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Landscape Architect/Urban Designer

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Full Time
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Edmonton, AB
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DIALOG is a fully integrated multi-disciplinary design firm of landscape architects, urban designers, planners, architects, engineers, and interior designers. Our specialty and spirit are founded on unique collaborations for projects, clients and communities.

Our work includes design for urban vibrancy, health and wellness, transportation, arts and culture, retail and commercial, residential, education and research. DIALOG has been designing positive change in communities since 1960. Although our work has attracted many awards over this span, we consider a project truly successful when it is embraced by its community. What you will find here is passion without pretense; people who love coming to the studio every day, rolling up their sleeves, and working with a variety of clients to find common ground, and a brighter future for the communities we serve.
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About the Role

As an integral part of our growing Urban Design, Landscape Architecture and Planning team in the Edmonton studio, you will work alongside a new young, and energetic team on some of the most exciting work in the Region.  If you want to have a positive influence on the urban character of Edmonton, meaningfully shaping our city, then this is the place for you!

The team in Edmonton is currently working on a number of high-profile and transformative projects in the Edmonton region and across Canada.


  • As a member of the Urban Design, Landscape Architecture and Planning team, you will be responsible for the full range of project responsibilities including:
    • Design conceptualization, as part of a multi-disciplinary design team;
    • Preparation of design drawings from concept through to contract documents, tender and contract administration services
    • Preparation of 3D concept renderings and diagrams
    • Exploration of innovative design solutions as part of the creative process
    • Provision of energy, enthusiasm and a passion for design;

Professional Qualifications:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture (BLA or MLA) or Architecture preferred
  • Up to 3  years of experience in landscape architecture, ideally in a consulting environment
  • Experience with master planning and urban design is preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD & 3D modeling platforms such as SketchUp and Rhino is required
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) is required
  • Strong drawing, sketching and graphic communication skills are an asset
  • Emerging level of design ability and technical knowledge are required, with an understanding of the landscape architect and urban designer’s role in a consulting environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Demonstrable experience in conceptual design and design development
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently as part of a team, a strong desire to take part in finding creative solutions that are environmentally responsible and technically sound
  • Associate (intern) member of the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA) or other provincial landscape architecture association preferred

Why work for DIALOG?

We are proud to have been named a Top 100 Employer in Canada for 2013, 2014 & 2015. Employing over 600 people in5 studios across Canada and the United States, DIALOG is committed to delivering sustainability and excellence in design along with exceptional client service, in a fun working environment.

  • Our team is fun, creative and committed to success;
  • DIALOG offers first-class internal training and development;
  • We offer competitive compensation and benefits; and,
  • DIALOG is an award-winning design firm committed to sustainable, integrated design.

How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and digital portfolio in confidence to: stating ‘Landscape Architect/Urban Designer Edmonton – NAME’ in the subject line.

Your submission will be reviewed carefully however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

DIALOG is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the principle of diversity and looks forward to receiving applications from a wide range of people.