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SWA/Balsley: Mid-Level Landscape Architect Position

Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2024

SWA/Balsley is actively seeking creative, highly skilled Mid-Level Landscape Architects with 5+ years of experience working on New York City parks projects and open space initiatives of other City agencies. This is an extraordinary opportunity for immediate employment, growth, and title in our studio, led by National ASLA Design Medalist Tom Balsley. Experience a truly collaborative and congenial environment, engage with other SWA studios, and enjoy the unparalleled benefits of the largest landscape architecture firm in the U.S. Join our team, thrive, and contribute to work that is environmentally, socially, and culturally impactful throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Minimum Requirements:

    • Accredited degree in Landscape Architecture.
    • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in New York City at a landscape architecture firm, with work in both the private and public realm.
    • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
    • Strong portfolio demonstrating project management of full services.
    • Strong attention to detail and organization.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Effective time management skills.
    • Positive attitude and sense of accountability.
    • Proficiency in:
    • Proficiency in:
        • AutoCAD


        • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, esp.)


        • Lumion


        • Rhino or Sketchup 3D modeling


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with:

    • New York Parks Department and Capital projects
    • Revit
    • Grasshopper
    • ArcMap/ ArcGIS
    • Hand sketching

Send materials in PDF format to We will carefully consider your application during our initial screening and will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

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$85,000 to $95,000

Work Location:

New York, NY

Number of Positions:


Submitters Name:

Rochelle Thewet

Submitters Email:

Detailed Job Description PDF:
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