Landscape Architect-Entry Level

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Landscape Architect Entry Level

Fabulous opportunity to work on great variety of projects and clients

Upland Design specializes in public park design, garden design, sports fields, playgrounds, natural area development, transportation sites and corporate landscape architecture. Some of our clients include Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools and Illinois Tollway. This is our 24th year of assisting clients in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana with all phases of site and project planning though construction administration.

As a result of our expanding business, we are growing our Plainfield and Chicago offices! The successful candidate(s) will have an understanding of planning and design for recreational spaces and natural resources. . A great benefit of working at Upland Design is the direct interaction with Firm Principals and other licensed Landscape Architects as well as senior associates.

The ideal candidate(s) will meet the following requirements:

·        Minimum 0-3 years’ experience working in the landscape architecture field. Previous public park design/ construction experience a plus.

·        Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture

·        Demonstrated experience in conceptual design through construction observation

·        AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite

·        Basic Midwest plant knowledge

·        An interest in how things are constructed

·        Valid driver’s license

We are seeking fun, creative individual to join the Upland Design team. You will be exposed to various levels of the business-marketing, concept design and construction document development. Candidates should be open, energetic and will assist project managers to create engaging designs working with clients, allied professionals and the design team.

Compensation includes vacation, sick days, and paid holidays with a flexible work schedule. In addition, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement plan and bonus system are included. We take pride in supporting our staff with professional development opportunities.

Upland Design Ltd creates great outdoor spaces for communities to go OUTSIDE! If you have a great attitude and a sense of humor, please apply. Our team is looking forward to a year full of creative solutions to our clients’ needs.

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