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Project Landscape Architect

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Company Description


The Olsson Studio is a passionate, thoughtful, and creative design studio, focused on community building and place making. We are experts in community and urban planning, community and neighborhood redevelopment, community engagement, master planning, entertainment/destination/lifestyle design, parks and recreation planning and design, and streetscape design.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.


Job Description


Olsson Studio delivers a boutique creative design experience to our clients and our people, backed by the expertise and resources of our whole company.

As a Project Landscape Architect within our North Dallas Studio, you will conduct work requiring a mastery of specialized techniques or ingenuity when selecting and evaluating solutions to unforeseen or novel complexities. The project landscape architect is a problem solver who applies design solutions to a wide variety of opportunities and issues. The project landscape architect may supervise landscape architects, technicians, and interns.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Prepares concept designs, design documents, contract documents, and contract administration for landscape architecture projects.
  • Assists project managers with management tasks (or portions of management tasks) including project scope of work, project schedule, and the completion of initial paperwork.
  • Assists with review of budget and schedule progress reports.
  • Performs and coordinates design aspects of projects; directs team members on design tasks.
  • Maintains project records including correspondence, drawings, and files.
  • Coordinates with clients and attends client meetings.
  • Assists with marketing/business development; may help write proposals.
  • May serve as project manager on smaller projects.
  • Independently performs assignments on complex projects.
  • Coordinates assistant and associate professional staff and technical staff’s work; may supervise student or technical staff.

Qualifications


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities
  • Empowering others to use their talents
  • Pursuing and working on projects that you want to work on.

You bring to the team:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team
  • Strong project management skills
  • Passion for continued learning and expertise development
  • Proven track record in winning projects and providing excellent client service
  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Must be a Registered Landscape Architect with at least six years of full-time landscape architecture experience that demonstrates increasing responsibility.

Additional Information


As an Olsson Studio employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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