Landscape Architect/Planner

Website Rialto Studio

We are Hiring in Austin!

Will you join us on our journey to create memorable places? Rialto Studio seeks a land planner/landscape designer with 3 plus years of experience in professional design, entitlements, and project management. Experience in mixed use, single family, multi-family, and commercial projects is preferred.

We are seeking curious, creative, ambitious individuals who share the joy of teamwork and collective wisdom, and who are not encumbered by someone else’s definition of landscape architecture.  These individuals will need the adaptability and energy to assist in growing a young office, and the desire to learn and to teach others. The successful candidate will play a role in both managing and executing projects in our Austin office and will collaborate with our team in San Antonio to plan, design, document, and observe the execution of constructed projects.

Who we are:

Rialto Studio practices a broad definition of landscape architecture, designing projects of multiple types and scales.  We embrace a multidisciplinary team approach to problem solving, and have built our success on thoroughness, attention to detail, and an abiding empathy for the character and sense of a place. That approach has yielded a long history of successfully constructed projects, projects that are among Central Texas’s most important and enduring places. To learn more about us, visit our website at

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking the following qualifications:

-Excellent design skills.
-Outstanding design graphic skills (hand drawing and/or computer graphics).
-Experience with reading and interpreting local ordinances including zoning,subdivision, tree -protection, and landscape ordinances.
-Experience in obtaining GIS data and compiling base maps and information with readily available GIS data and other informational sources (City, FEMA, USGS, etc.).
-Understanding of the components of land use and zoning including City comprehensive plans, Planned Development districts, and other aspects of zoning and land use entitlements.
-Be capable of working with design teams and consultants through all design stages from concept through construction.
-Be able to complete projects while meeting deadlines and budget requirements.
-Be able to prepare non-residential site plans and residential neighborhood lotting plans.
-Be proficient with computer applications: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and GIS.
-A Bachelors or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or similar field of study from an accredited university is strongly desired.

Rialto Studio is an equal opportunity employer and offers a full array of employee benefits, including competitive pay; paid holidays; annual leave; health insurance; and 401k retirement program. Salary will be commensurate with experience.


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