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Landscape Architect or Landscape Intern
Landscape Architecture – Spokane, Washington
Employment Type: Part - Full time
Minimum Experience: Mid-level
Compensation based upon licensure, skillset, and years of experience.
Are you a Landscape Architect or Landscape Intern with at least 5 years of experience producing landscape designs, graphics, construction documents, and technical specifications? Does your design language speak to commercial and urban environments, recreation, streetscapes, and complex single-family estates? Are you licensed? Do you enjoy creative and technical design processes; working alongside others in a studio environment?
Develop site and landscape designs for client review and approval
Produce construction documents in AutoCAD / Civil 3D including hardscape layout plans, grading/drainage plans, planting, lighting and irrigation plans, and construction details.
Conduct periodic on-site observation of construction activities to monitor compliance with plans.
Participate in client presentations, public outreach, and regulatory meetings.
Represent the firm with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
Do you have…
A minimum of 5 years of employment experience on commercial, education, institutional and complex single-family environments.
A BLA from an accredited program.
Knowledge of local plant materials, climate, and planting practices.
A basic understanding of design principles and site design codes and regulations.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and multi-task in a deadline-driven, creative environment.
Advanced skills in AutoCAD, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office Suite; familiarity with Civil 3D and the Adobe Creative Suite; high comfort level with software and technology in general. There will be a test, we promise.
PLACE Landscape Architecture was founded with the goal of crafting our built environment using solution-oriented design focusing on lifestyle, creativity, and vernacular context. Our studio is committed to creating places that are artful, unique, articulate, site specific and well-crafted while remaining adaptive and open. PLACE LA offers an extensive background in all levels of the design and construction process, from site analysis and master planning to design development, construction documents, bidding and on-site construction review. We provide creative, efficient, and highly personalized professional services in the art and practice of landscape architecture. We believe sensitive design and comprehensive planning efforts lead to successful projects that rewards investment and create places that enhance quality of life. Our studio environment is relaxed, open, and flexible.