Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer


Karen Kiest | Landscape Architects (KK|LA)

Job Description

It's that time of year again! We are seeking one to two nice to be with, talented, trained landscape architects/designers to better our design team. Karen Kiest | Landscape Architects (KK|LA), established in 2002 is about 5 persons and growing, and is located just above Myrtle Edwards Park for lake-to-bay fun and food-trucking!

Our work covers a broad range of public and private sector markets including campus work, schools, housing, commercial and parks. We are a group of dedicated (read: driven) individuals with a love of Seattle, design review, green factor, and all things Top Pot. Visit our website at for more updated information.

Job Requirements

With a required degree in landscape architecture (professional registration is a plus), the ideal candidate(s) will possess:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup 
  • Presentation skills in both hand-drawn and computer generated graphics
  • Knowledge of the parts and purpose of drafted documents and specifications 
  • The ability to work with design team to develop conceptual, schematic, and construction documents 
  • Strong knowledge of landscape construction detailing and materials including green roofs and detailing for roof top amenity areas 
  • Strong, clear communication skills including problem solving under tight schedule with multiple team members, consultants, and clients 
  • An approximate 0-10 year range of professional experience in landscape architecture

Terms of Employment

Salary, responsibilities and benefits will be consistent with experience and ability. This is a full time position available immediately. A part time position or intern position may be considered. Uptown location. Benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave, medical and partial water view.

How to Apply

Send your resume, letter of interest, references and portfolio to [email protected].

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