Professional Positions

To post a position opportunity on this web page, fill out our Job Board Submittal Form. Postings are uploaded manually and make take anywhere from 24 - 48 hours to go live, depending upon the workload in the LA office. Positions will be posted as they are received. The department reserves the right to edit submittals for length and clarity. Your job will normally remain posted for two months unless you instruct us otherwise.

Phone: 805.756.1319

Campion Walker Landscapes

Landscape Studio Assistant

Location(s): Topanga
Contact Name: Edward Chavez
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 3104552125
Salary Range: DOE negotiable at interview
Web Site:
Job Description:
Nationally published landscape design firm specializing in high end residential projects is seeking a Studio Administration Assistant to join the team. We are a fast paced, small firm that takes projects from design to installation to garden nurturing. This is an opportunity where the right individual can shine, learn and grow with the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the team on operations and design administration support.
  • Track new client input and follow up
  • Track current design project scheduling
  • Research materials for design development and project estimating
  • Place and track material orders for current installation projects
  • Track material invoices and code out for job billing
  • Archive photos and information pertaining to active projects

Key Working Relationship:

  • Reports to Senior Designer and Director of Business Affairs

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and task follow up
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Office Sheets
  • Experience and interest in planting; plant knowledge is a plus Spanish speaking is a plus
  • Certificate, Bachelor or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture is a plus
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign/Photoshop) is a plus.

Please note only candidates in the Los Angeles area should apply, preferably less than a one hour commute from Topanga

How to Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Any questions, please call the office at 310.455.2125

Submitted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Landesign Construction & Maintenance

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Santa Rosa, CA
Contact Name: Kelley Lazzareschi
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 415-412-6332
Web Site:
Job Description:
Landesign is looking for a passionate and motivated Landscape Designer to join our growing Construction team! In this role, you will be responsible for creating landscape design drawings for select design/build projects for commercial properties and high-end residential estates.


  • Collaborate with Account Managers and customers to bring their vision to life
  • Quickly and accurately deliver quality drawings
  • Research topics such as plants and their ability to survive in an area, guidelines and codes
  • Review plans, proposed changes, and any other necessary documents
  • Evaluate and select materials and products
  • Understanding of project contracts, budgets, profitability, scheduling and staffing
  • Assist Project Managers with estimating and administrative tasks
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients, work-site partners, and colleagues in courteous and effective manner


  • A degree in landscape architecture, planning or horticulture
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with AutoCAD preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Aspire or other construction management software preferred, but not required
  • Strong knowledge of plants (water use, sustainability, maintenance, etc.)
  • Strong work ethic and experience in collaborate team environment
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail and analytical abilities
  • Ability to prioritize job responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay, vacation pay, holiday pay, annual bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), other benefits
  • Energetic, focused, and collaborative work environment
  • We are a drug free and an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply: Please send your resume and portfolio to Kelley Lazzareschi at

Submitted on Monday, September 13, 2021

Joni L. Janecki & Associates, Inc.

Draftsperson/Design Associate

Location(s): Santa Cruz, CA
Contact Name: Anne-Marie Hallal
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (831) 423-6040
Salary Range: competitive compensation
Web Site:
Job Description:
We are currently seeking full-time candidates for a draftsperson/design associate position offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits,and a 401(k) retirement plan.

Position Summary:

  • 2-4 years’ experience
  • Draft plans and details accurately and efficiently.
  • Produce design studies and image sheets.
  • Assist project managers and principal in completing design construction packages.


  • Proficiency in current AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Design Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Experience preparing construction documents.
  • Proficiency in Sketch-up; other 3-D modeling and rendering programs are a plus.
  • Proficiency in Land F/X is desirable.
  • Ability to sketch, develop design studies, and complete graphic illustrations.
  • Good team collaboration and strong communication and time management skills.
  • Detail, deadline, and multi-task oriented.
  • Legal authorization to work in the USA.

How to Apply: Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio (including 3-5 work samples showing CAD proficiency), maximum size of 5 MB, to

Submitted on Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Callander Associates

Designer/Project Manager

Location(s): San Jose/Burlingame
Contact Name: Sonja Ditto
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9169854366
Salary Range: Dependent upon experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
We are looking for someone with the right aptitude and attitude. Ideal candidates will have the right combination of personal, professional, technical and communications skills coupled with a strong desire to advance in the profession.  Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn to advance their own career and to contribute to the advancement of the firm, as well as possess a solid understanding of design and construction document preparation.

Designer Position:

  • Minimum 2 years experience working under a licensed Landscape Architect
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Positive attitude & strong desire to learn

Project Manager Position:

  • Minimum 5+ years experience working in a Landscape Architecture office preferable in CA
  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Licensed Landscape Architect, or working towards licensure
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Experience managing projects, clients and project teams
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Positive attitude & strong desire to learn
  • Additional Items (not required but would be super awesome!)
  • Land F/X and Sketchup Skills
  • Hand Graphics
  • Public Speaking/Presentation Experience

What We Offer (besides our great office culture!)

Benefits:  We offer excellent benefits including: Hybrid work schedules, 401k with a match, full premiums paid for medical and dental for full-time employees, long term disability, all-inclusive paid time off (PTO), continuing education program, reimbursement for alternative transportation, above average salaries, and more!

Work Environment:  The opportunity to collaborate with our talented core of seasoned and passionate staff to create vibrant public parks, urban spaces, bikeways, streetscapes, and other truly unique environments. From conceptual design drawings and construction documents to community workshops and client coordination, you will be exposed to the full breadth of landscape architecture while working in our educationally oriented studio environments.

How to Apply:
Direct your submittal to our HR Manager, Sonja Ditto, at and use the subject line “Designer Position” or “Project Manager Position”. Include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 4-5 Pages (max) of work samples that best represent you and your experience.
  • Please include your role on the project. Web links to work samples and full portfolios will not be accepted.

Submitted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Zeterre Landscape Architecture

Project Manager / Design

Location(s): San Francisco / Santa Cruz
Contact Name: Jarrod Baumann
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 6503877696
Salary Range: Varies
Web Site:
Job Description:
Zeterre Landscape Architecture (in SOMA area) is seeking a creative, conceptually driven landscape designer/architect with 2 -10 year’s work experience to join our growing firm. You are a seasoned practitioner, can lead projects through all phases, and value design rigor and craftsmanship. The successful candidate thrives in a collaborative studio environment, possesses exceptional graphic and technical documentation skills, and enjoys contributing design house culture. (Ours is fun, but wildly productive!)

This position truly sits at the core of Zeterre’s project delivery. Our Landscape Designers, (or those licensed, Landscape Architects), serve as project managers on jobs and play an integral role in authoring studio commissions. Responsibilities span design, client communication, and project financial performance.

Before applying, please visit our website: and familiarize yourself with our work. We will only consider hiring persons who are enthusiastic about what we do and love GREAT DESIGN (and dogs!).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative and highly creative design solutions in response to challenges posed by project’s scope
  • Participate in project meetings and presentations, both internal and external, throughout all project phases
  • Manage preparation of landscape architectural deliverables for all project phases including site details, materials selection, grading, and planting plans
  • Manage project team workflow, ensuring collaboration, maintenance of schedule, and comprehensive project coordination at all levels
  • Perform construction observation with knowledge of proper construction practices
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage and mentor team members as appropriate

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors’ or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from accredited university
  • 3-Year Minimum Work Experience in a Landscape Architecture Firm
  • Highly Skilled in Auto Cad and Sketch-Up
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Helpful Skills:

  • Lumion and 3D design a HUGE PLUS
  • Adobe Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Base Salary - commensurate with experience
  • Year-End Bonus – performance based
  • Full Benefits - medical/dental coverage
  • Paid Time Off

To apply, please send your resume and work samples through the CONTACT US on our website - No phone calls please.

How to Apply: To apply, please send your resume and work samples through the CONTACT US on our website - No phone calls please.

Submitted on Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Magrane Associates

Landscape Architect

Location(s): Sonoma
Contact Name: Timothy Berkley
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 4152793000
Salary Range: based on experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
Magrane Associates is a residential landscape design firm located in Sonoma. We specialize in the landscape design of high-end residences, estates, and country properties. We are currently seeking a landscape architect with a minimum of 5 years plus professional experience in residential landscape design.

Applicant should be licensed and be able to take a project from conceptual design through construction management. Ideal candidate will be proficient in all aspects of design with a strong plant and horticultural background as well as experience managing sub consultants and working with city/county agencies. Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Contact Tim Berkley at

Submitted on Friday, August 13, 2021

vanderToolen Associates, Inc

CAD/Project Coordinator

Location(s): Napa, Sacramento
Contact Name: Douglas Hodge
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 7072242299
Salary Range: To be determined
Web Site:
Job Description: vanderToolen Associates is looking for a CAD Designer/Project Coordinator to work with us on a wide variety of projects. This is an entry level position with a basic operational understanding of CADD, but with no practical landscape architectural drafting experience.

Ability to work from detailed sketches to produce computer-generated base sheets, graphs, charts, overlays and simple line drawings.  Experience with Sketchup is a plus. Prefer landscape architect graduate.  The individual must demonstrate a basic understanding of CAD terminal operation and AutoCad software operation obtained from experience or schooling.  Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and examples of work no larger than 8 mb to Please, no phone calls.

Submitted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021

GFF Architects

Senior Landscape Coordinator

Location(s): Dallas, TX
Contact Name: Taylor Catalano
Contact Email:
Web Site:
Job Description:
Are you passionate about landscape architecture, community, and working with the most talented and fun people in all of Texas?  Then we would like to speak to you!  We are seeking a Senior Landscape Coordinator to join our growing Dallas office who desires to participate in crafting an environment with other landscape architects who value creating memorable spaces emphasizing innovative design and sustainability. This role includes an ability to collaborate, identify, and mentor the design talents of our younger staff.

Position Overview and Responsibilities:

  • 5-8+ years’ experience
  • A Degree from an accredited university (B.S. in Landscape Architecture,
  • B.Landscape Architecture or M.Landscape Arch preferred).
  • ASLA credentials and active participation therein.
  • Working knowledge of both public and private sector projects, materials, systems and technical detailing.
  • Experience in all design/construction phases.
  • Experience in coordination of consultant engineering work required (civil, structural, MEP).
  • AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop (ADT), Sketchup, and Photoshop required.
  • Ability to manage less senior staff.
  • Participates in client contact, business development, proposal development and contract negotiations.
  • Responsible for meeting project schedules and budgets across all design/construction phases.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills for multiple project assignments and considerable autonomy.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Working knowledge of standard business software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) required.

About GFF:
GFF is an award winning, fast-paced, business-centered and design-focused practice that includes: retail, multi-family, office, mixed-use, corporate projects, churches, schools, restaurants, automobile dealerships, master planning, landscape architecture and interiors. We offer an energetic and
stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels. We are always interested in discussing opportunities with talented, well-qualified, energetic, and highly-motivated individuals! We are Texas Society of Architects 2019 Architecture Firm Award Recipient.

How to Apply:
Please send resume and portfolio/job samples to:
Attn:  Ms. Taylor Catalano

Submitted on Sunday, August 8, 2021


Landscape Architect - Commercial

Location(s): Dallas, TX
Web Site:
Job Description:
CallisonRTKL seeks a Landscape Architect to join its Commercial Practice located in its Dallas, Texas office. The ideal candidate will be creative, organized, self-motivated and eager to learn.

At CallisonRTKL, you will be a vital member of a diverse network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after culture that supports dynamic career advancement and work/life balance.


  • Works independently with support of senior staff guiding design and technical tasks
  • Develops work plans in response to project requirements
  • Provides design and technical guidance to junior staff
  • Organizes and leads production of graphic presentations
  • Identifies the need to prepare calculations and analysis
  • Identifies areas of research in support of projects
  • Assists with construction document preparation
  • Prepares and revises drawings and renderings
  • Organizes files, materials and displays


  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from a US accredited institution
  • 4+ years of related Landscape Architecture experience
  • Professional registration or certification preferred
  • LEED or similar accreditation preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and concurrently service multiple projects
  • Strong design skills and attention to detail
  • High level of technical proficiency
  • Expert at graphic communication
  • Superior ability with hand graphics
  • Maintains effective communication with project team members
  • High level of technical proficiency
  • Interacts well with other disciplines and clients in a manner that builds productive relationships
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Enscape, Lumion and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Effective time management skills
  • Submit portfolio with application

How to Apply:
Please visit our CallisonRTKL Opportunities page and use the online application:

Submitted on Sunday, August 8, 2021

Dillingham Associates

Designer / Project Manager

Location(s): Berkeley
Contact Name: Paul Dillingham
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 5105484700
Web Site:
Job Description:
Experience: 3+ Years


We are seeking an experienced and motivated professional to join our successful small design firm of four professionals, providing a full-range of landscape architecture services, from planning to conceptual design to construction observation.

Our goal, as an office, is to design timeless places that make a difference for their communities and settings.


We are looking for a candidate with intellect, judgment, design talent and problem-solving ability. Secondary considerations are professional experience, demonstrated working drawing production capabilities, and presentation skills. The candidate can meet the twin goals of high standards (including CAD standards) and efficiency. The candidate should be in the process of pursuing licensure.

The ideal candidate is a strong, confident project manager with a portfolio which demonstrate a high-level of design facility and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, teams, agencies and contractors. The candidate should be self-motivated and able to work independently, yet open and receptive to collaborative work within a team.

The selected candidate will work on all aspects of project development, including conceptual design, construction documents, technical details, and construction observation.

Educational Requirements:
Accredited degree in Landscape Architecture.
Graduate degree preferred.

Skill Requirements:
Design and CAD drafting experience in a Landscape Architecture studio.
AutoCAD, Sketchup, Adobe CC.


The selected candidate will support our work on a variety of projects, including civic and institutional sites, streetscapes, urban parks, plazas, university campuses, sports fields, open spaces, and cultural landscapes.

Our office operates within an informal, collaborative, open-studio setting where staff work as a team in all aspects of project development. We are a close and supportive team who are committed to maintaining a healthy work/life balance. We share office space with a collaborative of several small and medium-sized landscape architecture studios.

Problem-solving work occurs during all stages of our design, from historical analysis, and program development, to placemaking, to site ecological analysis, to construction cost analysis and maintenance concerns.

Benefits: Dillingham offers qualification-based competitive salaries, with opportunities for career growth for the those who effectively apply themselves, training, and professional development assistance. Benefits include health insurance. Dillingham offers all staff a life outside of the office. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This is a full-time position.

How to Apply:

For more information, and to apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, references, and portfolio of work demonstrating the requirements described above, in PDF format. Portfolio should include graphic and construction drawing examples. No phone calls please. Contact us by email, at Physical materials will not be returned.

Submitted on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Callander Associates Landscape Architecture, Inc. - Gold River, CA

Designers / Project Managers

Location(s): Gold River
Contact Name: Sonja Ditto
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9169854366
Salary Range: Dependent Upon Experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
CALA continues to grow and we currently have immediate openings in our Burlingame and San Jose offices! We want you to grow with our amazing team!

Who We Are:
“Great People Building Community through Exceptional Service and Indelible Design”
We are passionate about our work! We look for people that will thrive, grow and contribute to our team; working together to make a difference in the communities we serve.
What We Are Looking For:
We are looking for someone with the right aptitude and attitude. Ideal candidates will have the right combination of personal, professional, technical and communications skills coupled with a strong desire to advance in the profession.  Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn to advance their own career and to contribute to the advancement of the firm, as well as possess a solid understanding of design and construction document preparation.

Designer Position:

  • Minimum 1+ years’ experience working under a licensed Landscape Architect
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Have a positive attitude and strong desire to learn

Project Manager Position:

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience working for a Landscape Architecture office, preferably in the State of California
  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Licensed Landscape Architect, or working towards licensure
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Have a positive attitude and strong desire to learn
  • Experience with managing projects, clients and project teams
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills

Additional Items (not required, but would be super awesome!)

  • Land F/X and Sketch up skills
  • Hand graphics
  • Public speaking/presentation experience

What We Offer (besides our great office culture!):

Benefits:  We offer excellent benefits including: Hybrid work schedules, 401k with a match, full premiums paid for medical and dental for full-time employees, long term disability, all-inclusive paid time off (PTO), continuing education program, reimbursement for alternative transportation, above average salaries, and more!

Work Environment:  The opportunity to collaborate with our talented core of seasoned and passionate staff to create vibrant public parks, urban spaces, bikeways, streetscapes, and other truly unique environments. From conceptual design drawings and construction documents to community workshops and client coordination, you will be exposed to the full breadth of landscape architecture while working in our educationally oriented studio environment.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to submit the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 4-5 pages (max) of work samples that best represent you and your experience. Please include your role on the project. Web links to work samples and full portfolios will not be accepted.

Direct your submittal to our HR Manager, Sonja Ditto, at and use the subject line “Designer Position” or “Project Manager Position”

Submitted on Friday, July 30, 2021

City of Colorado Springs

Landscape Architect I

Location(s): Colorado Springs, CO
Web Site:
Job Description:
In this position, you will provide professional expertise to the department; participate in the review of proposed developments in the City which would include Landscape Plans, Irrigation Plans, and specifications. You will conduct site visits and provide construction administration to ensure conformance with City standards. This position will also write and research landscape code amendments, work with internal and external divisions and make recommendations for creative design solutions

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Review landscape and irrigation plans submitted during the City entitlement process
  • Use and interpret detailed land-use code and landscape regulations
  • Analyze detailed site, landscape, irrigation, and grading plans for compliance with city regulations
  • Conduct on-site landscape inspections to confirm compliance with the approved final landscape and irrigation plans prior to Certificate of Occupancy or financial assurance funds release
  • Review and coordinate all required financial assurance documents and procedures
  • Work jointly with planning staff and other divisions to ensure all reviews of final landscape and irrigation plans comply with zoning code requirements
  • Work with citizens to discuss landscape performance and design specifications and work with developers and advise on landscape and improvement proposals
  • Coordinate with applicants and effectively communicate design specifications to ensure compliance with established City requirements
  • Conduct post-site inspections to determine if the landscape is living and if any code enforcement cases need to be opened
  • Conduct site inspection for hillside overlay properties to ensure compliance with limit of disturbance fencing, landscape retention or removal, onsite grading, and preservation areas

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • A wide degree of creativity and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Knowledge of the practices, procedures, and planning principles of landscape architecture, specifically public sector project review and management
  • Comfortability with software including Microsoft Office and ArcGIS
  • The ability to think logically and strategically to make immediate decisions
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Successful candidate will have

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in landscape architecture, architecture, or a related field. One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
  • Possess, or obtain upon hire, and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges

Ideal candidates will also have

  • Landscape architecture experience
  • Experience in the review of site plan submittals for compliance with landscape, and/or local zoning standards.
  • Familiarity with regulating zoning code and related policies
  • Professional horticulture experience
  • Registration as a Landscape Architect in the State of Colorado

Additional Information
Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and a significant degree of walking and standing

Environmental Conditions 

  • Primary Work Environment - Office environment with some travel from site to site
  • Extreme Temperature - Seasonally
  • Wetness and Humidity - Seasonally
  • Respiratory Hazards - Never
  • Noise and Vibrations - Never
  • Physical Hazards - Never
  • Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Never
  • Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Never

The City of Colorado Springs offers additional compensation depending on the position, area of assignment, and specific job assignments, including shift differential, pay differential, acting or lead, special assignment, hazard pay, longevity, cell phone allowance, uniform allowance, relocation, awards, standby, call out, compensatory time off, tuition, overtime, extra duty, incentive, holiday premium, proficiency, and vacation sell back.

NOTE: This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

The City does not sponsor applicants for work visas. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.

How to Apply:

The posting will close on August 16th at 4:00 pm MST.

Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Gates + Associates

Landscape Architect (1 to 5 years experience)

Location(s): Walnut Creek, CA
Contact Name: Casey Gates
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 925-736-8176 ext. 230
Web Site:
Job Description:
Gates + Associates is an award-winning Landscape Architecture and Urban Design firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our firm currently employs
30 professionals, including landscape architects, planners, graphic designers, marketing and support staff. Join our growing team on a broad range of projects including mixed use, urban design and planning, commercial, residential communities, park master planning, design guidelines, streetscape, and civic/institutional facilities. Opportunities abound and professional growth is promoted and encouraged.

We are looking for a pro-active, enthusiastic and creative Landscape Architect with 1 to 5 years of relevant professional experience. You will be involved and participate in project management, design brainstorming, client contacts, report preparation, public presentations, and the preparation of construction documents. Strong design and graphic capabilities, knowledge of AutoCAD, and overall computer proficiency are essential.

We offer a competitive salary, flexible office hours, hybrid work model and a relaxed work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, 401-k (with employer match) and bonus program.

Gates + Associates is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply:
Send letter of interest, resume, and work samples by e-mail to:
Casey Case

Submitted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Gruen Associates

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Dean Howell
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 3239374270
Job Description:
Entry Level to Intermediate Landscape Designer

Gruen Associates, an award-winning Los Angeles architectural, landscape architectural and planning firm is seeking an entry level to intermediate landscape designer with abilities to design, and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team.   Urban planners or architectural designers with an interest in landscape architecture are encouraged to apply.

Gruen’s landscape and planning department is a closely knit group of professionals that are dedicated to working together on a variety of projects and have a passion for urban design that directly impacts our quality of life.

Applicants should pull from all experiences and have flexibility to design at a range of scales and related environments.   Advancement within the company and a chance to be an important part of our collaborative team is what makes this an exciting growth opportunity.  Design theory knowledge, attention to detail, and strong visual, graphic, and writing abilities are highly valued. Responsibilities will include field investigation, research, analysis, planning, sustainable design, graphics production, CAD drafting + modeling, and public outreach.

Gruen’s Urban Design, Planning and Landscape Department provides urban/streetscape design, planning, landscape architecture, and transportation services to public and private clients on the local, regional, state, and national levels. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a full benefit package including medical coverage, paid time off, and 401k plan

Key Aspects of Position:

  • Design process from Concept to Construction Documentation
  • Assist in writing project narratives and design reports
  • Generate high quality project graphics

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign,
  • Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Revit, Rhino, V-Ray and/or other rendering programs are desired
  • Writing and communication skills

Degree in Landscape Architecture, or Urban Planning is required.

How to Apply: Please send a digital copy of your Resume + work sample Portfolio to

Submitted on Monday, July 26, 2021


Project Manager / Landscape Architect

Location(s): Santa Barbara, CA
Contact Name: Courtney Miller
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805-698-2120
Salary Range: Based on experience, hourly wage + benefits package with flexible hours
Web Site:
Job Description:
CJM::LA is hiring!  We are seeking an organized, self-motivated and experienced Project Manager to join our creative team in Santa Barbara, CA. Our studio is a collaborative environment and we prioritize both the professional development and work/life balance of our team.  Our projects are diverse and range from private residential to hospitality, multi-family and commercial properties in California, Arizona and Hawaii.  We’re excited to learn more about your qualifications and interest in joining our team.

The Project Manager position involves the design, documentation and management of large-scale commercial and residential projects including tasks such as: site analysis, conceptual design, preparation of schematic presentation materials, development of construction documents and construction site visits.  In addition, we encourage our team at all levels to engage in presentations to review boards and clients.

Requirements include:

  • 3-5 yr. minimum working experience at a landscape architecture office.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in landscape architecture.
  • Project management/project coordination experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare landscape architectural drawings and specifications: concept design, schematic design, design development, and construction documents.
  • Technical understanding of site design and construction methods and materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare clear, concise hand-drawn sketches and digital graphics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong creative problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail and organization / effective time management skills.
  • Clear communication skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD / LandFX, Adobe Creative Suite and 3D Modeling (SketchUp, Lumion, Revit or Rhino) software

Availability: Position is available immediately, open to remote employment.

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and work sample to Max 25 MB file size.

Submitted on Friday, July 23, 2021


Landscape Designer/Project Manager

Location(s): Ventura, California
Contact Name: Jack Kiesel
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805-535-5487
Salary Range: Based on experience
Web Site:
Job Description:
Kiesel Landscape Architecture, Inc. (dba: Kiesel Design), is an internationally published and concept-driven landscape architectural firm. Our office space is located in the heart of the old town Ventura and only a few blocks away from a popular beach for surf and recreation use. Project portfolio includes commercial, residential, resorts, mixed-use, parks, gardens, and wildland restoration.

We are now accepting resumes and portfolios for entry, mid to upper-level landscape designer/project manager for full-time employment with benefits. Application must include BOTH your portfolio and resume.

This job offer is limited to a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident. We are not sponsoring any work visa at this time.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college program (For this position, you MUST have a degree in this field.)
  • Self-starter and able to handle multiple projects deadlines in all stages of design and construction
  • Strong graphic communication skills and proficiency in hardscape, details, lighting, planting (especially California natives and irrigation
  • Detailing, project management, VectorWorks, Sketchup, Twin Motion, Photoshop, Spreadsheet and Word processing programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with internal and external clients
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize workload
  • Ability to perform occasional lifting (max. 20 lbs)
  • Ability to transport drawings and documents
  • Ability to visit job sites and stand for prolong periods of time.

Job Descriptions
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Import & export of DWG files
  • Document setup
  • Preparation of conceptual submittals
  • Preparation of construction documents
  • Assist with Agency coordination
  • Assists with the electronic filing of all project data, including images of inspiration
  • Planning, design, coordination and administering projects through all phases of development
  • Assists in the establishment of budgets, preparation of schedules and adherence to terms
  • Facilitates design development and production of construction documents
  • Assists with client and consultant contact and directs project personnel
  • Interfaces with consultants and the specifications coordinator on the technical aspects of construction documents
  • Participates in the enrollment of existing and new Clients and Consultants

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation: To be determined based on experience
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Healthcare
  • 401K Matching Contribution

How to Apply: Please submit your portfolio and resume via email at

Submitted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Ceres+ Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architect/Designer

Location(s): Vail & Breckenridge CO
Contact Name: Ceres+ Landscape Architecture
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: No phone calls, please.
Salary Range: See Description
Web Site:
Job Description:
Roots in Colorado. Projects across North America.


  • Do you have a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or design, with 2 to 8+ years of experience working collaboratively with project teams?
  • Are you detail-oriented, and do you enjoy hands-on involvement with a project from schematic design through construction documentation and into field observation on-site?
  • Do you welcome the opportunity to work with clients, architects, consultants, and contractors?
  • Are you ready to become a member of a great team of people who bring their energy and creativity to the work that we do together?
  • Are you looking for a balanced life, with inspiring work and access to nature, sports, and recreation?


We are seeking a mid-level landscape architect/designer to join our team. You'll work on custom residential and resort projects, as well as commercial and civic — from kickoff through construction — with significant opportunities for growth and recognition within a small, creative, progressive firm. You should be forward-thinking and energetic, exhibiting a commitment to excellence in landscape design and development.

We are nestled in the majestic Rocky Mountains — the Colorado High Country, near Vail and Breckenridge — with offices in Eagle and Summit County. Our surroundings are steeped in history, with a spirit of adventure amid scenic mountain beauty.


Ceres+ believes that landscape design is a living art, balanced by nature. We weave landscape elements into outdoor environments that feel like a natural extension of the architecture, creating spaces that provide comfort, individuality, and creativity within the landscape. By choice, we have remained a small-scale firm in order to preserve our passion for our work, focused on fresh ideas and respect for craft and detail.

You’ll work on custom residential and resort projects, as well as commercial and civic — from kickoff through construction — with significant opportunities for growth and recognition within a small, creative, progressive firm. You should be forward-thinking and energetic, exhibiting a commitment to excellence in landscape design and development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or design
  • At least 2 to 8+ years of experience in landscape architecture, design, or design-build, including some experience with high end residential or resort projects
  • Experience with all phases of design and project documentation, including construction details
  • Competency with grading and drainage design, as well as civil/structural engineering coordination
  • Understanding of construction processes, and ability to work through site issues as they arise
  • Skill in hand-sketching and illustration is a plus
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD. Experience with Photoshop, SketchUp, and Lumion is a plus
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and visual — with clients, architects, consultants, and contractors
  • Understanding and appreciation for providing a high-quality product and service to the client for all levels of projects


We live within a breathtaking landscape, offering an outstanding quality of life, and we believe in work-life balance. We offer options for flexible work schedules, centered on our collaborative culture and commitment.


Ceres+ offers competitive salaries and benefits, as well as being a great place to work. Compensation is based on level of experience and professional development.

Salary Ranges:
2 to 5 years of experience: starting at $55,000 commensurate with experience
5 to 8+ years of experience: starting at $70,000, commensurate with experience

Our benefits include flexible work hours, a profit-sharing bonus program, paid time off, and health insurance including a Health Savings Account (HSA).

To learn more, please contact

How to Apply
Please visit our Careers page and use the online application.

You will have an opportunity to upload your resume, as well as a portfolio with representative samples of your work, submitted in digital format (10MB max). This should include the name of each projects, your role on the project, and the firm for whom you worked.

You will also have an opportunity to provide links to your personal website or online portfolio.

Please label each document to include your name and date.

We review submissions on a weekly basis and will contact those individuals with whom we would like to move forward. The materials that you submit will not be returned.

Submitted on Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Pachamama Inspired Landscape Design

Freelance Landscape Architect / Design Consultant

Location(s): Los Angeles / Palos Verdes Peninsula
Contact Name: Sara
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 310-780-0986
Salary Range: based on experience
Web Site:
Job Description: Pachamama Inspired is an award winning, environmentally focused residential Landscape Design Firm servicing primarily the South Bay and Palos Verdes Peninsula areas. Our small design office is currently located in San Pedro. We are looking to round out our team with the addition of a freelance (mostly remote) experienced Landscape Architect/Design consultant. Working on a wide range of projects from culinary/edible gardens to fully functional outdoor living spaces, our company strongly believes that thoughtful, regenerative design is a winning approach not only for our planet, but also for long term client (and worker) satisfaction.

Additionally, we believe that happy clients and beautiful landscapes begin with great collaboration. The Landscape Design Consultant position is flexible and will be offered either on an hourly basis or on a project-by-project basis.  The role is dynamic and can include opportunities to work throughout the design and consultation process including everything from general onsite landscape consultations though site analysis, conceptual design, construction documentation and project implementation.

The perfect candidate will be a self-starter with strong design and organizational skills, flexibility and resourcefulness. Construction documentation and specification experience, knowledge (or interest in) sustainable, regenerative landscape practices, as well as irrigation design experience are also preferred. Since this is a new and growing business, it would be wonderful to find a freelancer interested in working with the business on an ongoing basis, but we are also happy to work with someone on a shorter-term project by project basis. Finally, we are looking for someone who values the strengths different viewpoints bring to the team, loves to work hard and knows how to have fun with the process!

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, Google Earth Pro
  • 3D modeling (Sketch up, Revit, Rhino or Lumion experience are a plus)
  • Knowledge of technical aspects relating to Landscape Architecture, landscape construction / hardscape design and materials / planting design and California plants
  • Experience with construction documents and specifications

The ideal candidate also possesses:

  • 2+ years of landscape or architectural design experience through all phases of design and documentation
  • Licensure as a landscape architect
  • Construction administration experience also a plus

How to Apply: Please email cover letter, Portfolio (PDF, 20MB max. with Auto CAD and 3D graphic skills) Resume/CV (PDF) and Hourly salary requirements to

Submitted on Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Caltrans - District 6 Fresno or District 10 Stockton

Landscape Associate

Location(s): Fresno/ Stockton California
Contact Name: Brad Cole
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: contact via Email
Salary Range: approx. $70-$100k per year based on experience and Licensure
Job Description:
Under the direction of the Senior Landscape Architect, the landscape associate will work on projects on the state highway system developing planting and irrigation system for landscaped freeways, erosion control implementation, native plant revegetation and restoration, and visual analysis studies for NEPA and CEQA documents.

Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university program required

Current students may also apply for Student Assistant positions as budgets allow

How to Apply: Send Resume's to

Submitted on Saturday, July 3, 2021

Campion Walker Landscapes

Design Associate

Location(s): Topanga
Contact Name: Edward Chavez
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 3104552125
Job Description:
We are a boutique landscape design, build and nurture firm located in Topanga, CA specializing in high end residential projects. We are currently seeking a full time Design Associate person to round out our team.

Design Associate responsibilities include site design and presentation graphics within a fast- paced design studio. There would be additional opportunity for garden nurturing and plant design work in the field.

Candidates should have proficiency in: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. Candidates must have excellent plant knowledge especially of Southern California climate appropriate, drought tolerant plants. Knowledge of local city landscape codes is a plus. Strong organizational skills, self- starting, independent work habits and strong verbal/written communication are essential.


  • Design Associate reports to Senior Designer for direction and work within a team to output projects on tight schedules.
  • Liaises with maintenance clients and takes responsibility for communication and client satisfaction.


  • Act as daily design studio support with work in AutoCAD, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop as needed in order to facilitate meeting project deadlines.
  • Track deliverables for projects


  • Work in partnership with Principal and Senior designers to maintain client gardens to a high standard of care.

Duties include interfacing with client to implement and track garden care, follow up and supervise refresh planting, tree and lawn care, trimming etc. that fall outside of the weekly maintenance schedule. Pay regular site visits to ensure that weekly scheduled work is being properly done.

How to Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, compensation history, and examples of your work to Any questions, please call the office at 310.455.2125.

Submitted on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Natural Bridges Landscaping

Designer and Project Manager

Location(s): Los Gatos, California
Contact Name: David Ross
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 4082068444
Salary Range: Depends on experience. Recently varies from $50-$70k+
Web Site:
Job Description:
Design high-end residential landscapes and help manage their installation.

We are a well-established quality design and build firm, in Los Gatos since 1985. The web-site is 5 years old as we have been too busy to update it. We are really looking for someone with experience, and wondering if this board reaches former graduates who have that.

How to Apply: Call David Ross at above number

Submitted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021

dMb design

Landscape Architect, Assistant Designer

Location(s): Remote, Oakland
Contact Name: David Blake
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 415-601-7713
Salary Range: $20-25 hourly rate
Web Site:
Job Description:
dMb design is currently seeking a Landscape Architect Assistant (remote/contractor) to join our small studio in Oakland, CA with a focus on residential landscape designs in the Bay Area. We are looking for someone who has a minimum of 2 years experience with residential landscape design, and strong Bay Area plant knowledge. The Assistant Designer will ideally have a BA in Landscape Architecture from an accredited school.


Site Analysis:

  • Assist in the production of initial base map linework for aid in concept design
  • Co-create accurate base plans that include property/lot line information, with the location of vegetation, site features such as hardscape elements, architectural footprints, views and privacy issues, solar orientation (sun/shade patterns), and wind patterns, for the purpose of establishing an Opportunities and Constraints plan.
  • Assistant Designer may also be required to collect existing topographic information from local city and county jurisdictions.

Conceptual Plan:

  • Identify specific plant materials for all conceptual landscape designs and produce plant image sheets, and plant material spreadsheets with relevant plant characteristics.
  • Support the development of plans that can be interpreted and implemented by both the landscape contractor and the client.

Final Plans and Construction Details:

  • Co-Create final hardscape and softscape plans that meet the aesthetic and functional needs of the project.
  • Produce Construction Details that reflect industry standards and best practices.
  • Show adequate knowledge of a plant’s optimal growing conditions, placement of varying plant materials with an eye towards texture, color, and seasonal differences, and perform research for a plant material's availability.
  • Convey all of the information needed for the contractor/builder regarding the materials and its source, dimensions, intent, and relationship to other design elements and the existing conditions of the site.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of Bay Area plant species for identifying plant types and placement throughout the planting designs
  • Strong freehand illustration and rendering skills
  • Proficiency with SketchUp, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Illustrator
  • Ability to work remotely with virtual interactions as needed
  • Ideal candidate will have a BA degree in Landscape Architecture

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to

Submitted on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Barefoot Design, Inc.

Landscape Design Associate

Location(s): Santa Barbara/Santa Ynez
Contact Name: Jessica Harlin
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 805.697.7466
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site:
Job Description:
We are a growing landscape design firm with projects ranging through the Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties.  Our office is currently located in Santa Ynez, CA.

We are looking for an entry to mid-level design associate. This position requires skills ranging from initial site analysis through illustrative renderings to construction admin.  As a small firm we are looking for an individual who is interested in all aspects of the profession and willing to grow with the firm.

This is a full time position.  Candidates must have excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree from an accredited landscape architecture program (or equivalent combination of training and experience)
  • 2 years work experience in the industry
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD (or equivalent), Microsoft Office
  • Competence in Vectorworks and SketchUp is a plus

How to Apply:

  • Please include a cover letter, resume and portfolio demonstrating that you meet the minimum requirements.
  • Portfolios should be in PDF format.
  • Please send digitally to

Submitted on Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Hunter Landscape

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Placentia
Contact Name: Juan Alvarez
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 7149862400
Job Description:
Position for Planting / Landscape Designer
Hunter Landscape is a full service design/build landscape company located in Placentia, CA. We have been in business for over 40 years. Our primary focus is large scale commercial, industrial and retail projects. At Hunter Landscape we have a design team with licensed landscape architects, construction department, maintenance department, tree care department, and a nursery. We have several branches throughout southern California.

Position – We have currently opened a Planting / Landscape Designer position at our branch here in Placentia, CA with our design team. Would like to extend the invitation to apply to any level. We are currently considering all level positions.

Primary Requirements – We are looking for an individual that is enthusiastic, motivated, and organized. Applicant should have a basic knowledge of irrigation and landscape design. The applicant must know Autocad, Photoshop, excel programs, have good communication skills, be organized, and resourceful. The applicant will color plans, address agency comments, identify, evaluate, and apply project requirements and make agency submittals. Knowing LandFX and having planting design experience is a plus.

How to Apply: Please email your resume to

Submitted on Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Sage Ecological Landscapes

Landscape Sales and Operations Manager

Location(s): Central Coast California (Los Osos, San Luis Obispo)
Contact Name: Todd Davidson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:  (805) 574-0777
Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000
Web Site:
Job Description:
Sage Ecological Landscapes has been designing and installing beautiful landscapes for primarily residential customers on the central coast of California for over 16 years. Our dedicated team is focused on working closely with clients to create high quality landscape designs that work well with the environment to create functional outdoor living spaces, with an emphasis on sustainability and teamwork.

Sales and Operations Manager Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will work directly with Sage’s team to assist with growing and running the company. This person will lead landscape sales from design through estimating and construction to final walk through. They will be the primary point of contact for clients and will coordinate with the design and installation team to insure successful completion of landscape projects. They must have strong working field knowledge in designing and constructing gardens, excellent communication skills, experience in sales, and be able to supervise crews. We are looking for a long-term employee who is hard working and dedicated with an ownership mentality.


  • Acquire new landscape sales leads to drive the sales pipeline by fostering strategic partnerships, and assisting with group marketing efforts
  • Lead sales presentations for customers
  • Assist with landscape design, estimating, ordering, and budgeting
  • Coordinate between customers, project manager, project designer, crews, and vendors to ensure smooth and timely completion of projects
  • Manage crews, overseeing and maintaining a high level of quality control, and increasing productivity
  • Verify that crews’ time sheets and receipts are turned in and accurate
  • Ensure proper safety and compliance
  • Ensure equipment is repaired and maintained when required

Qualifications (required):

  • Custom Landscape Design & Construction: 3 years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture or similar
  • Driver’s License and Clean Driving Record
  • Computer and Smart Phone Literacy

How to Apply: To apply, email Todd Davidson:

Submitted on Monday, June 7, 2021

Good Panda Landscape

Project Manager

Location(s): 423 S Crescent Dr Beverly Hills, CA  90212 United States
Contact Name: Roger Vasquez
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 3235927260
Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000 per year
Web Site:
Job Description:

  • Review and analyze plans and specs to determine project requirements
  • Maintain, compile, organize and analyze project- related documentation
  • Oversee bid activity’s, review scope of work To get a clear understanding of the project.
  • Noticed any red flags, confirm and schedule bid due date.
  • Verify specs to ensure everything is within standard practices
  • Be open to flexibility with respect to assign task due to changing schedules, deadlines and priorities
  • Comprehensively understand plans, spec’s, sub/vendors agreements and expectations of them (i.e. general construction activity flow)
  • Work in a team environment that promotes training, and development staff
  • Review completed bids and budgets with Management
  • Establish partnerships with owners, contractors, architects, to gain their cooperation when dealing with any items to be resolved during the bid process
  • Work with construction department on estimating schedules, labor requirements or longer lead time items
  • Ability to use QuickBooks, word, and XL or Google docs and Google sheets
  • Multitask and be results driven

How to Apply:
Send resume via email to
We will call or email to schedule an interview.

Submitted on Monday, June 7, 2021

Kounkuey Design Initiative

Landscape Design Associate

Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Keana Flores
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 2135370031
Job Description:
Job Title: Landscape Design Associate
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: May 2021
Closing date: When Filled

KDI is currently seeking a Landscape Design Associate to add to our growing team of 15 in downtown Los Angeles, CA. This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative, hands-on self-starter to work directly with under-resourced communities throughout Southern California and the U.S.. The candidate will work in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary studio environment including landscape designers, urban planners, artists, community organizers, and program development specialists. The candidate should excel in design thinking with strong representation skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the design of projects including vacant lot transformations, site-scale architecture, parks, river greenways, healthy living neighborhood planning and affordable housing campuses.
  • Site renderings/illustrations in Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Rhino and Physical modeling
  • Hand drawing / sketching
  • Material / code research
  • Assist with CAD drawings for schematic through construction documentation
  • Assist with community workshop design and facilitation
  • Record meeting minutes and photograph community meetings
  • Frequent travel to local job sites in Southern California by car
  • Support project managers (Senior Design and Design Coordinators)


  • Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • 1+ years relevant work experience
  • Excellent skills in Adobe CS, Rhino and VRay
  • Excellent skills in AutoCAD and Construction Documentation
  • Proficient hand drawing
  • Strong commitment to social justice
  • Driver’s license required
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish is a plus, but not required

About KDI:
KDI is a non-profit design and community development organization. We collaborate with under-resourced communities to advance equity and activate the unrealized potential in neighborhoods and cities. We accomplish this mission through advocacy, research, planning, and built works. We have been recognized for our innovative approach to participatory design by notable institutions such as Architectural League of New York, World Resources Institute, MIT, The Rockefeller Foundation, UN-Habitat, The California Endowment, Ashoka Changemakers, Smithsonian Institute, IDEO, The Atlantic Renewal Project, and Swiss Re Foundation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

How to Apply:
Send electronic copy of cover letter, résumé, portfolio and three (3) references to: with subject heading: Landscape Design Associate: Your Name.

Portfolio should highlight your design exploration and experience with CAD or construction documentation.

Submitted on Thursday, June 3, 2021

Thomas Klope Associates

Entry-Level Landscape Designer

Location(s): Los Altos
Contact Name: Kevin Lei
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: No phone calls please
Web Site:
Job Description:
Based in the Silicon Valley, Thomas Klope Associates, Inc. is a Landscape Architecture firm specializing in high-end, estate level residential design.

We are seeking a full-time, entry level applicant with 0-3 years of experience. The appropriate candidate will assist the firm's Landscape Architects in the development of design and construction drawings, consultant coordination, and field inspections. The full-time position will provide the motivated candidate with tremendous learning opportunities.


  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator), SketchUp and Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with a willingness to learn
  • Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture


  • Experience in construction documentation
  • Knowledge of additional programs such as Rhino 3D, and Lumion Rendering is a plus
  • Manual drawing skills for illustrative drawings
  • Knowledge of/experience with Bay Area appropriate plants

Thomas Klope Associates offers competitive salary and health benefits in a professional yet relaxed design office environment.

How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to:
Digital portfolios should be in a PDF format not exceeding 20 MB in size.

Submitted on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Bliss Landscape Architecture

Landscape Designer

Location(s): Carmel Valley
Contact Name: Michael Bliss
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 831-298-0990
Salary Range: 50,000 - 60,000
Web Site:
Job Description:
Bliss Landscape Architecture is seeking entry level Landscape Designer/ Architect to join our growing studio in beautiful Carmel Valley, California. Our office specializes in estate residential landscapes, wineries, boutique commercial development, and other regional projects. At BLA we bring an impassioned investigation and integration of each site into our work, yielding inspired, contemporary, and intuitive responses to each unique project. Our process celebrates collaboration and working closely with Architects, Interior Designers, Artists, and talented Contractors. Our office operates within an informal, collaborative, open studio setting where staff work as a team in all aspects of project development. The successful applicant’s responsibilities will include site investigation, design studies and conception, construction drawing production, presentation renderings and models, and assistance with Construction Administration to start.

Desired candidates shall possess a high passion and standard for design and sustainability, a positive attitude, and a solid work ethic. Progressive graphic skills and a solid proficiency with digital development tools and hand sketching are an integral element in our design process. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, articulate, outgoing, and possess the ability to enthusiastically apply themselves within a team. Day travel and reliable transportation are required. Licensure is not required but a path to is encouraged and supported.

BLA works within a Mac-Based Computer Environment

  • Excellent design, visualization, communication, and graphic skills
  • Working knowledge of Vectorworks 2016-2020
  • Adobe Creative Suite (PS, AI, ID)
  • SketchUp Pro
  • G-Suite
  • BLA and/ or MLA  in Architecture or Landscape Architecture from an accredited school.
  • Additional background interests in art, architecture, sculpture, gardening, photography or other creative craft is a plus.

BLA offers a balanced and flexible work week, engaging project experience and an informal, comfortable work environment.  You will received a competitive salary, comprehensive benefit package, flexible 40 hour work week, and growth for the those who effectively apply themselves. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. This is a full time position in our Carmel Valley, California studio. Carmel Valley, located 6 miles inland from the coast of Monterey Country, offers an endless array of outdoor recreation, enticing restaurants and breweries, wineries, proximity to Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and San Francisco, wonderful schools, stunning shorelines and surf, and a laid back, family friendly atmosphere. Please visit our evolving website for more information on the firm,

How to Apply: Please email a pdf of your resume, portfolio (no larger than 20 MB or a link ), and a letter of interest to Michael Bliss ( BLA will be in contact with all who apply.

Submitted on Monday, May 31, 2021

Urban Arena

Entry Level Project Designer – Landscape Architecture

Location(s): Oakland, CA
Contact Name: Loren Hottenstein
Contact Email:
Web Site:
Job Description:
We are seeking a full time, Entry Level Project Designer (0-3 years’ experience) in the field of Landscape Architecture for our Oakland office.

Urban Arena [UA] is a multi-disciplinary firm on the cutting edge of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, & Design. With offices in Oakland, Costa Mesa, and San Diego, UA attracts a diverse group of professionals working on a range of projects from Urban Villages, Retail & Entertainment Centers, Model Homes, Master-Planned Residential Communities, and High-Density Housing & Sports Complexes.

At UA, we pride ourselves on doing things a little different. We create innovative & forward-thinking design solutions that break away from run of the mill projects. The Project Designer will work directly with the Landscape Architecture team & assist in the design & creation of projects ranging from small parks to large, master-planned communities.

Full-time employees receive vacation, sick & paid holidays. Full medical, dental & vision coverage are provided in addition to strong continuing education support on an individual basis. We offer flexible working hours with four nine-hour days & a half day every Friday. Compensation is based on skills & experience.


  • 0 to 3 years’ experience. Willing to take on an applicant with limited experience who is ready to learn quickly; we care about our employee’s growth & are willing to teach
  • A degree in Landscape Architecture or related field of study
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign and SketchUp
  • Ability to work within a team environment. We are a growing office with an open & collaborative environment; team chemistry is key
  • Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude. UA offers employees a wide variety of opportunity & responsibility; we’re looking for candidates who can take a project or task & run with it

A Plus [but not required]:

  • Knowledge of additional programs such as Land F/X, Revit, 3D Max, Twinmotion & Excel
  • Work experience in a Landscape Architect’s office
  • An active professional member of the ASLA

How to Apply:

  • Please email cover letter, resume, and portfolio to:
  • Please put “Project Designer-Oakland” in the Subject line
  • No phone calls or drop-ins please

Posted Friday, May 28, 2021

Randy Thueme Design

Mid-level to Senior-level Landscape Architect/Project Manager

Location(s): San Francisco
Contact Name: Randy Thueme
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 415-495-1178
Salary Range: 70K-110K
Web Site:
Job Description:
Mid-level to Senior-level Landscape Architect/Architect (SOMA / south beach)

Compensation will be commensurate with level of experience. 70K to 110K

Randy Thueme Design (RTD) is seeking candidates for the position of Mid-level to Senior-level Designer/Project Manager to join our office in San Francisco.

Assumption of partnership/ownership of the office at a future date may be a possibility for a qualified/ interested individual.

RTD is located on South Park in San Francisco. Our clients and their sites are located throughout the Bay Area. Our focus is private residential landscape design. Our expertise is the creation of landscape that is artfully conceived and skillfully executed. The firm's philosophy is to combine an emphasis on site sensitivity with a clear understanding of client objectives, an appreciation of architectural intent and an use of enduring materials. We work with Bay Area architects on landscapes for new construction and directly with private clients on the renovation of older landscapes. Project scales range from large multi-acre properties to small San Francisco gardens. We are as creative with the design of projects with tight budgets as those without budget limitations.

The office website can be seen at

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Shares our commitment to thoughtful, innovative design solutions appropriate to the site and to the associated architecture.
  • Wants to participate in a rigorous design process that results in outstanding built work.
  • Is committed to clear communication of the design intent from conceptual design through project documentation.
  • Can work cheerfully and effectively in a small-team setting.
  • Enjoys a canine presence

Desired skills:

  • Contemporary design aptitude.
  • Experience in management of multiple projects.
  • Thorough familiarity with AutoCAD for construction document production.
  • Experience with Sketch Up, V-Ray, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills within the office and with clients and consultants.
  • Demonstrated field experience on multiple project scales.

This is a full-time position. Full benefits include health/dental/vision
care, vacation time, holiday time, retirement contribution.

Education Requirements:
Degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture from an accredited U.S.

How to Apply:
To Apply please send by email:
Cover letter
Digital portfolios should be in a PDF format not exceeding 20 MB in size.

No phone calls, please.

Submitted on Monday, May 24, 2021

BrightView Design Group


Location(s): Irvine
Contact Name: Matthew Taylor
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 714.656.1018
Web Site:
Job Description:
BrightView Design Group
Looking for an opportunity where success comes naturally? Then you may have found your crew. We’re looking for a Designer to join our team.
Here’s what you’d do: BrightView Design Group is looking to build upon our existing team capabilities with a Designer for our team. This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual seeking a creative, collaborative office culture with significant opportunities for long-term professional growth. We are focused on finding a creative and passionate design professional to help continue to grow our practice and broaden our design capabilities and portfolio.
You’d be responsible for:

  • Designing and collaborating on design efforts with the team
  • Drafting and document preparation
  • Preparing and leading graphic presentations
  • Participating in all aspects of a project, with a range of activities
  • Collaborating with team members
  • Working in a team, and demonstrating a strong work ethic
  • Providing support to Project Designers, and Senior Designers

You might be a good fit if you have:

  • Experience working in a landscape architecture firm
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • Graphics proficiency (3D modeling, hand drawings, other)
  • Design process and graphics familiarity
  • Ability to evaluate and select materials and products
  • Exceptional Presentation Skills
  • Personally engaged in activities that show Leadership
  • Hand Drawing / Rendering Skills
  • Interest in landscape systems such as 3D, technical systems including - constructability, grading, sections, etc.
  • Confidence, self-assured - Well Spoken can enter a room and provide opinions
  • Experience leading (ASLA Student Chapters etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency
  • Proficiency with BIM Software, Revit, Rhino, Auto Desk 3DS Max, LandFX,
  • Sketch-up, Enscape, Lumion or equal.
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture is required.

Here’s what to know about working here:
At BrightView, we’re a tight-knit crew who are as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home. If you’re looking to join a crew of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you might just have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.
In addition to industry-leading development opportunities, you’ll also have
benefits and perks like:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

How to Apply:
To Apply Online please go to the following url:
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Submitted on Monday, May 24, 2021

CMG Landscape Architecture

Entry Level Landscape Designer

Location(s): San Francisco
Contact Name: Paulina Tran
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 4157572039
Web Site:
Job Description:
You are a motivated and passionate designer with 0-5 years professional experience and interest in the following areas:

  • Excellent graphic, design, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability and desire to explore conceptual ideas from schematic design through construction documentation
  • Technical interest and experience researching and coordinating design elements into construction details
  • Project management and consultant coordination experience are desired but are not required for consideration
  • Experience or research background in participatory design, ecological analysis, and adaptation planning preferred

This is a full-time position


  • A degree in landscape architecture, or a related field
  • Strong verbal and visual communication skills
  • Expertise with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up, Rhino, Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with Lumion or other rendering software, Grasshopper, Revit preferred
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Applicant needs to have initiative and be self-directed
  • Experience in producing concept presentations and documentation sets
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

CMG Landscape Architecture is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and celebrate difference. We are committed to maintaining a high level of design and quality of life within our firm in order to attract and retain a wide array of employees whose diverse perspectives will be reflective of the world at large.

How to Apply:
To be considered for this position, please upload the following materials in one single PDF at this submission portal:
Links will not be considered.

  • Cover letter – no more than 500 words
  • Resume
  • Portfolio of design work – include clear descriptions of your role on each project
  • References – at least two

Submit a single PDF combining all the materials above, 15MB maximum

Submitted on Wednesday, May 19, 2021

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