Entry-level Landscape Designer - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

New York
United States

United States of America - New York, Brooklyn

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Entry Level Landscape Designer for immediate employment in the New York City Landscape Architecture + Urban Design Studio. The studio is based in AECOM’s Industry City location in Brooklyn.

Our award-winning Urbanism + Planning team addresses the considerable challenges of our modern world through integrated design. We bring together the broad platform of AECOM to create solutions that synthesize infrastructure and place, systems and people, as well as culture and location. Our portfolio illustrates how design can impact communities and cities grappling with crucial issues such as climate change and resilience; urbanization and hyper-growth; aging and outmoded infrastructure; cultural preservation and growth; and depleting natural resources. In New York, the South Battery Park City project exemplifies how our work as landscape architects and urban designers leverage the infrastructure design for sea level rise to create much-needed public space for communities around lower Manhattan. Join our team of landscape architects, urban designers, urban planners, analysts, economists and climate experts – we’re looking for entrepreneurial and creative leaders committed to excellence and making an impact through projects that truly make a difference.

AECOM is also 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.

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

  • Perform design work in the landscape architecture studio

  • Prepare hand and computer drawings

  • Project support and coordination

  • Participate at client and agency meetings

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Landscape Architecture or Masters in Landscape Architecture or Urban Design and no experience required or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated production and digital rendering experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Rhino

  • Experience on design development and construction details for landscape architecture projects.

  • Possesses the skills to generate exceptional two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics

  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work

  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills

  • Possesses the ability to collaborate as part of a diverse studio team

  • Experience in CAD, Adobe, Microstation, Grasshopper, Revit, ArcGIS, and other computer applications is highly desired.

  • Strong knowledge/interest in plant materials.

  • Experience preparing construction documents.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234316BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.