Senior Landscape Architect & Department Manager

  • Boston
  • Posted 3 months ago


Job Title: Senior Landscape Architect Department Manager

About Us:

Join our distinguished Design + Build firm, specializing in landscape architecture, interior design, and construction services. Established in 1980, we boast a rich legacy of delivering exceptional projects to a discerning clientele. Our portfolio spans master planning, complex site design, urban gardens, rooftop gardens, and commercial ventures across the eastern seaboard.

Position Overview:

We’re currently seeking a highly experienced Senior Landscape Architect to lead and develop our esteemed Landscape Architecture Department. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 15 years of expertise in the high-end residential design sector. They will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, adept at managing and mentoring a team to consistently deliver outstanding results.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manage, develop, and oversee department staff, ensuring excellence in performance and adherence to budgets.
• Mentor and cultivate talent within the team, overseeing recruitment and hiring processes.
• Serve as a skilled project manager, prioritizing tasks and responsibilities in alignment with construction administration and business development objectives.
• Demonstrate a thoughtful and creative design approach, capable of generating unique conceptual solutions independently while fostering a collaborative environment.
• Proficiency in freehand and computer graphics, presenting compelling site plan renderings to clients.
• Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, and SketchUp.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the New England planting palette and the ability to develop proposed planting plans.
• Utilize practical field skills for existing site conditions review, documentation, and the development of design base plans.
• Collaborate effectively with architects, civil engineers, consultants, project managers, and contractors.
• Navigate permitting processes, including zoning and by-law reviews, presentations.
• Strong written and verbal communication abilities, with experience in proposal development and other business-related materials.
• Proficient experience with Microsoft 365.

Education & Licensure:

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in landscape architecture from an accredited program.
• Licensure is strongly preferred.


• Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
• Paid vacations, holidays, personal/sick days.
• Bonus program.
• Medical insurance.
• 401(k) and profit-sharing opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you possess the requisite skills and experience for this challenging yet rewarding role, we invite you to submit your resume and samples of your recent work to [email protected] or call 310-867-4833. Join our distinguished company and embark on a journey of innovation and excellence in landscape architecture.

Tagged as: High-end Residential, Master Planning, Rooftop Gardens, Senior Landscape Architect

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