Landscape Architect / Landscape Designer

Vancouver, BC

Donohoe Design is looking to hire a full time, experienced Landscape Architect who is resourceful, inquisitive, conscientious, driven, personable, and has superior problem-solving skills.

For a decade, Donohoe Design has been creating gardens for higher-end single family homes throughout the Greater Vancouver area. Our focus is to develop architecturally strong, multi-sensory gardens that are empathetic to the client’s needs. We take the time to build trusting relationships with our clients to ensure that we create a fresh, unique design that connects our clients to their landscape.

At Donohoe Design, we offer a work environment that is unique. At our historic Gastown office, we offer a flexible work day and week, options to work remotely, competitive hourly wages, significant independence and support to grow within your career. We honour an atmosphere where ‘work/life balance’ isn’t just a slogan. Donohoe Design has many exciting upcoming projects, and we look forward to bringing your perspective to these designs.

Education:

  • A university undergraduate or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or an equivalent design field.

Experience:

  • 5-10 Years’ experience
  • Excellent computer skills with Vectorworks or autoCAD, Sketch-Up (or alternative 3D modeling program such as 3D Max or Lumion) and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to create construction drawing packages that include: drainage, grading and construction details
  • Excellent zone 2-7 plant knowledge
  • Past experience maintaining landscapes
  • Experience with cost estimating and fee budgeting
  • Familiarity with municipal permitting practices
  • Project management experience and thorough knowledge of materials and landscape construction practices
  • A communicative, affable personality with the ability to lead client and contractor meetings
  • A dynamic and adventurous approach to design
  • Overseas studies or work experience is warmly welcomed

Please send a C.V. and digital portfolio to: ryan@donohoedesign.com

Thank you for considering Donohoe Design for the future of your career.