Full Job Description

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Thomas & Hutton is searching for a dynamic individual to join our Landscape Architecture team on current and future projects. Our work includes a variety of master-planned communities, lifestyle projects (including resort/hospitality/amenity), educational, energy, commercial, and economic development related services.

There is a specific desire for this applicant to have experience and past successes with public sector services to grow our market in parks, recreation, community planning, streetscapes, public grant pursuits and other similar project types.

Applicants must be willing to lead these efforts with the support of a design staff from multiple office locations and participate in business development and marketing efforts with our leadership team.

Applicants considered for this role will:

  • demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills
  • possess the ability to effectively lead a variety of projects and related client relationships
  • foster a creative office environment that promotes the integration of our planning, landscape architecture, and engineering services
  • take initiative to implement departmental goals and procedures
  • have the ability to provide exceptional customer service and customer satisfaction throughout the life of projects

Applicants must possess the skills of apply planning principles, entitlement processes, familiarity with and the ability to navigate land development codes, as well as traditional land planning and site design principles.

The ability to lead in land planning and due diligence exercises is expected, including conducting design charrettes/workshops and implementing community and/or stakeholder sessions.

Applicants must also have confidence with their abilities to lead and support the production of design deliverables as follows: planning/policy related graphics support; master plan renderings and related artistic graphics; conceptual/schematic design packages; design development packages; complete site enhancement plan production, including construction documents for demolition, grading and drainage, hardscape, landscape, lighting, and irrigation; code minimum landscape and permit documents; project budgeting and feasibility analysis; value engineering; construction administrative services, exhibits and documentation; marketing graphics, related exhibits, and RFQ/RFP submittals.

All members of the Thomas & Hutton team are expected to share in the continued professional development of their colleagues and the creative team. A willingness to participate in learning opportunities and to assist in developing training opportunities is necessary. Mentorship and teaching skills are desirable traits and will be desired in any applicant as part of our interview process.

Thomas & Hutton is a development consulting firm specializing in planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, surveying and GIS. Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, with other offices in Charleston, Greenville, Columbia, Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) Charlotte (North Carolina), Nashville, Smyrna (Tennessee) and Brunswick, Covington and Atlanta (Georgia), the Thomas & Hutton Team offers multi-disciplinary expertise founded on exceptional customer service, quality design, and relationships that lead to our client’s success.

Position Requirements:

  • BLA or higher degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design, or other closely related discipline, and work experiences related to the defined role listed above.
  • Past leadership role and/or experiences successfully leading a team of professionals.
  • Existing relationships and desire/ability to grow additional relationships with public sector clients.
  • Demonstrated project management experiences dealing with complex community planning, land development and urban design projects.
  • Ability to assume and address design and permitting problems individually, as well as with the support of a design team.
  • Highly creative design and problem-solving skills, and ability to collaborate and inspire other teammates.
  • Familiar with design process and process-oriented workflows.
  • Experience with sustainability and resilient community principles and design solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills, graphically, written and oral, and the will and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Strong graphic communication and design skills, with an emphasis on QUALITY hand graphics
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and creative skills.
  • Willingness to support the development of a strategic marketing plan and assist with the implementation of marketing strategies to help grow the landscape architecture department and company
  • Engage in the success of staff members and help develop plans for individual professional growth and assist in teaching and mentorship of team members.
  • At a minimum an understanding of and preferably proficiency with design software including AutoCAD, AdobeCS (Creative Cloud), SketchUP Pro, Microsoft Office programs
Please note, sponsorship is not available for this position. Thomas & Hutton is a Drug-Free Workplace & E-Verify Participant

Thomas & Hutton’s Mission Statement, “Relationships and Solutions for Success” describes not only our unwavering commitment to clients but also our commitment to the success, both professionally and personally, of our employees. Thomas & Hutton was named to the Best Places to Work in South Carolina and Georgia by SCBIZ and Georgia Trend, and named One of the best firms to work for by CE News/Zweig White. What makes Thomas & Hutton a great place to work? Opportunities for professional development, strong benefits and compensation packages, a commitment to make our communities better for future generations, a family-oriented culture, and our reputation as a firm with extremely knowledgeable professionals who serve as trusted advisors to our clients. Visit www.thomasandhutton.com to learn more.

Some of our many benefits include:

  • Superior Health, Dental, Vision, and Rx Insurance Programs
  • Condensed work schedule
  • Generous base compensation and bonus plan
  • Retirement Plans
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • Thomas & Hutton University – On-site provider of professional development hours and continuing education credits
  • College tuition reimbursement programs (Graduate & Undergraduate)
  • In-house Up and Ready Civil 3D Software Training Program
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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