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Landscape Architect/Designer

Seattle

We are seeking a mid-level Landscape Architect/Designer with 5+ years of experience to join Mithun. As a member of our integrated design team, you will be committed to continuous learning in support of resilient, community-centered and culturally equitable design with a focus on site planning and landscape design. Our work spans multiple scales and partners – across public, private, non-profits, community-based organizations, philanthropy and research. You’ll work with a collaborative team that values shared curiosity, careful listening, appreciation and learning from each other’s experiences. We collaborate in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Mondays and Fridays are flexible workdays that allow employees to work in the office or from home.  

About Mithun

At Mithun, our design has purpose—to create positive change in people’s lives. We are an internationally recognized leader in sustainability, combining exemplary design with a focus on building and site performance, human health and social equity. Since the inception of the practice in 1949, our work has been recognized with hundreds of peer and industry awards including the 2023 AIA Architecture Firm Award, ULI Global Awards for Excellence and eight AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards. 

We embrace justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) as key expressions of our mission of Design for Positive Change. We are committed to promoting JEDI both internally and externally in our firm culture, project work and partnerships. A JUST organization since 2017, Mithun’s goal is not just good intentions but real impact for the people, communities and clients we serve. 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Contribute to projects as a member of an integrated design team that includes Landscape Architects, Architects, Interior Designers and Urban Planners.  
  • Responsible for a wide range of site design and framework plan aspects from marketing pursuits, project management, community engagement, design studies and documentation.   
  • Produce diagrammatic studies, design sketches, renderings, models, and graphics for design exploration and presentation materials. 
  • Provide mentorship and professional guidance to emerging designers of all design disciplines. 
  • Participate in thought leadership, writing, research & development projects. 
  • Engage in collaborative discipline focused team meetings and project shares. 

Requirements

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in landscape architecture (BLA, BSLA, MLA).  
  • 5+ years of professional experience. 
  • Concept-driven and proficient in visual communication by hand or digitally. 
  • Polished verbal communication, public speaking and presentation skills.  
  • Proven success in meeting deadlines and major design milestones. 
  • Experience with Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, AutoCAD, MS Office and Bluebeam. 

Nice-to-haves (but not required) 

  • A commitment to sustainability. 
  • Previous experience with educational related projects including K-12, higher education, playgrounds and parks.  
  • Project management experience with a focus on consultant coordination and collaboration.  
  • Experience with Revit, ArcGIS, Rhino, Grasshopper and Lumion strongly preferred.  

Please include your portfolio with your resume and letter of interest.  

Mithun offers medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid parental leave, transit benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan and discretionary bonus opportunity based on firm profitability and individual performance. Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts are available based on eligibility requirements.  Paid time off includes eight holidays and vacation accrual of up two weeks per year. The expected range of compensation for this role is $73,000 to $95,000 per year. Pay ranges differ by location. 

Mithun is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This position is based in our Seattle, WA location.  

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