Careers

MESA strives to employ only the most talented landscape architects and designers who are seeking a dynamic and collaborative environment to grow their professional careers.

Employment Opportunities

Now Accepting Resumes and Portfolios for Landscape Architects with 4-8 Years of Experience

MESA seeks a landscape architect with four to eight years of experience in professional design, project management, and construction observation. Experience in hospitality, urban living, mixed-use, and multi-family housing projects is a plus.

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The successful candidate will:

 

  • Have excellent design skills
  • Have outstanding design graphic skills (hand drawing as well as computer graphics)
  • Be knowledgeable of and have experience with construction methodologies and implementation
  • Be capable of working with design teams and consultants through all design stages from concept through construction
  • Be able to lead teams to complete projects while meeting deadlines and budget requirements
  • Be able to prepare CD sets including hardscape, planting, landscape lighting, water features, construction details, and preparation of specification and bidding packages
  • Be proficient with computer applications: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and GIS.
  • Have a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university.

 

Additionally, the successful candidate will be self-motivated, anticipate the needs of clients and projects, communicate effectively orally and in writing, work independently and on a team, have a broad portfolio of construction documents demonstrating their abilities and be available for immediate work in Dallas, Texas.

 

MESA is currently the lead designer on master planned communities, parks, nature preserves, environmental education centers, mixed-use, urban living/multi-family housing, corporate campuses, and high-end residences.  Visit our website for further information on recent projects, design philosophy, and additional information at www.mesadesigngroup.com.

 

MESA has projects throughout Texas, across the country, and internationally served through MESA’s office in Dallas, Texas.

 

MESA offers a half-day Friday schedule and opportunities to grow professionally with the office and toward your personal goals.  MESA strongly supports all employees to become licensed and gears studio experience toward achieving that goal.

 

Please email digital versions of resumes and portfolio examples to: careers@mesadesigngroup.com. No phone responses or personal visits will be accepted.

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Now Accepting Resumes and Portfolios for Landscape Architects and Designers with 2-5 Years of Experience

MESA seeks landscape architects and designers with two to five years of experience in professional design and project management working with teams through all design stages from concept through construction.  Knowledge of and experience with construction methodologies and implementation in the US and internationally are particularly important along with outstanding design graphic skills (hand drawing as well as computer).  A Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university is required.

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The successful candidate will have a firm foundation in:

 

  • Computer applications: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and GIS.
  • Construction methodologies to effectively prepare CD sets including hardscape, plant materials, specs, and bidding.
  • Working with teams to complete projects, meeting deadlines, and budget requirements.

 

Additionally, the successful candidate will be self-motivated, anticipate the needs of clients and projects, communicate effectively orally and in writing, work independently and on a team, have a broad portfolio of construction documents demonstrating their abilities, and be available for immediate work in Dallas, Texas.

 

MESA is currently the lead designer on master planned communities, parks, nature preserves, environmental education centers, mixed-use, urban living/multi-family housing, corporate campuses, and high-end residences.  Visit our website for further information on recent projects, design philosophy, and additional information at www.mesadesigngroup.com.

 

MESA has projects throughout Texas, across the country, and internationally served through MESA’s office in Dallas, Texas.

 

MESA offers a half-day Friday schedule and opportunities to grow professionally with the office and toward your personal goals.  MESA strongly supports all employees to become licensed and gears studio experience toward achieving that goal.

 

Please email digital versions of resumes and portfolio examples to: careers@mesadesigngroup.com. No phone responses or personal visits will be accepted.

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Internships

Now Accepting Resumes and Portfolios for 2018 7-Month Internship Program

MESA is now accepting resumes and portfolios for 4th or 5th year undergraduate, 2nd or 3rd year post baccalaureate graduate, and 4th or 5th year non baccalaureate graduate students seeking internship positions. We pride ourselves on the graphic talents of individual designers and offer the opportunity to work in a team-oriented, hands on, interactive environment. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with leadership skills who enjoy an energetic workplace.

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Candidates should have solid hand graphics, a clear understanding of the design process, and a firm knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and 3D modeling software. MESA has a diverse portfolio of work and we are searching out those students who want to gain exposure to the full spectrum of the landscape architecture experience.

 

Please send your application, resume, and portfolio to careers@mesadesigngroup.com with “2018 Internship” in the subject line.

 

For 7 month internships starting in January 2018, submit resumes and portfolios by November 10, 2017.

 

Download the 2018 application here.

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Why MESA?

GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

 

There are many opportunities to grow within our employee-owned company. MESA strives to work with the leading clients in their industry, allowing us to pursue innovative design solutions in landscape architecture, planning, and urban design. This keeps us at the forefront of current designs and technology advances. We have a collaborative studio environment that encourages an intimate mentoring atmosphere while having the flexibility of learning from other designers. We encourage personal and professional development through technology workshops, lunch and learns, and employee-led “SPARK” discussions.

 

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GREAT PEOPLE

 

In addition to our work, MESA leads the landscape architecture and land planning industry with its commitment to great talent. Each year MESA conducts annual goal setting sessions with the entire firm which results in a camaraderie among everyone to be a part of a holistic discussion of where the company is headed and where individuals can participate to make a difference. This allows us to know what keeps us successful and a competitive work environment. Here’s what a few people have to say about working at MESA:

 

“Always interesting and challenging. Great place to work.”

“I love the fact that MESA is well respected in the industry. MESA has a rock solid reputation – that makes it easier to carry the load of the firm.”

“Challenging and exciting. The office environment is friendly and open to collaboration.”

 

Read more about our culture.

 

COMPENSATION

 

At MESA, we offer a compensation package that includes an annual review of salary and annual bonus opportunity to reward those who demonstrate exceptional results. In addition, we recognize the importance of preparing for the future, and we have designed a compensation approach that includes participation in the growth and profits of the firm through our employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). This plan, combined with our salary and bonus programs, make our approach to compensation one of the most competitive in our industry and help put our staff on the road to a financially secure future.

 

BENEFITS

 

To demonstrate the value we place on our people, MESA offers a broad and comprehensive benefit package to our full-time employees and their family members.

 

Provided for eligible full-time employees at no cost:

  • Medical insurance plan
  • Basic life, AD&D, long-term disability insurance

 

Additional benefits include:

  • Optional dental and vision insurance plans
  • Optional life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Half Friday work schedule
  • Direct bank deposit
  • Transit/parking program

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