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Posted February 2024

Damon Farber Landscape Architects is seeking a landscape architect who is collaborative, curious, and caring to help grow our WI office and support our diverse work across the state.

Damon Farber is an evolving and forward-thinking landscape architecture and urban design studio based in Minneapolis, MN and in Madison, Wisconsin. We offer a deep portfolio of award-winning projects, an uber-talented group of designers to collaborate with, and a culture that values passion, dedication, positivity, and being bold in everything we do.  We design landscapes that resonate with their communities and support a more resilient and sustainable future. Our approach is:

  • Collaborative: We are a practice rooted in listening and teamwork; working closely with our clients, partners, and community.

  • Curious: We seek to deliver distinct, innovative solutions through open-minded and investigative approach.

  • Caring: We develop sustainable, resilient, and context-sensitive design solutions that make the world a better place.

As a landscape architect and team member based in our Madison, WI office, you will lead and support project design and provide project management from concept development through construction administration for a diverse range and scales of urban design and planning, institutional, corporate, parks, and multi-family housing projects.  An ideal team member will help grow our WI office balancing both project management and development with networking and client management, including engaging potential clients to uncover opportunities early and staying connected to industry-based organizations.   

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution

  • 6+years professional experience

  • Professional licensure in WI, or ability to become licensed within a year.

  • Self-motivated collaborator with strong networking and intrapersonal skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Autocad or Revit

  • Project management experience

DESIRABLE CANDIDATE QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE

  • Mid career with interest in helping foster firm growth, projects, and client base

  • Experience in diverse project types including a strong interest in urban design and planning, higher education, park planning and design, multi-family residential, and corporate projects.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills.

  • Experience with business development activities such as proposal development and building project teams.

  • Desire to support client growth and management, including a passion for meeting new clients, identifying new project opportunities, and fostering positive client and project team relationships.

  • Experience leading meetings, presentations, including development of public engagement efforts.

  • Experience leading creative design efforts.

  • Ability to provide and receive mentorship and team management across different working styles.

  • Experience collaborating with other disciplines.

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Understanding of typical project delivery for built and planned works.

  • Strong graphic capabilities, proficiency in Creative Suites and 3D modeling programs.

TO APPLY

Please submit via email a resume, a portfolio with 1-3 references, and a letter of interest expressing how you would fulfill the key attributes of being a positive, passionate, dedicated, and bold member of our team.

CONTACT

Tom Whitlock

Damon Farber Landscape Architects

twhitlock@damonfarber.com

WHY DF?

  • Collaborative team environment that is positive, dedicated, passionate, and bold. 

  • Opportunity to work on a wide variety of project types in a fun, fast-paced environment, supported by an experienced group of passionate professionals

  • Hybrid working environment

  • Work-Life balance and flexible scheduling

  • Robust benefits package including PTO, volunteer time, continuing education and professional development support, health and insurance benefits, retirement savings, and more.

  • JUST Labeled Organization

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