Senior Designer / Landscape Architect

5+years of experience - denver, co

Livable Cities Studio, Inc.

Livable Cities Studio is a design studio based in Denver and focused on addressing the needs of the rapidly changing urban environment in our cities. Our work revolves around people and design with a social and environmental purpose, emphasizing the new and expanded roles of infrastructure, as a city-shaping agent, and the public realm in creating livable cities. Our studio culture is highly collaborative and promotes diversity and flexibility in the workplace. As an emerging new firm, we value applicants who are excited to take on a variety of tasks, further develop our office culture, diversify our skillset, or otherwise expand our practice. We are looking for passionate, creative, and highly motivated individuals to join our team and help shape the future of our cities in a fun and stimulating environment. 

Job Description

Livable Cities Studio is looking for a full-time landscape architect, urban designer and project manager with 5+ years of experience to join a growing team on a variety of urban design and landscape architecture projects focused on the planning and design of neighborhoods, streetscapes, urban parks and plazas. Their primary responsibility will be to work with the office on all components of the projects, including preliminary planning and conceptual design, technical design development, design oversight, preparation of construction documents/technical specifications, project management and client interaction. Versatility and willingness to be flexible and take on a variety of tasks is essential. Our ideal applicant would be invested in public projects, high-energy, organized, collaborative and outgoing with excellent communication, management and technical design skills, and some combination of experience with site design and implementation of parks, plazas and streetscape projects.  

Responsibilities

  • Strong technical and design skills with demonstrated experience of executed project work and/or implementation. Must have demonstrated experience implementing 3+ projects.

  • Exceptional level of design expertise and proficiency in developing design content in the areas of parks, streetscapes, and public realm projects, including all phases of design and construction.

  • Project management experience, including scope and budget management, client interactions, consultant team coordination, managing meetings and leading presentations.

  • Desire to work in collaborative teams and previous experience leading interdisciplinary design and planning efforts.

  • Previous experience with applied green street design and/or sustainable infrastructure design, and technical knowledge of implemented green infrastructure systems.

  • Experience in AutoCAD, Sketchup, or other 3D applications and Adobe Creative Suite.

Applicants should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree In Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning or an equivalent degree. A minimum of 5 years working in an office environment is required. Registration as a licensed Landscape Architect is strongly preferred.

Please send a cover letter, resume, work samples and one work reference to info@livable-cities.com. Work examples must include implemented projects. Please include “Senior Designer / Landscape Architect” in the subject line. Position open until filled. No phone calls, please.

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1001 Bannock Street, Suite 313
Denver, Colorado 80204

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