EXPERIENCED PROJECT MANAGER / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT | Monterey, CA + Santa Barbara, 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.

 

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.comfor an overview of our work.

POSITION OVERVIEW (Monterey, CA):

We are seeking candidates for the Project Manager/Landscape Architect positions at our Monterey, CA office. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with a minimum of 5 years of project management experience in the residential design sector. The ideal candidate is one 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 95K – 125K 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 (Santa Barbara, CA):

We are seeking candidates for the Project Manager/Landscape Architect position to join our Santa Barbara, CA office. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with a minimum of 5 years of project management experience in the residential design sector. The ideal candidate is one who is driven, passionate, deadline-oriented, articulate, and responsive to a collaborative design environment. This full-time in-person position in our Santa Barbara studio with a competitive yearly salary range between 95K – 125K 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:

  • Lead landscape architecture projects from conceptual design through construction administration, including management of sub-consultants and production staff
  • Assume responsibility (with support) for the production, organization, coordination, and accuracy of all presentations and documents
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties
  • Lead multiple projects in various stages of development simultaneously and work cooperatively with the principal team to ensure design integrity and graphic consistency
  • Communicate with and coordinate the efforts of project team members, clients, consultants, contractors, and agency officials
  • Manage project schedule, and workflow, and anticipate required staff resources
  • Review project budgets, communicate project progress to the Business Administration team
  • Work with the project team to produce presentation materials for client and agency presentations
  • Research and specify materials, products, and systems
  • Attend job-site meetings in person.  Issue supplemental instructions, and review submittals and shop drawings during the Construction Administration phase
  • Coach and mentor junior staff, share experiences and lessons learned to increase the firm’s common knowledge

SKILLS REQUIRED IN THE FOLLOWING:

  • MAC OSX
  • Vectorworks Landmark, current year
  • SketchUp
  • MS Office Suite
  • Adobe Design Suite
  • Hand sketching and lettering
  • Strong leadership and communication skills

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture
  • Licensed Landscape Architect a plus (California license preferred, but not required)
  • Currently authorized to work in the US without the need for a visa sponsorship now or in the future
  • A minimum of 5 years of Project Management experience managing projects of a similar scale to Ground Studio’s work at a comparable firm

 

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 “Project Manager/ Landscape Architect” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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

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