McFarlin Stanford

Landscape Design/Architect

McFarlin Stanford - Dallas, TX

Job Summary:

The Landscape Architect works closely with the Sales Consultant in the design (concept and schematic plans) and production of construction documents (planting, grading, hardscape, construction detailing, dimension control and layout plans). The Landscape Architect is responsible for quality, accuracy, and completeness of studio work.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Landscape Architecture or related field preferred

  • AutoCAD: 2 years (Required)

  • Microsoft Office: 2 years (Required)

  • Plant Material Knowledge: 2 years (Required)

  • Landscape Design: 2 years (Required)

  • Proficient with computer software programs including AutoCAD and MS Office


  • Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and Land F(x) experience is a plus

  • Must have strong organizational and problem-solving skills. Ability to multitask,

    prioritize and work under pressure

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Can communicate effectively in tough situations with both internal and external


  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, but should also be able

    to collaborate in a studio environment


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing residential and commercial landscape design project timeliness, resources, and deliverables

  • Communicating and coordinating with sales staff, clientele, and vendors

  • Collaborating with the company’s staff in all phases of design, from defining

    program criteria through exploring concepts and producing installation plans.

  • Researching and recommending plants, finishes, fixtures, furnishings and other


  • Anticipating and responding to the needs of clientele and contractors on-and off- site throughout project installations

  • Creating, implementing, and managing business systems and studio procedures to improve operating efficiency

  • Designing creative, unique environments for our clients

  • Preparing CAD drawings, plant palettes, and digital imagery

  • Working responsibly alongside sales, project managers and fellow designers on

    meeting client demands


Qualifications and Competencies:

a) Personable, energetic, and professional, with a record of success in client-facing roles

b) Excellent organization, time management and responsiveness to deadlines
c) Strong understanding and application of graphic and landscape design principles d) Knowledge of horticulture and regionally appropriate plants
e) Proficiency with recent versions of AutoCAD
f) Proficiency with freehand drafting of plan, section/elevation, and perspective views

g) Experience with digital filing and workflow tools

h) Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google productivity applications





Posted On: Thursday, October 7, 2021

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