Landscape Architect/ Designer

US-CA-San Francisco

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Job Description

Landscape Architect / Designer

Wallace Roberts & Todd, LLC (WRT) is a national collaborative practice of city and regional planners, urban designers, landscape architects, and architects.  Established in 1963, the firm’s origins are rooted in the principles of sustainability, dedicated to improving the quality of the natural and built environments in the planning and design of buildings, landscapes, cities, and regions. Our governing doctrine is to protect natural resources, promote social justice and economic well-being, and create livable human habitats that reflect local heritage, culture, and values.

Seeking a talented & energetic Landscape Architect/Designer with up to 2 years of experience for the San Francisco office of WRT.  Design practice ranges from master planning to detailed landscape architectural design and implementation for urban waterfronts, TOD's, urban revitalization studies, urban parks and streetscapes as well as campus projects.  Projects include a mix of public and private sector work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Involvement in all stages of project development
  • Attend and prepare for presentations and client meetings
  • Prepare illustrative graphics
  • Participate in fieldwork

Skills & Requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Commitment to design excellence, sustainability and urban revitalization
  • Very strong design, graphic skills
  • Strong computer (including AutoCAD, 3D modeling (Sketchup a/o Rhino), Adobe Suite, MS Suite)
  • Verbal and written communications skills
  • Some experience with technical documentation and implementation
  • Knowledge of plant materials, and skills in community engagement are desirable
  • Licensure and Spanish language skills are an additional plus but not mandatory

To apply for this position, use this link: or go directly to WRT's website,, and follow the career page link.  Please include a cover letter and a brief sample portfolio (PDF, PowerPoint or other electronic file type).

WRT is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We strong value diversity and an inclusive workplace.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.