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Liz Pulver Design: Junior Landscape Architect/Designer

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2024

Full-Time Junior Designer:

Brooklyn landscape architecture firm is looking to invest in an enthusiastic junior designer! A great opportunity to learn the ropes, contribute to a growing practice and soak up Liz’s 25 years of experience in a supportive environment. Our work is predominantly residential and located in New York City and surrounding areas. We foster inspired relationships with our clients and contractors, the cornerstone of our practice.   

We’re seeking a blossoming landscape designer/ landscape architect eager to gain hands-on experience in a busy, creative practice. The right candidate may be a recent graduate or already have some experience in the field (approx. 1-5 years), who is looking for mentorship and a long-term commitment. Candidates are interested in participating in all aspects of a project, seeing real projects take shape and gaining practical experience in an office setting. Enjoy the fast pace of residential design!

Commitment: Position will be full time. This includes time in the office with some site visits, etc. Office is located in Dumbo, Brooklyn. (Remote work is not the main focus of this position but will be discussed.)

Responsibilities include: Assisting with and attending meetings with clients, site visits, measuring sites, preparing base plans, helping to develop design ideas, drawings and documents, involvement with planting, installation, and maintenance phases, coordinating with vendors, clients and others, bid preparation and analysis, coordination with contractors and vendors, product research, drawing and detail preparations and weekly client updates. You’ll also sit in on client presentations and prepare follow up notes and coordination. Assist with preparations of presentations, possibly with renderings (as applicable to aid visualization, not often for marketing). Some organizational and administrative tasks may be included to help with the day-to-day operations of our small design firm.

Desired Skills and attributes desired: Team oriented and flexible, with a positive attitude. Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills. Ability to communicate professionally with colleagues, clients, contractors and vendors. Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage workload across multiple projects simultaneously. Attention to detail and desire for organization is important. High degree of self-motivation and resourcefulness. Interest in bringing new ideas that will advance project / firm work.

    • Proficiency with Word and Excel (or Google Docs equivalent)
    • Presentation programs like Powerpoint (or Google Slides, or equivalent).
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD helpful (or other drafting programs).
    • Fluency with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design
    • Interest in Northeast plant materials/planting design.
    • Interest in understanding the design and construction process.

Bonus skills (not required, but helpful to have):

    • Hand drawing and sketching skills
    • Drawing Sketchup/ Lumion/ Rhino.
    • Experience working in the hospitality and the service industries.

About us: Liz Pulver Landscape Architect is a Brooklyn based firm, providing our valued clients with beautiful, well-crafted gardens and outdoor spaces, centered around home and nature. We pride ourselves on expertly guiding our clients through the unique challenges of design and construction and specialize in residential garden design. We work in NYC and beyond. Current project mix: 90% residential, and 10% commercial. We are evolving and growing. Help us chart our course and yours!

If you’re interested in this position, please send an email to: eunice@lizpulverdesign.com

In the message or cover letter, please let us know a little about yourself, why you’d like to work with us and what you’re hoping to gain from it. Please include a current Resume and Portfolio/Samples of your work (no more than 20 MB) or link to your portfolio. For more information, visit: lizpulverdesign.com

*We’ll be reviewing applications on a first come/first serve basis beginning on April 22, 2024.*

Look forward to hearing from you!

JOB DETAILS:

Salary:

$55,000 -75,000

Work Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Number of Positions:

1

Submitters Name:

Eunice Wong

Submitters Email:

eunice@lizpulverdesign.com

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