LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT / PROJECT MANAGER*

Company name
NAK Design Strategies Inc.
Job Location
Toronto, Ontario

Landscape Architect / Project Manager*

 

NAK Design Strategies is an acclaimed landscape architecture and urban design firm with a large portfolio of award-winning built work and an exciting roster of innovative projects moving forward. Our team of dynamic and creative professionals work on a wide variety of complex and multi-phased projects. We have offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, and Orlando, Florida. Our company mission is to provide our clients with an ‘integrated’ approach to design and planning – one that involves sensitive and responsive design solutions balanced with innovative and progressive implementation practices.

As NAK continues to grow, we are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Landscape Architect / Project Manager with exceptional design, communication and organizational skills to join our Toronto office. In this position, you will be part of an integrated team assisting with the completion of design, planning and construction administration services for a variety of landscape architectural projects. As a member of the NAK team, you will be engaged in a collaborative and supportive work structure within a unique architectural environment. NAK offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  • Interpret and develop design approaches in collaboration with senior project staff
  • Manage the preparation of schematic and conceptual design drawings, working drawings, construction contracts, tenders and contract administration documents
  • Manage and deliver of a variety of types of projects
  • Manage client relationships
  • Delegate, manage, mentor and train staff
  • Represent firm at public meetings
  • Prepare fee proposals/terms of reference for potential projects
  • Manage project within the fee scope
  • Review and confirm all construction documentation

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years of professional design experience at a manager level
  • BLA, MLA degree or College Diploma in Landscape Design
  • Exceptional design and technical knowledge
  • Team player. Team leader – has directly supervised more junior staff
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer relationship skills
  • Previous experience working with municipalities and private developers
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with aggressive delivery schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare high-quality design work and design presentations using hand graphics and relevant computer software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Degree or College Diploma in Urban Design and/or Planning considered an asset
  • Previous experience in urban design and/or planning services considered an asset
  • OALA and / or LEED Accreditation considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of Revit and BIM considered an asset

 

Please reply to;

 

Mike Watkins    KB Lye & Associates

mike@kblye.com,

 

 

Contact Email

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