Upland Design Ltd. is seeking a full time landscape architect with 5+ years of experience to join our team. We have offices in both Plainfield, IL and Chicago, IL.
We are looking for a dynamic candidate with expertise in landscape architecture from concept design through construction administration to join our collaborative team. As a landscape architect you will work with clients and team members to manage and prepare projects at all stages of design with an ability to coordinate the technical aspects of design and detailing. You will also assist with construction administration and observation in the field. A successful candidate will have a passion for the profession, be highly organized, creative, and able to work on multiple projects of varying size simultaneously. The successful candidate will have understanding of planning and design for recreation and natural resources spaces. He or she should also have strong verbal and graphic communication skills as well as:
· Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture
· Demonstrated experience in conceptual design through construction observation
· Ability to prepare presentation graphics and sets of construction documents
· Knowledge of public contracts and construction observation procedures
· 5+ years experience working in the landscape architecture field. Previous public park design/ construction experience a plus.
· Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture
· Demonstrated leadership in project development processes from conceptual design through construction observation
· Experience coordinating projects as a contributing member of a collaborative team with excellent written and verbal skills to interface with team members and clients.
· Ability to take initiative and resolve problems with minimal supervision
· AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite
· Basic Midwest plant knowledge
· Must be able to travel locally
· Please mention additional credentials such as LEED, CPSI, Arborist, etc.
Compensation includes vacation, sick days, and paid holidays. In addition, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and retirement plan is included.
Upland Design specializes in public park design, garden design, sports fields, playgrounds, natural area restoration, transportation sites and corporate landscape architecture. This is our 22nd year of assisting clients in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana with all phases of site and project planning though construction administration.
Please send resume and project samples in PDF format
Upland Design Ltd.
Landscape Architecture and Park Planning
CHICAGO │ 1250 W 18th St. Studio D, │ Chicago, IL 60608
PLAINFIELD │ 24042 W. Lockport St, Suite 200 │ Plainfield, IL 60544
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $54,000.00 - $72,000.00 per year
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Schedule
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Professional Development Assistance
- Vision Insurance
During COVID-19 our staff may work remotely. Project site visits are needed to do the work of a landscape architect, but these can be done when others are not present and/or with clients and contractors are further than six foot away.
- Landscape Architecture: 5 years (Required)