Gordon US LLC

Landscape Architect

Chantilly, Virginia | Sep 18, 2023
Architecture / Design
Job Function

Job Description

Gordon, an award-winning landscape architecture and engineering design firm, is seeking entry level and experienced landscape architects to join our exciting team. Headquartered in Virginia, we have a significant design presence in the Washington DC Metro area, and we have been expanding our landscape architecture portfolio both locally and nationally. Gordon maintains a portfolio of diverse and exciting projects that enable creativity, professional growth and welcome an entrepreneurial spirit. Please check out our landscape architecture and sports and recreation portfolio by visiting our website at www.gordon.us.com
Our LA Team excels in a collaborative and relaxed working environment by closely working together, sharing ideas, expertise, and collective experiences. Our team often collaborates with land planners and civil engineers to create integrated solutions to meet today's unique challenges. We also encourage team members who have specialized experience to enhance their skills in areas such as sustainable site design, parks and recreation, athletic field and synthetic turf, and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Our current project portfolio includes the landscape architecture design for a Fortune 100 company; national retailers; urban schools; green roofs; mixed-use developments; sustainable projects; and numerous parks and recreation facilities.

Depending on your level and proficiency, responsibilities of the position will include:
• Assist/ Develop conceptual designs and story boards for a wide variety of project types.
• Preparation of illustrative drawings and/ or 3-d modeling exhibits
• Assist/ Development of the technical design for construction document packages
• Design and manage a variety of small and large scale projects for public and private clientele
• Support in marketing and business development opportunities

Gordon is a progressive company providing an atmosphere for professional growth with an understanding toward work/life balance. We pride ourselves in providing a comprehensive benefits package including medical / dental / vision and life insurance; short and long-term disability coverage; 401(k) Plan; Continuing Education incentives; training; and numerous opportunities for career advancement. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes and work samples/ portfolio should be forwarded to jobs@gordon.us.com in pdf format.

Job Requirements

The position requires a demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD/ LandFX; added skillsets in Adobe Photoshop, 3D Graphics (Lumion)/ SketchUp, hand drawing or GIS are a plus. We are looking for individuals that have effective communication and interpersonal skills along with enthusiasm, creativity, and a commitment to produce high quality work products.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university or an equivalent degree with related work experience.