Our office is seeking a 2018 summer intern & entry to mid-level landscape designer!

Hess Landscape Architects is a growing landscape architecture firm located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  We specialize in designing high end residential properties throughout the Mid-Atlantic, and have continued to expand into neighboring regions as well as internationally; the firm has also completed institutional and environmental restoration commissions of a variety of scales. 

At HLA, the design process is collaborative and open.  Employees enjoy a fast-paced studio environment with opportunities to grow and develop their personal style and interests.  We are a small firm – each employee participates in all aspects of the design process, making for well-rounded designers at every level of the organization.

Intern Requirements:

  • • Completion of three years (minimum) in a collegiate Landscape Architecture program
  • • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, and the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)

Entry to Mid-Level Landscape Designer Requirements:

  • • Graduate of an accredited Landscape Architecture program – Desired experience level ranges from recent graduates to a maximum of three years prior experience
  • • Previous internships or employment in a landscape architectural office setting, familiarity with high-end residential design, and an understanding of construction materials and methods
  • • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Vectorworks, and the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)
  • • Interest and comprehensive knowledge in planting materials and practices
  • • Confidence in conceptual design, detailing, coordination with other design professionals, navigating the approval process, and the administration and implementation of projects.

Interested applicants should forward their resume and portfolio (8mb max.) to (Enable Javascript to see the email address), subject line “{Last Name}, Position Opening”. We will contact qualified candidates to arrange interviews within a few weeks of posting. 

No phone calls please.