Landscape Designer: Design and oversee the implementation of unique and environmentally sustainable landscape designs for residential and community projects. Confer with clients and establish their requirements and preferences, keep them apprised at each stage of the design process, and ensure that projects conform to their set of needs. Perform initial site assessments and collect data including information regarding the site’s climate, soil condition, and native plant botany, and relevant municipal and resource building codes. Analyze data and create initial site analysis drawings in order to define site limitations and identify potential design opportunities. Research local plant botany and existing natural settings, and refer to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system to develop environmentally sustainable designs that enhance water and energy efficiency. Present initial site illustrations to clients using plans, graphics, sketch views, and other necessary tools such as Microsoft Word, and communicate with them regarding any necessary modifications. Generate computer models of conceptual designs using modeling and rendering programs such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Prepare project estimates and define project goals, and coordinate with consultants, contractors, and reviewing agencies in order to implement said projects. Consult with contractors about changes and developments in the process and modify designs as the need arises. Organize site plans, proposed changes, and other necessary documentation by topic, date, and timing in order to ensure proper preservation of data. Consult articles, periodicals, and other materials in order to stay abreast of the latest landscape design technology and trends.
Requirements: The position requires a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture plus 2 years of experience in the job offered or a related position. The position requires skills and knowledge in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.
40 hours/week. Job Interview Site: San Anselmo, CA. Email Resume to: Studio Green, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org