AECOM Senior Landscape Designer in New York, New York

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Senior Landscape Designer

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Landscape Designer for immediate employment in the New York City Landscape Architecture + Urban Design Studio. ­

In collaboration with design studio leadership, the candidate will work closely with project design teams and project landscape architects, managers and designers to design and assist in the execution of projects within the New York City metropolitan area, nationally and internationally. ­Projects in the studio are design-driven and involve close collaboration with engineers, planners, cost estimators, and other technical consultants.


AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The Landscape Architecture and Urban Design portfolio in the New York City studio includes a broad range of urban-based, multidisciplinary public realm projects, such as plazas, streetscapes, parks, waterfronts, infrastructure, urban design plans, master-planning, green infrastructure, and ecological restoration.­

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead technical design work of landscape architecture studio

  • Lead construction administration for current and future projects

  • Lead the production of construction documents and specifications, cost estimates, and hand and computer drawings

  • Project management and coordination

  • Participate at client and agency meetings

  • Assist in mentoring and developing the skills of landscape architecture staff

To learn more about what the studio is working on, follow the link below:

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, or Architecture

  • 5+ years of professional experience

  • Demonstrated production and digital rendering experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Rhino is required

  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work

  • Proficiency and passion for creating compelling open space design, with an ability to develop the work through the technical design phases

  • Experience preparing construction documents, and specifications

  • Possesses strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including project and staff management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction administration experience/background

  • Experience in Microstation, Grasshopper, Revit, ArcGIS, and other computer applications is highly desired

  • Strong knowledge/interest in plant materials

  • Licensed in the state of New York, or ability to obtain license within 1 year

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161713BR