Landscape Designer


Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture (or equivalent Certificate in Landscape Architecture)

Years of experience:  2 to 5 years of office experience after completing education requirements stated above.

Description:  Bay Tree Design is seeking a talented Landscape Designer to join our creative team. Our projects include schoolyards, urban agriculture, multi-family housing and private gardens.  It is our ambition and passion to design and build sustainable public spaces that stand the test of time. 

Our firm seeks to provide a balance of personal and professional lives for our staff.  This position is a 32-hour a week job with somewhat flexible hours between Monday and Friday.

The ideal candidate has passion for sustainable and community oriented-landscapes, is flexible about job tasks, is eager to learn new aspects of the profession, enjoys taking on responsibility, and will adapt quickly to our collaborative and collegial small team.

Requirements:  Position requires solid design skills and effective communication skills. Efficient and accurate production capabilities are a must.  Must be comfortable in Mac environment.  Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3-D modeling programs and ability to communicate design ideas through sketching and drawing is required.  Experience in a landscape architecture office that includes work on design development and construction documents is a must.

Responsibilities:  The position will have a heavy emphasis on document production in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite programs.  Specific duties for this position include:

  • Providing general support in all phases of planning, design and construction
  • Assistance in preparation of planning and design presentation graphics
  •  An integral role in the preparation of construction drawings
  • Materials and fabrication research
  • Maintenance of accurate, current and well-organized project files

Additionally, any experience in writing, working in a design/build practice, or any other computer software relevant to the practice of landscape architecture will be considered favorably.

Hourly wage and benefits are commensurate with experience. 

Email a cover letter, resume and portfolio examples as PDF attachments not exceeding 8 MB to
with LANDSCAPE DESIGNER POSITION in the subject header.  No phone calls please.