Landscape Architect

Job ID 1948 Location West Des Moines, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery Landscape Architecture Studio is a diverse and talented team that works on projects throughout the upper Midwest. Landscape architects are given the opportunity to work on a wide variety of project types and teams allowing them to explore interests and develop passions.  

The Landscape Architecture Studio works collaboratively on a variety of projects such as:

  • Parks and sports facilities
  • Mixed use development projects
  • Natural resource and conservation facilities
  • Site design
  • Educational facilities and campuses
  • Health care facilities and healing environments
  • Environmental graphic design


  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • 3-8 years of experience
  • Good attitude and strong communication skills
  • Strong background in traditional landscape architecture
  • Design
  • Graphic communication
  • 3D visualization (SketchUp, Lumion)
  • Site plan preparation
  • Construction document preparation
  • Planting plans
  • Strong AutoCAD/Civil 3D skills
  • Experience/interest in sustainable site development
  • Experience in client relations and business development is a plus

About the Des Moines Office

Greater Des Moines region, home to more than half a million people. While being the fastest growing metro in the Midwest (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2016) it remains #2 as the “Most Affordable Place to Live” (U.S. News & World Report, 2016). The Des Moines metro regularly tops lists as one of the best cities to live in the country - 26 top ten lists in the two years, in fact!

Learn more about this welcoming, vibrant and affordable place to live.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Future Consideration: Yes

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