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Architecture & Interior Design

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Your Opportunity

At Stantec, we’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why our promise is to always design with community in mind. Our Planning & Landscape Architecture practice is comprised of collaborative, knowledgeable, visionary professionals whose work is done at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. We work across disciplines to create high-quality sustainable environments that are innovative, functional, attractive responses to the context in which they are designed.
Our team members have opportunities to provide services in visioning; master planning; community design; park and recreation design; commercial and corporate design; environmental assessment and documentation; and landscape restoration and rehabilitation. These diverse project opportunities are regularly delivered in teams of experts from across the North America – we are better together.

Stantec’s Sacramento office is looking for a professional and self-motivated Landscape Designer/Architect for a full time position. Stantec has a strong focus on professional development – we want to see you grow your abilities, experience and confidence. We support our staff through daily mentorship; frequent internal expert webinar opportunities; twice-yearly career development and performance reviews; formalized training programs; and paid licensure, continuing education, advanced credentialing (LEED, CLIA, CID, etc) and professional association fees. The Sacramento office has a 9/80 alternative work schedule with every other Friday off.

The Sacramento studio has a great downtown location at 555 Capitol Mall with close access to public transportation options. The office interior was thoughtfully designed by our own staff as a collaborative studio environment. In this setting, our planning and landscape architecture group is integrated with architects, interior designers, and engineers (civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical).

Your Duties

  • Prepare presentation graphics, reports and exhibits for conceptual designs, master plans, client meetings, and workshops.
  • Prepare construction documents including layout plans, planting plans, irrigation plans, grading plans, design details, cost estimates and specifications.
  • Prepare Sketchup models and renderings.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor or Masters in Landscape Architecture (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
  • 2-6 years of related experience
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Positive attitude and strong problem-solving skills
  • Required Sketchup and Photoshop
  • LandFX experience is preferred but not required

The key to our success is our people—we put people first. When you work hard, we notice. We offer competitive compensation and benefits to assist employees and their families with medical and dental coverage, long-term disability income replacement, and retirement savings.

Stantec soars in design industry rankings

Stantec is ranked No. 10 on the Top 150 Global Design Firms list by Engineering News-Record (ENR) and No. 10 on the Top 300 Architecture Firms list by Architectural Record, both leading industry publications.

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Foothill Associates is accepting applications for a talented senior-level individual with a degree in landscape architecture and a minimum of 10 years of experience in the profession. Job duties include planning and designing landscape spaces in urban, rural, and suburban settings; developing open space, mitigation, restoration, resource management, and recreation plans and documents; and performing public outreach and engagement. The work includes preparation, review, and management of conceptual plans, project graphics, construction documents (including details, cost estimates, and specifications), master plans, and public presentations. Work includes the active marketing and procurement of new projects aligned with the full range of services offered by the firm. The candidate will perform project management tasks, construction review, and develop and manage schedules and budgets. The successful candidate is self-directed, creative, personable, and detail oriented; possesses excellent communication, organization, graphic production, and writing skills; enjoys working collaboratively; and meets deadlines.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, a landscape architecture license, 10 or more years of landscape architecture experience, MS Office, and current AutoCAD experience are required. QSD/QSP certification is a plus. The candidate should possess a working knowledge of California native and drought tolerant plants, irrigation design, and public space design requirements. The candidate must be proficient in preparing proposals, comfortable in leading competitive marketing efforts and interviews with local agencies, and be familiar with the Sacramento area market. Experience in mitigation planning, ecological restoration, and/or park and recreation master planning are a plus. Knowledge of computer and hand rendering, AutoCAD Civil 3D, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D modeling tools, and natural sciences are also desirable.

Foothill Associates is a multidisciplinary firm located in suburban Sacramento near the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We are a small office made up of compassionate and fun professionals who form collaborative interrelated teams. Our landscape architects work together on a wide variety of planning and design projects including parks, trails, urban redevelopment, streetscapes, ecological restoration, habitat mitigation, and commercial development. We work for both public agencies and private sector clients; many who are repeat clients, our ultimate goal.

The position is full time. Salary will be based on experience. Current Benefits offered are Paid Leave (PL), 401K Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Flex Spending Plan.

Candidates should submit the following

  • Cover Letter,
  • Resume
  • Digital portfolio demonstrating technical and illustrative drawing skills (PDF Format preferred)
  • Writing samples demonstrating writing skills

Please send complete package to or

Foothill Associates

HR Department

590 Menlo Drive, Suite 5

Rocklin, CA 95765


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