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 Architectural Visualization Specialist

MESA seeks a full-time landscape architectural visualization specialist with two plus years of experience in 3D modeling, concept rendering, and photo-realistic visualization. All candidates must demonstrate an expertise in quality graphic representation of site and architectural elements. In collaboration with the Graphics Director and Project Manager, this individual will work alongside project teams building high-quality graphics and should be comfortable producing visualizations ranging from photo-realistic renderings to diagrammatic sketches.

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The successful candidate will:

 

  • Have excellent design skills
  • Have outstanding graphic rendering skills (hand drawing as well as computer graphics)
  • Be knowledgeable of and have experience with 3D modeling and rendering workflow
  • Demonstrate the ability to create high quality computer-generated graphics ranging from simple diagrams to highly detailed perspective renderings
  • Be capable of working with design teams and consultants through all design stages from concept through construction
  • Be able to coordinate with team members to complete projects while meeting deadlines and budget requirements
  • Be able to prepare design presentations
  • Be proficient with 3D modeling using a variety of SketchUp plugins and extensions
  • Be proficient with other computer applications including Lumion and Adobe applications such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. (Adobe Premier and AfterFX are a plus.)
  • Have a degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Environmental Design, Computer-Aided Drafting and visualization, or other closely related field.

 

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 renderings demonstrating their range of abilities and be available for immediate work in Dallas, Texas.

 

MESA is a high design practice firm and 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.

 

We offer a half-day Friday schedule, an exceptional office culture and opportunities to grow personally and professionally within the firm.

 

Please email your resume and work samples containing at least 10 computer-aided renderings you have personally produced to: careers@mesadesigngroup.com. Files should be formatted as a multi-page PDF no larger than 10MB. No phone responses or personal visits will be accepted.

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Now Accepting Resumes and Portfolios for Landscape Architects/Designers with 5+ Years of Experience

MESA seeks a full-time landscape architect or designer with 5+ years of experience in professional design, production, project management, construction observation, and client contact and staff supervision. Experience with urban design, multi-family and community development 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 supervise staff and lead teams to complete projects while meeting deadlines and budget requirements
  • Be able to prepare and oversee production of CD sets including hardscape, planting, landscape lighting, water features, construction details, and preparation of specification and bidding packages.
  • Be proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Microsoft Office Suite and GIS.
  • Have experience writing proposals
  • Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s 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’s core practice is design focused, consisting of master planned communities, parks, nature preserves, environmental education centers, mixed-use, urban living/multi-family housing, corporate campuses and high-end residences.

 

We offer a half-day Friday schedule, an exceptional office culture and opportunities to grow personally and professionally within the firm.

 

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 Spring + Summer Internships

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 “2021 Internship” in the subject line. For 7 month internships starting in January 2021, submit resumes and portfolios by November 13, 2020.

 

Download the 2021 application here.

 

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