Jr. Landscape Architect, Little Rock, AR

P. Allen Smith & Associates is a fine garden and landscape design firm in Little Rock.  We are an arm of the P. Allen Smith Companies and focus on design inspiration, environmental preservation and health & well being.  Our team is expanding and we are hiring a new team member. 


We seek an entry-level to mid-level landscape designer or landscape architect to join our studio. This is an opportunity to collaborate with a passionate conservationist and design classicist on a diversity of project types.  Our goal is to improve the world around us through design and careful environmental improvements.  Our designs are known for their harmony, contextual and historic grounding, curated horticultural selections, environmentally friendly installations, and everlasting legacy status.   Clients include important private families, cultural institutions, and inspired corporate patrons. 

We are looking for a recently graduated to 5-year tenured garden designer or landscape architect. The individual hired for this position will be involved with research, document and materials preparation, CAD and hand drawing production, and planting & design schemes.  The successful candidate will work alongside project team members, our namesake designer, and partner vendors. 

A degree in landscape architecture (BLA or MLA) is required. Plant knowledge and classical design ability will be looked upon especially favorably.

Job Description

  • Proficiency in CAD, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Hand drawing finesse
  • Knowledge and experiences with plants, trees, and pairings in Southern US zones
  • Ability to organize multiple projects and deadlines and work closely with a team
  • Self-starter with the desire to proactively advance projects and contribute to team goals
  • Effective communicator able to successfully engage a multitude of  project constituents
  • Desire to locate in Little Rock, AR with travel throughout the region

Competitive salary, full health benefits, paid vacation, and professional/career development. To apply, please send to: the following: resume, hand drawings, and portfolio in PDF format (5 MB maximum size, please).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

P Allen Smith / Hortus Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Job Type: Full-time