Landscape Architect / Designer

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Produce concept design development and provide cost estimating take-offs and summary, detail design services, contract document preparation and undertake various field services such as site inventories and construction inspection and reports
  • Translate concept plans through to design development plans
  • Prepare construction documents, using computer aided drafting (CAD), including layout plans, planting plans, irrigation plans, grading plans, design details, construction detailing, cost estimates and specifications
  • May be required to develop Sketchup models and rendering
  • Prepare presentation, marketing drawings and supporting materials
  • Prepare presentation graphics, reports and exhibits for conceptual designs, master plans, client meetings, and workshops
  • Assist design team on a variety of design and development related projects, undertaking research and design-based development investigations
  • Communicate with other multidisciplinary team members on relevant aspects of projects
  • Conceptualize, design, and document landscape architectural designs
  • Prepare design documents including reports, drawings, and construction specifications for assigned projects
  • Serve as technical design expert for projects and work with other team members to develop and execute design
  • Communicate effectively with clients to resolve technical project issues; Present and explain reports and designs, and provide service to meet client's goals
  • Coordinate with other members of the design team to finalize the design of the development
  • Effectively communicate with contractors to implement plan design
  • Conduct site investigations and construction administration activities
  • Assist in preparation of proposals

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Licensure as a Landscape Architect in Texas or pursuing licensure within 2-3 years
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of designs and construction documents including specifications
  • Demonstrated industry practice knowledge and commitment to excellence in client service
  • Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions and how they apply to design projects
  • Knowledge of construction methods and experience in construction administration and on-site construction observation
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent design, graphic, computer, writing, and technical skills
  • Strong time management, critical thinking, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Proficient in relevant drafting/design software such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, Sketch-up, GIS, and Adobe Creative Suite is essential; Experience with Lumion, grasshopper, and Vray for Rhino is a plus
McKinney, TX, 75070, US