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Mahan Rykiel Associates seeks entry level Landscape Designer

Mahan Rykiel Associates is currently seeking an entry level Landscape Designer with strong design and communication skills to join our growing team of award-winning designers. As a new member to our team, you can expect a diverse role within our office that allows you to collaborate with each of our design studios and project teams. You will have the opportunity to work within all phases of design process from conceptual design through construction documents and implementation. Candidates will work closely with senior designers and project managers on multiple projects typologies, which will require strong graphic, communication, and organizational skills. Applicants currently looking for an opportunity to explore various aspects of design and project types are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Who We Are?

Mahan Rykiel is an internationally recognized, award winning , woman-owned landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm with a staff of over thirty (30) design professionals. We have a team that delivers high-quality, value-added solutions for our clients. Our practice is diverse, with projects that span a diverse range of markets, scales and typologies with a portfolio that includes institutional and academic work, housing, hospitality, retail/mixed-use, parks, urban planning, resiliency and transportation.

What are We Looking For?

Experience & Education:

· 0-2 Years of Professional Experience

· Accredited degree in landscape architecture


· Competitive Salary and Paid Overtime

· Performance Based Bonuses

· Vacation and Sick Leave Commensurate with Work Experience

· (8) Paid Holidays

· Summer Hours/Schedule

· IRA Simple Plan

· Health, Dental and Life Insurance

· Flexible Spending Account

· Long Term Disability Insurance

· Potential Signing/Relocation Bonus

What are We Looking For?

Experience & Education:

· 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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