Landscape Architect/Designer 2 to 3 Years Experience

Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Feb 14 '18Posted on:

VERDANT is looking for a Landscape Architect/Designer with high-end residential project experience in NYC to join our talented and dynamic team.

The ideal candidate has 2-3 years of professional experience, possesses outstanding verbal, written and graphic communication skills, a positive attitude and a passion for landscape design within the design build framework.

Project experiences will be diverse as we work at many different scales and locations, ranging from roof top terraces, townhouses, to larger landscapes outside the city.


  • Landscape architects/Designers with experience in high-end residential Landscape Design
  • Architects with crossover experience in Landscape Design or Architects who have started the transition into the Landscape Design field
  • Designers who have Design as well as Build experience

Primary responsibilities:

  • Development of Design Concepts, Spatial Strategies and Planting Schemes in AutoCAD and 3D renderings
  • Research building requirements and guidelines, establish site restrictions and propose amendments as required
  • Daily coordination with clients, planning authorities, vendors, nurseries and consultants
  • Determine means of construction and thoughtful material selection
  • Set up budgets and establish projected overall project costs and timelines.
  • Coordinate plant and planter procurement with the help of our horticulturist
  • Coordinate any project elements that are being fabricated by external contractors, metal workers or craftsman as required
  • Oversee installation and provide clarification to contractors answering to any changes in field conditions
  • Communicate with clients about progress and assure that project stays on schedule and on budget


  • Bachelor's degree in landscape, architecture or a related field with a passion for Design
  • Field experience in Landscape Architecture/Design with a minimum of 2 built projects completed, requiring multi-disciplinary collaboration and coordination, (including architects, building boards, structural engineers, technical consultants)
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and spoken; Experienced with client interaction
  • Good plant knowledge
  • Experience managing projects
  • Familiarity with all facets of architectural survey
  • Knowledge of typical building techniques in the Landscape Design framework (Hands-on, technical knowledge highly desired)
  • Excellent strategic planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Able to thrive in a team environment but also work autonomously without little supervision
  • Valid work permit
  • Sense of humor and passion for what you do

Technical skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of Rhino 3D, Sketchup 3D or 3D Max 

Please send resume, portfolio and cover letter to

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