Landscape Architectural Technologist / Designer

Experience: Intermediate to Senior

EDA Planning + Urban Design is an award-winning landscape architecture and urban design practice based in Edmonton. We are currently growing and looking to add to our fast paced studio. Our team works on a wide range of projects: from large-scale streetscape corridor plans, regional trail connectivity masterplans, neighbourhood renewals; and down to smaller site design of parks, streetscapes, plazas and custom detailed design of individual site elements.

Our ideal candidate is able to take full ownership of projects while working collaboratively with our team of designers and technologists. You are a well rounded candidate with an intuitive design sense and strong and accurate drawing, review, and technical skills. You’ll be comfortable liaising with and managing client relationships, and working with municipalities to design and deliver impactful and meaningful project work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working in collaboration with landscape architects, urban designers, and project managers, you have the ability and will be expected to lead and manage the delivery of key project deliverables on a wide range of landscape architecture and urban design projects, under little supervision
  • Design, develop, and review of deliverables will include: construction documents, design reports, 3D models and renderings, for example
  • On site field review and contract administration to ensure quality control of design implementation with an eye for detail


  • High aptitude and design acumen in a diverse range of projects
  • Candidates should have a bachelor degree in landscape architecture or a related design profession, or a diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology with an equivalent level of experience. Candidates who can demonstrate a portfolio of strong graphic and 3D design skills gained in an allied design role will be considered
  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience in landscape architecture, urban planning and design, or an allied design profession with strong technical and graphic design capabilities
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Docs suite of tools
  • Strong digital drawing skills including AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong understanding of construction, materials and implementation practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills working with clients, consultants and contractors
  • As this role will involve construction administration and field review, a class 5 drivers license is a requirement


  • Experience managing and mentoring junior designers and technologists
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with specification standards, cost estimation, project scheduling and coordination of sub-consultants
  • Working knowledge of inspections and application processes with the City of Edmonton and surrounding municipalities in the metro region
  • Strong hand drawing and concept design abilities utilizing sketches, diagrams, and project appropriate design methods
  • Experience with Sketchup, Lumion, Land F/X
  • Education, training, and experience with GIS and software experience with QGIS
  • Experience delivering landscape architecture and urban design projects with Revit
  • Strong table tennis skills


  • A family friendly and family-like work environment offering work-life balance, flexible hours, and hybrid work environment
  • A newly renovated office with amenities including a workout room and equipment, and a recreation room with table tennis
  • Competitive compensation including yearly salary reviews and bonus structure. Employees at EDA share in the firm’s continued financial success
  • Full and flexible benefits package covering medical, dental, and optical
  • Company cellphone plan including your choice of device such as iphone or android, and monthly bill coverage

Submission Requirements

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • A cover letter indicating your interest in the position
  • A current resume or CV
  • A portfolio of work in PDF format

Please send your application/resume to:
Include “Landscape Architectural Technologist / Designer” in the subject line. We thank all candidates; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.