Landscape Designer

Altamanu Inc is an award-winning landscape architecture and urban design firm based in Chicago. We are passionate about good design and strive to bring new levels of creativity to every project we are Involved with. Our work is primarily within the public sector and ranges from small scale pedestrian spaces, to large infrastructure projects and beyond. Our practice is growing and we are looking for a creative and passionate landscape architect or designer with superior rendering skills to join our staff.

Primary Responsibilities:
a) Prepare high quality/professional “bird’s eye” and aerial perspective renderings for large scale projects. Prepare graphic representations using computer based 3-D modeling and photorealistic techniques. Be proficient in using the following programs: AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Rhino, T-Spline, Arc GIS, and SketchUp if required.

b) Have the ability to represent design concepts in plan and perspective format with hand generated drawings.

c) Be responsible for developing design concepts according to parameters defined by the Senior and Principal Landscape Architect/Urban Designer overseeing project assignment.

d) Participate in creating detailed designs including grading, planting, layout plans, construction detailing and specifications for various project types.

e) Be equipped with excellent ability to clearly communicate design ideas in both written and graphic formats.

f) Work under the supervision of a Senior and/or Principal Landscape Architect to accomplish all phases of project development in a manner that is responsive to client's needs and deadlines while keeping in mind company's procedures, standards and quality expectations.

g) Manage related components/tasks of project so that all can be effectively executed, according to schedule and within budget.

h) Keep Principal Landscape Architect or designated team leader informed of progress, recognize problem issues and communicate impact to team, and seek clarity when necessary.

i)  Make an on-going effort to obtain ASLA credits so that landscape architectural registration will be achieved.

Minimum Requirements:
Must have a bachelor degree or higher in landscape architecture.

Past experience in landscape architecture/design is required.

Qualified candidates should submit a portfolio and resume (6MB max if attached) that clearly demonstrates the above skills to: