McFarlin Stanford

Landscape Design/Architect - Columbus, OH

McFarlin Stanford - Columbus, OH

Job Title: Landscape Architect/Designer
Business Unit: Design Build
Reports to: Operations Manager
Status: Exempt


Our partner is an award-winning Design/Build, Irrigation, and Maintenance landscaping firm serving high profile clients throughout Central Ohio. Projects vary in size, scope, and style and they are known for their customer-oriented approach and addressing a lifestyle relating to outdoor environments. This company utilizes innovative landscape design to connect, inspire, and deliver. Their educated staff and continued growth have enabled them to become the premier landscape design/build firm in Central Ohio.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of the design process including site measurements, initial concepts, drafting, construction documents, 3D modeling, submittals & permitting, hard scape and plant material selection, and attend client meetings and presentation w/Sales Lead
  • Organization of project materials & information according to Design Process
  • Ensure accurate field verifications, measurements and analysis
  • Coordination with sales team, clients & vendors
  • Generating new vendors and sub-contractors through networking, online research, and referrals
  • Researching new products (online or at Design Centers)
  • Participation in networking and marketing events to promote (Company)
  • Additional tasks and projects as assigned


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, forestry or a closely related field
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience and degree in landscape architecture required
  • Proficiency in the following programs is a must: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketch-up (or similar 3D programs), In-Design, Illustrator, Excel and other MS Office programs
  • Hand sketching abilities required
  • Knowledge of Ohio plant palettes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be organized, proactive, and prioritize multiple tasks both independently and with the team


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Employee will work in both an office and field environment; travel from site to site; exposure to computer screens
  • Employee will be required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time; operate motorized vehicles
  • Employee will regularly be required to see in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and regularly required to hear in the normal audio range with or without correction

Posted On: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Compensation: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00

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