Landscape Architect


Firm Name: 
Pi Architects
Contact Email: 
URL: 
www.piarch.com

 

Description
We are seeking a Landscape Architect who can quickly develop designs, construction documents, coordinate consultants, and interact well with project staff and partners.  This position will focus primarily on: site development and planning for senior living developments, landscape and hardscape design, and exterior space programming.  A prospective candidate should be capable of understanding and applying codes and regulations, completing assignments per schedule, and producing quality documentation.

Basic Job Requirements

  • Accredited Landscape Architecture Degree
  • Landscape Architecture License for the State of Texas preferred, CLARB registration is a plus
  • 3-5 years’ minimum experience in a professional design office

Design & Site Planning

  • Understanding of site feasibility studies, site analysis, site development construction costs, space programming, and ability to work with municipal site development codes
  • Strong planting design skills and understanding of aesthetic principals of design

Communication & Technology

  • Clearly communicate with vendors, subs, and other design team members
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD (ArchiCAD or LandFX experience is a plus, but not required)
  • Graphic presentation skills including hand drawing and rendering as well as proficiency in graphic software such as Photoshop, SketchUp or similar programs

Administration & Management

  • Effectively balance project time, program, site, and budget constraints
  • Understand project sequencing, approval, permitting, and construction activities
  • Effectively monitors project tasks, deadlines, and reports progress to Studio Manager and/or Project Manager
  • Accurately and effectively documents drawings and answers detailed design related questions.

Professional Competence

  • Ability to quickly research, understand, and interpret standard and unfamiliar development codes
  • Able to organize, coordinate, and create a complete set of pricing, permit, and construction documents
  • Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills to meet project goals

Personal Skills

  • Motivated and maintains a professional demeanor
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Compensation & Benefits:

  • This is a full-time salary position with pay commensurate with experience.

About Pi Architects
Pi Architects is a multi-disciplinary design firm.  We are a nationally recognized leader in the design of senior housing environments with a talented group of designers dedicated to improving the quality of life of the people who live and work in the projects we design.  For more information visit our website at www.piarch.com.

Contact Information
If you have an interest in this position, please send a resume and portfolio in PDF format to Abby Schroer- aschroer@piarch.com.