LOCI Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Inc. seeks a talented, energetic, and passionate professional to join our growing practice based in beautiful Vancouver, B.C.
Our firm’s identity stems from the idea of genius loci; a term that refers to a location's distinctive atmosphere, its nature, or a spirit of place. As place makers, problem solvers and designers, this idea embodies the approach to our work and our core inspiration for what we do - aiming to improve the everyday experiences in our communities. Our studio is built on the collective experiences of over 20 years of design, planning, and project management expertise serving our diverse client base, including developers, municipalities, and institutions, on projects that span throughout Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the B.C. Interior, Washington State, and California. As a full-service firm, we pride ourselves in our adaptability, responsiveness, and willingness to exceed client expectations.
We are looking for the following position(s):
Intermediate or Senior Level Landscape Designer / Landscape Architect
We are looking for a driven and self-motivated person with a degree in Landscape Architecture and 3-5+ years of experience in a landscape architecture office. LOCI is seeking team members who have leadership qualities and can work in a collaborative, fast-paced setting. Ideally, you have exceptional communication and design skills, with experience overseeing all facets of project management. Experience in overseeing construction documentation, specification writing, and field services will be considered an asset.
In addition, we are looking for applicants who display the following skills:
Ability to lead a small in-house design team on various projects with direct oversight by the Principal-In-Charge;
Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams through schematic design, design development, permitting and contract document phases of a project;
Excellent communication and organizational skills;
Excellent time management of various projects with conflicting demands;
A willingness to resolve problems quickly and efficiently;
Special emphasis on people with an interest in institutional, multi-use development, public realm, infrastructure, streetscapes, and single-family residential work;
Experience and willingness to travel to various project sites during Contract Administration and Field Review (a valid BC Drivers license is required);
Proficiency in Vectorworks (or equivalent CAD software), Adobe Creative Suite, 3D software and Lumion;
Ideally, en route to BCSLA registration if not already a registered L.A.
We are a young and dynamic firm looking for professionals who have a strong desire to play key and contributing roles in the rapid growth of our practice, with a chance to work on exciting and challenging projects in a supportive and collaborative office environment. We offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salaries commensurate with experience. If you enjoy a challenging and fast-paced work environment and are seeking opportunities to grow in your career, send us a PDF version of your resume and portfolio to [email protected].