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Landscape Architect or Designer
Sussex, WI
Full-Time

LandWorks is a full-service landscape firm serving high-end, quality-oriented property owners throughout southeastern Wisconsin. Our Design-Build team, including seven Landscape Architects and Designers, works hand-in-hand with our skilled craftsmen to engineer and build technically sophisticated landscapes. Our unique projects, which are often long term, require close collaboration with team members from the time of design through project completion.

We are seeking a Landscape Architect or Designer who will support an award-winning lead Landscape Architect in a long-term capacity. Partnering side by side with the lead L.A., you will play an integral role in successfully realizing his vision for each project.

Responsibilities/Duties:
Assist the lead Landscape Architect in preparing technical plans, details and calculations using AutoCAD
Create presentation graphics for clients and review boards using hand graphics, SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite
Perform takeoffs and prepare estimates for client acceptance
Perform site inventory and analysis, both independently and with the team
Assist with administration of projects, including vendor selection, on-site meetings, and preparation of work orders, permit applications, change orders and invoicing
On-site project visits as needed, to communicate design intent to the crew and to monitor installation quality
Communicate with the lead Landscape Architect, Expeditor and appropriate production staff to keep projects moving efficiently
Communicate with client as directed by lead LA
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Technical
Direct field experience; time spent building a project
Experienced with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite and hand graphics
Technical competence with landscape concepts including drainage, grading, planting, landscape masonry, water features and lighting
Project management – ability to see a project through from beginning to end
Enjoy engineering and logistical challenges

Leadership and Communication
Outstanding communication and follow-through
Team oriented – enjoys collaborating and working in a team environment as much as working independently
Able to build mutually respectful relationships with crews and clients

Organization
Extremely organized and detail oriented
Able to manage multiple short- and long-term deadlines
Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment
Skilled at critical thinking

Attitude
Passion and pride for your work, coupled with a humble demeanor
Interest in the historical significance of properties/buildings
Self-starter
An infectious upbeat outlook and positive approach to issue resolution

Visit our website for more open positions at www.landworkswisconsin.com/careers

Posted: 1/10/2017

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