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Graduate Landscape Designer - Houston

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Houston

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Landscape Architecture or related field, 0-4 years experience, software proficiency, illustration skills, strong communication, work ethic, time management, and a portfolio for this Graduate Landscape Designer position.
  • You will learn design standards, analyze land features, conduct tree surveys, develop design solutions, create graphics, attend meetings, research materials, and visit construction sites.

Graduate Job

Architecture & Urban PlanningHouston

Description

  • Westwood Professional Services, Inc.is seeking a Graduate Landscape Designer to join our Houston, 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 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.

Requirements

  • 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

Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Houston