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Virginia Burt Designs is hiring a Senior and Intermediate Landscape Architect……..

 

We are looking to create magic – and we create built works.

Are you a highly motivated and dynamic Senior or Intermediate Landscape Architect who is seeking to create meaningful
and beautiful work in our Dundas, Ontario, office? Exceptional design, communication, and organizational skills are an asset in the design and project management of our diverse projects. We have a collaborative and supportive work environment. Virginia Burt Designs loves the practice of landscape architecture, and we work to improve and uplift our world from places of healing to naturalization. This is a full-time position in our Dundas office, and we offer a compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Virginia Burt leads a team of landscape architects whose inspirations include travel, photography, collaboration with artists, fabricators and nurserymen, art, history, and the beauty of the natural world. Website: www.vburtdesigns.com.

Senior Landscape Architect

Key Responsibilities
 Design and Project Lead on multiple, complex projects
 Manage the preparation of construction drawings
 Manage and deliver a variety of types of projects
 Generate/coordinate high quality illustrations, 3D renderings, and presentation materials
 Manage Client relationships

Qualifications
 Minimum 8 – 10 years of professional landscape design experience
 BLA, MLA degree, or College Diploma in Landscape Architecture
 Exceptional design and technical knowledge
 Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
 Previous experience working with detailed design projects
 Strong knowledge of construction methods and plant materials
 Demonstrated ability to prepare high-quality design work and design presentations
 Proven ability using and managing AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office
Suite. Revit and Lumion helpful.
 OALA accreditation required, and other accreditations are an asset
 COVID-19 double vaccination is required

Intermediate Landscape Architect

Key Responsibilities
 Design and Project Lead on multiple, complex projects
 Manage the preparation of construction drawings
 Manage and deliver a variety of types of projects
 Generate/coordinate high quality illustrations, 3D renderings, and presentation materials
 Manage Client relationships
 Review and confirm all construction documentation

Qualifications
 Minimum 6 – 8 years of professional landscape design
 experience BLA, MLA degree, or College Diploma in Landscape Architecture
 Exceptional design and technical knowledge
 Team player
 Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
 Previous experience working with detailed design projects
 Knowledge of construction methods and plant materials
 Demonstrated ability to prepare high-quality design work and design presentations
 Proven ability using and managing AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office
Suite. Revit and Lumion helpful.
 OALA accreditation required, and other accreditations are an asset
 COVID-19 double vaccination is required

How to Apply
Interested applicants should send an electronic copy of their cover letter/ letter of introduction and
interest, résumé, and sample portfolio of work or link to online portfolios to the attention of Michele Gunn
at michele@vburtdesigns.com. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Individuals selected for a second interview will be required to provide professional references with contact
information.

About Virginia Burt
Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA, creates landscapes and gardens of meaning for residential clients, healthcare facilities, and academic and governmental organizations. Virginia graduated with honours from the University of Guelph in 1985 and worked in offices in Aspen, Colorado and Toronto, Ontario before founding Virginia Burt Designs in 1996.  Virginia’s love of the land, the inspiration for her work, began early in her life.  Growing up on an apple farm Virginia developed a passion for being outside and understanding the rhythms of nature.   For more than 30 years, Virginia’s design philosophy has reflected these roots, enabling her to create gardens and landscapes that reveal their natural context and sensitively reflect and support those who use them. Virginia is one of 7 women in the world designated as a fellow in both ASLA and CSLA.

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