Landscape Architecture Designer

Stantec Inc.
New Haven
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Your Opportunity:

Stantec Landscape Architecture is an award-winning practice with over 225 professional staff practicing in over 40 offices firm-wide. Our landscape architecture practice leads rewarding and transformational assignments and is a key component of Stantec, a 22,000 employee multi-disciplinary practice that is consistently ranked as a top A/E/LA design firm. We offer a collaborative work environment and encourage research and development, creativity and innovation. Our work entails waterfronts, streetscapes, parks and plazas, campus planning and design, naturalized habitats, greenways, cultural facilities, sports venues and transportation enhancements performed in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment. Stantec Landscape Architecture continues to evolve and is firmly committed to design excellence.

Your Duties:

Stantec's New Haven, CT Landscape Architecture Studio is seeking a junior level landscape architectural designer. The successful candidate will support the design team in developing a creative design excellence practice with a focus on the urban landscape, and will work with other diverse professionals such as planners, engineers, and architects in development of projects in the public realm and private sectors.

Responsibilities will include:

* Site analysis and design concept development for projects and master plans, including digital and hand-drawn plans, sections, elevations and perspectives

* Design development and preparation of contract documents using CAD

* Production of project renderings and report graphics

* Participate in on going skill development activities

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

* Passionate about landscape architectural design and urban development

* Excellent creative thinking and design ability

* Ability to integrate sustainable thinking into high level design in urban areas as well as green space

* Familiarity with contemporary landscape architectural projects globally

* Knowledge of latest philosophical thinking and research in the field

* High level of proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe CS6 and Sketchup, Rhino or similar 3D program. Familiarity with basic GIS.

* Superior research, analytical thinking and problem solving skills

* Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills

* Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited school

* 0 to 3 years' experience in the field

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