Design Workshop

Experienced Design and Planning Professional (12+ Years)

# of Openings
Landscape Architecture


Design Workshop Inc. is an internationally recognized firm focused on landscape architecture, urban design, community and regional planning, market analysis and strategic services. We believe that when environment, economics, art and community are combined in harmony with the dictates of the land and needs of society, magical places result- sustainable places of timeless beauty, significant value and enduring quality. Through a closely collaborative process at all levels, Design Workshop is dedicated to creating legacy projects for our clients, for society and for the well-being of our planet.


Our pioneering efforts have been recognized with more than 260 awards from such organizations as the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute.


We are seeking an experienced Design and Planning professional with 15+ years of experience managing projects. This position is located in our Chicago, IL office.


Design Workshop requires applicants have proven experience producing drawings and specifications from the schematic stage through CDs; are self-motivated with the ability and desire to lead others in the design and construction documentation process; and have proven ability and desire to engage and retain clients as well as mentor less-experienced staff. Prior experience developing successful proposals, client relationships and responses to RFPs is required. An undergraduate and graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture and/or planning program is required.


In an effort to continue to be sensitive to the environment and to limit the use of precious resources, we request that applicants apply through our online employment application. The application deadline is 11:59pm MST on Friday, November 3.


Responsibilities include utilizing strong skills in planning and urban design, site design, and familiarity with construction observation to manage projects and develop business. This role is responsible for the successful management of projects from conceptual design through completion of construction documents.


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