Davis & Floyd Inc
  • 30-Jan-2018 to 30-May-2018 (EST)
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Full Time

Davis & Floyd is looking for a highly motivated, career oriented landscape designer to join our Charleston, SC team! The successful candidate must be a hard worker, team player, and be able to effectively communicate information to co-workers as well as clients. This position requires the ability to work in a strong team environment of highly motivated professionals for a family owned and oriented company that prides itself on integrity and quality.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following tasks:

  • Design and develop site layouts, amenity plans, circulation plans, plantings, hardscapes, furnishings, and other landscape elements for projects of all scales
  • Work directly with clients to interpret project goals and translate them into buildable designs
  • Prepare drawings, exhibits, and specifications for all phases of design and construction including land use plans, feasibility studies, conceptual site plans, planting plans, cost estimates, construction documents, complex details, and permit applications using company and industry accepted standards 
  • Prepare high-quality graphic renderings digitally and by hand to include master plans, 3D models, perspective views, vignettes, and other project representations
  • Provide Landscape Architectural and Planning expertise to internal and external multi-disciplinary engineering and planning teams
  • Conduct site visits to review existing conditions and project progress
  • Interpret and verify conformance with applicable codes, manuals, and other design standards
  • Coordinate directly with local agencies, clients, and other consultants as necessary
  • Simultaneously work on multiple projects with varying teams, deadlines, and budgets
  • Manage time effectively to meet project deadlines, budgets, and client requests
  • Depending on experience, manage projects or portions thereof independently
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Ensure deadlines are met
  • Generate new business opportunities

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Bachelors in Landscape Architecture or Planning

Experience: 0-3 years Landscape Architecture Experience

Technical Skills:

  • Strong hand and digital graphic representation skills
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD (LandFX, Civil3D, and other specialized programs preferred)
  • Fluency with the Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)
  • Proficiency in SketchUp
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience interpreting and implementing various zoning codes and other land development ordinances (familiarity with local ordinances strongly preferred)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to balance creative design with client and market expectations
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends as required
  • Familiarity with local plant palettes strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of types of projects and construction methods
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with peers, and other disciplines, clients, in a friendly, responsive and professional manner
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