Application Deadline: August 15, 2019

Mahan Rykiel is an internationally recognized landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm with a staff of over thirty five (35) professionals. We have a team that delivers high quality, high value solutions to our clients. Our practice is diverse; projects span a broad range of markets, scales and types with a portfolio that includes institutional and academic work, housing, retail, hospitality, parks, urban planning and transportation. Our philosophy is grounded in a human centered approach to design, emphasizing the connection between people and our environment. MRA offers excellent benefits and a creative working environment in an historic setting.


MRA is seeking a Senior Landscape Architect with 8+ years of experience to add to our growing mixed use, institutional or civic team. This position offers the opportunity to grow into a Senior Technical Lead or Senior Design Lead position. We are looking for self-motivated professionals focused on site design, construction documentation and construction administration.


  • Work directly with principals to generate design solutions and manage project teams to execute the design from conceptual phase to construction administration phase;
  • Manage project budgets, schedule and staff to a profitable result;
  • Provide knowledge and judgment to complete assignments consisting of multiple-steps that vary in nature and sequence; and
  • Maintain client relationships at the project level and across multiple client assignments.


  • Professional experience in a design office (8+ years);
  • Team player, thought leader, passionate and self-motivated;
  • Solid sense of design and detailing; extensive experience in design and construction documentation;
  • Proof of designing and overseeing construction of a minimum of six high-quality built projects;
  • Excellent graphic (computer and/or hand), verbal, and written communication skills;
  • Experience in the development of fees and scopes of services;
  • Ability to effectively manage clients and sub-consultants; and
  • Production experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office

Additional Skills Desired:

  • LEED accredited professionals; and
  • Proficiency with hand drawing, REVIT, and Rhino

Education: Accredited degree in landscape architecture, architecture or engineering related field

Professional Registration: PLA

Directions to apply:

The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2019. However, offers will be made to qualified candidates on a rolling basis.


  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume and
  3. 5-8 (minimum) built project samples*

Mail to:

Mahan Rykiel Associates
3300 Clipper Mill Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

Attention: Senior LA 19

Or email to: Jennifer Castillo at jlcastillo@mahanrykiel.com

* If responding by mail, please enclose one hard copy of resume and work samples in addition to any copies provided in digital format.

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