Landscape Designer

Philadelphia, PA/Remote
Added: February 27, 2024

NV5 is a provider of professional and technical engineering, landscape architecture and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives. NV5 has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Company every year since 2017.

NV5's Philadelphia office includes a diverse and talented team of landscape architects, civil engineers, urban designers, and planners, and we have a unique studio environment that allows for frequent collaboration between disciplines. Our employees are passionate about improving the quality of life for communities through planning and design.

Only qualified candidates with a strong interest and enthusiasm for collaborative design within the public realm will be considered.

Our Philadelphia office is conveniently located in Center City Philadelphia, just blocks away from City Hall and all SEPTA and PATCO rail lines. Our employees are active volunteers in our communities and we are proud to be selected as a “Bike-Phriendly" business by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Many of our staff walk or bike to work, and our office has been designed to accommodate these modes of commuting.

Our landscape architecture team is growing. This position offers the opportunity for career growth, client interaction, and the ability to work with a progressive team of professionals that continually seek to improve public spaces with the most current best practices. Our project portfolio includes the new Delaware River Trail on the east side of Philadelphia, many public parks throughout the city and region, green stormwater projects throughout Philadelphia, the Camden County LINK trail, and many other exciting public projects within the region.


We are seeking a Landscape Designer with 1-2 years of experience to support both our landscape architecture team and the larger marketing efforts of the Philadelphia office.

The position will focus mainly on the design of public spaces, including parks, trails, and green stormwater infrastructure, but the ideal candidate should also have an interest and willingness to assist our team with the creation of graphic marketing materials and proposals.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, assisting the landscape architecture team with the following:

  • Conceptual plans, sections, elevations, and perspective renderings
  • Construction details and documentation for hardscape and planting designs
  • Project-related research
  • Site design and grading
  • Community engagement meetings
  • Development of community engagement materials
  • Collaboration with civil engineers and transportation planners
  • Development of graphic marketing materials
  • Graphic production for proposals


  • Working toward or in receipt of a bachelor's or master’s degree in landscape architecture
  • 1-2 years of experience working within a design office setting
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchup; GIS a plus; Lumion a plus
  • Strong interest in multi-disciplined public space design
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities

This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, inclusive of medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), professional development/advancement opportunities and a generous, flexible time off policy designed to support the well-being of our staff. Our Philadelphia office operates on a four-day work week. Our office culture is inclusive, collaborative and supportive – you will find a group of caring, passionate people working to make the world a better place.

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.