IN-PERSON DESIGN STAFF | Monterey, CA + Napa, CA + Santa Barbara, CA


This position is an opportunity for a highly motivated, engaged designer to be a thought partner on compelling design projects in a collaborative studio while building their technical acumen through thoughtful work on landscapes at a variety of scales, phases, and typologies in some of the most beautiful locations in the world.

We are seeking practiced and ambitious individuals to join us in our Monterey, Santa Barbara, and Napa studios as Design Staff.

The ideal candidate:

  • Is highly creative, with a keen design sense and passion for creating beautiful, sophisticated landscapes.
  • Shares our philosophy that environmental stewardship, regenerative design/construction, and unparalleled aesthetics are tantamount.
  • Has extraordinary technical skills and is equally at home working as part of a dynamic, collaborative project team or independently on self-directed tasks.
  • Is familiar with all phases of design, documentation, and construction and approaches their work with rigor, integrity, and professionalism.

These are full-time in-person positions in our Monterey, Santa Barbara, and Napa studios with a competitive salary that is 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.


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


  • 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


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

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