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MKW + Associates, LLC – Landscape Architect

Posted: Monday, August 22, 2022

Landscape Architect, all levels


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 administration.  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 management while developing their overall design skills.  This position includes the preparation of presentation graphics, construction plans and detailing, basic specification writing and cost estimating/takeoffs among other endeavors.


Applicants should be highly-motivated, dedicated individuals with an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture program.  Critical thinking, exemplary graphic and written communication skills, the ability to work well on both teams and individually, and good time management are essential characteristics.  Applicants need to be well-versed in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, the Adobe Creative Suite and Rhino.


A landscape architect position in a well-established landscape architectural office that fosters a team approach on projects.  Various levels of experience and areas of expertise are represented in the office, exposing the successful candidate 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 Judy Wachtler, Office Manager,



Commensurate with Experience

Work Location:

Rutherford, New Jersey

Number of Positions:


Submitters Name:

Judy Wachter

Submitters Email:

Detailed Job Description PDF:
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