OJB Landscape Architecture is a leading landscape architectural design firm with offices in Houston, Dallas, San Diego, Boston, and Philadelphia. A recipient of numerous design awards, our work includes the design of urban parks, academic institutions, healthcare campuses, workplace environments, and landscape master plans for private and public clients.
OJB is currently accepting applications from mid-level Landscape Architects for our studios in Houston, Solana Beach, Boston, Philadelphia and Dallas. Experience should include demonstrated success in project design, development, and construction.
Responsibilities may include:
Preparation, coordination and completion of design and construction document packages
Development of creative technical solutions
Coordination of design and engineering sub-consultants
Development of project specifications
Leading project meetings and demonstrating competent understanding of assigned projects
Preparation of client presentations, plans, design studies and drawings, construction documents
Preparation of site analysis and conducts technical research as directed
Identifying and escalating project and client issues in a timely manner
Responsible for 1-2 special projects (technology, office management, file management etc.
At OJB, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. OJB believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
The ideal candidate will have:
BA in Landscape Architecture
MA in Landscape Architecture preferred
A minimum of 5 years Professional Experience in the Field of Landscape Architecture
Employment history in a fast-paced, design-driven studio environment
Experience working with project teams to produce documents for complex projects
Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and MS Office
Proficiency in drawing conventions, file management, time reporting
Experience with Vectorworks, Revit, Lumion and/or Rhinoceros, Land F/X, Grasshopper
The ability to travel as needed for the position, about 6 times per year
OJB Landscape Architecture is dedicated to creating landscapes that transform perspectives, evoke emotional responses, and create unique sensory experiences. The firm’s work imaginatively unifies the relationship between landscape and architecture, emphasizing place-making as a mechanism for healing, gathering, and celebration. With context and function always in mind, OJB seeks to creatively utilize materials that not only mitigate site and environmental challenges, but also promote healthy living.
OJB is the recipient of more than 90 state and national design awards, including several prominent national awards for the creation of urban parks that return civic engagement to the forefront of cities. Notable awards include three ULI Urban Open Space Awards for Levy Park in Houston (2018), Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK (2015), and for Klyde Warren Park in Dallas (2014), among others. OJB was honored as the recipient of the ASLA Firm Award in 2015. In 2016, Jim Burnett was honored as the recipient of the prestigious ASLA Design Medal, an annual designation bestowed upon landscape architects for their ongoing commitment to the profession and an exemplary, sustained body of work.