15 hours

Entry Level Landscape Designer

New York, NY
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Entry Level Landscape Designer

JobID: 23339-1212822

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description: **Business Line** Design + Planning

**Position Title** Entry Level Landscape Designer

United States of America - New York

New York

**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented entry level landscape/urban designer for immediate employment in the New York City Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Studio. The studio is based in AECOM’s collaborative lab at Industry City in Brooklyn. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

In collaboration with design studio leadership, the candidate will work closely with project design teams and project landscape architects, managers and designers to design and assist in the execution of projects within the New York City metropolitan area, nationally and internationally. Projects in the studio are design-driven and involve close collaboration with engineers, planners, cost estimators, and other technical consultants.

AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The Landscape Architecture and Urbanism portfolio in the New York City studio includes a broad range of urban-based, multidisciplinary public realm projects, such as resiliency and green infrastructure, plazas, streetscapes, parks, waterfronts, infrastructure, urban design plans, master-planning, and ecological restoration.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Perform technical design & planning work of studio

+ Prepare hand and computer drawings

+ Project support and coordination

+ Participate in client and agency meetings

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Accredited Degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, or Architecture

+ 0-3 years of professional experience

+ Demonstrated production experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and Rhino

+ Experience on design development and construction details for landscape architecture projects

+ Excellent verbal communication and writing skills (English) are necessary

+ Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work

+ Proficiency and passion for creating compelling open space design, with an ability to develop the work through the technical design phases

+ Team player with the ability to collaborate as part of a diverse studio team

+ Skills to generate exceptional two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience in Microstation, Grasshopper, Revit, ArcGIS, and other computer applications is highly desired

+ Strong knowledge/interest in plant materials

+ Experience preparing construction documents

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

**Job Category** Architecture and Design

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 172745BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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