Landscape Architect/ Designer 3-5 years experience

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Arterra Landscape Architects is a full-service design studio based in Potrero Hill, San Francisco. We specialize in the creation of legacy residential gardens. As a studio, we are focused on creative exploration and learning. Arterra is dedicated to doing sustainable work and living sustainable lives. Support for both of these goals is built in to our business model, through our mentorship of thought leaders, and our supportive office culture and comprehensive benefits package.

We share ideas and inspiration in our open studio space and we are looking for applicants demonstrating an active interest in professional development and working in a collaborative team.

We are seeking a candidate that is a certified landscape architect or a landscape designer in the process of licensure. Although we are currently working remotely, we are seeking a local candidate who can join us in our office when we reopen. The position will provide hands-on involvement in every step of the process, seeing concepts through to built works.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • Creative, open-minded and imaginative
  • Experience or interest in working on large-scale residential projects
  • Sophisticated design eye
  • Fluent in conceptual sketching, formal hand drawing and CAD drafting
  • Ability to work under a Sr Landscape Architect in a team environment and provide team support
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & Sketch-up
  • Knowledge of California plants
  • Project management experience
  • Interest in new/sustainable materials and technologies
  • We are a Macintosh based office, experience using Mac OS is required and working knowledge of Vectoroworks is a bonus


  • Graduate of an accredited landscape architecture program
  • Licensed landscape architect, or a landscape designer who has started the licensure process
  • 3-5 years experience in the industry
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment Visas at this time.

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