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Landscape Designer / Architect

BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Nov 2 '17Posted on:

BIG is a young architectural company, characterized by an entrepreneurial spirit, true team-work across areas of expertise and new ways of approaching conventional tasks. We have an informal work environment where camaraderie and collegial support are highly valued and where ambition, very high work morale and dedication to being the innovators of our field unify the staff. Our firm is characterized by creativity, high energy and a unifying team spirit. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a cool and enjoyable workplace and we continuously work at becoming better and better at what we do. Our headquarters are located in Copenhagen and our New York office has been open since 2010. We are a company in steady growth and over the last few years, we have worked intensely on the professionalization of our business.

BIG NYC seeks a Landscape Designer/Architect to join our burgeoning landscape department along with several new team members at all levels of experience, to work on new projects ranging in scale from miles-long resilient waterfronts, campuses and parks, to more intimate plazas, streetscapes, roofscapes and research projects.

As Landscape Designer/Architect, you will be responsible for design and technical production on landscape projects of varying scales. This will encompass conceptual design, the technical side of production of drawing sets, grading and planting design, and landscape materiality.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Professional degree in landscape architecture or architecture with landscape-related degree (Ecology, Urbanism, Urban Design, Environmental Design) and 3-7 years professional experience as a landscape designer/architect
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English- spoken and written
  • Strong conceptual and design skills with sensitivity in the human scale
  • Ability to express design ideas quickly, clearly and succinctly
  • Ability to develop design options in collaboration with and in support of architectural design teams
  • Ability to prepare, develop and edit drawings and models as they relate to the project
  • Proven experience with grading design, planting design, natural systems, materials and technical aspects of landscape architecture
  • Should have strong ability with 3D modeling in Rhino, as well as AutoCAD, V-Ray, Adobe Suite (Revit is a plus)
  • Strong organizational skills, able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and budget time
  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction from managers
  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working
  • Experience as a designer on built and published references
  • Experience working in a leading American or international architecture and/or landscape architecture office
  • NYS Landscape Architecture licensure will be an asset

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, creed, sex, citizenship status, gender, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other protected characteristic. B.I.G. Architecture D.P.C. is obligated under the law and committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. B.I.G. Architecture D.P.C. is obligated under the law and committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

 

Please submit your folio and CV via BIG's job application website, located at http://big.dk/#jobs . No calls or hard copies, please. 


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