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Intermediate/Senior Landscape Architect

Job Type:
Full Time
Posting Date:
2017-01-24
Deadline Date:
2017-06-30
Location:
Halifax, NS
Company Name:
Ekistics Planning & Design
Company Information:
Halifax, Nova Scotia is an ideal place to work, live, and play. It’s also home to Ekistics Plan + Design (www.ekistics.net) and Form: Media (www.form-media.ca) who are among the nation’s leading multidisciplinary firms of landscape architects, urban designers, engineers, architects, and interpretive designers. Our company is known for a wide range of projects, dedication to design excellence, and our integrated approach with other design disciplines.

Ekistics’ work takes us around the country designing communities, waterfronts, downtowns, parks, trails, urban streetscapes, resorts, campuses, and golf courses. Form:Media is a trailblazer in environmental graphic design, interpretive planning and new media. We work collaboratively and have found a niche in interpretive and heritage landscape design for government and institutional clients.

If you’re passionate about landscape architecture and love the idea of waterfront living, you’re going to love Halifax--home to breathtaking oceanfront scenery and a relaxed ‘east coast’ style of living. Halifax also has five universities and a young, dynamic population, and a thriving culinary and cultural scene.
Job Details:

The Intermediate/Senior landscape architecture position will involve work across numerous planning and design projects, with an emphasis on spatial concepts, design visualization, planning studies, construction documentation and administration. Applicants must have a recognized bachelors or masters degree in landscape architecture with a minimum of five years of professional experience after graduating.

A high level of competence with design production software is expected, including Civil 3D/AutoCAD, SketchUp, and graphic programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud. Applicants must be able to effectively express their ideas with drawings as well as in writing. They must have proven ability with 3D design development and preparation of construction drawings, details, and specifications. An aptitude for technology and strong communication skills would be a potent asset for candidates applying to this position.

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to be proactive and self-motivated as part of a multi-disciplinary creative. They must have proven experience with project management and/or coordination on jobs that involve client meetings, group presentations, and the resolution of typical issues/challenges that involve high quality design products. Most importantly, you must have a passion for your profession, love of learning and design, dedication to excellence, a sense of humour and the ability to take deadlines in stride.  Candidates should have or be eligible for CSLA component full membership (ie. APALA, OALA).

How to apply:

Please send resume and portfolio (or a link to online materials) to: careers@ekistics.net
No phone calls please. Only applicants who fulfill the position details will be contacted for interviews.

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