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Dirtworks – Landscape Designer

Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2023

Dirtworks Landscape Architecture is seeking a Landscape Designer with 1-3 years experience. Our growing team is based in New York City, with a flexible work from home policy. Current projects include public parks, public housing, private residences, healthcare, higher education, ecological restoration, and more. Candidates should be interested in working on a wide range of projects with varying scopes and levels of oversight, at a fast pace with a positive and collaborative attitude. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Support projects as part of a team, from proposal through design and construction phases.
    • Perform site inventory and analysis, including site photography, accessibility, opportunities and constraints analysis, grading, drainage, and environmental analysis.
    • Generate creative design graphics, including site plans, sections, perspectives, and vignettes via hand and computer generated techniques.
    • Assist in the design development of sites of varying sizes, including grading, planting, layout, materials and details.
    • Create detailed construction submittal documents, including construction drawings, specifications, cost estimates, and project manuals.
    • Work toward gaining experience to take on independent project management

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

    • 1-3 years landscape architecture working experience
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite required
    • Proficiency in LandFX, hand graphics, and 3D modeling would be useful
    • Strong organizational, communication, project and time management skills
    • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously
    • Collaborative approach with the ability to implement feedback
    • Basic knowledge of construction principles; some experience with landscape construction observation a plus
    • Basic knowledge of New York native plant materials and sustainable design practices

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    • Some local travel to project sites required
    • Must be authorized to work in the US and live in New York state
    • Dirtworks is not able to provide visa sponsorship at this time

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Licensure is not required for this position, but we prefer candidates who are actively working toward licensure

JOB DETAILS:

Salary:

$65,000-75,000 - commensurate with experience

Work Location:

New York, NY

Number of Positions:

1

Submitters Name:

Whitney Burnett

Submitters Email:

wburnett@dirtworks.us

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