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Mahan Rykiel Associates is currently seeking a Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect with 2+ years of experience who can work collaboratively with team members through all aspects of a project’s development. Working directly with our Design Principals and Project Landscape Architects, the candidate will be responsible for contributing to our project work that includes design, illustration, modeling, and construction documentation. Applicants currently looking for an opportunity to explore various aspects of design and project typology, with the opportunity to grow professionally in a team environment are encouraged to apply for this position.

Who We Are?

Mahan Rykiel is an internationally recognized, woman-owned landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm committed to developing design solutions for our contemporary built environment. We are thinkers, collaborators, and innovators that seek to create places for people that are relevant, engaging and inspiring.

Our passionate team of over 30 professionals deliver high quality, high value design solutions for our clients. Mahan Rykiel’s diverse projects span geographic markets, scales and typologies with a portfolio that includes institutional and academic work, housing, hospitality, retail/mixed-use, parks, urban planning, resiliency, research and transportation.


  • Signing/Relocation Bonus

  • Competitive Salary and Paid Overtime

  • Performance Based Bonuses

  • Vacation and Sick Leave Commiserate with Work Experience

  • (8) Paid Holidays

  • Summer Hours/Schedule

  • IRA Simple Plan

  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

What are We Looking For?

Experience & Education:

  • 2+ Years of Full Time Professional Experience

  • Working Towards Licensure

  • Accredited Degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Design or Related Field

  • Professional Skills:

  • Team player, passionate, and self-motivated professional

  • Strong sense of design and detailing; experience in rendering, modeling, design and construction documentation with quality-built projects

  • Collaborative thinking and design coordination with internal and external teams

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments and balancing project responsibilities

Technical Skills & Expertise

  • Excellent graphic (computer and/or hand), verbal, and written communication skills

  • Excellent creative thinking and design ability

  • Demonstrated experience in the development of construction drawings

  • Proficient in AutoCAD

  • Revit experience desired

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

  • Proficient in 3D Modeling (Rhino, SketchUp, Lumion and Enscape)

  • Planting knowledge and site grading experience desired

Directions to apply:

If you are passionate about design and looking for an opportunity to learn while working on a broad range of project types, we are eager to hear more about you!

Please send inquiries, resumes and portfolios to and include the following information:

  • Letter of interest

  • Professional Resume

  • Project Portfolio


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