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Associate Landscape Architect - Chicago

Omni Ecosystems Omni Ecosystems Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Tue, Jul 12 '22Posted on:
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Associate Landscape Architect - Chicago

About the Position

The firm seeks creative, independent, and conscientious thinkers with a commitment to our shared vision: landscapes have the power to change everyday lives. Join our collaborative team as an Associate and work closely with our diverse team of professionals. Candidates should be self-motivated and adhere to high standards of excellence and accountability.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

●Develop site designs and contract documents, including creating drawings, selecting materials, and writing specifications, through all phases of projects

● Perform construction observation

● Meet and collaborate with clients, client representatives, and other disciplines to determine and meet design goals and schedule

● Communicate with clients and client representatives regarding project scope, hard costs and soft costs, and schedule

● Communicate with and manage Omni team members to meet project needs and contractual requirements and to ensure deadlines are met

● Oversee and manage multiple, simultaneous design projects’ workflow and contractual milestones

● Meet design projects’ budget by appropriate planning, monitoring projects’ resource expenditures, identifying variances, and implementing corrective actions

 

Skills/Experience Required

  • Strong conceptual design ability at a variety of scales and strong 3D spatial design, graphic representation and software skills
  • Enthusiastic commitment to the multidisciplinary design process and team-focused environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the art and practice of landscape architecture, urban design, related history and theory, and private and public development
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, client interface, administration, and construction observation for landscape architecture scope 
  • Completion of a professionally-accredited landscape architecture or architectural degree program.  Associated professional licensure is a plus.
  • 5-10 years experience

About Us

Omni Workshop is a progressive landscape architecture design studio engaging in projects on a variety of scales for the public and private sector. We are a diverse group working hand-in-hand with innovative research & development and other disciplines to seamlessly provide exemplary, thoughtful and transformational designs.

Salary & Benefits

Omni offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401K with employer match and paid time off are available to eligible employees. This position is also eligible for Omni's hybrid remote work policy.

Contact

If you are a dedicated designer and manager who excels at collaboration and meets the above qualifications, then please send your CV and portfolio to hiring@omniecosystems.com. Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions. Applications without work samples will not be considered. Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10- 30 pages, at a maximum of 5 MB. 

 At Omni, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

For more info about Omni visit www.omniecosystems.com

 

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