects ranging from parks and streetscapes, large scale master planned communities, residential developments, and commercial and industrial projects. Clients include municipalities, private developers, property owners, national homebuilders, and industrial distributors.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare construction document packages at the direction of a senior staff member including landscape, irrigation, hardscape and site amenity plans
  • Prepare conceptual plans by hand and in CAD
  • Prepare renderings
  • Assist in the development of opinion of construction cost estimates
  • Perform landscape inspections
  • Prepare presentation material, such as PowerPoint presentations and graphics
  • Work with Project Manager to maintain project schedules and budgets
  • Works under the direction of a Studio Manager

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university
  • Minimum 2-4 years related experience
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Experience using computer software programs including SketchUp, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a plus
  • Proficiency in preparing hand drawn sketches, graphics and illustrations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to write business correspondence and presentations
  • Ability to work as a team, or independently
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas  

 

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team please forward resume which must include salary history and a cover letter outlining how your background and experience relate to the position. In return, WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

 

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