Staff Landscape Designer (Full Time, 0-3 years’ experience)

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Staff Landscape Designer (Full Time, 0-3 years’ experience)

  • Full Time
  • Denver
  • $55,000 – $70,000 commensurate of experience USD / Year
  • Salary: $55,000 – $70,000 commensurate of experience

Website Wenk Associates

Wenk Associates, an established, award-winning landscape architecture and planning firm located in Denver’s RiNo Art District, is looking for a staff landscape designer with 0-3 years of experience.

We work both locally and nationally on award-winning projects including parks, greenways, urban design, urban waterway revitalization, stormwater management and water quality, and campus design. Most of our projects begin as master plans and then move forward through design and construction, so the ideal candidate has a passion for design with the skills, ability, and interest to work at all scales.

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A passion for the profession of landscape architecture.
  • Basic research skills.
  • Strong graphic capabilities (hand graphics a plus).
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Be self-directed, work easily with a diverse group of co-workers, and be receptible to feedback that would improve performance.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and sense of responsibility for own work quality.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines, and to complete assigned tasks within allocated budget.
  • Proficiency in current releases of AutoCAD, SketchUp, Lumion or other 3D rendering programs, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office.

Minimum Credentials:

  • BLA or MLA degree from an accredited landscape architecture, planning, or urban design program.
  • Intern experience at comparable firms is a plus.
  • Live in or be willing to relocate to the Denver area.

Finally, we’re looking for someone with imagination and energy, a self-starter who can work easily and effectively as part of a team environment.

Salary Range:
$55,000 – $70,000 commensurate of experience

For qualified candidates, please email your resume, references (3), cover letter, and a PDF of your work samples (max 10mb) to If your portfolio is online, please send a link AND a PDF.

Wenk Associates is an equal opportunity employer. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

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