1566 Saint Paul Street
Denver, CO 80206
Website Ayres Associates
This is a fully remote position with the expectation that the individual can adequately fulfill the needs of the role in the Western U.S.
Finding the right fit:
Are you looking for a workplace team that shares your passion for high-quality design, community-focused projects, and work-life balance? The Ayres Development Services team might be the right fit for you. Our landscape architectural team works closely with planners, environmental engineers, transportation engineers, other in-house professionals, and local community leaders to provide full-service assistance to small cities, and rural clients throughout Colorado, Wyoming, and other Rocky Mountain states. Smaller communities are the focus of our practice, but we also work on a range of projects including sports and recreation, parks, trails, and Complete Streets for many other client groups. Another key focus of our practice is (centered around) community revitalization and area-wide planning of brownfields to heal and restore blighted sites for productive reuse in communities across the country.
Our four-pronged approach (landscape architecture/planning/environmental/economic development) allows us to provide a collaborative design environment, fostering learning and professional development that benefits our team as well as our clients. From initial ideas, to investigation, and finally to constructed work that enlivens and strengthens the communities we serve.
This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic, talented, and motivated individual to join a team of outstanding professionals with a diverse portfolio of projects as we expand our multidisciplinary approach to solving a range of challenges for our clients. Our projects and client base offer exciting opportunities to practice and apply landscape architecture in an array of contexts.
We are looking for enthusiastic folks with the following skills and values:
Self-motivator who works independently and thrives on collaboration with a range of project teams to design places and communities that matter.
Innovators who value sustainable and ecologically oriented approaches.
Strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills.
Ability to adjust to dynamic project priorities and multitasking.
A passion for applying landscape architecture to solve problems and add value to the communities we serve.
A commitment to the profession, to continuing education, and professional licensure.
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in landscape architecture.
2-4 years of relevant experience designing and constructing high-quality built projects.
Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD; Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office (familiarity with LandF/X software and Bluebeam is not required but a plus).
Demonstrated proficiency in developing 3D graphic presentations using SketchUp, Lumion and similar software resources.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Produce creative landscape design solutions with a passion for improving the ecology for communities, commercial projects, greenways, trails, and Complete Streets projects.
Knowledge of or willing to learn the principles and practices of native plant landscape design, low-impact development, and sustainable systems.
Confidence in professional capabilities and ability to work with limited direction.
Research, evaluate, and propose materials, colors, textures, patterns, and products for hardscape, recreation, and site furnishings plans.
Learn about, coordinate, and prepare construction details and construction document plan sets.
Participate in site analyses and concept development.
Construction administration, observation, and reporting.
Assist in the development of presentation materials for public presentations and participating in community workshops.
Ability to complete document production and graphic layout of plans and other deliverables.
Assist in client interviews and marketing efforts.
Compensation: Our good-faith compensation approach is fair and equitable, and takes into consideration only permissible factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, training, skills, and experience, and geographic location where the work is performed. A salary range for this posting is $60,000-$72,000. The foregoing salary range represents what the company believes, in good-faith, it will pay for the posted opportunity. The individual selected for this role will be evaluated with the compensation factors in mind and placed appropriately.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, People with Disabilities
To apply for this job please visit www.ayresassociates.com.