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MKW + Associates – Junior Landscape Architect

Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Junior Landscape Architect


MKW + Associates, LLC is an award-winning firm dedicated to the practice of landscape architecture and urban design. For over five decades, MKW has been a leader in shaping environments throughout the New York/New Jersey Metropolitan area and beyond from our Rutherford, NJ office. Our successes are achieved through a partnership of creative thinking with our clients and our talented and dedicated staff. The endurance of our work is a testament to our philosophy: respect for the land, commitment to site-sensitive design and responsiveness to the human need for environmental harmony. Our portfolio of work covers a breadth of project types including parks, plazas, waterfronts, university campuses, residential developments, green roofs, ecological trails, and children’s gardens.

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MKW is involved with all phases of the design process from pre/concept design through construction period services. Successful candidates will be exposed to all design phases in support of the office team including existing conditions documentation and site analysis, concept and schematic design, construction documentation and assistance in construction period services.


Applicants should be highly-motivated, dedicated individuals with an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture program. Critical thinking and the ability to work well on both teams and individually are essential characteristics. Applicants need to be well-versed in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, the Adobe Creative Cloud and 3D Visualization Programs, such as Rhino and Lumion.


A Junior Landscape Architect position (0-3 years) in our well-established, landscape architectural office that fosters a team approach. In addition to qualifications noted above, applicants shall possess:

    • Superior design abilities including design detailing/development.
    • Superior graphic, verbal, and written communication
    • Excellent time management and organizational

Various levels of experience and areas of expertise are represented in the office, exposing the successful candidates to a broad range of the profession. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with the applicant’s experience. MKW is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and portfolio showing illustrative and construction document work examples in PDF format to



$50,000 - $60,000; commensurate with experience

Work Location:

Rutherford, NJ (1 block from NYC train and bus stops)

Number of Positions:


Submitters Name:

Jim Welsh

Submitters Email:

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