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  • 05/29/2024 11:44 AM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    PROJECT MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION

    Cite Design is seeking a full-time, experienced project manager to join our team for an in-person position at our Richmond, VA office. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide superior leadership, design, and technical skills to our design teams, and advance Cite Design’s mission of creating inspired, intentional places.

    For the full job posting, click here.

  • 04/03/2024 5:54 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    County Planner – Landscape Planner

    Development Review and Design Division

    Henrico County Planning Department

     

    The Henrico County Department of Planning has an opening for County Planner in the Development Review and Design Division, which focuses on the review of landscape, lighting, site plan and urban design projects to ensure compliance with county zoning ordinance, site standards, and design guidelines. Duties include preparation of alternative designs for plan review projects that provide solutions during the review process relating to site design, grading and drainage, landscaping and buffering requirements, fencing and lighting; and occasional preparation of landscape plans for special projects.

    Requires knowledge and an ability to analyze and apply the principles of planning and urban design, landscape architecture, and site plan and subdivision processes. Reviews and analyzes detailed engineered plans of development, subdivision plans, and architectural plans, for conformity with county codes and regulations, zoning proffers, good planning and engineering principles, and county development policies and procedures. Coordinates the review process for site plans with other county, state, and federal agencies and private corporations. Chairs staff/developer conferences attended by developers and their representatives as well as other reviewing agencies, and prepares and occasionally presents staff reports on plan reviews and staff recommendations to the Planning Commission at public hearings.

    Excellent written and oral presentation skills are required and experience presenting at municipal hearings is desirable.  Position requires a significant amount of interaction with citizens, developers, engineers, various state and county agencies, county administration, the Planning Commission, and the Board of Supervisors. Training and experience in landscape design, site construction, and land use practices including the ability to read and interpret detailed site construction, architectural, landscape and lighting plans, is essential. Possession of a degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, or Urban Design with emphasis on landscape design, as well as PLA licensure or AICP certification, is preferred.

     

    For more information and to apply: https://henrico.us/services/jobs/


  • 04/01/2024 11:54 AM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)


    Waterstreet  Studio,  a  regional  landscape  architecture  and  environmental  design  firm  with offices in Richmond and Charlottesville, is currently seeking talented landscape architects with 2-7 years of experience in design and construction documentation.

    Our current commissions include urban/commercial site designs, resort/hospitality grounds, institutional campus planning/design, botanic gardens, residential farms, gardens and estates. As we expand our offices, we are looking for self-starters who are eager to learn, willing to work collaboratively and dedicated to creating beautiful and authentic landscapes.

    Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

    •  Bachelor or Masters’ Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
    •  Advanced competency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Cloud, Lumion, GIS.
    •  Proficiency in writing reports, technical documents, and general correspondence.
    •   Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients and colleagues to perform expected duties.

    Job Description The Landscape Architect is expected to work alongside the firm’s Principals, Project Directors and his/her peers managing design and production, project budgets, and timelines. Key elements of the position may include:

    •   Design  and  Production  –  develop  analytical  and  illustrative  site  analysis  graphics, precedent studies and related materials; develop conceptual and schematic design alternatives for commercial, institutional, and residential master plans; develop Design Development and Construction Document sets for review, approvals, bidding and construction; attend client meetings, O/A/C and agency review meetings; respond to RFIs and generate field reports and construction sketches as necessary.

    •   Project Management – work to ensure that project milestones and budgets are met and client / programmatic objectives satisfied. On select projects, serve as primary point of contact/interface with client representatives to present and explain design solutions, project timelines, budgets/billing, entitlement and construction processes. Provide production mentorship to support staff and peer groups.

    •   Resource  Management  –  with  support  of  peers,  actively  contribute  to  ongoing development and maintenance of CAD and graphic standards, detail libraries, web and SM content.

    Competitive Compensation & Benefits. Flexible & Collaborative Work Environment.

    Interested parties may submit cover letter with salary expectation, preferred location, resume with references and portfolio to  info@waterstreetstudio.net  or find additional information on our website at www.waterstreetstudio.net.


  • 03/27/2024 4:44 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)


    About Quinn Evans

    Quinn Evans is a nationally recognized architecture and design firm and recipient of the American Institute of Architects’ 2024 Firm Award. Our process is informed by the past to address today’s complex challenges and design our shared future. We are technical experts, caretakers, conveners, and listeners. We identify the solutions that best serve the community and the long-term life of a place. We bring expertise in cultural and sustainable stewardship to every aspect of our practice and projects. Our projects encompass a variety of project types including public sites, museums, and visitor centers, civic, performing arts, educational, and hospitality, to multi-family housing.

    Team building is critical to our practice. Together, we create better work and more fulfilling professional lives. We do this through a culture that fosters constructive engagement leveraging a diversity of staff, practice, client communities, and points of view.

    Be a part of a collaborative and diverse team that is designing ways for places and people to thrive today and tomorrow. Quinn Evans is one of the largest women-owned design practices in the country. We take pride in our diverse team and workplace culture. We emphasize leadership, innovation, teamwork, and professional development. We offer competitive compensation, a supportive hybrid work environment, and opportunity to make a difference through work on unique and impactful projects.

    We contribute to and advance our profession through sponsorship and team member leadership positions. This includes the American Institute of Architects, Association for Preservation Technology, membership in the President’s Circle of the National Organization for Minority Architects (NOMA) and as a signatory of the 1.5°C COP26 Communiqué.

    Job Description

    Quinn Evans is looking for a talented and motivated Landscape Architect with strong design and technical skills to join our growing Richmond, Virginia office. This is a full-time position with opportunities for professional growth in a highly collaborative studio environment. The work involves collaborating with an integrated team of architects, landscape architects, and interior designers on all phases of project planning and design, from client presentations and initial planning studies to construction administration. The work is varied and rewarding, with an emphasis on educational, civic, and cultural projects such as schools, libraries, colleges, and universities.    The ideal candidate must be a collaborative team player, a communicator, and a problem-solver. They must be well-organized and attentive to detail. A creative, inquisitive nature is essential, as is a strong professional work ethic.

    Qualifications

    • Professional degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution. 
    • 3 to 5 years of professional experience that exhibits a steady growth in skills and responsibility. 
    • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills. 
    • Proficiency in graphic visualization software such as Sketchup, Rhino, and the Affinity suite. Hand sketching and rendering skills are highly desirable. 
    • The ability to prepare graphic drawings and presentations, including concept diagrams, rendered technical drawings, and related 2D and 3D graphics. 
    • Experience preparing construction documents using Autodesk Revit or AutoCAD. 
    • Professional registration in the Commonwealth of Virginia or demonstrated progress toward registration in the near future.

    Quinn Evans is an equal opportunity employer, offering employment to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation/gender status, Veteran’s status, and disability. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and encourage women and diverse applicants to apply. 

    Apply here:

    Job Application for Landscape Architect at Quinn Evans (greenhouse.io)


  • 03/27/2024 4:43 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    FULL-TIME LANDSCAPE DESIGNER POSITION AVAILABLE

    We are a Boston based firm with a remote presence in VA, looking for a motivated individual with solid experience, technical skills, confidence and a can-do attitude.  We are a collegial and collaborative group of professionals working in a hybrid model successfully.  Our strong community focus is at the heart of our core practice in K-12 schools, parks, athletic facilities and multi-family housing.

    At Warner Larson, we foster a team spirit and encourage participation in all steps of project planning, design, permitting and construction. This position includes assisting Project Managers with the preparation of technical drawings, presentations and publications for multiple concurrent projects and proposals as well as managing project tasks. 

    Minimum qualifications:

    ·        Bachelor or master’s degree in landscape architecture.

    ·        2+ years of professional work experience

    ·        Strong technical skills in AutoCAD

    ·        Solid knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, PowerPoint.

    ·        Some proficiency in SketchUp, Revit is advantageous.

    ·        Excellent written and good communication skills desired.

    ·        Schedule flexibility as needed to meet submission deadlines.

    Professional registrations: MA or VA Landscape Architect license, LEED AP, CPSI, etc. are advantageous, but not required.

    We offer a competitive compensation package with BCBS health insurance, 401(k), profit sharing plan and professional development reimbursement.

    Job Description

    ·        The role will primary be supporting Senior Project Managers on variety of projects on different phases of the project.

    ·        Duties shall range from design studies during feasibility and schematic phases, participating in client meetings, producing illustrative graphics, managing CAD details, technical specs, handling construction administration submittals to name a few. This is a great learning potential to be exposed to all aspects of the profession.

    ·        The role also has a lot of growth potential to graduate to be a Project Manager

    ·        The role is fully remote with a once a week in-person checking with VA based principal in Richmond.

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a single PDF (10MB max) including: letter of interest, resume, references and work samples (graphic and written) to sbhoite@warnerlarson.com and tjohsnson@warnerlarson.com


  • 02/02/2024 2:42 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    We are currently seeking a Landscape Architect.

    How does the work make a difference?

    At VIA, we value creativity and innovation to bring the best idea forward. We value art and human interaction as the foundation of design, before engineering. We are seeking a Landscape Architect to take charge of site design for all our projects, initiating ideas from concept then leading a team of site designers and consultants to engineer the solutions. Your work will have a lasting impact contributing directly to the design quality of spaces and places for our clients.

    Challenge and Responsibility

    As a Landscape Architect at VIA, you are challenged daily to lead a team of designers and guide design decisions that result in great spaces while meeting the goals of our clients. You are responsible for generating landscape and site design concepts for projects of various scales and sizes, assessing site potential and environmental impacts, leading the vision for site design, implementing sustainable design ideas, and executing construction documents that bring the project to life. A Landscape Architect is expected to build and maintain relationships with the design team and clients to achieve consistent, successful results.  

    Skills and Role Requirements

    -        Professional degree and active licensure as a Landscape Architect

    -        Proven experience leading a team through design and construction to project completion

    -        Strong design and technical skills

    -        The ability to communicate design intent effectively through sketching and digital production

    -        A collaborative mindset and flexibility to work in a multidisciplinary design environment

    -        Fluency in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite

    -        Experience collaborating with Revit (BIM), LandFX, and 3d StudioMax

    -        Knowledge of coastal resilience and integral stormwater management strategies

    -        Clear presentation, graphic, written, and verbal communication skills

    The Benefits

    VIA offers employees a competitive salary, 401k with matching contributions, and benefits such as 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees, paid parking / public transit, paid time off, choose your own holidays / religious / cultural celebration days, time off for your birthday, and some non-traditional perks, such as an annual training and education stipend, 8 hours annually to volunteer for an organization of your choice, an annual operations closure from December 24th through January 1st, and much more!

    More About Us

    VIA design is a multidisciplinary firm located in the heart of Downtown Norfolk, VA. With Architects, Landscape Architects, Interior Designers, and Graphic Designers on our staff, there is an intriguing opportunity for professionals who have a zest for learning and leading. Our historical, award-winning office space is fabulously designed for collaboration and working together, while also allowing for focus time. Our walkable and commutable vibrant location in Norfolk is ideal for all who visit our space. There is an array of various lunch, coffee, and happy hour spots nearby. Also nearby is the Elizabeth River Trail which takes you along the waterfront, Norfolk’s most prized possession. If you are deeply rooted in the arts, you will quickly find your home in Norfolk. The community you find in Norfolk is unlike any other city! VIA is in the center of the culture of Norfolk, and you’ll feel it right when you walk through our doors!

    If you are interested in this position, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and digital portfolio to Blair Valdivieso by email [bval@viadesignarchitects.com]. 

    explore: www.viadesignarchitects.com  

    engage: 757.627.1489 

  • 01/10/2024 12:52 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    Timmons Group is seeking an experienced and focused Landscape Architect Project Manager/Senior Project Manager for our Land Development Group located in our Richmond, VA office. Our award-winning landscape architecture and land planning team offers an extensive range of services for commercial, mixed-use, parks and open space, energy and renewables, campus and institution, multi-family, and government clients across multiple markets. Our studio strives to create dynamic places that achieve timeless appeal and are tailored to our clients’ goals and the communities we serve. Candidates should be passionate about the built environment, self-motived, love design at all levels, and comfortable working in a collaborative studio culture. As Project Manager, you will successfully manage all phases of work including production of high-quality designs, presentations, and documentation. We have a sincere commitment to giving responsibility to our designers and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth.

    To find out more and apply

  • 01/03/2024 4:35 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    About Wolf Josey Landscape Architects:
    Wolf Josey was founded in 2014 in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. We are a woman owned business working primarily in the mid-Atlantic region. With the belief that all landscapes are important contributors to a community and the environment, we bring our values of design and ecological responsibility to every project regardless of scale. Our work ranges from park design to master planning to ecological restoration and garden design in both the public and private realm. 

    Currently on the boards is a contemporary art museum addition, an urban park for the native tribes of Virginia, 11 acre public park and spring restoration project in central Virginia, and various projects within the historic cores of the University of Virginia and University of North Carolina.

    Project Designer:

    Project Designer level position opening:
    Wolf Josey Landscape Architects is seeking a talented Project Designer/Manager
    with 2 to 4 years of work experience to work with us on a diverse range of projects.

    About the position:
    Our small office supports professional growth and development, flexibility and mentorship. Versatility, self-motivation and resourcefulness are qualities that fit well within our firm’s culture.  We value well-crafted and ecologically responsible landscapes. 

    We offer a competitive salary, full healthcare coverage, retirement savings plan and downtown parking.  We are located in the heart of Downtown with walkable access to other popular destinations including West Main Street, Belmont and IX Park. 

    Applicants should have a working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino and MS Office Suite. Experience with construction drawing is strongly desired. Hand drawing skills, passion for design and regional plant knowledge are advantageous. Candidates must hold a MLA or BLA.

    Associate:

    Associate or Senior Associate level position opening:
    Wolf Josey Landscape Architects is seeking a talented Associate or Sr. Associate
    with 5 to 10 years of work experience on multiple project types including urban, garden and campus landscapes to work with us on a diverse range of projects.

    About the position:
    Our small office supports professional growth and development, flexibility and mentorship. Versatility, self-motivation, organization and resourcefulness are qualities that fit well within our firm’s culture.  We value well-crafted and ecologically responsible landscapes. 

    We offer a competitive salary, full healthcare coverage, retirement savings plan and downtown parking.  We are located in the heart of Downtown with walkable access to other popular destinations including West Main Street, Belmont and IX Park. 

    Applicants should be well versed in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite with a working knowledge of Rhino and/or other 3D software. Experience working within complex landscape drawing sets with multiple subconsultants and construction administration experience is strongly desired. Hand drawing skills, organization, passion for design and regional plant knowledge are advantageous. Candidates must hold a MLA or BLA.

     Competitive salary is commensurate with experience.

    To apply:

    Submit the following in PDF format not exceeding 10mb in file size via email:
    -Cover letter
    -Resume 
    - Portfolio  (or 3-4 representative project pages with project role defined).

    Email with subject line “Associate / Senor Associate | First & Last Name” to
    info@wolfjosey.com

    No phone calls please

  • 12/15/2023 2:29 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    We are looking for a new addition to the WPA team. You will be working with a fun group of architects, interior designers, urban designers, graphic designers, and industrial designers in an open, collaborative environment. We have a beautiful studio at Assembly and can’t wait to share it with you. We love working together in-person, but also offer a hybrid work environment complete with a work-from-home setup to provide flexibility.

    We are a local firm working on regional projects with national attention – St. Paul’s Transformation, City of Norfolk flood protection, Missing Middle and ADU plan books, and master planning for the Elizabeth River Trail. Our focus is mixed-income, mixed-use communities, coastal resilience in the face of sea level rise, and proactive changes to zoning and streetscape standards to make safe, comfortable, walkable communities. Our hope is that you can help grow our portfolio and bring the expertise we’ve built to other coastal communities. We believe in transparent community engagement, where everyone has an equal voice and people feel comfortable participating in the process.

    You will be able to see your region change around you in just a few years as we design projects that positively affect our families and neighbors. We expect you to come to the table with a love of actively participating in an urban environment, designing, and detailing to improve the lives of our community.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • ·         Accredited design degree (architecture, urban design, or landscape architecture)
    • ·         4+yr. professional experience
    • ·         Experience working with a team of designers
    • ·         Rendering abilities and an eye for excellent composition & design
    • ·         Experience with community engagement & consensus building
    • ·         Comfortable listening, presenting, and sketching out ideas in front of a crowd

    Software

    • ·         SketchUp Pro
    • ·         ArcGIS
    • ·         Adobe Creative Suite
    • ·         Revit (a plus, but we can teach this if needed)
    • ·         Enscape (we can teach you this one quickly if you already have rendering knowledge)

    Salary

    WPA is a financially open-books, open-salary company. Our interview process includes time for you to get to know us, for us to get to know you, and for you to make us an offer on the appropriate salary that meets your qualifications.

    Relocation Fee

    Yes! If you fall in love with Norfolk like we have, we will pay to bring you here.

    Please send resumes and portfolio samples to our hiring committee at hiring@wparch.com


  • 09/28/2023 12:47 PM | Jennifer Thomas (Administrator)

    There are two (2) levels of Development Services

    Specialist distinguished by the type and level of work

    performed and the qualifications of the employee.

    Development Services Specialist - Requires a

    Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Landscape

    Architecture, Architecture, Civil Engineering, or a related field and 3 - 4 years’ experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Development Services Specialist, Senior - Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering or a related field and 5 - 7 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    This position requires an acceptable general background check to include a local and state criminal history check and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

    For the full write up of this job listing, including how to apply, click here.

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