Project Landscape Designer

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
ID 2024-5668
Planning and Landscape Architecture
Position Type
Public Infrastructure


Project Landscape Designer

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Project Landscape Designer to join our team. The position will work in a collaborative and integrated team of professionals that include landscape architects, civil engineers, planners, surveyors, environmental scientists, and transportation engineers. The primary responsibilities for the Project Landscape Designer include design/graphic leadership for specific landscape architectural scope of work on a multi-discipline project managed by another in-house professional, or landscape architectural scope of work managed by an outside firm, government, or developer.  This person is the point of contact for the Client or in-house Project Manager, and responsible for all aspects of management and delivery of the applicable scope of work.  Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

Your Role with Us: This is a full-time, in-office position where your work will directly contribute to our team's success. You will be responsible for a range of tasks including but not limited to site analysis, design, and construction plans. While this role does not have supervisory responsibilities, it offers a pathway to significant professional development within a supportive and energetic team environment.

  • Coordinates efforts of Graduate Landscape Designers (GLD) to assist in the production of work as needed.
  • Often self-produces graphics, plans, specifications for the scope of work.
  • Assists the Landscape Architectural Service Leader in training GLDs with standards.
  • Assures that assisting GLD’s implement illustration, design and CAD standards established for the group.
  • Reviews planned submittals to Client or PM for completeness. 
  • Coordinates with Senior Landscape Architect for interim reviews and ultimate signing and sealing of documents.
  • Builds increasing skills in Client management.
  • Prepares scopes and fees for projects requested by the Project Manager or Client for ultimate review by the Landscape Architectural Service Leader. 
  • Shows a clear design methodology that results in creative, sound solutions to a given problem.
  • Shows clear mastery in preparing basic hardscape, grading, planting and irrigation graphics, plans and illustrations using both digital and hand drawn formats. 
  • Leads project meetings with staff, clients, & regulatory agencies.
  • Leads construction administration scopes of services for the scope of services proposed. 

Required Experience

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited university with a degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design or closely related field.
  • 2-5 years of professional experience.
  • This position is for a professional with experience, but without professional licensure. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency of common software required to lead a small team of professional landscape designers. 
  • Strong freehand illustration and computer rendering skills.
  • Track record of successful management of landscape architectural scopes of work within a larger project.
  • A positive leadership and mentor ethic.
  • Careful dedication and attention to organization and processes.

Ready to Make a Difference? If you're passionate about starting your journey in landscape architecture and eager to contribute to a team that's shaping the future, Westwood Professional Services, Inc. wants to hear from you. Join us, and let's thrive together in our collaborative and dynamic team environment.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

At Westwood, our purpose is to create a better world for people through our work. We transform the energy grid, design resilient infrastructure, and develop communities that will flourish today and for future generations. With over 50 years of experience and a legacy of innovation, we stand at the forefront of our industry, dedicated to understanding the unique needs of the markets we serve.

Our approach revolves around people. We are committed to building a culture that attracts, retains, and develops high performers. Our team values relationships, innovation, dedication, initiative, and growth. We believe fostering a collaborative “One Team” mentality yields superior outcomes in everything we do.


We customize our technical capabilities and geographic reach to meet our clients where they are and help them realize their vision. We are partners in our clients’ success, driving to provide solutions that make a lasting difference. Safety, sustainability, and operational excellence are not just facets of our work; they are intrinsic to our identity, guiding every decision we make.


We are deeply invested in the communities we serve. Through our projects and giving-back initiatives, we enrich the lives of those we serve, engage others within our industry, and create a lasting impact on communities around the world. To us, success transcends the completion of projects; it is reflected in the lives we have positively impacted by our work.


Join us in creating a better world.


In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively, on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on the industry's top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement in award-winning projects nationwide.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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