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Landscape Architect
Job Code:2017-LAN -MI-001
Location:Detroit, Michigan
Department:1224 Landscape Architecture
FT/PT Status:Full-time
Job Responsibilities:

HED, a multi-discipline Firm with national reputation, is looking for an experienced landscape architect/designer to join our Detroit area office.

The Landscape Architect/Designer will work directly with Senior Landscape Architects, Architectural Designers and Engineers on complex projects ranging from planning level studies to detail design. The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated individual who is willing to take on responsibility and respond to challenges on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will also have a passion for every aspect of landscape architecture and enjoy working in a fun and collaborative studio environment.


Responsible for the design and technical systems for large, complex projects from concept through construction administration.


  • Responsible for site system concepts and documentation process from schematics through construction administration phases within the discipline.
  • Prepare and document required code research for project.
  • Conduct material and product research as required for project development.
  • Attend project meetings as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Qualifications:

  • MLA, BLA or BSLA required.

  • Five to seven years of experience in a professional office.

  • Excellent 3D and 2D design skills with proven proficiency in  AutoCAD, Rhino and SketchUp.  Proficiency in Revit also desirable.

  • Excellent communication skills, including graphic proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  • Ability to creatively problem solve and deliver clear concepts to colleagues and project managers.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced creative environment with tight deadlines.

  • Collaborative and team-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Strong work discipline with exceptional self-management skills.  

  • Responsible, hard-working, and self-motivated.

  • A strong desire to learn and become proficient in all aspects of landscape architecture.

Other Job Information (if applicable):
  • Capable of traveling to and from project sites for attending client, project and construction meetings.
  • Ability to access existing and new project sites for observation, investigation and evaluation purposes.
  • Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes.
  • Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.