Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer

Girvin Associates

Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer

Girvin Associates, a leading Landscape Architecture firm based in Marin County, California is seeking talented Landscape Architect / Landscape Designer with a minimum of 8 years’ experience to support senior staff in the design and documentation of both domestic and international projects in our Larkspur studio.

Girvin Associates’ practice encompasses all aspects of Landscape Architecture and Site Planning with foremost experience in luxury Hotel/Resort Planning and Design, Master Planning, Mixed-Use and Community Development, and Estate Residential Design. In addition to a broad portfolio of work within California, the firm and staff has extensive project experience throughout the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe.

Girvin Associates offers competitive compensation packages as well as a studio environment that provides opportunities for professional growth and participation in exceptional projects.

The applicant should have the following experience and skills:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Minimum of 8 years’ of professional experience working in a landscape architecture studio through all phases of design
  • Technical knowledge and experience in production of Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction documents, including: site details, materials selection, grading, and planting
  • Superb AutoCAD skills
  • Clear understanding of the design process
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and take direction as well as independently
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication
  • Sound design and drawing skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe suite (Photoshop and InDesign) and Microsoft Office programs
  • LandFX, 3D and Sketch Up skills a plus
  • If not licensed, licensure should be a goal

Additionally, applicants must be available for an in-person interview, and be prepared to work regular business hours in our Larkspur studio. This is not a remote position.

Please respond by emailing a cover letter and work samples in PDF format, not to exceed 10MB, to – no phone calls please.

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