Landscape Architect

Posted August 13, 2018 - Closes September 14, 2018
Calgary, Alberta

Landscape Architect/Architect – Calgary studio


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.


About the Role

As a Landscape Architect/Architect with a passion for designing spaces in the public realm, you will work alongside a passionate, energetic and growing team on some of the most exciting projects in Canada.  Our team is currently working on a several high-profile and transformative projects in the Calgary region and across Canada.   If you want to have a positive influence on the urban character of Calgary and meaningfully shaping our city, then this is the place for you! 




  • As a member of the Urban Design/Landscape Architecture/Planning team, you will be responsible for the full range of landscape and urban design project responsibilities including: 
    • Preparation of concept drawings through to contract documents, tender and contract administration services
    • Preparation of layout, grading, planting plans, and construction details
    • Preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs, site analysis and construction reviews
    • Proposal writing, community engagement, and client correspondence.

Professional Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture or Urban Design
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in landscape architecture or designing spaces in the public realm, ideally in a consulting environment
  • Licensed member of the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA) or  Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) preferrred
  • Superior design and technical knowledge are required, with an understanding of the landscape architect’s role in a consulting environment
  • Experience in team and project management
  • Demonstrable experience in project development, design development, contract execution and proposal preparation
  • 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


Why work for DIALOG?

We are proud to have been named one of Alberta’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2018. Employing over 600 people in 5 studios across North America, 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 company that is committed to sustainable, integrated design.


How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter, resume and digital portfolio in confidence to: stating ‘Landscape Architect – YOUR 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.


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