Entry-Level Landscape Designer / Landscape Architect

 

Years of Experience: 1-3 years

 

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

 

Description: RJM Design is seeking an entry-level landscape designer with 1-3 years of experience working in a design firm to join our growing studio.

 

As a small firm we offer the opportunity to make a direct impact while gaining valuable experience quickly through exposure to a variety of tasks and exciting projects. 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.

  • 1-3 years of professional experience in a Landscape Architecture or Architecture Firm. May consider recent graduates.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of plant materials and planting design

 

Required Skills:

  • Experience in all phases of the landscape design process from Planning and Conceptual Design through Construction Documents and Construction Administration;

  • Knowledgeable in planting design, construction materials, and technical aspects of landscape architecture;

  • Proficient in Auto CAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Creative Suite, and hand sketching;

  • Ability to balance multiple concurrent projects and tasks;

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with clients and other professionals in a responsive and professional manner;

  • Possess excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communications skills;

  • Be reliable, self-driven, and able to meet project demands and deadlines;

  • Ability to work independently and within a team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with site analysis, concept design, and production of construction documents, project presentation graphics, and construction administration efforts;

  • Conduct code research and coordinate permitting plans;

  • Assist with the compilation of data and preparation of design solutions;

  • Assist in consulting with product manufacturers, evaluate and select construction materials;

  • Assist in development of project correspondence and meeting minutes.

 

RJM Design offers a competitive compensation package and great opportunities for professional growth and enhancement.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio via email.

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1971 E. Beltline Ave NE Suite 217

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Ph: (616) 336-6071

info@rjm-design.com