Landscape Designer/Architect - ( 230002EZ )
Design empowers people; it inspires place and community and allows for the realization of their potential. Our Landscape Architects create inspired places at home and around the world where design meets life with engaging solutions and a commitment to sustainability. We take a collaborative design approach and believe that the best solutions of our community, hospitality, and urban design work are the products of diverse perspectives. Our multidisciplinary team unites all aspects of a project through the practice of landscape architecture. We are skilled in the art of collaboration and communication and engage our work in concert with architects and engineers.
Our office is located in downtown Milwaukee, just north of the Third Ward is a unique community of entrepreneurs, outdoor enthusiasts, athletes, and creative people of all sorts.
We value a healthy work-life balance. Our studio strives to create and nurture a diverse, enjoyable workplace while continuously working to perfect our craft.
You will join a collaborative professional staff to grow your design talents and creativity through a truly multidiscipline studio setting. As a member of this design team, including planners, architects, and engineers, a wide variety of exciting domestic projects await candidates that are willing to learn, grow, and enhance their professional skills in an exciting, dynamic environment while advancing their professional career.
In this entry level position, you will advance your technical skills while working together with the project team in developing creative and sustainable design solutions under the tutelage of Senior Landscape Architects. Being creative and detail oriented, you will produce design documents, together with conceptual and final landscape designs, renderings, cost estimates, scope of work, specifications, site analysis and other construction documents, including local code requirements.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ As the successful candidate your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
+ Uses knowledge of the general concepts of landscape design including site analysis, project theming, schematic design, and design development.
+ Assists the project team with the preparation of project documentation during all phases of design, such as project graphics and exhibits, site grading, paving designs, walls, structures, site lighting, planting, and occasionally irrigation design, as well as layout of land uses for buildings and other facilities.
+ Develops technical skills and assists the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process.
+ Prepares and coordinates technical activities on assigned projects.
+ Assists with the preparation of required documents and plans.
+ Assists the project team with planting design including developing planting concepts or plans.
+ Supports construction administration on projects by attending workshops, site visits and/or construction meetings and assisting in preparing sketches or drawing revisions.
+ Assists in the development of designs through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
+ Performs due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start new projects.
+ Develops software skills by utilizing relevant programs to assist with preparation of simple exhibits to complex working drawings.
+ Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
+ Some local travel may be required.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ A strong working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D is a primary requisite.
+ Basic experience with relevant drafting/design software, LandFX, SketchUp, plug ins like Lumion or Enscape, Adobe Creative Suite including: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat. Skills using programs like Revit and Rhino a plus.
+ Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, and Outlook.
+ Basic understanding of general concepts of relevant areas of design.
+ General technical understanding of construction means and methods, materials, building codes and code research.
+ Possess proficient hand drafting and sketching abilities resulting in strong conceptual designs.
+ Ability to successfully communicate with clients, consultants, contractors, and design team members, internally, externally, and in the field.
+ Positive, open-minded, solution-oriented attitude.
+ Develops cooperative skills in working within a team dynamic and understanding of task assignments, budgeting, and project schedule.
+ Comfortable working within a team environment, as well as being productive independently with limited supervision.
+ Self-motivated and passionate about design, possesses strong time management, critical thinking, organizational skills, and has multitasking capabilities.
+ Multilingual skills a plus, but not required.
+ Familiarity with and ability to identify Midwest plants.
+ To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and a portfolio containing a variety of design work depicting a range of personal style, software skills/abilities, and design diversity. If available, a URL to your online portfolio can also be provided with the submission of your cover letter and resume.**
**Education and Experience**
+ Must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.
+ Minimum of 0-5 years of internship and/or full-time work experience.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Benefits Summary:** Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
_The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements._
**Primary Location** : United States-Wisconsin-Milwaukee
**Work Locations** :
**Organization** : BC-1938 CommDev-US North Central
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : No
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Aug 11, 2023, 1:15:33 PM
**Req ID:** 230002EZ
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
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