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LGLA is hiring!

LGLA is looking for a project designer to join our busy team. Our current projects are located in Palm Springs, greater Los Angeles, and the Bay Area, ranging from private gardens to historic parks. Our studio is located in the historic Helms Bakery District.

The ideal candidate has a degree or certificate in landscape architecture, is licensed or pursuing licensure, and has at least 5 years’ experience at a design firm. The candidate should be self-motivated and thorough, and communicate effectively with clients, sub-consultants, and contractors. We place a high value on attention to detail, critical thinking, and a strong comprehension of the design process. Responsibilities will include close collaboration with the principal and design team to produce plans from schematic design through construction documents, participation in client and stakeholder presentations, and site visits for analysis and observation. Requirements include proficiency in design, graphic communication, methods, materials, and detailing; AutoCAD; Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator and SketchUp); and Microsoft (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Familiarity with Land F/X and Lumion is a plus. The position is full-time, in office, M-F, 9:00-5:30.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. 90 days after the start of employment, there are seven paid holidays and five days' PTO begin their accrual. 

COVID-19 vaccination and current booster status are required.

To apply please send a PDF of your resume and work samples to Work samples should demonstrate thoughtful design, plant knowledge and constructability. Please provide contact information for two references.

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