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With a focus on collaborative planning and sustainable design, Klavon Design Associates, Inc. (KDA) is an award-winning landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm located in Pittsburgh, PA. Our focus is transforming public and private spaces and encompasses a wide range of projects from designing small community spaces to large university campuses. We believe it is possible to be both inventive and pragmatic, beautiful, and functional. Our team of design professionals bring an array of creative and technical skills that ensure projects are innovative enough to inspire yet realistic enough to achieve.

KDA is seeking to fill two positions within our firm. The first position is for a senior registered landscape architect (RLA), registered architect (AIA), professional civil engineer (PE), or a certified planner (AICP). Preferably with experience working with landscape architects, engineers, and/or architects. Candidate should have 10+ years of experience with the following skills:

  • Project management skills able to manage scope of work per client’s needs and schedule
  • Experience working with the federal government (a plus)
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Self-starter, ambitious, smart, and organized
  • Ability to think on their own and think out of the box
  • Ability to interface with the client
  • Ability to facilitate design charrette’s and workshops
  • Experience putting together large planning documents
  • Exceptional communication skills and writing capabilities
  • Interest in working on large-scale master planning projects
  • Willing to travel (required)
  • Proficient with Adobe Products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and AutoCAD
  • RLA, AIA, PE, or AICP required, LEED a plus

The second position is for an entry level landscape designer or landscape architect with 0 to 5 years of experience with the following skills:

  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Self-starter, ambitious, smart, and organized
  • Ability to think on their own and think out of the box
  • Exceptional communication skills with good writing capabilities
  • Interest in working on large-scale master planning projects
  • Willing to travel (required)
  • Proficient with Adobe Products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and AutoCAD
  • RLA, AIA, AICP, or LEED a plus

Please contact Dina Klavon, RLA, ASLA, dklavon@klavondesign.com

With a focus on collaborative planning and sustainable design, Klavon Design Associates, Inc. (KDA) is an award-winning landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm located in Pittsburgh, PA. Our focus is transforming public and private spaces and encompasses a wide range of projects from designing small community spaces to large university campuses. We believe it is possible to be both inventive and pragmatic, beautiful, and functional. Our team of design professionals bring an array of creative and technical skills that ensure projects are innovative enough to inspire yet realistic enough to achieve.

KDA is seeking to fill two positions within our firm. The first position is for a senior registered landscape architect (RLA), registered architect (AIA), professional civil engineer (PE), or a certified planner (AICP). Preferably with experience working with landscape architects, engineers, and/or architects. Candidate should have 10+ years of experience with the following skills:

  • Project management skills able to manage scope of work per client’s needs and schedule
  • Experience working with the federal government (a plus)
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Self-starter, ambitious, smart, and organized
  • Ability to think on their own and think out of the box
  • Ability to interface with the client
  • Ability to facilitate design charrette’s and workshops
  • Experience putting together large planning documents
  • Exceptional communication skills and writing capabilities
  • Interest in working on large-scale master planning projects
  • Willing to travel (required)
  • Proficient with Adobe Products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and AutoCAD
  • RLA, AIA, PE, or AICP required, LEED a plus

The second position is for an entry level landscape designer or landscape architect with 0 to 5 years of experience with the following skills:

  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Self-starter, ambitious, smart, and organized
  • Ability to think on their own and think out of the box
  • Exceptional communication skills with good writing capabilities
  • Interest in working on large-scale master planning projects
  • Willing to travel (required)
  • Proficient with Adobe Products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and AutoCAD
  • RLA, AIA, AICP, or LEED a plus

Please contact Dina Klavon, RLA, ASLA, dklavon@klavondesign.com

DAVID RUBIN Land Collective is hiring for two positions at our Philadelphia studio:
one entry-level and one experienced landscape architect/urban designer.

• Landscape Architect/Urban Designer (Experienced)

DAVID RUBIN Land Collective seeks an experienced landscape architect/urban designer to join our studio. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, design-minded collaborator who represents the ethos and goals of the studio in both their temperament and their design skills. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in landscape architecture or architecture, with at least 3–5 years’ relevant experience. The successful candidate will be expected to perform a broad range of tasks within the studio, including but not limited to informing projects with design ideas that balance spatial and form-based matters, rendering, graphics for presentations, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration.

• Landscape Architect/Urban Designer (Entry-Level)

DAVID RUBIN Land Collective seeks an entry-level landscape architect/urban designer to join our studio. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, design-minded collaborator who represents the ethos and goals of the studio in both their temperament and their design skills. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in landscape architecture or architecture and will be expected to perform a broad range of tasks within the studio, including but not limited to informing projects with design ideas that balance spatial and form-based matters, rendering, graphics for presentations, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration.

Candidates for either position must have excellent design skills and aesthetic sensibilities, and the ability to render ideas digitally and by hand. The positions require proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Rhino. Knowledge of Revit is not required but preferred. Horticulture, site sustainability, and other technical knowledge is a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio in PDF format. The total file size of submitted materials should not exceed 20 MB. Please send this package to info@land-collective.com or see land-collective.com/contact. Please put “Employment Application – Landscape Architect: (Your Name Here)” as the title.

ABOUT DAVID RUBIN LAND COLLECTIVE
Practicing both nationally and internationally, DAVID RUBIN Land Collective is a landscape architecture and urban design studio committed to creating socially-purposeful design strategies. It is an appreciation for empathy that drives the studio’s design process. Land Collective collaborates with cities, institutions, like-minded designers and engineers, and developers to create human-centered works that synthesize art, technology, and the social sciences. Land Collective’s work celebrates the virtues of empathy, social sustainability, and powerfully simple solutions to complex challenges. Using design as a tool, we problem solve on behalf of our clients and their constituents.

DAVID RUBIN Land Collective is hiring for two positions at our Philadelphia studio:
one entry-level and one experienced landscape architect/urban designer.

• Landscape Architect/Urban Designer (Experienced)

DAVID RUBIN Land Collective seeks an experienced landscape architect/urban designer to join our studio. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, design-minded collaborator who represents the ethos and goals of the studio in both their temperament and their design skills. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in landscape architecture or architecture, with at least 3–5 years’ relevant experience. The successful candidate will be expected to perform a broad range of tasks within the studio, including but not limited to informing projects with design ideas that balance spatial and form-based matters, rendering, graphics for presentations, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration.

• Landscape Architect/Urban Designer (Entry-Level)

DAVID RUBIN Land Collective seeks an entry-level landscape architect/urban designer to join our studio. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, design-minded collaborator who represents the ethos and goals of the studio in both their temperament and their design skills. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in landscape architecture or architecture and will be expected to perform a broad range of tasks within the studio, including but not limited to informing projects with design ideas that balance spatial and form-based matters, rendering, graphics for presentations, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration.

Candidates for either position must have excellent design skills and aesthetic sensibilities, and the ability to render ideas digitally and by hand. The positions require proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Rhino. Knowledge of Revit is not required but preferred. Horticulture, site sustainability, and other technical knowledge is a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio in PDF format. The total file size of submitted materials should not exceed 20 MB. Please send this package to info@land-collective.com or see land-collective.com/contact. Please put “Employment Application – Landscape Architect: (Your Name Here)” as the title.

ABOUT DAVID RUBIN LAND COLLECTIVE
Practicing both nationally and internationally, DAVID RUBIN Land Collective is a landscape architecture and urban design studio committed to creating socially-purposeful design strategies. It is an appreciation for empathy that drives the studio’s design process. Land Collective collaborates with cities, institutions, like-minded designers and engineers, and developers to create human-centered works that synthesize art, technology, and the social sciences. Land Collective’s work celebrates the virtues of empathy, social sustainability, and powerfully simple solutions to complex challenges. Using design as a tool, we problem solve on behalf of our clients and their constituents.

Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Title: Landscape Architect/Designer

Pashek + MTR, located in Pittsburgh, PA, is an award-winning landscape architecture and community planning firm committed to improving our environment. We create exceptional places that connect people with the natural world and each other. Our work spans botanic gardens, education, healthcare, community planning, and parks and recreation.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a registered landscape architect or landscape designer with 2-4 years of professional experience to join our team.  Candidate must be a proactive self-starter with the following qualifications:

  • Degree in LA (BLA or MLA) from an accredited College or University
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2015 or newer, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Design Suite
  • Experience with grading, planting design, materials and technical aspects of landscape architecture
  • Experience with construction detailing and/or construction administration
  • Experience working with project teams on projects of various sizes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and problem solving
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Sustainability focused
  • Proficiency in Arcview is a plus
  • Dog friendly

Typical tasks would include assisting with project design and renderings, attending client and public meetings, cost estimating, preparing construction documents, permitting and municipal approvals, contract administration, project bidding, and construction observation.  Construction documents include layout drawings, grading plans, planting plans, construction details, and specifications.  Projects range in scope from master planning and feasibility studies to schematic design and construction documents.

We offer a causal work environment, competitive salary, retirement plan, and medical/dental/vision insurance. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender, or any other protected characteristic. Please email resumes, references, and work samples to sthompson@pashekmtr.com.