Associate Landscape Architect

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OEHME, VAN SWEDEN | OvS, an internationally recognized, award-winning landscape architecture firm located on historic Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, is seeking a qualified, dynamic, candidate with five to eight years of experience. The position requires a high level of design for a diversified mix of clients that includes government agencies, public institutions, businesses, and private residences.

The Associate Landscape Architect, working with the firm’s Principals and Senior Staff, will assume a leadership position on projects and direct staff members in defining and executing the project vision.



·       Serve as a liaison to clients and external team members;

·       Prepare and manage drawing sets and presentation packages;

·       Carry out technical and administrative assignments such as tabulations and cost estimates;

·       Prepare and manage team production of construction details and specifications;

·       Proven ability to lead multidisciplinary teams;

·       Lead and participate in project meetings;

·       Carry out special projects and assignments;

·       Demonstrated proven experience in construction observation, on-site management skills, and preparation of site reviews and analyses;

·       Demonstrated proven shop drawing review skills;

·       Serve as liaison to nursery trade;

·       Manage and prepare monthly invoicing for clients.



·       Have excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication, marketing, and presentation skills;

·       Demonstrated excellence in Conceptual Design through Construction Documents, including hand sketches, plans, and use of applications such as CAD, Sketch-Up, Revit, or 3-D Studio;

·       Demonstrated excellence in presentation graphics programs such as the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop);

·       Expertise in effectively presenting information and responding to questions from Principals, clients, and the general public;

·       Expertise in written, oral, and graphic communication;

·       Expertise in procuring, organizing, and coordinating landscape material delivery and installation;

·       Strong self-motivation, including flexibility and resourcefulness;

·       Expertise in business development and profitability management;

·       Licensure required, and LEED accreditation preferred.

Send resume, references, and portfolio examples as a PDF attachment to Please include Landscape Architect: 5-8 Years’ Experience as the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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