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Landscape Architect

Orlando, FL

SLAM has an opportunity for a Landscape Architect to join the firm’s Orlando office. For consideration candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience, be licensed, and have experience in project design leadership, management, construction documentation, and construction administration. Specific experience in complex site grading construction documentation is required.

SLAM is an award-winning studio-based design firm with exciting and challenging campus planning and detailed site design projects for the nation’s best Education, Healthcare, and Corporate institutions.  With an ever-widening portfolio of clients and work throughout the nation, the position has the potential for significant growth and development.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with staff to advance project objectives
  • Develop and express strong planning and design concepts
  • Produce creative and convincing presentations
  • Translate design concepts into CAD based technical drawings and specifications
  • Support marketing/sales efforts

Key Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; able to interact directly with clients/owners, contractors and coordinate designs with architects and other landscape architects
  • Ability to evaluate campuses/sites analytically and graphically
  • Strong technical skills with site layout, grading/surface drainage, construction detailing
  • Multi-media 2D and 3D design and documentation skills including proficiency with AutoCad/3d Civil, Sketch Up, Lumion, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft programs
  • Highly motivated, good team player with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, collaborate with large multi-disciplinary teams, and work well under deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with proficient organizational and time management skills


Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Landscape Architecture also required. Participation in professional organizations preferred.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

SLAM is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.