Recently designated a 2020 Top Workplace, Quinn Evans Architects (QE) is a nationally recognized architecture, planning, interior design, and preservation firm with offices located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Quinn Evans’ (QE) has an exciting opportunity open for a licensed project manager level Historical Landscape Architect in our Washington, DC office. Our cultural landscape team collaborates across disciplines to create sustainable planning and design solutions that connect people to the heritage of urban and rural places. We address cultural landscapes in a people-focused, vision-driven approach guided by thoughtful integration of preservation standards and environmental conditions. QE is dedicated to improving justice, equality, diversity, and inclusion of all peoples within our firm and in the projects we do. We celebrate and protect significant places through meaningful collaboration between groups culturally connected to landscapes and those positioned to guide their management. From rehabilitation and interpretation of historic sites to the preservation of places embraced by Indigenous traditions, we strive for enduring stewardship. Our portfolio includes cultural landscape reports, master plans, site design and construction, maintenance guidelines, historical studies, National Register and National Historical Landmark Nominations, community engagement, and collaborative decision-making on projects ranging from vast national parks to discreet urban sites.
We are looking for an individual who is dedicated to cultural landscape conservation with skills and knowledge to lead and support planning and design projects, applying National Park Service (NPS) and The Secretary of the Interior’s (SOI) standards for cultural landscapes. Project management skills and the ability to collaborate with teams as well as work independently is critical. The successful candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, and possesses strong written, graphic, and verbal communication skills. The position requires an individual with initiative, flexibility, and facility for multi-tasking.? ? RESPONSIBILITIES: Research, documentation, analysis, planning, and design for a broad range of cultural landscape types and scales Interaction with client and regulatory personnel Coordination of project teams, schedules, and budgets Facilitate collaborative projects including multiple disciplines, stakeholders, and public Mentor junior staff
TO APPLY: Salary range will be commensurate with experience. The position is located in QE’s Washington, DC office, and will be part of the firm-wide preservation planning team led by Brenda Williams.
Please send a cover letter, resume and work samples. Work samples are essential and should include a brief explanation of your specific role(s) in work done as part of a team.?Please include samples of both graphic and written work. Visit our website at www.quinnevans.com and go to the contact page, then click on “join us” to submit your materials.
Quinn Evans is an equal opportunity employer, offering employment to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation/gender status, Veteran's status, and disability. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and encourage women and diverse applicants to apply. *Job location to be remote during covid and in QE’s Washington, DC office post-covid. Must provide proof of Covid 19 vaccination.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Licensed Landscape Architect Professional experience in landscape preservation projects (minimum 6 years) required Previous project management experience in A/E industry required Mastery of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Sketchup, PowerPoint, Excel Experience with Revit, Enscape, and Serif Affinity is a plus Highly organized and professional with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously Strong working knowledge of NPS guidelines and SOI standards for treatment of cultural landscapes is required Strong planning and design abilities Travel to a range of project and office locations, including remote locations, is required, travel expenses provided. Candidates should have the capacity and be willing to work outdoor in all seasons through various kinds of weather, in rural or urban environments, for field surveys and meetings.
WHO WE ARE - CREATORS OF POSSIBILITY
We believe in the enduring power of places. To solve problems, improve lives and unlock potential. Quinn Evans creates design and architecture solutions that connect people to communities, and history to future, for impact that spans generations.
Be a part of a great company that prioritizes helping places and people thrive today and tomorrow. Quinn Evans is always looking for teammates who have the commitment to make resilient and vibrant community places. Always looking to and investing in our shared future, we will be a woman-owned firm in April 2022.
We seek new ways to deliver on the purpose, meaning, and benefits of place through participatory and intentional design. In support of our mission to create places that give back, our practice is an original 2030 signatory, and has long been a leader in promoting carbon neutrality in the built environment. We need skilled and dedicated collaborators on our team to accomplish these goals.
We celebrate diverse perspectives, views, and contributions as part of the creative process and further our contributions to the building and design professions by creating pathways into the professi...on. Our collective professional growth and distinction benefits in our membership in the President’s Circle of the National Organization for Minority Architects (NOMA) and as a signatory of the 1.5°C COP26 Communiqué.