DESIGN STAFF | Monterey, CA + Napa, CA

Website GROUND STUDIO

GROUND STUDIO is an award-winning landscape architecture studio with offices in Monterey, Napa, and Santa Barbara. Our work celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of each client and place, maintaining a consistent focus on design excellence, thorough project management, and superior service. Our process is rooted in collaboration. Team members are involved throughout the project, from design conception to details, demanding dedicated engagement in the entire process. Visit www.groundstudio.com for an overview of our work.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW (Monterey, CA):

We are seeking candidates for the Design Staff position to join the Monterey, CA office. We are looking for a designer who is driven, passionate, deadline-oriented, articulate, and responsive to a collaborative design environment. This is a full-time in-person position in our Monterey studio with a competitive salary ranging between 65K – 81K commensurate with experience. We follow a Compressed Work Week that typically allows for every other Friday off. Company benefits include paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and term life insurance coverage. Our company perks include education and wellness stipends, the potential for yearly bonuses, and participation in a 401K retirement plan.

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POSITION OVERVIEW (Napa, CA) :

We are seeking candidates for the Design Staff position to join the Napa, CA office. We are looking for a designer who is driven, passionate, deadline-oriented, articulate, and responsive to a collaborative design environment. This is a full-time in-person position in our Napa studio with a competitive salary ranging between 65K – 81K commensurate with experience. We follow a Compressed Work Week that typically allows for every other Friday off. Company benefits include paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and term life insurance coverage. Our company perks include education and wellness stipends, the potential for yearly bonuses, and participation in a 401K retirement plan.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work directly under the project managers in a supportive role producing:
  • Site analysis drawings
  • Project Research
  • Schematic design presentations
  • 2D graphics
  • 3D digital models
  • Construction documents
  • Presentation materials
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties
  • Assist with client meetings and site reconnaissance
  • Possess a general understanding of the basic principles of landscape architecture is required, including:
  • Site design
  • Grading and drainage
  • Plant material
  • Working drawings
  • Construction materials
  • Construction details
  • Develop Progressive graphic skills and an aptitude for digital media and software:
  • MAC OSX
  • Vectorworks Landmark, current year
  • SketchUp
  • MS Office Suite
  • Adobe Design Suite
  • Hand sketching and lettering

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in the residential design sector
  • Currently authorized to work in the US without the need for a visa sponsorship now or in the future

 

TO APPLY:

Please email your resume, cover letter, and portfolio/samples of relevant work in PDF format (up to 25MB, link to download if larger) to careers@groundstudio.com. Include “Monterey Design Staff” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@groundstudio.com

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