Landscape Architect
Milwaukee, WI 
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Job Description

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,300 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists-from artists and engineers, to nurses, workplace strategists and beyond-develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces.

The Milwaukee or Madison office of SmithGroup is looking for a Landscape Architect to join our team.

Working with us, you will:

  • Prepare concepts, design development and graphic illustrations on projects.
  • Assist in preparing Construction Documentation.
  • Work with senior landscape architects to compile data and prepare design solutions.
  • Work in collaborative integrated teams of professionals that include civil engineers, coastal engineers, architects, building systems engineers, planners and environmental scientists.
  • Consult with product manufacturers, evaluate and select construction materials.
  • Assist in editing technical specifications and reviewing shop drawings.
  • Visit construction sites to gather information, review design intent, inform and support senior project team members during the construction phase.
  • Use in depth knowledge of trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials, and annuals in preparing planting plans and landscape master plans.
  • Travel as needed for project work.

An ideal candidate has:

  • A bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture or equivalent.
  • 6-10 years of professional experience.
  • LEED AP preferred. Landscape Architectural registration preferred.
  • Proficiency in current design software including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, GIS, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Lumion and the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Technical knowledge of landscape architecture site development elements.

SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

SmithGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or arrest/conviction records.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6 to 10 years
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