Project Landscape Architect

Job description

McDugald Steele Landscape Architects & Contractors began providing distinguished landscape architecture and planning services in 1975. Since its founding, our team of talented landscape architects have produced transformative, recognizable, and award-winning work. Our work is characterized by its enduring appeal to classical architecture combined with a fresh interpretation of modern design principles. Based in Houston, Texas, our firm engages in comprehensive design and build services for the most discerning clients. We offer services and leadership in all areas of a luxury estate garden as well as high-end commercial properties. We are a group of fun loving and passionate practitioners who value superior and quality work. 

 We are seeking a talented, mid-level Project Landscape Architect who shares our passion for creating meaningful garden spaces and possesses experience in construction methodology, a good knowledge of plant materials, and a confident design sense.  This individual’s role will focus on creating an impressive array of sophisticated garden projects and spearhead all phases of the design process. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, creative, and collaborative individual with the ability to work in a fast-paced, professional environment under the mentorship of senior staff. 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills: 

  • Hands on experience with design process from concepts through construction drawings 
  • Experience in a fast paced, design driven studio environment with an ability to think on your feet 
  • Exhibit graphic problem-solving abilities with an attention to detail 
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp and Microsoft Office 
  • Able to manage/juggle multiple projects without compromising quality 
  • Identify, coordinate and meet project milestones and deadlines 
  • Show initiative and ownership of responsibilities 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Benefits/Perks:  

We offer all standard Benefits including Supplemental and 401k Retirement plan. 
Requirements:  
Registered/Certified or Licensed Landscape Architect  
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Landscape Architecture  
1 year minimum Design and Build experience  
3 years minimum High end residential experience  

How to apply:  

Go to https://mcdugaldsteele.recruitee.com/o/project-landscape-architect to apply with your resume, and portfolio.  

Compliance: McDugald Steele promotes a drug-free workplace. McDugald Steele is an EOE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State and/or Local law. COVID-19 Considerations: We have a high vaccination rate at our firm. We offer disposable masks, hands free sanitizer, and social distancing accommodations within office. We also contract third party  

janitorial services to provide specialized COVID-19 cleaning and disinfecting on a consistent basis. All visitors must do a temperature check and COVID-19 screening when entering any of our facilities.  

Requirements

Registered/Certified or Licensed Landscape Architect
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Landscape Architecture
1 year minimum Design and Build experience
3 years minimum High end residential experience

  • Hands on experience with design process from concepts through construction drawings
  • Experience in a fast paced, design driven studio environment with an ability to think on your feet
  • Exhibit graphic problem-solving abilities with an attention to detail
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp and Microsoft Office
  • Able to manage/juggle multiple projects without compromising quality
  • Identify, coordinate and meet project milestones and deadlines
  • Show initiative and ownership of responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills