Mid- to Senior-Level Landscape Architect


MIG | SvR | Portico

Job Description

MIG|SvR | Portico - a leading national planning, design, management, communications, and technology firm with over 200 employees in 14 U.S. offices, is seeking motivated and creative mid- to senior-level Landscape Architect to join our multidisciplinary team in our Seattle offices. This leadership position involves working with and leading collaborative project teams to create bold and innovative landscape architectural solutions for both public and private sector clients. We are looking for people who are inspired and driven to create great places. The ideal candidate(s) will work closely with teams of urban designers, civil engineers, architects, planners and others to develop forward-thinking landscape architectural solutions for projects throughout the Puget Sound region, collaborations with other MIG offices across the country, and international design work. Projects types are diverse and may include public gardens, visitor centers, streetscape designs, parks, corridor plans, green stormwater downtown revitalization plans, comprehensive plans, station area plans and transit-oriented development, and neighborhood and districts plans.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate must be able to think critically and creatively; successfully manage projects, work products, and clients; work as part of a collaborative team in an open environment; and maintain a sense of humor and camaraderie. MIG team members share a common desire to engage closely with our clients and the communities impacted by our work. We value diversity and foster an inclusive workplace. The successful candidate should have:

  • Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture, planning, or related field. Master's degree in complementary field highly preferred.
  • 12+ years of work experience in landscape architecture
  • Licensed PLA
  • Strong graphics
  • Proven ability to speak in front of groups and to facilitate small and large group discussions
  • Experience in developing marketing proposals and attending project interviews
  • Desired computer proficiency includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SketchUp, InDesign, Photoshop, GIS, and AutoCAD
  • Illustrator skills are also a plus, as are bilingual capabilities. 

Terms of Employment

This is a full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with experience and industry standards. MIG provides a comprehensive benefit program and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer 401k, health and dental, and paid vacation & sick time.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to: Elana Darnell [email protected]. References upon request.

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