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Stantec – Landscape Architectural Designer

Posted: Friday, September 2, 2022

Stantec’s New York City Landscape Architecture Studio is seeking an intermediate-level landscape architectural designer or landscape architect to join our team.  The successful candidate will support the studio in developing design and collaborate with other professionals such as planners, engineers, and architects within our practice.

Stantec is an award-winning multidisciplinary and international practice, consistently ranked as a top A/E/LA design firm.  Our global reach translates to a wide range of professional resources, but our individual offices operate as smaller studios, with teams built around and committed to projects for their duration.   Our NYC office offers a collaborative and humane work environment in a studio of just under twenty landscape designers within a larger design practice of 300 professionals.  We design waterfronts, streetscapes, parks and plazas, university campuses, naturalized habitats, greenways, and cultural facilities.  Our landscape architects collaborate across disciplines on critical topics such as climate solutions, green infrastructure, equity in design and public space access, community engagement, and smart cities.

Your Key Responsibilities

    • Lead and/or participate on teams in design development and preparation of contract documents, presentation packages, and specifications
    • Lead or assist in coordination of consulting disciplines
    • Lead and participate in project meetings
    • Prepare and develop contract drawings and presentation packages
    • Lead and participate in construction administration and observation (i.e., shop drawing review, tracking submittals, and field visits);
    • Manage project quality through our Quality Assurance process; and
    • Participate in ongoing skill development activities.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

    • Passionate about landscape architecture and urban design
    • Excellent creative thinking, site analysis, and design skills
    • Knowledge of technical issues in sustainable design and ability to integrate sustainable thinking into high level design in urban and suburban areas, specifically within the public realm
    • Familiarity with New York City agency standards and requirements
    • Experience in construction administration and on-site construction observation
    • Excellent creative thinking and design ability
    • Familiarity with contemporary landscape architectural projects
    • High level of proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe CS, and Rhino
    • Superior research, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills

Education and Experience

    • Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college or university
    • Ability to conduct field visits throughout the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut areas
    • Landscape Architecture registration a strongly recommended but not mandatory
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in landscape architecture practice
    • Excellent references.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.


Work Location:

New York, NY

Number of Positions:


Submitters Name:

Michael Spatarella

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