Experienced Design and Planning Professional - Chicago, IL
Design Workshop Inc. is an internationally recognized firm focused on landscape architecture, urban design, community and regional planning, market analysis and strategic services. We believe that when environment, economics, art, and community are combined in harmony with the dictates of the land and needs of society, magical places result- sustainable places of timeless beauty, significant value, and enduring quality. Through a closely collaborative process at all levels, Design Workshop is dedicated to creating legacy projects for our clients, for society and for the well-being of our planet.
Our pioneering efforts have been recognized with more than 260 awards from such organizations as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute.
Experienced Design and Planning Professional (3-5 years)
We are seeking an experienced Design and Planning professional with 3-5 years of experience managing projects. Requirements include strong skills in planning and urban design, site design, and familiarity with construction observation; demonstrated ability in project management and business development; successful management of projects from conceptual design through completion of construction documents; proven experience producing drawings and specifications from the schematic stage through CD’s; self-motivated with the ability and desire to lead others in the design and construction documentation process; and the proven ability and desire to engage and retain clients as well as mentor less- experienced staff. Prior experience developing successful responses to RFPs is a plus. An undergraduate and/or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture and/or planning program is required. Candidates with a master’s degree or dual degrees in both landscape architecture and urban design, architecture or planning are strongly encouraged to apply.
This position is available in our Chicago, IL office.
In an effort to continue to be sensitive to the environment and to limit the use of precious resources, we request that applicants apply through our online employment application.