BKV’s growing Landscape Architecture Practice Group is seeking a full-time licensed landscape architect to join the team in providing design leadership, business development, and project oversight on numerous projects in Minneapolis, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Lead the landscape, planning, and urban design for site and open space design concepts for development, office, government, and residential exterior spaces and physical environments.
• Assist in preparing project design drawings, details, and specifications from schematic design through construction documents in Revit 2013
• Lead client outreach for new project marketing
• Create marketing plans, assist in proposal writing
• Presentation of ideas to clients and internal team
• Create precedent and visioning studies for the built environment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able and willing to perform a variety of duties and tasks and collaborate with a team of individuals. The successful candidate is a people person that has the organizational skills to work on multiple projects.
There is a strong need for the ideal candidate to be able to function with a certain degree of autonomy possessing the ability to schedule a landscape team, conduct detailed project management duties, craft construction details and plans from simple schematic concepts or charrette discussions.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
The position requires extensive project and leadership experience which anticipates at least 10 years minimum experience in the urban design and landscape field. Graduate of a four year college or university program having completed a Bachelor or Master of Landscape Architecture. Prefer candidates familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field such as: placemaking, ecology, stormwater/drainage, climate, soil, grading, and plant materials. At all stages, they should be able to evaluate the project’s impact on the local ecosystem. Experience with/understanding of green roof construction a plus.
Computer skills required include advanced knowledge and skill with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite CS5, Revit, 3D Studio Max, Google SketchUp or other 3D modeling programs. Ability to work quickly and efficiently in the aforementioned programs is paramount.
Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit superior technical and graphic skills, and who are comfortable engaging in the creation of construction documents, details, and 3-dimensional computer models.
Please send a PDF with your resume and portfolio to:
Jack Boarman, AIA
Please include sufficient examples of technical expertise.
No phone calls please.
222 North 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401