Landscape Architect (Hybrid)
WFH Flexible Raleigh, NC Design and Planning
Description

WithersRavenel is looking for people who are passionate about collaboration, community, and client success. Your reward for sharing your talent with us? OWNERSHIP. As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee is an owner—which adds a powerful and unique dimension to our vibrant company culture and purposeful work.


We know that great talent can live anywhere. While we consider North Carolina home, we have team members spread across the U.S. supporting, improving, and growing our WRLife culture. Whether you choose to work from one of our nine office locations, your home office, or a bit of both, we know you’ll fit right in with our hybrid work environment.


Simply put, we're all-in for the success of employees, because when they succeed, we all thrive.


Job purpose

Landscape Architects support their team, Project Managers and/or Directors in the design of projects and development of illustrative drawings, models, presentations, construction documents and project technical specifications. Landscape Architects may also assist with the organization and development of team materials such CAD standards and details, illustrative library materials, and vendor resources, etc. The desired candidate is a self-motivated team player with a passion for the profession.  Responsibilities include coordination, communication, and adherence to Company and Department processes, procedures, and standards and the promotion of Company culture and core values. They are responsible for contributing towards a positive working environment for the Design+Planning Team.


Duties and Responsibilities


Project and Client Management

  • Assist project leadership in the development of projects
  • Participate in project meetings and create subsequent documentation, as requested
  • Assist in communications with clients per PM direction
  • Communicate with project leadership of any significant changes to the project design intent or scope

Technical

  • Review data received from senior staff and PM’s, analyze information, and determine compliance with standards and design concepts
  • Produce preliminary and completed site layouts, design concepts, and detailed design drawings ensuring they meet our company and industry standards and codes
  • Research and obtain standards/codes/permits required by client and jurisdiction, coordinating with project leadership as necessary to develop plans accurately and efficiently
  • Apply technical concepts and theoretical design information to real world situations
  • Work with project leadership to understand scope of work, schedule, and budget
  • Complete deliverables and project responsibilities within scope, budget, and schedule, reviewing drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • Use various applications to generate design deliverables based on specific project requirements
  • Analyze design and technical problems; devise new or improved design solutions, and communicate those to project leadership for approval and implementation
Requirements

Required qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or equivalent experience
  • North Carolina Landscape Architect License or in the process of licensure approval, or the ability to seek reciprocity.
  • Minimum 4 years of landscape architecture or related experience
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented with the ability to work independently
  • The ability to execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • The understanding of design concepts and methods commensurate with experience
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Civil3D
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite applications, specifically InDesign and Photoshop
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient in Sketchup

Preferred qualifications may include:

  • Experience with advanced digital 3d rendering techniques
  • Excellent hand graphics (plans, sections, perspectives)
  • Experience with digital drawing tools and techniques
  • Experience with project scheduling software or tools
  • Experience with lighting design
  • Experience with project research and due diligence

WithersRavenel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military service, or other non-merit factors protected by federal, state, or local laws. At WithersRavenel, we strive to build and nurture a culture where diversity, inclusivity, and belonging are a normal part of doing business, not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. By hiring highly talented people who align with our Core Values, we continue to enrich and broaden our ownership community, as well as the employee and client experience. This purposeful approach to diversity and inclusion leads to greater commitment, collaboration, and effectiveness in our culture, work, and lives.


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