AECOM Entry-Level Landscape Designer in Arlington, Virginia

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Entry-Level Landscape Designer

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM DC Design Studio is seeking for a creative, highly talented Entry-Level Landscape Designer to work on a wide range of regional and global projects at all stages of planning, design and implementation. Our design practice provides a small studio feel with the resources and exposure available to us by being part of a multidisciplinary office including urban design, architecture, Economics and engineering. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Works in collaboration with other designers on a wide array of projects ranging from urban streetscapes, civic plaza to large scale waterfront park

  • Prepares documents and graphics for all phases of landscape architectural design, inclusive of site analysis, master planning, schematic design, design development and construction documents

  • Possess strong graphic skills to generate two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, and SketchUp

  • Must be willing to submit portfolio

  • Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master degree in Landscape Architecture

  • Entry-level proficiency with Landworks and Microsoft Office

  • Experience in Rhino, Revit, ArcGIS, and other computer applications

  • Strong organizational, communication and time management skills

  • Collaborative and team oriented

  • Strong knowledge/interest in plant materials

  • Experienced preparing construction documents

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please

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NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162511BR