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Landscape Architect/Designer - Entry Level (Remote)


Landscape Architect/Designer - Entry Level (Remote)

Landscape Architect/Designer - Entry Level (Remote)

FourFront Design, Inc.
Denver, CO

Qualifications

Bachelor's (Required)

Job details

Job Type

Full-time

This position is fully remote (permanently). Please note that this position is for individuals with a degree in Landscape Architecture specifically. We prefer applicants who work within US Mountain, Central, or Pacific Time Zones; and will consider applicants in Eastern or Alaska & Hawaii zones.

About us

FourFront Design, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in architecture and engineering design. We are based in the upper midwest and mountain states and our work is throughout the US. We are supportive, collaborative, and challenging. Our goal includes creating meaningful, sustainable designs where people live, work, and play.

Our work environment includes:

  • Work-from-home arrangement
  • Safe work environment
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly, family focused employer

Summary

The Entry Level Landscape Architect/Designer works closely with the Principal Landscape Architect on a variety of tasks to create memorable outdoor spaces and plans that establish achievable visions. The remote and flexible position is designed to create a mentorship relationship with a Licensed Landscape Architect and prepare the individual for the Landscape Architect Registration Examination (LARE). Recently licensed landscape architects are also encouraged to apply.

What You’ll Do

1. Assist with the development of conceptual designs and construction documents, including drafting construction details and writing specifications.

2. Research and identify project requirements and restrictions of governing organizations.

3. Prepare plans, illustrations, renderings, and other communication graphics to convey design intent.

4. Assist with project proposals and interviews for new projects.

5. Create cost estimates and design project elements within budgets.

6. Occasionally conduct periodic on-site observations of work during construction phases.

7. Meet with clients and other consultants in-person and virtually for project meetings.

8. Assist with facilitation of public meetings and workshops, both in-person and virtually.

9. Develop planning documents and design publication layouts.

10. Write planning document text from analysis to recommendations for long-range planning projects.

Types of Work You’ll Get to Do

This is a great opportunity to get to work on a variety of project types. Current and past work has included downtown master plans, commercial design, therapeutic garden design for medical care facilities, high- end residential site planning, urban plazas and gathering places, parks, trails, and cemeteries.

Competencies and Skills

1. Basic understanding of budgeting, construction contracting, and general business management practices.

2. Exhibits high-level communication skills to communicate effectively with teammates and clients.

3. Ability to compute and analyze numerical data.

4. Have an attention to detail and a growth mindset with an openness to feedback and improvement.

5. Ability to learn, read, and understand legal documents, governmental codes, and technical manuals.

6. Time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks based on deadlines while working on 2-4 projects at a given time.

7. Ability to work remotely with multidisciplinary teams in a collaborative fashion.

8. Is solution-oriented, positive, and a self-starter.

9. Ability to work independently at times and is comfortable with a work-from-home arrangement that includes a dedicated home office space that is free of distractions and presents a professional image.

Required Education, Experience, and Location

1. A Bachelor’s degree in **Landscape** Architecture is required.
2. One to five years of experience in landscape architecture is required.
3. A strong working knowledge of AutoCAD is required.
4. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), SketchUp, and Lumion is preferred.
5. Location in the Central or Mountain Time USA zones preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not supervise subordinate staff.

Work Environment

This job operates in an office setting 90% of the time. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some site visits are required. This would require the ability to lift up to 25 pounds, walk over varied terrain, and work in inclement weather.

Expected Hours of Work

Our standard office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. However, flexibility in schedule is considered if job duties can be reasonably met.

Travel

This position may include travel at less than 15% of time.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

Must be able to work in the United States.

AAP/EEO Statement

As a federal contractor, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Persons with a Disability. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information or other characteristic protected under applicable Federal and State laws.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To Apply

Submit a resume with 2-3 references, and a PDF portfolio of your work (under 10 MB total), with subject line "Entry Level Landscape Architect" to jessica.holdren (at) fourfrontdesign.com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $52,000.00 - $58,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have professional experience developing planting plans in the US Intermountain West region? Please explain.
  • Do you have experience writing reports or planning documents for the general public? Please explain.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Landscape Architecture: 1 year (Required)
  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations


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