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Multiple Positions: Senior PLA, Design Director, Regional Director, Project Managers, Project Designers. Coen+Partners

Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Coen+Partners is seeking multiple landscape architects and urban designers, from early-career to senior-level experience, for full time, or long-term contract positions in support of a wide range of regional and global urban projects.

Candidates would support existing and new project teams working on local, regional, and national urban public realm projects , Department of State Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Design Excellence projects, and international work that includes city-wide public realm networks detailed design of more than 1,000 acres of urban park and recreation space, multiple transit-oriented development districts,  comprehensive green and blue infrastructure, and an integrated health and wellness program.

Candidates must be passionate about design and strategic design thinking, proactive problem-solvers, and highly skilled in conceptualizing, developing and implementing sophisticated and complex landscapes and urban design projects. Key responsibilities for these positions will include leading the design of projects in a multi-disciplinary team setting, fostering a collaborative team environment, and supporting the development of new systems and processes to improve project delivery. These positions will be integral in project visioning, client and community engagement, business development, and the long-range growth and diversification of the studio.

Coen+Partners is a highly collaborative design studio that is actively working to push the boundaries of the Landscape Architecture practice.  Our work is rigorous, mission-driven, and constantly evolving.

We are committed to empowering our 26-person team to develop design solutions that push beyond best practices, addressing a wide range of civic issues through innovative process, design strategies, and implementation.

Applications should include the following:

  • A cover letter that describes your specific interests in the industry, your background, and your long-range career goals
  • A resume that clearly identifies years and roles in the industry, past experience, and education (academic and professional)
  • A portfolio of work, identifying for each project your specific role in each stage, the scale and location of the project, the role of the firm (subconsultant or lead), and key lessons learned from the project.

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Work Location:

Minneapolis, MN; Riyadh, KSA

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Submitters Name:

Ethan McKnight

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