Senior Landscape Architect

Posted December 3, 2018 - Closes January 31, 2019
Calgary, Alberta

Senior Landscape Architect - Calgary, Alberta

NAK Design Strategies (“NAK”) is an acclaimed landscape architecture and urban design firm with a large portfolio of award-winning built work. Our team of dynamic and creative professionals work on a wide variety of complex and multi-phased projects. We have offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, and Orlando, Florida. Our company mission is to provide our clients with an ‘integrated’ approach to design and planning – one that involves sensitive and responsive design solutions balanced with innovative and progressive implementation practices.

As NAK continues to grow, we are seeking a highly motivated Senior Landscape Architect with exceptional design, communication and organizational skills to join our Calgary office. In this position, you will be part of an integrated team assisting with the completion of design, planning and construction administration services for a variety of landscape architectural projects. As a member of the NAK team, you will be engaged in a collaborative and supportive work structure within a unique architectural environment. NAK offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  • Design and project leader on multiple, complex projects
  • Manage the preparation of construction drawings, contracts, tenders and contract administration documents
  • Manage and deliver of a variety of types of projects
  • Manage client relationships
  • Delegate, manage, mentor and train staff
  • Represent firm at public meetings
  • Prepare fee proposals/terms of reference for potential projects
  • Manage project within the fee scope
  • Review and confirm all construction documentation

Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 – 15 years of professional design experience
  • BLA, MLA degree or College Diploma in Landscape Architecture
  • Exceptional design and technical knowledge
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer relationship skills
  • Previous experience working with municipalities and private developers
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with aggressive delivery schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare high-quality design work and design presentations using hand graphics and relevant computer software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite)
  • AALA and / or LEED Accreditation considered an asset

Required Application Documents

  • Cover letter / letter of introduction and interest
  • Resume
  • Portfolio of work or link to online portfolio

Parties selected for a second interview will be required to provide professional references with contact information.

Interested parties should email their qualifications to the attention of:

Jack Vanstone

Email: hr@nak-design.com

Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

NAK welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Visit – www.nakdesignstrategies.com for more information on NAK and its projects

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