Landscape Architect or Landscape Designer
MPA Design, Landscape Architects and Urban Designers, is seeking a full time, creative and skilled individual. The candidate will join a project team working with a project manager in the preparation of conceptual presentation graphics, production of contract documents and details. The firm places special emphasis on a high quality finished product with attention to detail. Our current backlog includes a diversity of project types: corporate and medical campuses, retail developments, recreation, and mixed use urban residential.
The candidate must be self-motivated, have strong design ability, have excellent verbal and graphic communication skills, and demonstrate a firm working knowledge of landscape design and materials including knowledge of California plants. New employees participate in all aspects of site and landscape design from master planning, concept design, contract documents, through construction observation. Computer skills shall include AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Creative graphic skills, comfort with presentations, and an understanding of grading principals are desired. An accredited degree in Landscape Architecture is required. For non-US citizens, a current H1B or Green Card work visa is required.
Benefits include a 401k program, health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and professional education development. Salary commensurate with skills and experience.