PLACE is seeking talented Landscape Design professional(s) to lead and support the creative process for a wide variety of projects.
Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect(s) (7+ yrs experience): Positions(s) require a degree in landscape architecture, preferably a professional registration, and effective project management and leadership experience. Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with an outstanding dedication to client service. The ideal candidate will possess 7+ years of relevant experience, strong technical knowledge, innovative design experience, and excellent construction administration skills. Active community and professional organization involvement, and speaking engagements are desirable. Equivalent combinations of credentials and experience will be considered.
Planting Designer/Landscape Architect (12+ yrs. experience): Position(s) require a degree in landscape architecture, design leadership, and extensive horticulture knowledge. Comprehensive experience with planting design theory and composition, plant nomenclature, selection and procurement, and ecologically sustainable plant use. The ideal candidate will possess 12+ years of relevant experience, strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with a passion for developing conceptual design to construction implementing; striking a balance between technical issues of regional vegetation requirements, soil types, climate, and coverage of physical and visual characteristics to aesthetic considerations including color, form, and seasonal variation. Professional licensure and ISA arborist certification is desirable. Equivalent combinations of credentials and experience will be considered.
International Exchange (2 – 7 yrs experience): Position(s) for a 3 month to a yearlong sabbatical to contribute and support the creative process at PLACE. Candidates will participate in a wide variety of projects, assisting with design charrettes, model making, graphic rendering, public engagement, and site tours. Positions(s) require collaborative ingenuity and compelling graphic skills. Experience with programs such as AutoCAD, 3DS Max, VRay, Photoshop, Revit, Adobe Suite and Rhino is preferred. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and possess strong communication and critical thinking skills over multiple scales.
PLACE is a design studio committed to creative landscape architecture, planning, art and urban design in a collaborative atmosphere– the foundation of our practice. We embrace stewardship of the natural world, advance bold ideas, champion vanguard concepts, and create memorable experiences of a timeless craft. Reflected in our partnerships worldwide is our dedication to design excellence and innovative ecological practices, from intimate landscapes to large scale urban development and master planning efforts. PLACE unequivocally represents a creative culture where a desire for fulfilling our distinctive lifestyles honors lasting relationships.
If interested in applying, please send resume, letter of interest, references, a representative sampling of your design portfolio, location preference, and compensation requirements to:
Subject: PLACE – Careers
735 NW 18th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
PLACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.