Landscape Architect (8-10 Years)

Seattle, WA

Walker Macy is seeking an enthusiastic project manager and landscape architect for our Seattle, WA office. In this role, you will work directly with clients, participate in public outreach, help lead the design, management, and technical development of our projects, and coordinate with architects and engineers.

Walker Macy is a nationally recognized design firm known for outstanding public-facing projects. We lead landscape architecture, urban design, and planning projects throughout the Western United States. While our focus is on public projects – including parks, waterfronts, and campuses – we have a broad range of work that includes site design for civic and cultural buildings, interpretive centers, and mixed-use development. We have a collaborative and team-oriented professional culture with a commitment to contextual design, innovation, sustainability, and client satisfaction.

This position requires a professional degree in landscape architecture (BLA or MLA), well-rounded design and technical abilities and excellent “people” skills. Candidates should enjoy project design at all stages, have proven success managing campus, civic, or urban open space projects and have experience coordinating with consultant teams clients and public agencies. Our ideal candidates will be self-motivated and flexible, with strong written and verbal communication skills, willingness to take initiative and an interest in mentoring and working as part of a team. Required professional experience includes developing and directing design studies, creating graphic presentations, working in AutoCAD or Revit, writing specifications, and managing the team’s work (scope, fee, schedule, and staffing). Knowledge of Revit would also be beneficial.

Walker Macy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submission requirements to include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Digital Portfolio with work samples including CAD plans and details along with examples of design or graphic work, and/or built project photography. Portfolio should be 10 pages or less, no bigger than 8.5 x 11-inch page, in a print ready PDF format. Please include a brief description of the project and your role.

Please do not mail hardcopies of portfolios or letters. Please submit digital copies only, PDF format at 10 MB or less. Email the applications and portfolio materials to:

Applications will be accepted until March 6, 2024, resumes are reviewed on a weekly basis and, and top candidates will be invited for an interview within 2 weeks of receipt of application. Online interviews are available for local and non-local candidates.

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