Landscape Architect
Kansas City, Missouri 66218

Job Description

Populous is a very unique practice with a focus on design experiences. We design the places where people love to be together. This is our singular purpose. We use the power of design to transform neighborhoods, revitalize cities, build relationships and connect people to being part of something bigger. Populous is where architects and designers of all kinds create moments bigger than ourselves. We’re a global specialized design firm with local roots in 8 cities across Americas. Populous offers the best of both worlds: the resources and impact of the design giants and the tightly-knit atmosphere and growth opportunities of smaller firms.
WHY we design
To amplify the joy in shared moments.
HOW we do it
+ Architecture + Landscape Architecture + Interior Design + Event Design + Master Planning + Urban Design + Graphic Design + Product Design
WHAT we look for
+ Entrepreneurial spirit + Down to-earth nature + Trendsetting ideas + Unyielding passion + Adaptability + Curiosity + Vision + Energy + Culture enabling

  • Lead integrated landscape planning and design for projects of various scales worldwide, from courtyards and pocket parks to large mixed-use development plans, including sports facilities and convention centers, with expanding and contracting spaces.
  • Meet with clients, engineers and building architects to advance designs and enhance collaboration.
  • Prepare site plans and understand specifications and cost estimates.
  • Coordinate the arrangement of existing and proposed land features and structures.
  • Prepare and oversee graphic representations of plans using AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite; Sketchup, Photoshop, Civil3d and InDesign.
  • Develop concepts and ideas to present to clients and consultants.
  • Discuss and incorporate client changes.
  • Coordinate with internal design team members and consultants to provide an integrated design.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture.
  • 3 years of experience with conceptual design of large-scale landscape architecture master plans, including mixed-use development, with sports or convention anchors.
  • 3 years of experience with detailed site design of sports facilities, including grading and construction detailing.
  • 3 years' experience with AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite; Sketchup, Photoshop, Civil3d, InDesign, and Revit export.
  • Landscape Architecture licensure.
  • Travel 5-10% to work sites as needed.
Populous offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefit packages, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and continuing education benefits. 

Populous is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
No. 1 Most Innovative Company in Architecture by Fast Company
One of the 50 most innovative companies in the world for 2022 by Fast Company
No. 1 AEC firm in convention and conference facilities sector by BD+C
No. 19 Architecture Firms of 2021 by Architectural Record
Find us here - 
Instagram: @WeArePopulous 
Twitter: @Populous

Preferred Years Of Experience:

3 Year(s)

Education Required:

4 Year Degree - BA

Academic Discipline:


Employment/Position Type:

Full Time

Computer Skills Required:

Adobe Creative Suite; Sketchup, Photoshop, Civil3d, InDesign, and Revit export.


Up to 10% Travel



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Date Posted : 08/24/2023

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