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Mid-Level Landscape Architect/ Designer
San Diego, CA

Mid-Level Landscape Architect/ Designer

We are seeking a full time, mid-level landscape architect/ designer (4-6 years’ experience) in the field of landscape architecture for our San Diego office.

Urban Arena [UA] is a multi-disciplinary firm on the cutting edge of Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Planning & Design. With offices in San Diego, Costa Mesa, and Oakland, UA attracts a diverse group of professionals working on a range of projects from Urban Villages, Retail & Entertainment Centers, Model Homes, Master-Planned Residential Communities, Community Parks, High-Density Housing & Sports Complexes. Check out our work at

At UA, we pride ourselves on doing things a little different. We create innovative & forward-thinking design solutions that break away from run of the mill projects. The Project Designer will work directly with the Landscape Architecture team & assist in the design & creation of projects ranging from small parks to large, master-planned communities.

UA believes that when our employees are happy, we, as a company, produce our best work. That’s why we balance work & play – whether it’s off-site “UA Days”, happy hours or 3 pm office walks, we live by the motto that where you work should also be where you enjoy being – and we squeeze as much fun into our work week as possible.

Full-time employees receive vacation, sick days & paid holidays. Full medical, dental & vision coverage are provided in addition to strong continuing education support on an individual basis. We offer flexible working hours with four nine-hour days & a half day every Friday. Compensation is based on skills & experience.

• 4 to 6 years’ experience. Experience preparing and coordinating project from conceptual design through construction documentation and administration.
• Ability to work within a team environment. We are a growing office with an open & collaborative environment. Team chemistry is key.
• Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude. UA offers employees a wide variety of opportunity & responsibility. We’re looking for candidates who can take a project or task & run with it.
• Undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture or related field of study.
• Highly organized, detailed oriented and possess strong verbal and communication skills
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop & InDesign.

A Plus [but not required]:
• Knowledge of southern California and drought tolerant plant materials and planting design is a plus.
• Knowledge of additional programs such as Land F/X, Revit, Sketchup,3D Max & Excel.
• Work experience in a Landscape Architect’s office.

How to apply:
Please email cover letter, resume, and portfolio to:
Please put “Mid Level Landscape Architect” in the Subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Posted: 2/15/2017

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