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
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 [firstname.lastname@example.org].