Landscape Designer / Project Manager

Hyphae Design Laboratory

Hyphae Design Lab is an Oakland interdisciplinary firm specializing in innovative living systems, environmental design and engineering. Hyphae has a track record of broad collaboration and pushing the limits of traditional design strategies. Signature projects include living walls, greywater and rainwater reclamation systems, and green roofs.

Hyphae is seeking a landscape designer at the project management level, offering significant growth potential. Responsibilities will include design, client/collaborator communication, as well as some modeling, drafting, and sometimes construction administration. The right candidate will have a passion for innovative and ecologically focused strategies and for pushing the margins of what is possible.


Ideal candidates will be adept and proficient with:

*Planting selection and design

*Detailing design and drafting

*Thorough fluency with AutoCAD

*Complete familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

*Hand drawing and rendering confidence and skill


Additionally, the best candidates should have:

*LandFX experience

*Some familiarity with Rhino 3D

*Experience with permitting process

*Licensure process begun, or licensed


Professional skills that will be important:

*Organized task management

*Systems thinking and broad consideration of design concerns

*Independence and the ability to prioritize and be proactive

*Confidence with collaboration, management, and client relations

*Strong visual communication skills


Compensation is negotiable based on experience.

Hyphae offers a flexible work environment and the opportunity to be involved with a variety of work in multiple capacities. If you are excited about groundbreaking work in a collaborative environment, we would love to get to know you.

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