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Graduate Landscape Designer - Austin

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  • You need a degree in Landscape Architecture or related field, 0-4 years of experience, software skills, strong communication, a positive attitude, and the drive to learn and meet deadlines. Portfolio required. Bonus: desire for Landscape Architecture license.
  • You will learn and implement design standards, review land features, conduct site analysis, develop creative design solutions, create graphics and plans, participate in project meetings, research construction materials, and support senior team members during construction.

Graduate Job

Architecture & Urban PlanningAustin


  • Westwood Professional Services, Inc.is seeking a Graduate Landscape Designer to join our Austin, Texas team. The position will work in a collaborative and integrated team of professionals that include landscape architects, civil engineers, planners, surveyors, environmental scientists, and transportation engineers. The primary responsibilities for the Graduate Landscape Designer include design/graphic production and technical document creation for deliverables related to the planning and landscape architecture service. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited university with a degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design or closely related field.
  • 0-4 years of professional experience.
  • Working knowledge of common software including AutoCAD/FX, Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design), Microsoft Word, MS Excel, and Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Strong freehand illustration and computer rendering skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability self-regulate multiple assignments and deadlines.
  • Portfolio or work samples will be required if considered for an interview.
  • Preferred Experience:
  • Working toward or desire to gain license as a Registered Landscape Architecture.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • Learn and implement illustration, design and CAD standards established for the group and be accountable for their proper implementation.
  • Build increasing skills in review and interpretation of regulatory codes, ordinances, and comprehensive plans.
  • Review and analyze land features relating to opportunities and constraints for development.
  • Visit pre-development sites to conduct tree surveys and site analysis used in the design process.
  • Develop and refine a design methodology that results in creative, sound solutions to a given problem.
  • Build increasing skills in preparing hardscape, grading, planting and irrigation graphics, plans and illustrations using both digital and hand drawn formats.
  • Begin to participate in project meetings with staff, clients, & regulatory agencies.
  • Consult with product manufacturers to research, evaluate and select construction materials.
  • Begin visiting construction sites to gather information and support senior project team members during the construction phase.


Work type

Full time

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