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Landscape Architect

HLA, Inc.

Charleston, South Carolina

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HLA, Inc. is seeking a Landscape Architect. We are a multi-discipline design and consulting firm in Charleston, SC. HLA performs landscape architecture, land planning, site surveying, and civil engineering services, encompassing residential, multi-family, parks, office/commercial, and industrial site improvement projects.

This position requires collaborating with other staff as a project team to provide design, planning, and landscape architecture solutions. Services performed will include research, design, and execution of site and landscape improvement plans.

Responsibilities & Details Include:
o Working under the direction of a Project Manager and closely with other landscape architects and civil engineers.
o Preparing site plan layout of project and integrate landscape and / or planning elements into a unified design for client review and approval.
o Conducting and participating in public forums / workshops, as well as client and staff meetings. Meetings may include stakeholders and focus groups which require an ability to clearly communicate.
o Developing written reports, recommendations, and planning documents.
o Preparing design standards / guidelines in support of planning projects.
o Developing illustrative graphics in support of landscape and planning documents and reports.
o Preparing scale drawings and construction documents for site / landscape projects.
o Developing planting plans.
o Analyzing the environmental impact of a proposed development, plan for pedestrian and vehicular circulation, and determine the best use of a site.
o Take into account laws and regulations that may affect the site and produce detailed site plans.
o Performing tri-county area site visits.
o Following HLA standards and guidelines.

Minimum Training & Experience:
o A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an LAAB-accredited program is required
o Must demonstrate excellent writing, oral, presentation, and graphic communication skills
o Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills
o Strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Sketchup is required

HLA, Inc. promotes a positive, healthy work / life balance, and offers competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits to include:
o Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
o Matching 401K Plan
o Paid Time Off
o Continuing Education Reimbursement

HLA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Landscape Architect

Wertimer + Cline Landscape Architects

Charleston, SC

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Wertimer + Cline Landscape Architects is currently accepting applications from qualified Landscape Architects to join our team. Our small office requires efficiency, flexibility, and multi-tasking to meet our project needs and deadlines. The ability to present oneself effectively and communicate professionally with clients is essential. We value critical, proactive thinking and a hands-on approach during all stages of design development and implementation.

Qualified candidates should be prepared to complete the following tasks on a regular basis:
• Research project background and requirements
• Collect and synthesize site information- including plant identification
• Complete general drafting for a wide range of projects
• Prepare and assemble construction documents
• Prioritize and coordinate office projects and tasks with co-workers
• Prepare cost estimates and review bids and invoices
• Conduct on-site construction administration
• Meet with clients, architects, and contractors
• Compose various forms of correspondence

Requirements:
• BLA degree with a minimum of 3 years applicable professional experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to demonstrate AutoCAD drafting proficiency
• Strong written, oral, and graphic skills
• Ability to coordinate submittals to requisite public and private review boards
• Capable of frequent travel to local job sites
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to work efficiently and manage one’s time

Wertimer + Cline offers benefits, as well as a 401K plan, paid vacation and personal time, and paid holidays.

Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and samples of work in PDF format to Cindy Cline, at cindy@wertimer.com or hard copies of all items may be mailed to the address below.

Please visit our website at www.wertimer.com to view our work.

Cindy Cline
Landscape Architect
Wertimer + Cline Landscape Architects
171 Church Street Suite 350
Charleston, SC 29401

Senior Project Manager for Landscape Architecture

Weston & Sampson

Charleston, SC

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Weston & Sampson is seeking a Senior Project Manager for Landscape Architecture for our North Carolina / South Carolina offices with twelve to sixteen years of professional experience to serve in a project management capacity and help lead our growing design team. Our 26-person landscape architectural team leverages the support of a multi-disciplinary firm committed to providing great landscape architectural design services.

This candidate will be excited about the entrepreneurial opportunity to grow and build a team that serves the southeast marketplace and beyond. With support from the larger organization and northeast based landscape architecture practice, this person will help expand our geographic footprint while shaping the future of landscape architecture at Weston & Sampson.

What you’ll do:
Our ideal candidate will have strong design, communication, and technical skills as well as the ability and desire to work on complex, multidisciplinary projects. Our work focuses on the development of award-winning parks, playgrounds, recreational corridors, urban plazas, and streetscapes with a specialization in waterfront resiliency. We are looking for an individual that possesses excellent skills related to project management, project finance tracking and client service. Also, the capacity and commitment to build a team, inspire and mentor more junior level staff, and ability to delegate work while ensuring high caliber performance is of great importance to us.

What you will bring:
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture is required
Professional licensure is required
The ideal candidate will be a team player
Must have references that can speak to ability to effectively manage multiple large-scale projects and diverse project teams simultaneously
Operational knowledge of AutoCAD and digital rendering software including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite, Lumion, and SketchUp

If interested, please submit your resume through our career portal:

https://www.westonandsampson.com/join-our-team/

Project Manager/Landscape Architect

DesignWorks

Charleston, SC

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DesignWorks is an international Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning firm, located in, and inspired by the landscape and urban form of Charleston, SC. Our work focuses on creating life-enriching places that meld environmental enhancement, stewardship and social engagement.

While primarily focused on projects in the southeast region of the United States, our firm has also worked in Europe, Central America and throughout thirty states. Currently our projects are mostly concentrated around the urban scape of Charleston, SC. They include urban parks, urban master plans, resorts, campus planning, mixed use developments, as well as ecological and resiliency planning.

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic candidate with 7-15 years of professional experience for a Project Manager/Landscape Architect position. Responsibilities will include assisting the design team with master planning, conceptual site design, graphic representation, construction documentation/detailing and construction administration.
An ideal candidate has:
• A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture
• Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Suite
• Ability to multi-task under rigid deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with clients and colleagues at all levels.
• Amazing organizational and time management skills
• An entrepreneurial spirit

Working with us, you will:
• Supervise the preparation of landscape architectural drawings for all project phases
• Work in a small collaborative, integrated environment, teaming with other design professionals to compile data and prepare design solutions
• Establish and manage project budgets and schedules
• Advise team members and others in the application of landscape architectural standards and guidelines
• Manage contractor and client relations during construction for large complex projects in-office and on site
• Create design presentations for client representatives and/or design review committees
• Participate in design meetings, work sessions and public forums
• Consult with product manufacturers, evaluate and select construction materials
• Assist in editing technical specifications and reviewing shop drawings
• Participate in marketing efforts including proposal development, interview participation and presentations (this includes proposal writing and scope and fee negotiation), and special events
• Participate in the recruitment and interviewing process as requested
• Regularly visit Charleston area construction sites to gather information, review design intent, and inform Team
• Occasionally travel outside of the Charleston area

DesignWorks offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package including group health insurance, matching 401(k), continuing education reimbursement, excellent work/life balance, PTO, and off-site office parking. While remote working is available, this position will primarily work from our downtown historic second story storefront office on King Street.

Please send portfolios and resume to Alison Schmidt, alison.schmidt@dwlc.com. No office visits or phone calls please.

DesignWorks is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Entry Level Landscape Designer

DesignWorks

Charleston, SC

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DesignWorks is an international Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning firm, located in, and inspired by the landscape and urban form of Charleston, SC. Our work focuses on creating life-enriching places that meld environmental enhancement, stewardship and social engagement.

While primarily focused on projects in the southeast region of the United States, our firm has also worked in Europe, Central America and throughout thirty states. Currently our projects are mostly concentrated around the urban scape of Charleston, SC. They include urban parks, urban master plans, resorts, campus planning, mixed use developments, as well as ecological and resiliency planning.

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic candidate with 1-3 years of professional experience for a Landscape Architect- Designer I position. Responsibilities will include assisting the design team with master planning, conceptual site design, graphic representation, construction documentation/detailing and construction administration.
An ideal candidate has:
• A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Landscape Architecture
• Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Suite
• Ability to multi-task under rigid deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with clients and colleagues at all levels.
• Amazing organizational and time management skills
• An entrepreneurial spirit

Working with us, you will:
• Create landscape architectural drawings for all project phases
• Work in a collaborative, integrated environment, teaming with other design professionals to compile data and prepare design solutions
• Follow the Design Team’s application of landscape architectural standards and guidelines
• Participate in design meetings, work sessions and public forums
• Consult with product manufacturers, evaluate and select construction materials
• Assist in editing technical specifications and reviewing shop drawings
• Participate in marketing efforts including printing, proposal development, interview participation and presentations
• Regularly visit Charleston area construction sites to gather information, review design intent, and inform Team
• Occasionally travel outside of the Charleston area

DesignWorks offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package including group health insurance, matching 401(k), continuing education reimbursement, excellent work/life balance, PTO, and off-site office parking. While remote working is available, this position will primarily work from our downtown historic second story storefront office on King Street.

Please send portfolios and resume to Alison Schmidt, alison.schmidt@dwlc.com. No office visits or phone calls please.

DesignWorks is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Principal Planner / Urban Design

City of Columbia

Columbia, SC

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CITY OF COLUMBIA PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Columbia, SC United States
This position performs professional work in short- and long-range planning programs for the City of Columbia; coordinates the design review process; provides staff support to the Design and Development Review Commission and contributes to City plans, policies at the long range planning and site specific project levels. This position also works with interdisciplinary team on a variety of complex land use, transportation, and design projects.
More specifically, the position:
• Meets and coordinates design projects with architects, developers, property owners and others; interprets design ordinances and design review guidelines and procedures;
• Contributes to urban design expertise at all levels; provides education and assistance to other disciplines within the City and community;
• Acts as a spokesperson to the importance of quality urban space;
• Plans and implements the designation of new design districts based on complex architectural survey information, citizen input and political considerations; prepares associated architectural guidelines;
• Researches, gathers, interprets and prepares data for planning studies, reports and recommendations; prepares a variety of studies, briefs and reports for decision-making and presentation purposes;
• Works to fulfill our Mayor's mission to create in Columbia the most talented, educated and entrepreneurial city in America.

Requirements:
• Master’s degree in urban or regional planning, architecture, landscape architecture or closely related field;
• Five (5) years of relevant prior experience;
• Required to type 30 corrected wpm;
• American Institute of Certified Planners preferred;
• Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License

Landscape Architect

Thomas & Hutton

Charleston, SC

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Thomas & Hutton is a growing, well-established design firm with a multidiscipline approach to providing consulting services throughout the southeast. We are an award-winning company that has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Georgia and South Carolina. Some of our many services include Civil, Environmental, Structural and Marine Engineering; Land Surveying; Land Planning; Landscape Architecture; Geographic Information Systems and Construction Administration.
We are currently seeking a landscape architect to join our growing team. As a member of our landscape architecture department, the successful candidate will work collaboratively in an interactive studio environment throughout all phases of multiple projects. Responsibilities will include project management which will include coordination with the Clients, design team, permitting jurisdiction and contractors. design (schematic, design development and construction level), preparation of construction plans that will include planting and hardscape plans and details, specifications, reports, studies, cost estimates and permit applications. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in our fast-paced, collaborative and client-focused practice.

Job Duties will include:
• Master planning through detailed design activities as both a project manager and project contributor.
• Mentoring and technical oversight of junior and mid-level staff.
• Business development activities including but not limited to networking, preparation of proposals, interviewing, and negotiating fees.
• Preparation/review of deliverables including reports, cost estimates, renderings, plans and specifications.
• Miscellaneous tasks as required to assist the project team.
• Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s or master’s in landscape architecture from an accredited University or College.
• 5+ years of professional experience as a Landscape Architect including experience with planning and design of communities, parks, streetscapes, and other similar project types.
• Registration as a Landscape Architect is required.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to lead presentations in both public and private settings. Experience with leading projects through a design review, entitlement or other similar public approval process is highly desired.
• Demonstrated experience with industry software applications (AutoCAD Civil 3D, Adobe Design Suite, Sketch-up, Lumion and all Microsoft Office programs).
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
• Some travel will be required to undertake the job duties described above. Travel may be planned or on an immediate basis and the candidate will need to be flexible in meeting project deadlines.

Click here to apply: https://jobapply.page.link/SJRb

Project Design Manager

Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission

Charleston, SC

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FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND IF INTERESTED IN THIS OPPORTUNITY YOU MUST APPLY HERE: https://www.ccprc.com/852/Employment

Under the direction of the Director of Planning and Development, the Design Project Manager will coordinate key aspects of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which includes coordinating the processes of park master planning, open space and trails planning and park site facilities planning. Assists with the development of agency design standards and ensuring consistency of design standards within the Division and the Capital Improvement Program.

Ensure overall consistency and agency standards are maintained through design process by managing the development and update of planning guidelines and participating in the design review process.

Prepare clear and concise graphics and documents to communicate division projects or concepts for presentation to staff, Commission, and the public.

Create maps, drawings, reports and master plans utilizing AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, PowerPoint, and other available software to communicate and document projects and concepts.

Minimum Training and Experience:
Graduation from a college or university, with a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Park Planning, Park Design or a related field and 4 years relevant experience in park planning, design, development, park and recreation management is required. A professional license by the State of South Carolina board Landscape Architecture, Architecture or Engineering is preferred.

Landscape Designer

Tilly Design

Remote

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We are looking for motivated landscape designers with hands-on US experience in residential design who are interested in disrupting the classic designer/client relationship and building a new paradigm as part of a growing and entrepreneurial team. This is a contract/project based remote position. Although there are no set hours for this position, there will be a requirement that work be completed on a timely basis and the designer be reasonably accessible to their Team Leader during traditional business hours.

Qualifications

Proficient and in possession of AutoCAD

Regional plant knowledge and experience

Residential design experience in the US

Ability to meet deadlines

Ability to work remotely and independently

Excellent communication skills

Entry Level to Mid-Level Candidate(s)

Wood+Partners Inc.

Hilton Head Island, SC

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Entry-Level Landscape Architect with 0-2 years’ experience and/or Mid-Level Landscape Architect with 2-4 years’ experience.

Wood+Partners Inc. (WPi), an award winning firm on Hilton Head Island, SC, is seeking fun and creative landscape designers or landscape architects with proven construction documentation experience including illustrations and construction detailing, graphic skills, excellent communication and organization skills along with a positive attitude to join our team.

Must be proficient with AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office Suite. Additional programs such as ArcView for GIS applications and Sketch-up and Lumion and programs associated with graphics presentation, manipulation and enhancement are an added bonus. In addition to experience required, the ideal candidate should be able to thrive in a small-medium office environment and work independently at times.

WPi’s Mission is to Create Great Places. Celebrating over 30 Years of creating places that are memorable, beautiful, functional and authentic; Places that connect people with each other, their environment and the places they live. Our solutions are artful and practical while balancing the needs of People, Economics and the Environment. We have a family atmosphere that is engaging, fun and creative. We promote teamwork with a purpose that is focused on making a difference. Our culture inspires collaboration, innovation and growth through mentoring leading to exceptional results. Our portfolio includes projects from both private and public sector, comprised of community and resort planning, mixed-use commercial development, multi-family, institutions and university campus planning, urban design and streetscapes, and park planning.

Benefits: Additional benefits include 4 1/2-day work week, compensatory time, and health, dental and disability insurance programs. Salary commensurate with experience.

Education Requirements: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architect

Environmental Concepts, LLC

Myrtle Beach

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Environmental Concepts, LLC is an award-winning professional Landscape Architecture and Land Planning design firm located a mile from the sands of the Atlantic Ocean. If you'd like a place to be creative and enjoy a relaxed lifestyle, maybe we're the kind of place you've been looking for?

We're looking for full-time entry-level and beyond talent. Having a degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program would be nice, professional licensure is optional.